Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

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Croatia's economy to grow by 1.9% in 2016 — IMF

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Croatia's economy to grow by 1.9% in 2016 — IMF 

ZAGREB, Oct. 5 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday reaffirmed its projection for Croatia's economic growth by 1.9 percent in 2016.

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Australian stocks open lower

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Australian stocks open lower 

SYDNEY, Oct. 5 — The Australian share market has opened lower.

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Tokyo stocks open higher as soft yen lifts exporters

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Tokyo stocks open higher as soft yen lifts exporters 

TOKYO, Oct. 5 — Tokyo stocks edged higher as markets here opened Wednesday with sentiment bolstered by a comparatively soft yen early on giving some export-linked shares a lift.

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Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed 

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures close mixed on Tuesday, with soybean prices falling as an accelerating US harvest shifted attention back toward the prospect of record production, corn edged higher while wheat prices staying unchanged.

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Dollar trades in upper 102 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Dollar trades in upper 102 yen zone in early deals in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Oct. 5 — The US dollar changed hands in the uper 102 yen zone in early trade in tokyo on Wednesday, coming off a three-week high of 102.96 yen logged at one point overnight in New York.

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IMF cuts growth prediction for Portuguese economy to 1% for 2016

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on IMF cuts growth prediction for Portuguese economy to 1% for 2016 

LISBON, Oct. 5 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut Portugal's economic growth forecast for this year, anticipating 1 percent growth, according to its latest World Economic Outlook published Tuesday.

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Ireland's unemployment drops below 8%

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Ireland's unemployment drops below 8% 

DUBLIN, Oct. 5 — Ireland's unemployment has fallen from a peak of 15 percent in 2011 to 7.9 percent, according to official figures released on Tuesday.

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US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — The US dollar climbed against other major currencies on Tuesday on Federal Reserve officials' hawkish remarks on raising interest rates.

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Industrial producer prices down in both eurozone, EU in August

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Industrial producer prices down in both eurozone, EU in August 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 5 — Industrial producer prices fell by 0.2 percent in both the 19-member euro area and the 28-member European Union (EU) in August month-on-month, according to estimates released Tuesday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

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