Deutsche Bank shares rise pre-market as 18,000 global job cuts begin

Deutsche Bank shares rise pre-market as 18,000 global job cuts begin

FILE PHOTO: A Deutsche Bank logo adorns a wall at the company’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo July 8, 2019 By Paulina Duran and Sumeet Chatterjee SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank <DBKGn.DE> shares rose in pre-market trade on Monday as the German lender eliminated whole teams at its Asian operations, starting to ax 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls at an investment bank since the aftermath…

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Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest

Riot police take position to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters after a march at Hong Kong’s tourism district Nathan Road near Mongkok, China July 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter July 8, 2019 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city. Protest organizers…

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South Korea’s Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs

South Korea’s Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs

FILE PHOTO: South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers his speech on the government’s 2019 budget proposal during a plenary session at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Pool July 8, 2019 SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political…

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Executions ‘rampant’ in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report

Executions ‘rampant’ in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report

FILE PHOTO: Activists and families of drug war victims display placards during a protest against the war on drugs by President Rodrigo Duterte in Quezon city, Metro Manila in Philippines, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez July 8, 2019 MANILA (Reuters) – Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines’ war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to investigate them, a…

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Dos Santos powers Mexico to eighth Gold Cup title

Dos Santos powers Mexico to eighth Gold Cup title

Jul 7, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Mexico midfielder Andres Guardado (18) takes a free kick against the United States in the second half championship match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament at Soldier Field. Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports July 8, 2019 By Frank Pingue (Reuters) – Mexico’s Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give his side a 1-0 win over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday….

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In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out

In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan delivers a speech at the opening of World Peace Forum at Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China, July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee July 8, 2019 By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter trade war. “China’s development can’t…

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China’s June forex reserves rise more than expected amid trade truce

China’s June forex reserves rise more than expected amid trade truce

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar and China Yuan notes are seen in this picture illustration June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration July 8, 2019 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s foreign exchange reserves rose more than expected in June, as growing hopes for a trade war truce with the United States helped ease downward pressure on the yuan currency. The yuan <CNY=CFXS> has been very sensitive to developments in the year-long Sino-U.S. trade dispute, which has heightened pressure on…

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Venezuela’s Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister

Venezuela’s Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister

FILE PHOTO: Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino speak during a meeting with military commanders, in Caracas, Venezuela June 3, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo July 8, 2019 CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a failed uprising in April. The Trump administration identified Padrino among…

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Angels C Lucroy carted off field following collision

Angels C Lucroy carted off field following collision

Jul 7, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick (6) collides with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy (20) on a play at the plate during the eighth inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports July 8, 2019 Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels’ 11-10 loss to the host Houston Astros on Sunday after being injured in a…

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Haley wins red-flagged Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

Haley wins red-flagged Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

Jul 7, 2019; Daytona Beach, FL, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Justin Haley (77) celebrates after being declared the winner of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports July 7, 2019 Justin Haley, making just his third career start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, took advantage of crazy, stormy weather in central Florida on Sunday and won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International…

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