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Wall Street extends gains for third day, trade optimism helps

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose for a third straight day on Thursday as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were “moving along nicely,” reviving hopes that the two countries can resolve their trade dispute. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Adding ...

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Wall St. extends recent fall but ends well off day’s lows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after worries about the earnings outlook added to recent selling pressure, though major indexes ended well off the day’s lows as investors snapped up beaten-down shares late in the session. Shares of Caterpillar tumbled 7.6 percent after the heavy-equipment maker maintained its 2018 earnings forecast, following forecast increases in the previous ...

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Afghanistan extends election to Sunday due to chaos at polling stations

KABUL (Reuters) – Voting in Afghanistan’s parliamentary election will be extended to Sunday in some constituencies after technical and organizational problems stopped voters casting their ballot in some polling centers on Saturday, government officials said. Afghan women line up at a polling station during parliamentary elections in Kabul, Afghanistan October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Abdul Badi Sayad, chairman of Independent ...

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U.S. extends deadline for investors to divest holdings in Russia’s Gaz

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury said on Friday it was extending a deadline for investors to divest certain operations, debt and equity of sanctioned Russian company Gaz Group (GAZA.MM) until Dec. 12. Russian aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska and Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov arrive for the talks of Russian President Vladimir Putin with South Korean President Moon Jae-in ...

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Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off: poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro extended his lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad in an election poll looking at voter intentions for the Oct. 28 run-off vote, according to a survey published on Thursday night. The Datafolha poll published by Globo TV showed that Bolsonaro had 59 percent of voter support, compared to ...

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Wall St. extends slide with trade and rates in focus

(Reuters) – Wall Street indexes continued their slide in Thursday’s volatile session as investors worried about rising interest rates and braced for a trade war hit to corporate earnings a day ahead of the quarterly reporting season kickoff. In its sixth consecutive day of declines, the S&P closed down 2.1 percent after shedding 3 percent in Wednesday’s session. But at ...

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Wall Street extends rally, tech leads S&P, Nasdaq to record highs

(Reuters) – Wall Street extended its rally on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs for the fourth straight session as technology companies pushed indexes higher and promising trade negotiations stoked investor sentiment. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) led the technology sector’s advance, and the iPhone maker’s shares hit an all-time closing high at $222.98. The FAANG group ...

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Asia stocks makes modest gains as trade optimism extends Wall Street’s bull run

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks were mostly higher on Thursday, buoyed by a firmer finish on Wall Street, which hit record highs on expectations the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations will lead to a further easing of global trade tensions. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan February ...

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