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Remolding workers' rights; French plastics maker puts Macron reforms to the test
By Caroline Pailliez MENETOU-RATEL, France (Reuters) - Last year, Brice Thomas gathered colleagues in the finishing workshop of the French plastics factory where he works. He told them that, at a meeting with bosses, he had signed away some of their ...
Dollar recovers; loonie rises ahead of election results
By Kate Duguid NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar recovered earlier losses on Monday afternoon as Brexit negotiations were once again thrown into disarray, and the Canadian dollar strengthened in the hours before results of the election for prime ...
U.S. Commerce chief: U.S.-China trade deal doesn't need to be inked next month
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The initial U.S.-China trade deal does not need to be finalized next month, the U.S. commerce secretary said on Monday even as President Donald Trump has said he would like to sign the pact when he meet his Chinese counterpart ...
Italy's Banca del Fucino sells bad loans in securitization deal
MILAN (Reuters) - Banca del Fucino, Rome's oldest bank, has securitized and sold nearly 300 million euros ($335 million) worth of non-performing loans as part of its rescue plan, securitization specialist Zenith Service said. Italy's state controlled ...
Trade hopes boost Wall Street; tech shares lead gains
By April Joyner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The benchmark S&P; 500 stock index rose within striking distance of a record high on Monday as further signs of progress toward resolution of the U.S.-China trade war boosted shares in sectors sensitive to trade ...
Pound holds near $1.30 as Brexit deal vote blocked
By Olga Cotaga and Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling traded around $1.30 on Monday, a 5-1/2-month high, unmoved by House of Commons Speaker John Bercow's decision not to immediately allow a vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal as investors ...
TSX moves higher on U.S.-China trade optimism
(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday led by industrial stocks and tracking global equities, on signs of the United States and China making progress toward resolving their trade dispute. * At 9:55 a.m. ET (13:55 GMT), the ...
Unizo keeps door open for Blackstone, Fortress talks
By Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) - Unizo Holdings <3258.T> said Monday it would continue talks with Blackstone Group and SoftBank-backed <9984.T> Fortress Investment Group on a potential takeover, raising the possibility of a bid battle between the ...
Workers at Chile's Escondida copper mine, world's largest, to walk off job Tuesday
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The union of workers at BHP's Escondida copper mine will hold a day-long strike on Tuesday in a show of solidarity with protests in Chile, the union president told Reuters on Monday. Several Chilean cities were engulfed by days ...
Currency risks? U.S. corporates yawn
By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed and Joshua Franklin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Muted gyrations in foreign exchange markets has turned companies complacent about hedging currency risks, and as the third-quarter earnings season gets underway investors should brace for ...