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GOLDZAR

22850.94
0.43%

+SI$

17.05
-0.44%

GOLDRKG

734657.63
0.43%

GOLD

1498.26
-0.29%

PLAT

857.60
0.53%

+BRN

60.05
-0.63%

J203

54187.93
-0.82%

J210

42508.29
-0.65%

J200

48435.04
-0.82%

J211

70046.42
-0.89%

J253

465.10
-0.78%

J150

2521.31
0.31%

J212

14880.87
-0.86%

+PA$

1551.25
-0.75%

Europe

Base metals fall after Fed minutes

SINGAPORE, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Most industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange (LME) slipped on Thursday, after the U.S….

Sterling weakens ahead of Johnson, Merkel meeting

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv * Graphic: Sterling against…

Copper prices firm ahead of Fed minutes

* GRAPHIC-2019 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates throughout, changes dateline from BEIJING) By Zandi Shabalala LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Copper…

BASED PILOTS

IRISH COURT GRANTS INJUNCTION TO STOP STRIKE ACTION BY RYANAIR’S IRISH-BASED PILOTS

AGRESSION PACT”

IRAN’S ZARIF SAYS ”WE CAN START HIS DIALOGUE THAT CAN END UP IN A NON-AGRESSION PACT”

Q2 VS 28% END-Q1

NORWAY’S WEALTH FUND HELD 28% OF PORTFOLIO IN FIXED INCOME HOLDINGS AT END-Q2 VS 28% END-Q1

Q2 VS 2.8% END-Q1

NORWAY’S WEALTH FUND HELD 2.7% OF PORTFOLIO IN REAL ESTATE AT END-Q2 VS 2.8% END-Q1

Q2 VS 69.2% END-Q1

NORWAY’S WEALTH FUND HELD 69.3% OF PORTFOLIO IN EQUITIES AT END-Q2 VS 69.2% END-Q1

DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN

U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUES TO BLOCK SABRE ACQUISITION OF FARELOGIX – DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN

Nigeria’s oil-for-product swaps

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) this week signed deals to exchange over 300,000 barrels per…

Pound drops as Brexit talks tensions rise

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Adds details, quotes) By…

Gold firms below $1,500 after slide

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in…

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,203 – CDC

U.S. RECORDS 21 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED AUGUST 15, BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,203 – CDC

– TV INTERVIEW

COMMERCE SECRETARY ROSS CONFIRMS REUTERS STORY HE IS GRANTING ANOTHER 90 DAYS TO HUAWEI TO BUY SUPPLIES FROM U.S. COMPANIES…

– FOX BUSINESS NEWS INTERVIEW

COMMERCE SECRETARY ROSS SAYS U.S. GOVERNMENT IS ADDING 46 ADDITIONAL HUAWEI SUBSIDIARIES TO THE ENTITY LIST — FOX BUSINESS NEWS…

TASS CITES TRANSNEFT’S CEO

TRANSNEFT CONTINUES TALKS ON COMPENSATIONS FOR TAINTED OIL – TASS CITES TRANSNEFT’S CEO

CENTRAL BANKING MAGAZINE

BANK OF ENGLAND GOVERNOR CARNEY SAYS AT THIS STAGE WE DO NOT SEE NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES AS AN OPTION IN…

OFFICIAL AT MACRON’S OFFICE

MACRON AND JOHNSON WILL DISCUSS ISSUES INCLUDING BREXIT, IRAN AND SYRIA – OFFICIAL AT MACRON’S OFFICE

OFFICIAL FROM MACRON’S OFFICE

FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON TO MEET UK PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON ON AUGUST 22 -OFFICIAL FROM MACRON’S OFFICE

REFINITIV SHIP TRACKING DATA

IRANIAN ADRIAN DARYA 1 OIL TANKER CHANGES DESTINATION TO KALAMATA -REFINITIV SHIP TRACKING DATA

Revlon to explore options

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Revlon Inc’s largest shareholder said on Friday that the firm and the cosmetics maker would explore…

WITNESSES

ZIMBABWE POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS, WATER CANNON TO DISPERSE MDC SUPPORTERS GATHERED IN CENTRAL HARARE – WITNESSES

OWNED – LAWMAKER

RUSSIA’S DRAFT LAW ON INTERNET FIRMS’ FOREIGN OWNERSHIP DOES NOT SEEK TO MAKE YANDEX STATE-OWNED – LAWMAKER

Sterling near 3-year lows before price data

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters)…

How does negative rate policy work?

TOKYO, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Negative rate policy – once considered only for economies with chronically low inflation such as…

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL

BOLTON AND BRITISH FINANCE MINISTER SAJID JAVID DISCUSSED POSSIBILITY OF A TEMPORARY TRADE AGREEMENT THAT COVERED EVERYTHING – TRUMP ADMINISTRATION…

OF-COURT SETTLEMENTS – INTERVIEW

STEINHOFF CEO DU PREEZ SAYS COMPANY IS TALKING WITH ALL PARTIES TO SEEK OUT-OF-COURT SETTLEMENTS – INTERVIEW

900 MLN EUROS PER YEAR – INTERVIEW

STEINHOFF CEO DU PREEZ SAYS DEBT INTEREST PAYMENTS CURRENTLY AMOUNT TO AROUND 800-900 MLN EUROS PER YEAR – INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW

STEINHOFF CEO LOUIS DU PREEZ SAYS LOOKING AT ALL OPTIONS, NO DECISION MADE YET, WHEN ASKED ABOUT PEPKOR EUROPE IPO…

PRICE VALUE

STEINHOFF’S DU PREEZ SAYS MANAGEMENT WILL FOCUS ON BUSINESS AND NOT DRIVE SHARE-PRICE VALUE

STEINHOFF CEO DU PREEZ

MANAGEMENT WILL HAVE TO LOOK AT FURTHER POSSIBLE DISPOSALS OF ASSETS – STEINHOFF CEO DU PREEZ

CFO DIEPERINK

STEINHOFF SAYS PEPKOR EUROPE NEGOTIATING A REPLACEMENT LOAN OF 500 MLN EUROS, LOAN IS IMMINENT – CFO DIEPERINK

John Menzies reports first-half loss

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Aviation servicing company John Menzies Plc on Tuesday reported a first-half loss compared to a profit…

CEO MARK BRISTOW

BARRICK DOES NOT HAVE ‘FOR SALE’ SIGN ON TONGON MINE IN IVORY COAST, MASSAWA PROJECT IN SENEGAL, BUT OPEN TO…

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,182- CDC

U.S. RECORDS 10 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED AUG 8, BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,182- CDC

Lead gains on outage at Nyrstar smelter

* GRAPHIC-2019 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates throughout, changes dateline from BEIJING) By Zandi Shabalala LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Lead…

RISK TELECOMS VENDORS

UK PM’S SPOKESMAN, ASKED ABOUT HUAWEI, SAYS UK GOVERNMENT STILL LOOKING AT ISSUE OF HIGH-RISK TELECOMS VENDORS

EARLY OFFICIAL RESULTS

COALITION OF OPPOSITION CANDIDATE FERNANDEZ WINS 47.01% OF VOTES, PRESIDENT MACRI’S COALITION WINS 32.66% OF VOTES IN ARGENTINA PRIMARY –…

CONFIDENCE VOTE

ITALY’S SALVINI SAYS PARLIAMENTARIANS MUST “GET OFF THEIR BUMS” AND GO BACK TO PARLIAMENT FOR NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE

Sterling holds steady ahead of GDP data

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv By Olga Cotaga LONDON,…

3.0) NORTH AMERICA DOWN 5.3%

WPP Q2 ORGANIC REVENUE LESS PASS THROUGH COSTS DOWN 1.4%, (CONSENSUS -3.0) NORTH AMERICA DOWN 5.3%