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France’s Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron is set to make a major announcement in the coming week after further violence from “yellow vest” protesters, the government said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron sits across from Prime Minister Edouard Philippe at the start of a meeting at the Elysee Palace day after clashes between police and yellow ...

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Macron to address France early next week on protests

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron (centre) on a visit to the riot-battered neighbourhood around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, December 2, 2018. Thibault Camus/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will address France on the “yellow vest” movement early next week as the country braces for another wave of violent protests on Saturday over the ...

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France’s Macron to speak early next week on protests

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron (centre) on a visit to the riot-battered neighbourhood around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, December 2, 2018. Thibault Camus/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will speak early next week on the “yellow vest” movement as France braces for another wave of violent protests on Saturday over living costs, National ...

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Take Five: Powell, payrolls, oil production – World markets themes for the week ahead

(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid 1/ POWELL AND PAYROLLS Fed chairman Jerome Powell sent the stock ...

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Microsoft’s market value overtakes Apple’s to close out week

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) stock market value closed above Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) for the first time in eight years on Friday as the Windows maker benefited from growth in cloud computing while Apple was hit by investor concern about iPhone demand. Shares of Microsoft rose 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89, putting its market capitalization ...

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Week in pictures: 27 Oct – 2 Nov 2018

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Daniel Becerril / REUTERS Image caption A parade to mark the start of the annual Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations is held in Saltillo, the capital of the state of Coahuila, northern Mexico. Image copyright Hannah McKay / REUTERS ...

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Tech recovery helps global stocks rebound after choppy week

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A recovery in technology stocks following IBM Corp’s $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat Inc and Standard & Poor’s decision to leave Italy’s ratings level unchanged helped global stocks rebound on Monday after choppy sessions last week. The signs of increased mergers and acquisitions activity helped start the trading week on a positive note, said ...

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