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Nikkei soars helped by exporters; drugmakers fall

TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday morning after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight.

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Dow on track to top 26,000 at open

(Reuters) - Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 200 points on Tuesday, indicating that the blue-chip index could open above 26,000 for the first time, supported by strong earnings from UnitedHealth.

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GRAPHIC-CME copper volumes surge in 2017 on lower costs as rivals fade

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - CME Group won a bigger slice of the copper market in 2017 from its rivals in London and Shanghai, a Reuters analysis of exchange data showed, a trend that is expected to continue though this year. Trades of CME's Comex copper contract surged 25.7 percent last year to a record of more than 300 million tonnes, the analysis showed. That makes Comex the world's second-biggest contract by volume. At the London Metal Exchange (LME), holde

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Wall Street surges as consumer and bank stocks gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes surged on Friday as strong results for JPMorgan lifted financial stocks and robust retail sales data drove gains in consumer stocks.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging stocks set for fifth week of gains

LONDON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Emerging market stocks surged almost one percent on Friday and were set for a fifth straight week of gains after a mid-week spike in U.S. Treasury yields abated and oil prices held near 3-year highs.

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Wall St. rises with oil prices, earnings optimism

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged to record highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and investors bet on a strong U.S. corporate earnings season.

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Wall Street hits record as oil, industrial stocks gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged to fresh highs on Thursday as rising oil prices lifted energy stocks and upbeat forecast from No. 2 U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines drove airline stocks higher.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX steady as energy stocks gain, materials fall

TORONTO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index ended flat on Tuesday, as shares of energy and marijuana producers rose and a real estate trust surged on a buyout offer, balancing a dip in the materials group which was pressured by a drop in gold prices.

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Eastman Kodak unveils cryptocurrency, stock soars

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Eastman Kodak Co surged over 40 percent on Tuesday after the one-time leader in photography became the latest company to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon.

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Retailers push European stocks higher, FTSE 100 recovers

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - European shares gained further ground on Tuesday, rising to new 2 1/2 year highs as consumer sectors got a boost from strong retailer results, and indebted telecoms group Altice surged on plans to spin off its U.S. business.

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Amway Made China a Billion-Dollar Market. Now It Faces a Crackdown.

Chinese regulators are questioning the tactics of companies that rely on sales representatives who recruit others below them. Sales by so-called multilevel marketing firms have surged.

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China fruit, vegetable prices surge as blizzards cut off roads, damage crops

BEIJING (Reuters) - Fruit and vegetable prices in major cities in central and northern China have surged after severe winter weather cut off highways and damaged crops, the government said late on Saturday.

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Johnson grabs lead in Tournament of Champions

(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson put the hammer down and surged to a two-shot lead after the third round at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Saturday.

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Nikkei ends at 26-year high as oil, securities shares shine

TOKYO, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rallied on the first trading day of 2018, with the Nikkei and Topix pushing to multi-decade highs as brokerage and oil shares surged.

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S&P tops 2,700 for first time on tech gains, strong data

(Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 index surged past the 2,700-mark for the first time on Wednesday and other major indexes hit record intraday highs as technology stocks climbed amid indications of robust economic growth in the U.S. and overseas.

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U.S. natgas futures climb as storage withdrawals meet expectations

(Reuters) - U.S. natural gas futures surged on Thursday after federal data showed a storage withdrawal in line with market expectations.

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RPT-UPDATE 2-As online shopping grows, UPS sees record holiday package returns

SEATTLE, Dec 27 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc is on track to return a record number of packages this holiday shipping season, a sign that e-commerce purchases surged to new heights over the past month.

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As online shopping grows, UPS sees record holiday package returns

SEATTLE (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc is on track to return a record number of packages this holiday shipping season, a sign that e-commerce purchases surged to new heights over the past month.

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UPDATE 2-As online shopping grows, UPS sees record holiday package returns

SEATTLE, Dec 27 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc is on track to return a record number of packages this holiday shipping season, a sign that e-commerce purchases surged to new heights over the past month.

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Oil soars, U.S. crude hits $60/bbl for first time since mid-2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices surged to 2-1/2-year highs and U.S. crude touched $60 a barrel in light trading volume on Tuesday, boosted by news of an explosion on a Libyan crude pipeline as well as voluntary OPEC-led supply cuts.

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Cryptocurrency stocks holding gains despite bitcoin pullback

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks that surged in recent weeks because of the cryptocurrency mania have managed to hold onto most of their gains despite the recent retreat in the price of bitcoin and skepticism from market participants.

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Peru's currency and stocks surge after president thwarts ouster

LIMA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Peru's sol currency and stock index surged on Friday after Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski unexpectedly thwarted a bid in Congress to force him from office over his past business ties with a company at the center of a graft scandal.

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Chinese online lender Lexinfintech surges in U.S. market debut

(Reuters) - Chinese online lender Lexinfintech's shares surged in their U.S. market debut on Thursday, in a sign that investors were looking past Beijing's recent crackdown on the booming micro-credit industry.

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Chinese online lender Lexinfintech surges in US market debut

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Chinese online lender Lexinfintech's shares surged in their U.S. market debut on Thursday, in a sign that investors were looking past Beijing's recent crackdown on the booming micro-credit industry.

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U.S. life expectancy fell in 2016 as opioid overdoses surged: CDC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Life expectancy in the United States dipped in 2016 as the number of deaths due to opioid drug overdoses surged and total drug overdose deaths rose 21 percent to 63,600, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips, BlackBerry surges after earnings beat

TORONTO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned lower on Wednesday morning as energy stocks, telecoms and consumer equities weighed, while BlackBerry Ltd surged after its quarterly earnings beat expectations.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. single-family housing starts, permits hit 10-year highs

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - U.S. single-family homebuilding and permits surged to more than 10-year highs in November, in a hopeful sign for a housing market that has been hobbled by supply constraints.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up with banks, energy stocks; Great Canadian Gaming jumps

TORONTO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose in morning trade on Tuesday, boosted by gains among its biggest banks and other financial stocks, while Great Canadian Gaming Corp surged after it won a contract to operate facilities in the Toronto region.

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Single-family housing starts, permits hit 10-year high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. single-family homebuilding and permits surged to more than 10-year highs in November, in a hopeful sign for a housing market that has been hobbled by supply constraints.

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after Palestinian rocket attacks

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said it attacked a Hamas training compound in Gaza on Monday in response to rocket strikes from the Palestinian enclave, which have surged since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Dec 6.

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Why Turnout Shifts in Alabama Bode Well for Democrats

Turnout of black voters surged, and Trump’s less educated version of the Republican coalition has eroded a traditional G.O.P. edge.

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Germany monitoring bitcoin market impact: FinMin

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is carefully monitoring the impact of cryptocurrencies on markets, a finance ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as bitcoin surged and the futures of the best known cryptocurrency made their world debut on a U.S. stock exchange.

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Oil settles lower after rally on pipeline outage; Brent premium narrows

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday, as traders took profits after prices surged early to a two-year high on an unplanned closure of the pipeline that carries the largest North Sea crude oil grade.

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Oil drops after rally on pipeline outage; Brent premium narrows

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell sharply on Tuesday, as traders took profits after prices surged early to a two-year high on an unplanned closure of the pipeline that carries the largest North Sea crude oil grade.

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U.S. producer prices rise strongly, point to firming inflation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices rose in November as gasoline prices surged and the cost of other goods increased, leading to the largest annual gain in nearly six years.

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Bitcoin futures surge past $17,000 on launch day

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The front-month bitcoin futures contract on the Chicago-based CBOE Futures Exchange surged past $17,000 on Monday, the first day of trading.

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Bitcoin drops after dramatic gains ahead of futures launch

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin lost almost a fifth of its value in 10 hours on Friday, having surged more than 40 percent in the preceding 48 hours, sparking fears the market may be heading for a price collapse.

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UPDATE 3-Bitcoin drops after dramatic gains ahead of futures launch

(Updates prices, adds graphic, analyst comment) By Jemima Kelly and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss LONDON/NEW YORK, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Bitcoin lost almost a fifth of its value in 10 hours on Friday, having surged more than 40 percent in the preceding 48 hours, sparking fears the market may be heading for a price collapse. In a hectic day on Thursday, bitcoin leapt from below $16,000 to $19,500 in less than an hour on the U.S.-based GDAX, one of the biggest exchanges globally, while it was

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Bitcoin tumbles after dramatic gains ahead of futures launch

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin lost almost a fifth of its value in 10 hours on Friday, having surged more than 40 percent in the preceding 48 hours, sparking fears the market may be heading for a price collapse.

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After dramatic gains, bitcoin tumbles 20 percent in 10 hours

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin lost almost a fifth of its value in 10 hours on Friday, having surged more than 40 percent in the preceding 48 hours, sparking fears the market may be heading for a price collapse.

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Sage shares surge as depression drug succeeds mid-stage trial

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics Inc's shares surged more than 63 percent premarket on Thursday, on track to add about $2.5 billion to the company's market value, after its drug succeeded in reducing the symptoms of depression in a mid-stage trial.

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Wall Street cheers Senate's approval of tax bill

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes surged on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed its version of a tax code overhaul, bringing the Republicans closer to implementing corporate tax cuts.

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Wall St. opens higher on Senate tax bill approval

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes surged at the opening on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed its version of a tax overhaul bill, bringing closer to reality President Donald Trump's promise of cutting corporate taxes to spur growth.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on Senate tax bill approval

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes surged at the opening on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed its version of a tax overhaul bill, bringing closer to reality President Donald Trump's promise of cutting corporate taxes to spur growth.

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Surging banks lead Wall Street to highs as tax plan advances

(Reuters) - Wall Street surged to record highs on Tuesday led by sharp gains in bank stocks, and boosted by progress for a tax cut bill, strong consumer confidence data and encouraging comments from President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Reserve.

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Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

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UPDATE 3-Deere's shares surge after earnings beat estimates

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Deere & Co's shares surged on Wednesday after the equipment maker beat quarterly earnings estimates and predicted further improvements in the coming year, amid strong sales in South America and higher demand in the United States and Canada.

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CANADA STOCKS-Futures up as oil gains; Fed minutes in focus

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Wednesday as oil prices surged after faults on a major pipeline dented Canadian deliveries to the United States.

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Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls

Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.

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Roku hits record high on Philips licensing deal

(Reuters) - Roku Inc's shares surged nearly 43 percent to a record high on Monday after the streaming device maker said it signed a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year.

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Roku hits record high on licensing deal for Philips-branded TVs

(Reuters) - Roku Inc's shares surged nearly 43 percent to a record high on Monday after the streaming device maker said it signed a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year.

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Roku hits record high on licensing deal for Phillips-branded TVs

(Reuters) - Roku Inc's shares surged nearly 43 percent to a record high on Monday after the streaming device maker said it signed a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year.

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Bitcoin claws back over $1,000 after losing almost a third of value

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency.

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China shopping festival smashes record at halfway mark

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, said its Singles' Day sales surged past last year's total just after midday Saturday, hitting a record $18 billion, pointing to a likely giant haul for the world's biggest shopping event.

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Sage soars as postpartum depression drug moves closer to approval

(Reuters) - Sage Therapeutics Inc's shares surged to a record on Thursday after its postpartum depression drug succeeded in two late-stage studies, paving the way for it to bring to market the first FDA-approved treatment for the disorder.

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Bitcoin surges to new high on reports software 'fork' suspended

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged by 10 percent on Wednesday to hit an all-time high just shy of $8,000 after online reports that an upgrade to the cryptocurrency's software planned for next Thursday had been suspended.

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Asian shares hit 10-year highs, oil slips after rally

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rallied to their highest in a decade on Tuesday, while oil prices gave up some of their gains having previously surged to a more than two-year peak on an anti-corruption purge by Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX turns positive after open, Canopy Growth surges

TORONTO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned positive shortly after the open on Monday as energy and material stocks lift, while Canopy Growth Corp surged more than 16 percent on Constellation Brands Inc stake.

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CO2 levels in atmosphere hit record high in 2016

Concentrations of carbon dioxide surged at a record breaking speed in 2016, according to the annual Greenhouse Gas bulletin compiled by the World Meteorological Organization.

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Solid tech earnings, Apple lift Nasdaq higher

(Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite index surged more than 1 percent on Friday on blowout earnings from Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet and after Apple said demand for its latest iPhone X is "off the charts".

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Nikkei hits 21-year high as banks, tech stocks firm

TOKYO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average surged more than 1 percent to a fresh 21-year high on Friday, led by banking shares as U.S. yields remained high and by tech shares after their U.S. counterparts posted strong earnings.

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UPDATE 1-China's Sept industrial profits surge most in nearly six years

BEIJING, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Profits for China's industrial powerhouses surged the most in nearly six years in September as a government crackdown on air pollution sparked fears of winter supply shortages and sent prices of finished goods like steel and copper sharply higher.

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UPDATE 4-Amazon sales surge after Whole Foods acquisition, busy Prime Day

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said its sales surged over the summer and profit trounced expectations, as shoppers jumped at "Prime Day" promotions on its website and bought groceries at its newly acquired chain of Whole Foods Market stores.

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Amazon sales surge after Whole Foods acquisition, busy Prime Day

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said its sales surged over the summer and profit trounced expectations, as shoppers jumped at "Prime Day" promotions on its website and bought groceries at its newly acquired chain of Whole Foods Market stores.

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METALS-London aluminium hits over 5-year high on China supply cuts

(Adds Shanghai closing prices) BEIJING/MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - London aluminium surged to its highest in more than five years on Thursday on expectations of dwindling supply of both aluminium and its raw materials, as China imposes restrictions on industrial output over winter. The seasonal curbs on aluminium production itself will not be as severe as expected, analysts at Standard Chartered said in a note, referring to an apparent reprieve for top producer China Hongqiao Group, w

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METALS-London aluminium hits five-year high on China supply cuts

MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - London aluminium surged to its highest in more than five years on Thursday on expectations of dwindling supply as China aluminium makers cut production over winter. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange aluminium crashed through $2,200 to peak at $2211 a tonne, the highest since March 2012. Prices traded at $2204 a tonne by 0155 GMT. * Shfe aluminium hit its highest in more than a week at 16,555 yuan ($2,496), but remained well below their rece

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UPDATE 1-Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa reports 39 percent jump in profit

MEXICO CITY, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa , the world's largest Coke bottler, said on Wednesday its third-quarter net profit surged 39.2 percent from the year-earlier period, as sales increased.

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All eyes on European earnings, Kering shares jump after sales surge

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Earnings remained the main driver of European stocks on Wednesday, with luxury conglomerate Kering shining after sales at Gucci surged once again, while benchmarks were muted as investors awaited the European Central Bank meeting.

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LG Display third-quarter profit surges 80 percent to beat expectations

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said third-quarter operating profit surged about 80 percent, beating market expectations, on the back of a recovery in panel prices and increased demand for mobile devices ahead of the holidays.

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Big money stays away from booming bitcoin

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin is booming, digital currency hedge funds are sprouting at the rate of two a week and the value of all cryptocurrencies has surged tenfold this year to more than $170 billion.

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Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.

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UPDATE 1-Southern Copper says Q3 profit doubled, expects Tia Maria permit

LIMA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp said on Friday that its net profit doubled to $401.8 million in the third quarter from the same period a year earlier as sales surged on higher copper prices.

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Southern Copper says Q3 profit doubled, expects Tia Maria permit

LIMA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Southern Copper Corp said Friday that its net profit doubled to $401.8 million in the third quarter from the same period a year earlier as sales surged on higher copper prices.

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U.S. diesel margins to drive refiner profits for third quarter and beyond

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. refiners are set to blow past quarterly earnings expectations after margins surged to a two-year peak on the back of a crippling hurricane season that squeezed already tight gasoline and diesel supplies.

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IBM shares head for biggest gain in eight years

(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines Inc surged 9 percent on Wednesday after it beat expectations on revenue and gave an outlook that hinted one of the world's first big computing names was back on a growth track after six years in retreat.

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Big Blue back on the attack, analysts cautious

(Reuters) - IBM shares surged 5 percent on Wednesday after the world's first big computing company beat expectations on third-quarter revenue and gave an outlook that hinted it was back on a growth track after six years in retreat.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens positive as Bombardier soars, materials drag

TORONTO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened marginally positive on Tuesday as Bombardier Inc stock surged more than 20 percent after the planemaker announced a CSeries partnership with Airbus, but gains were offset by mining shares, which fell on lower metal prices.

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UK hate crimes surge on Brexit and militant attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - Hate crimes in Britain surged by the highest amount on record last year, official figures showed on Tuesday, with the vote to leave the European Union a significant factor.

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METALS-Copper consolidates after China's strong imports

MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) - London copper prices eased on Monday but stayed near three-year highs, underpinned by a rise in oil prices, after China's copper imports surged in September. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper eased by 0.2 percent to $6,866 by 0155 GMT, after closing little changed in the previous session when prices struck the highest in a month at $6,918.50 a tonne and closed in on a three-year top of $6,970 a tonne hit on Sept 5. * SHFE C

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Bunge shares jump after WSJ reports Glencore standstill agreement

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Shares of U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd surged on Friday after the Wall Street Journal reported that Glencore PLC had a standstill agreement that temporarily prevents the Swiss company from making a hostile bid for Bunge.

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S&P, Nasdaq hit records on strong retail sales data

(Reuters) - The S&P and Nasdaq hit record highs at the open on Friday after data showed retail sales surged the most in 2-1/2 years in September, easing doubts over an economy that has been sluggish this year.

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Consumer banking powers BofA profit beat

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's profit surged 15 percent in the third quarter as higher U.S. interest rates boosted income from consumer banking and the lender also met its own target on cost control.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens broadly higher, Pretium Resources jumps

TORONTO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened broadly higher on Wednesday as the influential financial stocks led gains, while Pretium Resources Inc surged more than 13 percent after it released gold production results from one of its mines.

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Indonesia's first ever IPO by a startup draws robust investor interest

JAKARTA (Reuters) - E-commerce firm PT Kioson Komersial Indonesia Tbk drew strong investor interest for Indonesia's first ever IPO by a startup, and its shares surged on their trading debut in very thin volumes on Thursday.

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Indonesian e-commerce startup Kioson shares jump 50 percent on debut

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Shares of Indonesian e-commerce startup PT Kioson Komersial Indonesia Tbk surged 50 percent on its trading debut on Thursday.

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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma lift U.S. factory activity index to 13-year high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure of U.S. manufacturing activity surged to a near 13-1/2-year high in September as disruptions to the supply chains caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in factories taking longer to deliver goods and boosted raw material prices.

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U.S. manufacturing activity hits 13-year high; construction spending up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. factory activity surged to a more than 13-year high in September amid strong gains in new orders and raw material prices, pointing to underlying strength in the economy even as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are expected to dent growth in the third quarter.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Violent Catalan referendum jolts Spain's financial market

LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Spain's government borrowing costs surged, stocks slumped and the euro drifted lower against the dollar on Monday after a violent police crackdown on an independence vote in Catalonia declared illegal by Madrid.

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Europol: Ransomware top threat in 2017 cybercrime 'epidemic'

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Ransomware eclipsed most other forms of cybercrime as on-line crime surged in 2017, European policing agency Europol said on Wednesday, citing high-profile attacks such as the "WannaCry" that reached millions of computers.

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Co-leader of Germany's far-right AfD to quit in major blow

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Alternative for Germany's (AfD) co-leader Frauke Petry said on Tuesday she was leaving the far-right party, dealing a major blow to its credibility just two days after it surged to third place in a national election.

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How Germany's far-right surged to victory in 4 graphics

The final numbers are not yet in, but the German election has so far delivered some dramatic results, according to exit polls released Sunday night.

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Euro, bond yields drop as Germany's Merkel holds on

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and European government bond yields slipped on Monday after the bloc's most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far right surged.

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Euro, stocks slip after Germany's Merkel hangs on to power

LONDON (Reuters) - The single currency and European stocks slipped on Monday after the bloc's most powerful leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far-right surged.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro, stocks slip after Germany's Merkel hangs on to power

LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The single currency and European stocks slipped on Monday after the bloc's most powerful leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far-right surged.

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Euro, kiwi slip on political uncertainties, Asia shares fall

TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far-right surged, while Asian shares pulled back, weighed by concerns about China's economy.

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Euro and kiwi slip on political news, Asia shares track Wall Street

TOKYO (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in a weekend election, but faced leading a much less stable coalition in a fractured parliament as support for the far-right party surged.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro and kiwi slip on political news, Asia shares track Wall St

TOKYO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in a weekend election, but faced leading a much less stable coalition in a fractured parliament as support for the far-right party surged.

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UK retail sales surge in August, likely to boost BoE rate hike bets

(Corrects paragraph 6 on likelihood of flat Q3 retail sales, after ONS corrects estimate given to media) By David Milliken LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - British retail sales unexpectedly surged in August, official figures showed on Wednesday, boosting the chance that the Bank of England will raise interest rates in November. Last week the BoE said it was likely to raise interest rates in the coming months if the economy and inflation pressures strengthen as expected. Wednesday's

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GOP senator 'disappointed' over failed bipartisan effort

Sen. Susan Collins told CNN on Wednesday she was "disappointed" that a bipartisan health effort collapsed while the Republican-only Graham-Cassidy bill surged ahead instead.