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WRAPUP 2-China stocks, yuan tumble on Trump’s fresh tariff threats

(Updates prices, add background) By Luoyan Liu and Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI, May 6 (Reuters) – Chinese investors, caught off guard by U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff threats, dumped stocks and sold the yuan currency on Monday as a fresh deterioration Read more ›

UPDATE 1-Creditors approve Avianca Brasil plan as antitrust concerns loom

(Adds creditors’ vote results) By Marcelo Rochabrun SAO PAULO, April 5 (Reuters) – Creditors led by hedge fund Elliott Management approved on Friday a restructuring plan for bankrupt airline Avianca Brasil, hours after the country’s antitrust regulator announced preemptively that Read more ›

China stocks climb on trade talk optimism

* .SSEC +0.8 pct, .CSI300 +1.3 pct; .HSI +0.2 pct * U.S. officials in Beijing for fresh talks on trade * Better news expected after wave of profit warnings Hong Kong, Feb 11 (Reuters) – China stocks rose on Monday Read more ›

Nissan top exec Munoz resigns amid broadened Ghosn probe

(Reuters) – One of Nissan Motor Co’s (7201.T) top executives has resigned, further rattling the Japanese automaker’s management team as it broadens an investigation into ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s alleged financial misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Jose Munoz, Chairman of Nissan North Read more ›

Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

VANCOUVER/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source – President Read more ›

Brazil’s police to probe incoming Economy Minister Guedes: report

FILE PHOTO: Economist Paulo Guedes, future economy minister of Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives for a meeting in Brasilia, Brazil November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal police opened an investigation into incoming Economy Minister Paulo Read more ›

Vivendi reaffirms support for TIM CEO, decries ‘rumor campaign’

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) – Top shareholder Vivendi (VIV.PA) reaffirmed its support for Telecom Italia’s (TIM) (TLIT.MI) Chief Executive Amos Genish, while accusing activist fund Elliott of running a “rumor campaign” to discredit him. Telecom Italia CEO Amos Genish gestures during a Read more ›

Vivendi reaffirms support for TIM CEO, decries ‘rumor campaign’

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) – Top shareholder Vivendi (VIV.PA) reaffirmed its support for Telecom Italia’s (TIM) (TLIT.MI) Chief Executive Amos Genish, while accusing activist fund Elliott of running a “rumor campaign” to discredit him. Telecom Italia CEO Amos Genish gestures during a Read more ›

U.S. office vacancy rate remains flat in third quarter – Reis

(Reuters) – U.S. office vacancy rate was unchanged at 16.6 percent in the third quarter, according to real estate research firm Reis Inc (REIS.O). FILE PHOTO: A worker repositions himself as he repairs a window at an office tower in Read more ›

In Trump win, Canada, U.S. deal saves NAFTA as trilateral pact

OTTAWA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Canada forged a last-gasp deal on Sunday to salvage NAFTA as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a three-country, $1.2 trillion open-trade zone that had been about to collapse after nearly a quarter Read more ›