World11 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 07:20PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vital Kamerhe, leader of the Union for the Congolese Nation party, attends a meeting with Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission and observers from the Southern African Development Community in Kinshasa By Stanis Bujakera KINSHASA (Reuters) - Vital Kamerhe, the chief of staff to the president of Democratic Republic ...

Stock Markets11 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 07:15PM ET) (C) Reuters. People look out onto the Canary Wharf district as they walk through Greenwich Park in London LONDON (Reuters) - UK-listed companies could cancel about $60 billion in dividend payments this year following Britain's lockdown and calls from regulators to preserve cash during the coronavirus crisis, according to a report ...

Stock Markets12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:45PM ET) (C) Reuters. Oil Climbs After Russia Signals Willingness to Cut Production (Bloomberg) -- Oil posted its first gain of the week just before the world's top producers meet to discuss potential output cuts against of backdrop of demand destruction from the coronavirus. Futures in New York rose 6.2% on Wednesday after ...

Forex12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:45PM ET) (C) Reuters. Reserve Drawdown of $105 Billion Signals Emerging Currency Risk (Bloomberg) -- The decade-long surge in foreign-exchange reserves among emerging markets is coming to an end, highlighting the danger posed by future currency depreciation. China's holdings fell by $46.1 billion in March, the most since late 2016, official data showed late ...

Stock Markets12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:40PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Google is seen at VivaTech fair in Paris By David Shepardson and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday approved Alphabet Inc unit Google's (O:GOOGL) request to use part of an U.S.-Asia undersea telecommunications cable after the company warned it ...

Economy12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:35PM ET) (C) Reuters. The downtown district of Washington, looking east to the U.S. Capitol, remains largely empty to try to limit the spread of COVID-19 during the coronavirus disease pandemic in Washington By Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government's $350 billion program to help ailing businesses took an important step forward ...

World12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:30PM ET) (C) Reuters. U.S. President Trump leads daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that it is too soon to talk about the consequences for China for what U.S. officials believe is Beijing's slow reporting of the extent ...

Stock Markets12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:30PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The company logo and trading information for BlackRock is displayed on a screen on the floor of the NYSE (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc (N:BLK), the world's largest asset manager, will not layoff any employees during the year due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink ...

World12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:30PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Houthi supporter looks on as he carries a weapon during a gathering in Sanaa 2/2 By Aziz El Yaakoubi and Stephen Kalin DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Wednesday it was halting military operations nationwide in support of U.N. efforts ...

Stock Markets12 hours ago (Apr 08, 2020 06:09PM ET) (C) Reuters. By Kim Khan Investing.com - Wall Street shook off its trepidation from yesterday to close sharply higher in today's session. The market was buoyed by more signs that efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic are working as hoped. And there was enthusiasm in the energy sector, which should continue ...