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As U.S. watchdog steps up scrutiny, Grab deal signals blank-check party peak

FILE PHOTO: The front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in New York, U.S., February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo April 15, 2021 (Corrects title of SEC official in paragraph 12) By Katanga Johnson and Joshua Franklin WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) -While the blank-check deals market reached new heights this week with […]

Recovery rally drives Dow to new peak

FILE PHOTO: The Fearless Girl statue is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid February 16, 2021 By Devik Jain and Shreyashi Sanyal (Reuters) – The Dow hit an all-time high on Tuesday, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq retreated slightly from record levels, […]

Global shares hit fresh peak, oil up on Middle East tensions

FILE PHOTO: Plastic bull figurines, symbols of the Frankfurt stock exchange are pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange, January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo February 15, 2021 By Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares rose for the 11th day in a row to reach a fresh peak on optimism about the rollout of COVID-19 […]

World shares scale new peak on stimulus hopes; oil gains

FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Staff February 5, 2021 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets scaled a new record on Friday on investor expectations of further stimulus from Washington and economic revival […]

Pound off 2-1/2-year peak after Brexit deal, U.S. stimulus in limbo | One America News Network

December 25, 2020 By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – The pound hovered below a 2-1/2-year high on Friday after Britain and the European Union struck a narrow Brexit trade deal, while overall sentiment in currency markets was tempered by a stalled U.S. coronavirus economic relief package. The sterling last stood at $1.3549, having failed to […]