Archive of 29 May 2017

White House braces for more scrutiny, Trump defends Kushner

  WASHINGTON: A rattled White House braced Monday for a fresh wave of scrutiny in the ever-widening investigation into Russian election meddling, as President Donald Trump...

Six die, thousands forced out in Brazil floods

SAO PAULO: At least six people were killed and tens of thousands more fled their homes in flooding in the north-east of Brazil over the...

Sangakkara falls short of record-equalling century

LONDON: Kumar Sangakkara just missed out on a record-equalling feat when he failed to get to three figures for Surrey against Essex at Chelmsford on...

TSX ekes out gain, boosted by big banks, Bombardier

TORONTO: Canada's main stock index was barely higher in morning trade on Monday, helped by boosts for several big banks that reported earnings last week...

Italian bank worries leak into second week

LONDON: Concerns over Italy's banks and Britain's national election campaign dominated holiday-thinned European financial markets on Monday, prodding stock markets lower after Asian share indices...

European vegoils-Palm oil falls along with futures on falling demand

ROTTERDAM: Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market eased on Monday tracking Malaysian palm oil futures which were lower on technical selling and talk...

Wall St Weekahead-Switch it up this year: Buy in May, till November stay

NEW YORK: "Sell in May and go away" is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there's no shortage of US mutual...

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