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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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Asia stocks rise as trade optimism extends Wall Street’s bull run

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday as Wall Street hit record highs in the hope that the current 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 9, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai MSCI’s ...

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JPMorgan extends Sapphire card brand to checking accounts

NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is expanding its high-end Sapphire brand to include checking accounts, hoping to attract and keep increasingly affluent millennial customers, the largest U.S. bank said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A view of the exterior of the JP Morgan Chase & Co. corporate headquarters in New York City May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File ...

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In northwest Syria, Turkey extends aid and casts big shadow

AFRIN, Syria (Reuters) – The flags that fly over Afrin are both Syrian opposition and Turkish, but there is little doubt who is in control of this battle-scarred city. FILE PHOTO: People speak with Turkish soldiers in the center of Afrin, Syria March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi/File Photo Nearly four months after Turkey-backed forces captured the northern Syrian enclave from ...

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