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Beijing will 'take off the gloves' if Trump continues on Taiwan: China Daily

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:50
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has shown restraint in the face of provocations by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump over Taiwan, but if he continues after assuming office Beijing will "take off the gloves", an official Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday.

Trump's offer to Putin: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut - London Times

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:45
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he told The Times of London.

BRIEF-Andersons says plans to exit retail business

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:45
* To exit retail business and close its remaining four retail stores in q2 of 2017

UPDATE 1-Trump's offer to Putin: an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut -London Times

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:42
* He says Brexit will be "a great thing" (Recasts, adds quotes, details)

FOREX-Sterling slides to 3-month lows on 'hard Brexit' fears

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:39
* Yen benefits from risk aversion, as dollar comes under pressure

GLOBAL MARKETS-Sterling skids on Brexit anxiety; investors hope for Trump clarity

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:24
SYDNEY, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sterling slid to three-month lows in Asia on Monday with investors again spooked by concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union, while U.S. policy uncertainty...

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Feb. 16

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:02
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RPT-Japan Nov core machinery orders fall 5.1 pct mth/mth

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:01
(Repeats to attach to additional alert) TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's core machinery orders fell 5.1 percent in November from the previous month in a sign companies could turn cautious on...

Obama says U.N. vote didn't rupture U.S.-Israel relations

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama played down fallout from a U.S. abstention on a United Nations resolution last month demanding an end to Israeli settlements in occupied territory, saying it did not trigger a significant break in relations with Israel.

World's eight richest as wealthy as half humanity, Oxfam tells Davos

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:01
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population, Oxfam said on Monday in a report calling for action to...

UK M&A to drop sharply in 2017 as investors await Brexit clarity - Baker McKenzie

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:01
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Mergers and acquisitions activity in the United Kingdom will drop sharply in 2017 due to uncertainty over the terms of its exit from the European Union, law firm Baker...

UK charity reports jump in demand for debt advice

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:01
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The number of Britons seeking guidance on how to tackle their debts has risen sharply from last year, the country's leading debt advice charity said on Monday, in a...

REFILE-Japan Nov core machinery orders fall 5.1 pct mth/mth

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:00
(Corrects to add dropped word "companies" in first paragraph) TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's core machinery orders fell 5.1 percent in November from the previous month in a sign companies...

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Feb. 22

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:00
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UPDATE 1-Trump says Brexit to be "a great thing", wants quick trade deal with UK

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:57
* Trump says "others will leave" EU after UK (Adds quotes and context on Brexit)

REFILE-Trump offers to end some Russian sanctions for nuclear arms cut

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 18:52
LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he will offer to end sanctions against Russia in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, The...

Trump threatens BMW with border tax on cars built in Mexico

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 17:15
BERLIN (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump has warned the United States will impose a border tax of 35 percent on cars that German carmaker BMW plans to build at a new plant in Mexico and export to the U.S. market.

Davos elites struggle for answers as Trump era dawns

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 17:06
DAVOS, Switzerland - The global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, have eased.

Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' with refugee policy

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 16:46
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump told the Times of London German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made a "catastrophic mistake" with the policy that let a wave of a million migrants into her country.

FOREX-Sterling slides to three-month low in Asia on Brexit concerns

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 16:24
SYDNEY, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Sterling slumped to three-month lows in thin Asian trade on Monday with investors again concerned by media reports that the British government is prepared to make a "hard"...

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