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Oil majors take stakes in Abu Dhabi oil exchange

ABU DHABI / WAM Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced on Monday that Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), and nine of the world’s largest energy traders are partnering with ICE on the launch of ICE ...

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Masdar acquires stake in India’s green energy firm

ABU DHABI / WAM Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), a global leader in renewable energy projects, sustainable real estate, sustainable mobility and waste to energy, announced its investment in financing ‘Hero Future Energies’ — a clean-tech company. This is the second investment in the Hero Future Energies (HFE), portfolio, ...

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Oil trades near six-week high on vague ‘trade deal’

Bloomberg Oil retreated from a six-week high as ambiguous progress in US-China trade talks and worsening violence in Hong Kong damped sentiment across financial markets. Futures fell 1.2% in New York after President Donald Trump said that, while discussions with Beijing are moving along “nicely,” a deal hasn’t been reached ...

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Stocks

Stocks retreat as unrest in Hong Kong adds to nerves

Bloomberg Stocks in Europe slid on Monday along with US equity-index futures as traders awaited further developments on the trade front, while turmoil in Hong Kong added to the risk-off mood. Gold and the yen climbed. Banks and miners led the Stoxx Europe 600 index lower, and futures on the ...

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Zimbabwe bourse’s CEO bemoans 80% local currency crash

Bloomberg When it comes to adverse conditions for stock-market trading, Zimbabwe’s bourse belongs in a special category for extreme cases. Consider the challenges confronting Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer Justin Bgoni: a local currency that has crashed more than 80% since a peg to the US dollar was ended ...

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Morgan Stanley going cold on European stocks

Bloomberg After sending European stocks surging to multi-year highs on trade optimism, investors may hit the brakes on the rally, according to Morgan Stanley. Optimism about a US-China trade deal and receding risks of no-deal Brexit have boosted shares in recent weeks, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index now less ...

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Stocks drift amid mixed earnings; Treasuries gain

Bloomberg Stocks in Europe struggled for traction alongside US index futures as a raft of corporate earnings and economic data presented a somewhat muddy outlook for global growth. Treasuries rose after dropping for three days. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index erased a modest gain after data showed the euro-area economy ...

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