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Gold lingers near 2-month low, robust dollar weighs

Spot gold was down 0.1% at $1,470.28 per ounce, at 0128 GMT. In the previous session, prices fell to their lowest since Aug. 6 at $1,463.99.

U.S. gold futures were up 0.3% at $1,476.8 per ounce. News

Global shares steady, investors pin hopes on US-China talks

While the tussle over trade and technology between the world's two largest economies has intensified, some investors are sticking to hopes of a compromise.

U.S. stock futures rose 0.16% in Asia, a day after the S&P 500 gained 0.50%. News

Dollar gains before manufacturing data, euro crumbles on German inflation

The euro teetered near its lowest in more than two years versus the greenback as weak economic data from Germany reinforced expectations that monetary policy in the euro zone will remain accommodative for an extended period.

The dollar traded at 107.85 yen early in Asia, close to its strongest level in almost two weeks. News

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed, as typhoon Mitag approaches

It was moving across the ocean in a north-northwesterly direction at 25 kmph (15 mph), weather officials said, and could gain strength as it approaches the island.

About 12,000 soldiers were on standby amid fears of floods and storm surge. (Representational image) News

Oil prices climb as positive China factory data eases demand concerns

Brent crude futures rose 9 cents to $62 a barrel by 0300 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 13 cents to $56.04 a barrel.

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Gold prices dip as fears of widening trade war ease

Gold prices inched down in early trade on Monday as concerns over an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war eased, boosting the dollar.

U.S. gold futures were 0.2% lower at $1,503.3 per ounce. News

Dollar supported as fears of ramp up in Sino-US trade war ease

The greenback was steady against most major currencies, rising marginally against the Japanese yen to buy 107.94 yen, flat against the euro and slightly weaker on British pound, to trade at $1.0936 per euro and $1.2292 per po

"Now there is a capital war angle," he said, adding that currency market reaction was modest, because the ideas were only proposals. News

Asian shares, yuan off to calm start; focus on China

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.11% while Japan's Nikkei shed 0.61%. U.S. stock futures gained 0.24% in early trade, paring back almost a half of Friday's 0.53% fall in the index.

Chinese share markets will trade only on Monday this week ahead of China's National Day holiday, which runs until Oct. 7. (Representational image) News

British PM Boris Johnson vows to stay put to hit October 31 Brexit deadline

Johnson again declined to explain how he plans to circumvent that law and deliver on his Brexit promise, deepening uncertainty around Britain's biggest trade and foreign policy shift for more than 40 years.

Johnson said he was still hopeful of securing a "good deal" with the EU but added he would not pretend it would be easy. (Reuters photo) News

Donald Trump told Russians in 2017 he was not concerned about election meddling

A summary of Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russia's foreign minister and its ambassador to the U.S. was limited to a few officials in an attempt to keep the president's comments from being disclosed publicly, the Post said

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Donald Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from US markets

The move would be part of a broader effort to limit U.S. investment in Chinese companies, two of the sources said.

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Lance Klusener named Afghanistan’s new head coach

Former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener will replace Phil Simmons as Afghanistan's new head coach, the country's cricket board (ACB) said on Friday.

Sports News

Apple said to premiere films in theatres before their Apple TV+ release

Apple last year inked a multi-year deal with A24, the studio behind Oscar-winning projects "Moonlight" and "Amy."

Industry News

Bank Fraud: Lakshmi Vilas Bank directors under police probe for alleged cheating

Indian police have opened a probe into the directors of Lakshmi Vilas Bank after a customer accused them of misappropriating funds, the bank said late on Thursday.

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UK PM Boris Johnson says will obey the law, confident of Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday his government will obey the law and remains confident the country can leave the European Union with a deal.

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Toyota partners with Chinese companies to develop hydrogen fuel-cell electric cars

Toyota will also expand cooperation on hybrid vehicles and aim to launch more battery electric vehicles with "good quality and low prices" separately with FAW and GAC.

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North Korea says lack of progress casts doubt on prospects for future summit with US

"The U.S. has done nothing for implementing the joint statement" from the first summit between Trump and Kim in Singapore last year, KCNA said, quoting North Korean Foreign Ministry advisor Kim Kye Gwan.

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Donald Trump administration plans to slash number of refugees for US resettlement

Trump has made cutting immigration a centerpiece of his presidency.

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Gold set for weekly loss as dollar firms on safe-haven inflows

Spot gold was unchanged at $1,505.74 per ounce, as of 0133 GMT.

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Oil prices fall as supply risk premium fades, demand outlook drags

Brent crude futures fell 32 cents, or 0.5%, from the previous session's close to $62.42 a barrel by 0131 GMT.

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Global markets: Asian shares on track for weekly loss amid mounting US political uncertainties

U.S. S&P500 futures lost 0.08% in early Asian trading after the index lost 0.24% on Thursday.

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Khashoggi murder ‘happened under my watch,’ says Saudi Crown Prince

The death sparked a global uproar, tarnishing the crown prince's image and imperilling ambitious plans to diversify the economy of the world's top oil exporter and open up cloistered Saudi society.

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Ford close to JV deal with Mahindra in India

Under the deal, Ford will transfer most of its automotive assets and employees in India to the new company, but the carmaker will retain an engine plant in Sanand in Gujarat, according to the two sources, who asked not to be

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Jeff Bezos says Amazon working on facial recognition regulations

"Our public policy team is actually working on facial recognition regulations, and it makes a lot of sense to regulate that," Bezos told reporters at the company's annual Alexa devices launch in Seattle on Wednesday.

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Donald Trump moves to bar senior Iranian officials from US

"Given that this behavior threatens peace and stability in the Middle East and beyond, I have determined that it is in the interest of the United States to take action to restrict and suspend the entry into the United States,

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US, Japan sign limited trade deal, leaving autos for future talks

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said after a signing ceremony between the two leaders on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly that the two countries would tackle cars in a later round of negotiatio

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Gold gains ground on bargain hunting, strong dollar caps gains

Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,508.61 per ounce, as of 0126 GMT.

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