News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Hot Topics Related To `two-week`

In Internet Explorer versions up to 8, things inside the canvas are inaccessible!

News Timeline

100 Articles About two-week

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper climbs off 2-wk low, softer dollar supports

(Adds comment, detail; updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 10 (Reuters) - London copper on Wednesday moved away from a two-week low struck in the previous session, buoyed as the dollar softened and the World Bank issued a solid view of global economic growth. Standard Chartered said investors should wait until late in the first quarter to buy into the sector, particularly zinc and copper, given net-long investor positioning, a typical first quarter surplus and the like

sportsNews reuters.com

Walking wounded make opening slam hard to predict

(Reuters) - For good reason a two-week grand slam can be described as a 'last man standing' marathon of mental and physical endurance, which makes Roger Federer's haul of 19 all the more incredible.

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold hovers below 2-week high, but eyes second weekly gain

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Gold prices traded just below a two-week high on Friday, pressured by a firmer dollar, but was on track to log a second consecutive week of gains. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,265.99 an ounce at 0102 GMT, after hitting $1,268.91 - its highest level since Dec. 6 - in the previous session. * It was up 0.85 percent for the week. * U.S. gold futures slipped 0.1 percent to $1,269.4 an ounce. * The dollar

environmentNews reuters.com

Stronger winds loom as crews make progress on California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling Southern California's sprawling wildfire made incremental progress in containing the two-week-old blaze but faced forecasts for stronger winds on Wednesday that threatened to make it the biggest in state history.

environmentNews reuters.com

California wildfire fight aided by better weather after two weeks

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of weary firefighters, battling a deadly two-week-old California wildfire that ranks as the third-largest in state history, welcomed a second straight day of favorable weather on Monday that allowed a more aggressive attack on the flames.

environmentNews reuters.com

Weakening winds aid battle against colossal California wildfire

(Reuters) - California firefighters were helped overnight by weakening winds in their battle against a two-week-old deadly wildfire that has cost nearly $131 million and blackened a widening area about one-third the size of Rhode Island, officials said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real sinks to 6-month low as pension vote delayed

(Updates prices) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's real on Thursday sank to a nearly six-month low after lawmakers delayed a vote on a bill to cut social security benefits that is seen as a key measure to rein in the deficit. Mexico's peso sank nearly 0.8 percent, only briefly paring losses after the country's central bank raised interest rates, while Chile's peso gained more than 1 percent to a two-week high, helped by rising prices for copper, the country'

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Copper near two-week high, China data supports

* GRAPHIC-2017 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Recasts, updates prices, changes dateline, adds details/quote)

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-With Fed out of way, emerging markets await Turkish cbank

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Emerging equities rose to a near two-week high on Thursday after the U.S. Fed delivered a widely-expected rate rise but remained cautious on the inflation outlook, while Turkey's lira slipped before a central bank meeting.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar decline and data lift lira, emerging markets

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A weaker dollar and better-than-forecast economic data briefly lifted the Turkish lira to two-week highs on Monday, against a backdrop of generally firmer emerging assets and a half-percent rise in emerging equities.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX posts 2-week high as industrials lead broad-based rally

TORONTO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose to a two-week high on Friday, led by financial and industrial shares after solid U.S. jobs data boosted investor sentiment, while energy stocks climbed on higher oil prices.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded

Faced with a Friday deadline to pass a government funding measure, the House passed on Thursday a two-week fix to buy more time for negotiations.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain, dollar hits two-week high as risk appetite returns

* Bitcoin tops $15,000, continues surge (Updates with open of U.S. markets; changes dateline from London)

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar hits two-week high, world shares climb as risk appetite returns

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday and world shares rebounded amid a broader recovery in global risk sentiment.

businessNews reuters.com

Dollar hits two-week high on U.S. tax reform optimism, world shares climb

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar rose to its highest level in two weeks on Thursday over optimism the United States would successfully push through tax reforms, while world shares rebounded after two straight days of losses.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar strength pressures emerging currencies, lira worst hit

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Emerging equities rose from two-week lows on Monday helped by a key growth-boosting U.S. tax overhaul, but currencies fell against the stronger dollar, led by the Turkish lira under pressure from rising inflation.

businessNews reuters.com

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Brexit deal eyed

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures jumped as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Brexit deal eyed

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures jumped as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

businessNews reuters.com

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Asian shares listless

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures rallied as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress; Asian shares listless

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday and S&P futures rallied as traders marked the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, a move that raises the risk of more aggressive rate hikes in the world's largest economy.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky

A two-week stopgap measure would provide more time to negotiate, but obstacles loom on both sides of the aisle as lawmakers push their own priorities.

businessNews reuters.com

Dollar, stock futures gain on U.S. tax cut progress

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday as traders celebrated the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, while stronger U.S. stock futures pointed to a merry start for Asian shares.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar, stock futures gain on U.S. tax cut progress

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar bounced to a two-week top on Monday as traders celebrated the passage of a Senate tax bill over the weekend, while stronger U.S. stock futures pointed to a merry start for Asian shares.

cnn.com

2 dead, 200+ injured in Pakistan protest

Two people have died and more than 200 others have been injured as police and paramilitary troops in the Pakistani capital moved Saturday to end a two-week protest, hospital officials said.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-European shares snap two-week losing streak as DAX gains

* Italian banks lead financials (Adds detail, closing prices)

companyNews reuters.com

European shares set to snap 2-week losing streak as consumer stocks buoyant

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - European shares edged higher in early deals on Friday, underpinned by gains among heavyweight consumer goods firms as the pan-European STOXX 600 index was set to snap a two-week losing streak.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises to near 2-week high before holiday as large-caps gain

TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a near two-week high on Wednesday, buoyed by gains in large-cap stocks such as SoftBank and Fanuc, and financial companies as global growth hopes lifted the mood across world markets.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises to more than 2-week high; chip-related stocks outperform

TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a more than two-week high on Friday morning, helped by shares in most sectors while chip-related stocks such as Sumco and Tokyo Electron outperformed.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei drops after all sectors weak; foreigners, retail investors lock in profits

TOKYO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a two-week low on Wednesday, with all sectors in negative territory as investors took profits following a two-month rally that pushed up the market by about 20 percent.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei drops to 2-week low as foreigners, retail investors lock in profits

TOKYO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a two-week low on Wednesday morning, with most sectors in negative territory as investors took profit on a rally that pushed local stocks about 20 percent higher over the past two months.

cnn.com

Asian leaders banked on flattery, and it worked

President Donald Trump completed his lengthy five-country trip through Asia on Tuesday, putting the cap on a nearly two-week jaunt that saw the President begin to remake the United States' position in the world, while looking to usher consensus around confronting North Korea.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei drops to near 2-week low; real estate, brokers weak

TOKYO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei dropped to a near two-week low on Monday as many sectors, including real estate and brokerage firms, languished after recent rallies, offsetting gains in companies with strong results such as Nissin Foods.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies rise as Republican tax plan hits dollar

By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies rose sharply against the dollar on Thursday, with the Mexican peso hitting a two-week high, as the greenback fell broadly on a proposal to overhaul the U.S. tax code. Analysts said the proposal put forth by U.S. House Republicans was unlikely to gather sufficient support in Congress and unlikely to have significant impact on the U.S. economy. "Massive" tax cuts had been a major campaign promise of U.S. Presi

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Economic data, Fed lift emerging stocks to 2-week high

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks rose to a two-week high on Wednesday, fuelled by data showing that economic expansion was intact in many developing nations, although currencies fared more mixed against a tepid dollar ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-Copper rises from two-week low as dollar retreats

LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Copper rose on Monday, pulling away from the previous session's two-week low as a retreat in the dollar after its biggest one-week gain this year tempted buyers back to the metal.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper near 2-week low on firm dollar

MELBOURNE, Oct 30 (Reuters) - London copper steadied on Monday, not far from a two-week low hit in the previous session on persistent headwinds from a stronger dollar. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.2 percent to $6,841.50 a tonne by 0138 GMT, finding its feet after more than 2 percent losses in the previous session. Prices on Friday sank to their lowest since Oct. 11 at $6,782.50. * SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was down by

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold recovers from 2-wk low on softer dollar

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Gold edged up on Tuesday, recovering from a more than two-week low hit in the previous session, on the back of a slightly weaker dollar. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,283.36 an ounce by 0043 GMT. It hit its lowest since Oct. 6 at $1,271.86 in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.3 percent to $1,284.80 per ounce. * The dollar index was down 0.1 percent at 93.788

businessNews reuters.com

Kinder Morgan Canada pipe project hearings end, fate in balance

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A Canadian court wrapped up a final hearing on Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain crude oil pipeline expansion on Friday, a two-week proceeding that marks a major hurdle for the embattled project.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Rand jumps on Zuma court ruling; MSCI index at 6-year high

LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The South African rand jumped to two-week highs on Friday after a court ruling that upheld reinstating corruption charges against unpopular President Jacob Zuma, while the rally on broader emerging markets continued.

businessNews reuters.com

Spain-Catalonia relief edges world stocks to fresh high

LONDON (Reuters) - Spanish stocks and bonds rallied and the euro hit a two-week high on Wednesday as European markets took relief from Catalonia stopping short of declaring immediate independence from Madrid.

businessNews reuters.com

Asian shares hit decade highs, dollar struggles at two-week trough

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares jumped to the highest in a decade on Wednesday as Wall Street scaled all-time highs, while the dollar loitered around two-week lows on worries President Donald Trump's tax plan could stall.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit decade highs, dollar struggles at two-week trough

SYDNEY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Asian shares jumped to the highest in a decade on Wednesday as Wall Street scaled all-time highs, while the dollar loitered around two-week lows on worries President Donald Trump's tax plan could stall.

businessNews reuters.com

Asian shares hit decade highs, Catalan fears ease

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares jumped to the highest in a decade on Wednesday as Wall Street scaled all-time highs, while the dollar loitered around two-week lows on worries President Donald Trump's tax plan could stall.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit decade highs, Catalan fears ease

SYDNEY, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Asian shares jumped to the highest in a decade on Wednesday as Wall Street scaled all-time highs, while the dollar loitered around two-week lows on worries President Donald Trump's tax plan could stall.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Asian tech, property shares take emerging stocks to 2-wk low

LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Emerging equities hit two-week lows on Monday, weighed down by global politics, the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates, a retreat in tech stocks and weak Chinese property shares.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso hits 2-week lows on quake-related concerns

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso fell to two-week lows versus the dollar on Thursday as news of extensive damage and human toll across central Mexico in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake revived concerns about the economy slowing further.

United States Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Why Did the U.S. Allow a Convoy of ISIS Fighters to Go Free?

American officials say the decision to end a two-week standoff involved a trade-off of competing priorities, and speaks to the complexity of the Syrian war.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX reaches near two-week high as energy shares climb

TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index posted its highest close in nearly two weeks on Thursday as stronger oil prices drove gains for energy companies, while food retailer Empire Company Ltd got a boost from stronger-than-expected results.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises for 3rd day, cheered by Wall St gains and lower yen

TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose for a third day to hit a fresh one-month high on Wednesday after Wall Street strengthened and the dollar scaled a two-week top on the yen, helping buoy cyclicals such as exporters and banks.

companyNews reuters.com

GRAINS-Corn prices inch up, but USDA forecast caps gains

SYDNEY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. corn edged up on Wednesday to move away from a two-week low touched the day before, but a U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast for higher North American production kept a lid on gains. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were up 0.4 percent at $3.52-3/4 a bushel by 0102 GMT. They slumped 1.7 percent in the previous session, when prices marked their weakest since Aug. 31 at $3.45-1/2 a bushel. *

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises to 2-week highs as U.S. data bolsters dollar-yen

TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to two-week highs on Thursday morning after the dollar rose against the yen helped by bright U.S. economic data, lifting cyclical stocks such as automakers and financial companies.

companyNews reuters.com

Nigerian stocks down to almost two-week low

LAGOS, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Nigerian stocks fell on Tuesday to a near two-week low, dragged down by losses in banking, cement and fast moving consumer good sectors, as some investors took profits from previous gains in the market, traders said.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei drops to more than 2-week lows, investors eye small caps

TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks dropped to more than two-week lows on Monday after Wall Street retreated and a stronger yen dampened sentiment, while investors looked for opportunities to buy small and mid-size stocks.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises as dollar-yen hits 4-month high; tech shares buoyed by Nasdaq gains

TOKYO, July 11 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks finished at a near two-week high on Tuesday, as a weaker yen boosted many export-oriented stocks, while tech shares were cheered by the strong Nasdaq performance overnight.

businessNews reuters.com

British Airways cabin crew begin two-week strike in pay dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Some British Airways cabin crew began a two week strike on Saturday in a prolonged pay dispute, risking further brand damage and travel disruption, although the airline said most passengers would be able to fly.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei tumbles to 2-wk lows as central banks signal cheap money era may end

TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average stumbled to two-week lows on Friday on worries cheap funding from European central banks may be soon coming to an end.

companyNews reuters.com

British Airways will use Qatar planes during cabin crew strike -IAG's Walsh

BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) - British Airways will use Qatar Airways planes and crew to fly all its passengers to their destinations during a planned two-week strike by some cabin crew, Willie Walsh, head of BA's parent company, said on Thursday.

businessNews reuters.com

Oil prices rise to two-week high on dip in U.S. output

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose to a two-week high on Thursday, extending a rally into a sixth straight session after a decline in weekly U.S. production eased concerns about deepening oversupply.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks hold near 2-week highs, currencies firm

LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Emerging market equities hovered near two-week highs on Tuesday, underpinned by rising oil prices, solid Chinese industrial profits and a flat dollar, which also allowed the rand and the lira to firm.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging assets lifted by weak dollar, firmer oil

LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Emerging stocks touched two-week highs on Monday thanks to strong gains across Asia, a one percent oil price rise and a flat dollar, while Chinese mainland shares were boosted by encouraging comments from index provider MSCI.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei hits 2-week high as weak yen supports; Nomura Real Estate dives

TOKYO, June 19 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks hit two-week highs on Monday, as the dollar's steady performance against the yen fuelled buying of futures, while Nomura Real Estate dived after saying Japan Post was no longer considering buying a stake in the property company.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks reboot after another tech sell-off

LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) - World shares steadied on Friday after selling in the tech sector triggered their biggest fall in over a month, while the yen slid to a two-week low as the Bank of Japan signalled its stimulus was staying in place.

businessNews reuters.com

Asia stocks steady after Wall St tech rout, dollar holds gains

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks were steady on Friday, appearing to take in stride the resumption of the U.S. technology rout overnight, while the dollar held near a two-week high after solid economic data backed the case for tighter U.S. monetary policy.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-ShFE copper at 2-week high on China data,inventory drops

SYDNEY, June 9 (Reuters) - Copper firmed on Friday, helped by supply concerns in Chile and recent data pointing to robust import demand from China, with the Shanghai futures contract hitting a two-week high.

businessNews reuters.com

Asia stocks follow Wall Street's negative lead, sterling slips on election fears

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday following a subdued lead from Wall Street, while the dollar pulled up from near two-week lows and sterling languished under the weight of political fears one week before Britain's election.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei edges up after yen softens, SoftBank surges

TOKYO, May 25 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks edged up on Thursday as investors bought futures after the yen weakened in Asian trade, while a surge in index-heavyweights such as SoftBank supported sentiment. Information technology conglomerate SoftBank jumped as much as 4.5 percent to hit a near two-week high of 8,894 yen and contributed to a hefty 31 positive points to the Nikkei after Bloomberg reported that the company had built a $4 billion stake in Nvidia.

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold hits 2-wk high on Trump concerns, weaker US housing data

May 17 (Reuters) - Gold prices hit a two-week high on Wednesday as Asian stocks slipped and the dollar was pressured after underwhelming U.S. housing data and reports that U.S. President Donald Trump sought an end to an FBI probe into his former security adviser. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had climbed 0.5 percent to $1,242.92 per ounce by 0059 GMT, after earlier touching its strongest since May 3 at $1,244.70. It rose about 0.5 percent on Tuesday in its biggest one-day p

sportsNews reuters.com

Rugby: Crusaders lock Whitelock gets two-week ban for striking

(Reuters) - Crusaders lock Sam Whitelock has been suspended for two weeks for striking an opponent during his side's 48-21 win over the Cheetahs on Saturday.

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold off 2-week lows on Trump tax reform doubts; BOJ, ECB awaited

April 27 (Reuters) - Gold on Thursday edged away from two-week lows hit in the previous session on scepticism over President Trump's proposed U.S. tax reform, with markets awaiting central bank meetings in Europe and Japan. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,266.80 per ounce, as of 0115 GMT. Bullion prices edged away from a two-week low of 1,259.90 hit in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures climbed 0.3 percent to $1,267.70 an ounce.

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold slips to 2-wk lows as rallying equities boost risk appetite

April 26 (Reuters) - Gold dipped on Wednesday to a two-week low after a near 1 percent decline in the previous session as increased investor appetite for risk boosted equities and dulled demand for safe-haven assets. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold slipped 0.2 percent to $1,261.36 per ounce by 0055 GMT. Prices touched a low of 1,260.90 earlier in the session, the lowest since April 11. * Bullion fell 0.9 percent on Tuesday, the biggest one-day decline since early March.

companyNews reuters.com

Peru's Southern Copper workers back at work after 2-week strike

LIMA, April 24 (Reuters) - Workers at mining company Southern Copper Corp in Peru have reached a deal with management to end a two-week strike, a union official and a company spokesman told Reuters on Monday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Town Hall Briefing: Group Therapy and Chastened Lawmakers at Raucous Town Halls

Over a two-week congressional recess, many lawmakers have avoided meeting with constituents. For those who have held forums, the results have been telling.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Nicole Kidman fans get a treat as Cannes festival lineup unveiled

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicole Kidman will supply multiple doses of Hollywood glamour at this year's Cannes Film Festival, appearing in four productions during the two-week movie showcase, the organizers said on Thursday as they announced the full line-up.

companyNews reuters.com

O'Reilly's ratings stay strong despite sexual harassment claims

April 12 (Reuters) - Embattled Fox News TV anchor Bill O'Reilly maintained strong viewership ratings ahead of his two-week vacation, even after more than 50 advertisers pulled their commercials from "The O'Reilly Factor" news show, according to Nielsen.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper hits two-week trough as traders cut risk

(Adds detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, April 12 (Reuters) - London copper eased to a two-week low on Wednesday as traders cut risk amid rising geopolitical tensions with North Korea and ahead of Easter holiday. Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a peaceful resolution of rising tensions on the Korean peninsula in a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steams towards the region. The

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper slips as North Korea tensions grow

MELBOURNE, April 12 (Reuters) - London copper eased on Wednesday amid heightening geopolitical tensions with North Korea, but held above two-week lows hit in the previous session on a healthy demand outlook. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper traded down 0.1 percent at $5,763 a tonne by 0200 GMT, after ending a tad firmer on Tuesday having previously slumped to $5,710 a tonne during the session, a two-week low. * SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange c

healthNews reuters.com

House panel to consider tweaks to healthcare bill before recess

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel will meet on Thursday to consider a change to the stalled Republican healthcare bill before lawmakers leave for a two-week recess, a spokeswoman for the House Rules Committee said.

cnn.com

No repeal deal in sight, GOP to take flight

No deal on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare is expected before lawmakers head home for a two-week break, putting a cap for now on the on-again, off-again talks that have divided the Republican party.

politicsNews reuters.com

House will not reach healthcare deal before two-week break

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deep divisions cut short Republican hopes for a quick revival of Obamacare replacement legislation on Wednesday, as Congress prepared to leave town for a two-week recess without a deal to end party infighting.

companyNews reuters.com

REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold firm despite dollar strength; political uncertainty supports

(Refiles to fix formatting of DATA AHEAD) March 31 (Reuters) - Gold prices held firm on Friday amid lingering uncertainty over upcoming elections in Europe and Britain's exit from the European Union, even as the dollar hovered around two-week highs on positive U.S. economic data. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was mostly unchanged at $1,242.43 per ounce at 0058 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were down 0.3 percent at $1,241.3. * The dollar index was

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper edges up; zinc disruptions climb

MELBOURNE, March 23 (Reuters) - London copper crept higher on Thursday, edging away from two-week lows hit the previous session as broader investor sentiment revived, while disruptions piled up in the zinc market.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper steady; zinc disruptions climb

MELBOURNE, March 23 (Reuters) - London copper was steady on Thursday, holding above two-week lows hit the previous session as broader investor sentiment revived, while disruptions piled up in the zinc market.

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-LME copper hits near two-week low on Trump policy doubts

(Adds detail) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, March 22 (Reuters) - London copper dropped with other commodities on Wednesday as investors shunned risk on doubts over the economic agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump. Concerns that the U.S. would not push through corporate tax cuts as promised before the election pulled down stocks in Asia, with the negative sentiment spilling into metals, said analyst Daniel Morgan of UBS in Sydney. "People have also been looking at a resumption o

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Indian assets soar on election win amid wider stocks rally

LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) - Indian stocks hit record highs and the rupee firmed on Tuesday as landslide regional election wins bolstered the government's reform agenda, while emerging stocks rose to near two-week highs.

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold inches lower amid Fed rate hike expectations

March 7 (Reuters) - Gold prices edged lower on an uptick in the dollar on Tuesday, hovering above the two-week low hit on Friday amid signals of a hike in U.S. interest rates this month. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold fell 0.1 percent, to $1,224.86 per ounce at 0029 GMT. The metal hit $1,222.51, the lowest since Feb. 15, on Friday. * U.S. gold futures for April delivery were little changed at at $1,225 at 19:29 EST (0:29 GMT). * The dollar index was up 0

cnn.com

Judge grants White House extension on travel ban lawsuit

A federal judge in Seattle on Friday granted the Trump administration a two-week extension to respond to a motion to make a lawsuit against its travel and refugee ban a class-action case. In his order, Judge James Robart noted the plaintiff's frustrations over seemingly contradictory statements from the administration and its lawyers about whether a promised new executive order on the ban will supersede the current one. Robart is the same judge who granted a temporary restraining order against the current executive order, which the White House rolled out in January.

worldNews reuters.com

Congo police arrest separatist cult leader after violent standoff

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday they had arrested the leader of a separatist Christian cult in the capital Kinshasa following a two-week standoff in which least six of his supporters were killed.

companyNews reuters.com

Japan's Nikkei rises to 2-week high; focus shifts to U.S. rates

TOKYO, March 1 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday to two-week highs as investors covered positions with the focus shifting to U.S. monetary policy after President Donald Trump's speech to Congress offered no details or surprises on the policy front.

companyNews reuters.com

Dollar edges to lowest against yen since Feb. 9

TOKYO, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The dollar slipped to a more than two-week low against the yen on Monday, as investors awaited this week's speech by U.S. President Donald Trump for clues on tax reform.

companyNews reuters.com

FOREX-Dollar falls vs yen on U.S. policy doubts

NEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick spending boost from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits a 2-week low on widespread sell-off

TORONTO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index hit a two-week low in Friday, extending its pullback from a record high in a broad-based sell-off that included losses for its heavyweight energy and financial services groups as oil prices fell.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX hits a 2-week low on broadbased sell-off

TORONTO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell to a two-week low on Friday in a broad sell-off that included losses for its heavyweight energy and financial services groups as oil prices fell.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real rises to over 1-1/2-year high as central bank acts

SAO PAULO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real gained on Tuesday to its strongest level in more than a year and a half, following a rise in capital inflows and after the central bank resumed currency intervention following a two-week pause.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei rises to more than 2-week highs on weaker yen, Trump relief

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to more than two-week highs on Monday, helped by Wall Street breaking records, a weaker yen and relief that talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yielded no negative surprises.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei at 2-week high on US tax cut hope; Abe-Trump talks awaited

TOKYO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average soared on Friday to a two-week high, following Wall Street's lead after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would make a major tax announcement in a few weeks.

companyNews reuters.com

Japan stocks hit 2-week low in thin trade; Toyota underperforms

TOKYO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks dropped to a two-week low in thin trade, hit by weakness in global stocks and a stronger yen as investors became risk averse.

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei hits 2-week low ahead of Abe-Trump talks; Toyota off 2.8 pct

TOKYO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a two-week low on Tuesday morning after global stocks fell and a stronger yen hurt overall sentiment, while Toyota Motor underperformed the market following a worse-than-expected earnings forecast.

companyNews reuters.com

WRAPUP 7-U.S. court to hear arguments Tuesday on Trump's travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court will hear testimony on Tuesday over whether to restore President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban, the most controversial policy of his two-week old administration.

cnn.com

Back to reality: Obamas settle into DC life

Vacation's over. After a two-week escape to Palm Springs and the British Virgin Islands, Barack and Michelle Obama are back in Washington, where they will begin to settle into the post-White House life.

innovationNews reuters.com

South Korea court says expects to declare Hanjin Shipping bankrupt on Feb. 17

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court said on Thursday it decided to end Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd's court receivership process and expects to declare bankruptcy on February 17 after a two-week period...