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Crude oil down on OPEC doubts as it floats 6-month output cap plan

Oil prices on Tuesday retreated from one-year highs, after OPEC said it was trying to reach a global agreement to cap production for at least six months amid doubts about how much that would reduce a crude glut.
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Electrical goods group Dixons-Carphone has decided to pull out of the Irish mobile communications market and sell its stuttering iD Mobile arm.
Tullow Oil’s new chief executive Paul McDade has said he will focus on financial discipline after the Irish-founded exploration firm took a $600m (€528m) hit from deflated oil prices in the
Data mined from a tracking device being fitted to 300 smart-connected cars could eventually be used to analyse driving habits to calculate fair insurance premiums for motorists.
The UK’s top share index fell yesterday, depressed by a slide in oil stocks among others. The Ftse 100 index fell 0.6%. A brief recovery was brought to an end in afternoon trading when Bank of E
A clarification to comments made by ECB chief Mario Draghi has eased fears that the costs of borrowing for businesses and homeowners would rise before 2019.
Canada’s economic growth will slow dramatically “as the housing boom turns to bust”, a leading forecasting firm has warned.
Many of us will have seen movies such as Blade Runner, starring Harrison Ford, or The Fifth Element with Bruce Willis. We get a sense the world of the future shown is dystopian, with a single corporat
Used Volkswagen cars have maintained their value in Europe and continue to command a premium over the competition despite an emissions crisis that has damaged the brand and the image of diesel, credit
Failure of the EU to reach a deal with the UK will be “appalling” for Ireland and especially for the economy outside Dublin, the boss of Dairygold has warned.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The president of Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp said the company's founder Kazuo Okada is "unfit" to be the director of a public company, in a private letter to a shareholder
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was today charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said. Pell, the country's most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in Rome by Au
BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold held firm on Thursday as the U.S. dollar hovered near 10-month lows on bets that central banks in Europe and Britain are preparing to scale back monetary stimulus.
Private-equity firm Sycamore Partners agreed to buy Staples Inc. for about $6.9 billion, a bold bet on a company whose sales have been shrinking in recent years.
<p>PILIPINAS Shell Aviation expands SHELL AVIATION refuelling network in the Philippines Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (PSPC) yesterday announced the expansion of the Shell Aviation refuelling
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar languished at its lows for the year on Thursday as a drumbeat of hawkish comments from major central banks signaled the era of easy money might be coming to an end for mo
President Donald Trump is holding a fundraiser for his 2020 re-election campaign in his own hotel in Washington, D.C. tonight. While many reporters were concerned that Trump’s campaign were gett
The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude oil futures rose for a sixth consecutive session on Thursday, as a decline in U.S. production underpinned the market that has been under pressure from a global supply glut.
McCarran International Airport had its busiest May on record with more than 4.2 million airline passengers, topping a record set last year by roughly 58,500 travelers, the Clark County Department of A
The meal delivery company reduced the expected price for its market debut by about a third from the range it disclosed just last week.
In promoting CH-R -- it stands for "Coupe-High Rider" as a spritely, fun, stylish and richly contented gadabout, and an ideal first vehicle for young members of Generation Y, Toyota is betting that on
The Senate intelligence committee is combing through a trove of more 2,000 documents regarding the finances of President Donald Trump and his associates, a report by Bloomberg reveals. They received t
Tourists from non-Gulf Arab states helped to boost occupancy rates at hotels in Beirut during Eid al-Fitr, said Pierre Ashkar, head of the Syndicate of Hotel Owners in Lebanon.
The Gulf Cooperation Council is not the best-known economic block in the world and after the internal dispute with Qatar its relevance in the future is being put into question.
Capital One must resubmit plan as 33 banks ace federal stress tests        
Hosts on major sports networks are right to call Tim Tebow's "failing up" with the Mets is a PR stunt, but the amount of time they’re devoting to the subject says that just like the Mets, ESPN and Fox
Landmark case sees search giant told to delete website offering counterfeit products from worldwide search
Exploration firm's employees have been unable to access two of its sites following attacks
East African governments have been urged to streamline Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) laws to meet the region's huge infrastructure budget deficit.
Treasury had given lenders condition to test Pesalink platform before inclusion
Exploration firm's employees have been unable to access two of its sites following attacks
East African governments have been urged to streamline Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) laws to meet the region's huge infrastructure budget deficit.
Treasury had given lenders condition to test Pesalink platform before inclusion
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