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News Headlines

TERM -FOX BUSINESS INTERVIEW

FED’S GEORGE SAYS STOCK MARKET MOVES HAPPEN IN SHORT INTERVALS, MONETARY POLICY DECISIONS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT LONGER-TERM -FOX BUSINESS INTERVIEW

BLOOMBERG INTERVIEW

FED’S GEORGE SAYS IT’S NOT TIME FOR ACCOMMODATION, LABOR MARKET REMAINS STRONG -BLOOMBERG INTERVIEW

ON-YEAR FOR REST OF 2019

S.KOREA C.BANK: CHIP EXPORTS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO FALL YEAR-ON-YEAR FOR REST OF 2019

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

YONHAP NEWS

JAPAN AGAIN APPROVED SHIPMENT OF PHOTORESISTS TO SOUTH KOREA – YONHAP NEWS

GOVERNMENT STATEMENT

MODI TELLS TRUMP HE HOPES INDIAN COMMERCE MINISTER, US TRADE REPRESENTATIVE WILL MEET AT AN EARLY DATE TO DISCUSS BILATERAL…

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…

FOX BUSINESS INTERVIEW

U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY WILBUR ROSS SAYS U.S. HAS ADDED MORE THAN 40 HUAWEI SUBSIDIARIES TO ENTITY LIST -FOX BUSINESS INTERVIEW

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

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

EVEN IN 2020 – CFO

CHINA’S LUCKIN COFFEE AIMS TO ACHIEVE EBIT BREAK-EVEN IN 2020 – CFO

SEC FILING

WILLIAM ACKMAN’S PERSHING SQUARE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT TAKES POSITION IN BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY – SEC FILING

US TAX COURT RULING

FIDELITY WINS COURT BATTLE WITH IRS OVER COAL TAX CREDITS – US TAX COURT RULING

DECEMBER -CNBC

U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY ROSS SAYS NO QUID PRO QUO FROM CHINA AMID U.S. DECISION TO POSTPONE TARIFFS ON SOME CHINESE…

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

CHINA C.BANK OFFICIAL

CHINA ABLE TO ‘NAVIGATE ALL SCENARIOS’ FROM U.S. CURRENCY MANIPULATION LABEL – CHINA C.BANK OFFICIAL

CHINA C. BANK OFFICIAL

YUAN MOVES DO NOT NECESSARILY LEAD TO DISORDERLY MOVEMENTS IN CAPITAL FLOWS – CHINA C. BANK OFFICIAL

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

RISK TELECOMS VENDORS

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

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.693%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS’ DROP ACCELERATES AS WALL STREET’S LOSSES GROW, 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.693%

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.707%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS TURN LOWER AFTER U.S. JULY PPI DATA, 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.707%

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.717%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS HOLD STEADY AHEAD OF U.S. JULY PPI DATA, 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.717%

CONFIDENCE VOTE

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

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%

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.710%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS TRIM RISE FURTHER, APPROACHING SESSION LOWS; 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.710%

IRAQI SOURCES

IRAQ CLOSE TO REACHING DEAL WITH BP, ENI TO BUILD TWIN SEABED PIPELINES FOR OIL EXPORTS IN GULF – IRAQI…

DEPUTY GOV

INDONESIA C.BANK SEES RECENT MARKET TURBULENCE AS “TEMPORARY” – DEPUTY GOV

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.724%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS ADD SLIGHT RISE AFTER SURPRISE DROP IN U.S. JOBLESS CLAIMS; 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.724%

SENIOR ITALIAN OFFICIAL

SALVINI HAS NOT TOLD GOVT PARTNERS OR PRESIDENT WHAT HE WANTS TO DO OVER FUTURE OF GOVT – SENIOR ITALIAN…

YR SPREAD WIDENING

TRADER CITES PM CONTE’S MEETING WITH PRESIDENT MATTARELLA AS REASON FOR BTP/BUND 1O-YR SPREAD WIDENING

ITALIAN NEWS AGENCY ANSA

ITALY PM CONTE IS AT MEETING WITH STATE PRESIDENT MATTARELLA AMID COALITION TENSIONS – ITALIAN NEWS AGENCY ANSA

CHINA TRADE ROW

S.KOREA C.BANK SAYS GLOBAL CHIP INDUSTRY RECOVERY DELAYED BY U.S.-CHINA TRADE ROW

BREXIT TRADE DEAL BUT NEEDS LOT OF WORK

BREXIT: UK FOREIGN SECRETARY RAAB SAYS AFTER MEETING WITH US PRESIDENT TRUMP THERE WAS HUGE APPETITE FOR POST-BREXIT TRADE DEAL…

SNPVAC CABIN CREW UNION

RYANAIR TO CLOSE BASE AT PORTUGAL’S FARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN 2020 WITH LOSS OF AT LEAST 120 JOBS -SNPVAC CABIN…

800 MLN EUROS – SOURCES

UBI’S INSURANCE BUSINESS VALUED AT ABOUT 1 BILLION EUROS, MAJORITY STAKE SALE COULD BE WORTH 600-800 MLN EUROS – SOURCES

YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.770%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT HIGHER LEVELS AFTER U.S. JUNE JOLTS DATA; 10-YEAR YIELDS LAST AT 1.770%

CHINA TRADE DISPUTE

TRUMP SAYS U.S. ‘IN A VERY STRONG POSITION’ AMID U.S.-CHINA TRADE DISPUTE

NEGOTIATED

ITALY’S DEPUTY PM SALVINI SAYS IT IS CLEAR EU BUDGET LIMITS MUST BE RE-NEGOTIATED

AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN

EGYPT’S SUEZ CANAL REVENUES AT $5.9 BLN IN FY 18/19 – AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN

DAY LOSING STREAK

S&P CLOSES ABOUT 6% PCT BELOW ITS JULY 26 RECORD CLOSING HIGH AFTER SIX-DAY LOSING STREAK

DAY PCT DECLINES FOR 2019

WALL STREET’S THREE MAJOR INDEXES REGISTER THEIR BIGGEST ONE-DAY PCT DECLINES FOR 2019

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 1.767%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT LOWER LEVELS AFTER ISM U.S. SERVICES ACTIVITY DATA IN JULY, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 1.767%

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,172 – CDC

U.S. RECORDS 8 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED AUGUST 1 , BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,172 – CDC

H&W SPOKESMAN

BDO APPOINTED ADMINISTRATORS OF HARLAND AND WOLFF SHIPYARD, TO FILE FOR INSOLVENCY ON TUESDAY – H&W SPOKESMAN

INDEX 52.4 (JUNE 50.6)

ITALY JULY SERVICES PMI NEW BUSINESS SUB-INDEX 52.4 (JUNE 50.6)

BLOOMBERG REPORTER TWEET

CHINA SAID TO ASK STATE BUYERS TO HALT U.S. AGRICULTURE IMPORTS – BLOOMBERG REPORTER TWEET

CUSTOMER AGREEMENT

APPLE INC AND GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC CREDIT CARD BANS PURCHASE OF CRYPTOCURRENCIES, CASH ADVANCES WITH CARD – CUSTOMER AGREEMENT

COURT DOCUMENT

ITALIAN REGIONAL COURT REJECTS ENEL REQUEST TO SUSPEND A 93 MLN EURO FINE FOR ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION – COURT…

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 1.862%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS CLIMB FROM SESSION LOWS AHEAD OF U.S. JULY PAYROLLS REPORT, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 1.862%

BBC RADIO

BANK OF ENGLAND GOVERNOR CARNEY SAYS DOES NOT AGREE HE IS PURSUING “PROJECT FEAR” – BBC RADIO

NEWSPAPER

MEDIASET CEO SAYS HE DOES NOT EXPECT SHAREHOLDER VIVENDI TO BLOCK MFE PROJECT – NEWSPAPER

LA STAMPA NEWSPAPER

MEDIASET CEO SAYS NO NEGOTIATIONS YET WITH FRANCE’S TF1 AND GERMANY’S PROSIEBENSAT ABOUT INVESTING IN MFE – LA STAMPA NEWSPAPER

CEO VICKI HOLLUB

OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM TO CLOSE ANADARKO DEAL ‘AS SOON AS POSSIBLE’ AFTER AUG 8 -CEO VICKI HOLLUB

DAYS TO MEET DEMANDS -STATEMENT

NIGERIA OIL UNION NUPENG THREATENS INDUSTRIAL ACTION OVER CHEVRON STAFF DISPUTE, GIVES COMPANY 7-DAYS TO MEET DEMANDS -STATEMENT

IHS MARKIT

FRENCH FINAL JULY MANUFACTURING PMI 49.7 POINTS (JUNE FINAL 51.9 POINTS, JULY FLASH 50.0 POINTS) – IHS MARKIT

CUTTING CYCLE’

TRUMP SAYS THE MARKET WANTED TO HEAR POWELL SAY THE FED WAS EMBARKING ON ‘LENGTHY AND AGGRESSIVE RATE-CUTTING CYCLE’

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.018%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS HOLD NEAR SESSION LOWS AS FED CHAIRMAN POWELL BEGINS PRESS CONFERENCE, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.018%

DATED YIELDS

U.S. YIELD CURVE FLATTENS FURTHER, LED BY FASTER DROP IN LONGER-DATED YIELDS

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.014%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS RESUME FALL IN THE WAKE OF FED’S FIRST RATE CUT SINCE 2008, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.014%

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.046%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS PARE DECLINE AFTER FED AS EXPECTED CUTS KEY U.S. RATES, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.046%

TO-GERMANY NORD STREAM 2 GAS PIPELINE

U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE BACKS BILL TO SLAP SANCTIONS ON COMPANIES INVOLVED IN RUSSIA-TO-GERMANY NORD STREAM 2 GAS PIPELINE

THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN STOCKPILES

U.S. GASOLINE FUTURES EXTEND GAINS AFTER EIA DATA SHOW SLIGHTLY LARGER-THAN-EXPECTED DRAW IN STOCKPILES

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.053%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS HOLD AT LOWER LEVELS AFTER ADP U.S. PRIVATE JOBS DATA IN JULY, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.053%

CORPORATION

THE CARLYLE GROUP ANNOUNCES CONVERSION TO FULL C-CORPORATION

DEAL BREXIT

NEXT CEO SAYS THE GOVERNMENT IS DOING THE RIGHT THING IN SERIOUSLY PREPARING FOR A NO-DEAL BREXIT

YEAR PRE-TAX LOSS

SHARES IN ASTON MARTIN FALL NEARLY 6 PCT AFTER FIRM SWINGS TO HALF-YEAR PRE-TAX LOSS

TERM HEADWINDS

ASTON MARTIN CEO SAYS RESULTS WILL NOT HAVE AN EFFECT ON FUTURE PRODUCT STRATEGY, SHORT-TERM HEADWINDS

18 MONTHS -EXECUTIVES

JOLLIBEE LOOKING TO TURN COFFEE BEAN PROFITABLE IN 12-18 MONTHS -EXECUTIVES

EXECUTIVES

PHILIPPINES’ JOLLIBEE TO ENTER INDONESIA MARKET INITIALLY THROUGH NEWLY ACQUIRED COFFEE BEAN -EXECUTIVES

DIGIT GROWTH

L’OREAL SAYS CHINA IS MAINTAINING ITS PACE OF GROWTH, AND INDIA, MALAYSIA, INDONESIA AND VIETNAM ARE ALL POSTING DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH

YEAR YIELD LAST AT 2.067%

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS RISE FURTHER AS U.S. CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REBOUNDS IN JULY TO STRONGEST LEVEL SINCE NOVEMBER, 10-YEAR YIELD LAST…

CHINESE AMBASSADOR

CHINA LIFTED BAN ON SOUTH AFRICAN BEEF IMPORTS ON JULY 23 AFTER OUTBREAK OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE – CHINESE…

INSOLVENCY SERVICE

UK UNDERLYING COMPANY INSOLVENCIES RISE TO 4,321 IN Q2 2019 (Q1: 4,213), HIGHEST SINCE Q1 2014 – INSOLVENCY SERVICE

U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

A FORMER SEATTLE TECH WORKER ARRESTED ON MONDAY FOR CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP HACK -U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

ENDED TIME FRAME

EDF SAYS: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AT COAL POWER PLANTS OF CORDEMAIS AND LE HAVRE MAY HAPPEN WITHIN AN OPEN-ENDED TIME FRAME

SOURCE, INTERNAL MEMO

STATE BANK OF INDIA TIGHTENS LENDING TERMS FOR AUTO DEALERS -SOURCE, INTERNAL MEMO

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,164 – CDC

U.S. RECORDS 16 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED JULY 25, 2019, BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,164 – CDC

THE TELEGRAPH

UK TRADE MINISTER LIZ TRUSS SAYS WILL BE GETTING ON A PLANE TO U.S. IN NEXT FEW WEEKS TO DISCUSS…

UPS – SOURCES

REFINITIV INVESTORS TO FACE LSE SHARE LOCK-UPS – SOURCES

AID WORKER

LIBYA’S RED CRESCENT RECOVERS 55 BODIES OF MIGRANTS, SEARCHES STILL UNDERWAY AFTER BOAT CAPSIZED – AID WORKER

DOWNING STREET

JOHNSON, TRUMP EXPRESSED COMMITMENT TO DELIVER “AMBITIOUS FREE TRADE AGREEMENT”, START TALKS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER UK LEAVES EU…

DOWNING STREET SPOKESPERSON

BRITISH PM BORIS JOHNSON AND U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SPOKE IN THE EVENING ON FRIDAY – DOWNING STREET SPOKESPERSON

MOBILE, SPRINT AGREEMENT

U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, FIVE STATE ATTORNEY GENERALS FILE SUIT TO ENFORCE CONDITIONS OF T-MOBILE, SPRINT AGREEMENT

U.S. TREASURY

VENEZUELA LICENSE RENEWAL FOR CHEVRON EXTENDED FOR THREE MONTHS THROUGH OCT. 25, 2019 -U.S. TREASURY

SPOKESWOMAN

EU COMMISSION SAYS THAT NEW EU GAS DIRECTIVE, CHALLENGED BY NORD STREAM 2, IS “FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THE EU’S INTERNATIONAL…

FLOW IN KEY AUTOMOBILE UNIT

RENAULT ALSO CONFIRMS ITS TARGET FOR HAVING POSITIVE FREE OPERATING CASH-FLOW IN KEY AUTOMOBILE UNIT

S.KOREA C.BANK

NORTH KOREA’S INTERNATIONAL TRADE VALUE FALLS 48.4% IN 2018 ON SANCTIONS – S.KOREA C.BANK

SPOKESPERSON

BRITISH AIRWAYS SAYS CO’S SERVICE TO AND FROM CAIRO WILL RESUME FROM FRIDAY JULY 26 – SPOKESPERSON

AFP IN THE GUARDIAN

BRITISH AIRWAYS TO RESUME FLIGHTS TO CAIRO AFTER SECURITY REVIEW – AFP IN THE GUARDIAN

MOBILE, SPRINT MERGER-WSJ

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT IN TALKS WITH STATES TO WIN SUPPORT FOR T-MOBILE, SPRINT MERGER-WSJ

BEISHEIM SPOKESWOMAN

METRO AG SHAREHOLDER BEISHEIM HOLDING WILL NOT ACCEPT EP GLOBAL COMMERCE’S OFFER FOR METRO SHARES – BEISHEIM SPOKESWOMAN

FOR-LIKE BASIS

KERING SAYS Q2 SALES UP 15.9% TO 3.85 BLN EUR, RISING 13.2% ON A LIKE-FOR-LIKE BASIS

CHILEAN DEVELOPMENT AGENCY CORFO

CHINA’S SICHUAN FULIN TRANSPORTATION GROUP DROPS PLANS TO BUILD BATTERY PARTS IN CHILE – CHILEAN DEVELOPMENT AGENCY CORFO

EU SPOKESWOMAN

BRITAIN’S JOHNSON TO SPEAK BY TELEPHONE WITH EU CHIEF EXECUTIVE JUNCKER THIS AFTERNOON – EU SPOKESWOMAN

A$AP ROCKY’S LAWYER

U.S. RAPPER A$AP ROCKY’S TRIAL OVER ASSAULT CHARGE TO START ON TUESDAY – A$AP ROCKY’S LAWYER

ION BATTERIES

LG CHEM SAYS INVESTMENT WILL BE FINISHED IN 2024 TO MAKE CATHODE MATERIAL FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES

LEADING ONLINE PLATFORMS

FACEBOOK SAYS IN JULY, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL BEGIN AN ANTITRUST REVIEW OF MARKET-LEADING ONLINE PLATFORMS

DAY RECORD HIGH

S&P 500 TICKS ABOVE 3,017.80, HITS NEW INTRA-DAY RECORD HIGH

CONF. CALL

CATERPILLAR INC SAYS FREIGHT COST HAS STABILISED, EXPECTS INPUT COSTS TO BE LOWER GOING FORWARD- CONF. CALL

BUSINESS INSIDER

U.S. DOJ FILED NEW LAWSUIT AGAINST FACEBOOK ON WEDNESDAY ALLEGING FACEBOOK VIOLATED A 2012 ORDER FROM THE FTC- BUSINESS INSIDER

FTC REPUBLICAN MAJORITY

SETTLEMENT “SIGNIFICANTLY DIMINISHES” FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG’S POWER – FTC REPUBLICAN MAJORITY

CNBC INTERVIEW

U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY MNUCHIN SAYS HE AND LIGHTHIZER WILL VISIT CHINA ON MONDAY FOR CHINA TRADE TALKS -CNBC INTERVIEW

APPOINTED BOARD CHAIRMAN

RUSSIA’S TRANSNEFT SAYS ENERGY MINISTER NOVAK RE-APPOINTED BOARD CHAIRMAN

EXECUTIVE

UBER TO LAUNCH UBER FREIGHT IN GERMANY IN BID TO GRAB SHARE OF EUROPE’S $500 BLN TRUCKING MARKET – EXECUTIVE

EXPORTERS BODY

THAI RICE EXPORTS IN FIRST HALF OF 2019 FALL 19.6 PCT Y/Y – EXPORTERS BODY

CONF CALL

VISA SAYS CURRENCY VOLATILITY WILL LIKELY REMAIN A SIGNIFICANT HEADWIND IN Q4 AND IMPACT OF PRICING WILL BE HIGHER THAN…

– STATEMENT

DOJ STATEMENT DOES NOT NAME SPECIFIC COMPANIES BUT SAYS LOOKING AT SOCIAL MEDIA, RETAIL AND ONLINE SEARCH SERVICES — STATEMENT

WSJ, CITING DEPT OFFICIALS

U.S. JUSTICE DEPT OPENING BROAD ANTITRUST REVIEW INTO WHETHER DOMINANT TECH FIRMS ARE UNLAWFULLY STIFLING COMPETITION – WSJ, CITING DEPT…

AGRICULTURE SECRETARY SONNY PERDUE

MINIMAL PAYMENT TO U.S. FARMERS UNDER NEXT ROUND OF TRADE AID WILL BE $15 PER ACRE – AGRICULTURE SECRETARY SONNY…

BLOOMBERG TV

U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY ROSS SAYS WILL DEAL WITH HUAWEI WAIVER APPLICATIONS WITHIN NEXT FEW WEEKS – BLOOMBERG TV

LAWMAKER IN ROOM

BREXIT: BORIS JOHNSON TELLS CONSERVATIVE LAWMAKERS HE WILL PUT IN MAXIMUM ENERGY AS PM – LAWMAKER IN ROOM

ROSSIISKAYA GAZETA

TRANSNEFT SAYS MECHANISM OF COMPENSATIONS FOR OIL CONTAMINATION HAS YET TO BE ESTABLISHED – ROSSIISKAYA GAZETA

NEWSPAPER CITES 1ST VP

RUSSIA’S TRANSNEFT PROPOSES TO SET UPPER LIMIT FOR COMPENSATIONS FOR OIL CONTAMINATION – NEWSPAPER CITES 1ST VP

RIA CITES POLOTSKTRANSNEFT DRUZHBA

PIPELINE SUPPLYING BELARUSIAN NAFTAN REFINERY CLEARED OF CONTAMINATED OIL – RIA CITES POLOTSKTRANSNEFT DRUZHBA

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

KENYA TO SEEK EXTRADITION OF ITALIAN CONSTRUCTION BOSS TO FACE CORRUPTION CHARGES – DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

SOURCES FAMILIAR WITH THE MATTER

FTC TO ANNOUNCE ABOUT $5 BLN SETTLEMENT WITH FACEBOOK AS EARLY AS THIS WEEK – SOURCES FAMILIAR WITH THE MATTER

LED CONSORTIUM

UK GOVERNMENT SAYS WILL INTERVENE IN ACQUISITION OF SATELLITE FIRM INMARSAT BY PRIVATE EQUITY-LED CONSORTIUM

BP ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CHIEF

BP DOES NOT EXPECT ADDITIONAL BIOFUEL CAPACITY IN BRAZIL TO REPLACE DIESEL, GASOLINE, RATHER TO SATISFY FUEL DEMAND GROWTH- BP…

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,148- CDC

U.S. RECORDS 25 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED JULY 18, BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,148- CDC

21 FROM JUNE’S AVERAGE

OIL OUTPUT AT ROSNEFT’S YUGANSKNEFTEGAZ UNIT DOWN BY 11% IN JULY 1-21 FROM JUNE’S AVERAGE

CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE

UK CONSERVATIVE LAWMAKER CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT – CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE

IRANIAN FARS NEWS AGENCY

IRAN SAYS IT APPRECIATES SAUDI ARABIA’S RELEASE OF ITS OIL TANKER HAPPINESS – IRANIAN FARS NEWS AGENCY

THE SUNDAY TIMES

BRITISH JUSTICE MINISTER DAVID GAUKE CONFIRMS HE WILL RESIGN FROM THE CABINET ON WEDNESDAY – THE SUNDAY TIMES

FT, CITING LUFTHANSA SPOKESPERSON

LUFTHANSA HAS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED ITS FLIGHTS TO CAIRO AS A PRECAUTION, WHILE FURTHER ASSESSMENT IS BEING MADE- FT, CITING LUFTHANSA…

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTRY

FRANCE SAYS VERY CONCERNED BY SEIZURE OF BRITISH TANKER BY IRAN – FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTRY

THE TIMES EDITOR ON TWITTER

GERARD LYONS, FORMER ADVISER TO BORIS JOHNSON & PROMINENT BREXITEER, HAS BEEN INTERVIEWED FOR ROLE OF GOVERNOR OF BOE –…

YEAR LOWER- CNBC

FED’S ROSENGREN SAYS TRADING PARTNER WEAKNESS PUSHING 10-YEAR LOWER- CNBC

CME GROUP’S FEDWATCH

EXPECTATIONS OF 50 BPS FED RATE CUT THIS MONTH DROP TO 25%, FROM 41% EARLIER ON FRIDAY-CME GROUP’S FEDWATCH

WHITE HOUSE

TRUMP SPOKE WITH FRANCE’S MACRON ON FRIDAY AND EXPRESSED U.S. CONCERNS WITH FRANCE’S PROPOSED DIGITAL SERVICES TAX -WHITE HOUSE

COURT SPOKESMAN

VILNIUS DISTRICT COURT AUTHORISES DETENTION OF RUZHECHKO FOR 3 MONTHS – COURT SPOKESMAN

PENTAGON OFFICIAL

MULTINATIONAL MARITIME INITIATIVE WON’T MATERIALIZE OVERNIGHT, COULD EVEN TAKE MONTHS – PENTAGON OFFICIAL

LUGA – TASS

RUSSIAN ENERGY MINISTRY OFFICIAL SAYS ORGANIC CHLORIDE CONTENT WILL NOT EXCEED 4 PPM AT UST-LUGA – TASS

KYOTO FIRE DEPARTMENT

MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE WITH NO VITAL SIGNS AFTER BEING FOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN ANIMATION STUDIO -KYOTO FIRE DEPARTMENT

KYOTO CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

THIRTEEN PEOPLE CONFIRMED DEAD IN JAPAN SUSPECTED ARSON -KYOTO CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT

STATE DEPARTMENT

U.S. OFFICIALS WILL BRIEF DIPLOMATIC CORPS ON MARITIME SECURITY IN STRAIT OF HORMUZ ON FRIDAY -STATE DEPARTMENT

DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTER

RUSSIA WANTS TO CREATE OFFSHORE ROUBLE TRADE, PLANNING LEGISLATIVE STEPS – DEPUTY FINANCE MINISTER

TRANSPORT MINISTER

BULGARIA PICKS CONSORTIUM WITH MUNICH AIRPORT TO RUN AND OPERATE SOFIA AIRPORT -TRANSPORT MINISTER

COMPETITIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES

EU ANTITRUST REGULATORS TO INVESTIGATE AMAZON OVER POSSIBLE ANTI-COMPETITIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES

GERMAN CARTEL OFFICE

AMAZON’S NEW TERMS OF SERVICE TO APPLY TO GERMAN, OTHER EUROPEAN, ‘AMERICA AND ASIA’ SITES; TAKE EFFECT IN 30 DAYS…

PARTY MERCHANTS

GERMAN CARTEL OFFICE SAYS AMAZON AGREES TO AMEND TERMS OF SERVICE FOR THIRD-PARTY MERCHANTS

2021 – DOCUMENT

MEXICO’S PEMEX ESTIMATES IT WILL FREE UP $6.6 BLN AFTER REDUCTION OF PROFIT SHARING TAX BETWEEN 2020-2021 – DOCUMENT

2024 – DOCUMENT

MEXICO’S PEMEX ESTIMATES IT WILL REQUIRE INVESTMENT OF $104.6 BLN BETWEEN 2019-2024 – DOCUMENT

BAHRAIN NEWS AGENCY

BAHRAIN’S OIL MINISTER ORDERS RESTRUCTURING OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BAHRAIN PETROLEUM COMPANY (BAPCO) – BAHRAIN NEWS AGENCY

TIMES REPORTER

BRITAIN TO SEND THIRD WARSHIP, AND TANKER, TO GULF, BUT NOT RELATED TO IRAN CRISIS – TIMES REPORTER

– LIBERAL GROUP CHAIRMAN

EU LIBERAL LAWMAKERS WILL BACK VON DER LEYEN FOR NEXT EU COMMISSION HEAD — LIBERAL GROUP CHAIRMAN

SENATE HEARING

FACEBOOK’S DAVID MARCUS SAYS HE BELIEVES UNITED STATES SHOULD TAKE LEAD IN REGULATING LIBRA – SENATE HEARING

WATER AND ONSHORE FIELDS

MEXICO’S PEMEX CEO SAYS WE WILL CONCENTRATE ON DEVELOPING SHALLOW-WATER AND ONSHORE FIELDS

INVESTOR CALL

RYANAIR CEO SAYS EXPECTS TO FLY BETWEEN 151 AND 153 MILLION PASSENGERS THIS YEAR – INVESTOR CALL

BASED TRAINING

RYANAIR CEO SAYS EXPECTS THERE WILL BE PILOT TRAINING REQUIRED FOR MAX, BUT LIKELY COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING

TO-DATE CASES TO 1,123- CDC

U.S. RECORDS 14 NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN WEEK ENDED JULY 11, BRINGING YEAR-TO-DATE CASES TO 1,123- CDC

TO-GDP RATIO NOW AT 216% – IIF

EMERGING MARKET DEBT HITS RECORD HIGH AT $69.1 TRLN IN FIRST QUARTER, DEBT-TO-GDP RATIO NOW AT 216% – IIF

LETTER SEEN BY REUTERS

HONG KONG JUNIOR POLICE OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION URGES FORCE CHIEF NOT TO PUT STAFF AT RISK – LETTER SEEN BY REUTERS

THE TIMES

UK PM CANDIDATE JOHNSON WANTS TO NEGOTIATE POST BREXIT TRADE DEAL WITH THE U.S. IF HE BECOMES THE PRIME MINISTER-…

DOW JONES – CNBC, CITING DJ

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION APPROVES ROUGHLY $5 BILLION FACEBOOK SETTLEMENT – DOW JONES – CNBC, CITING DJ

U.S. GOVERNMENT

U.S. OIL PRODUCERS EVACUATED 257 PLATFORMS AHEAD OF STORM -U.S. GOVERNMENT

U.S.GOVERNMENT

U.S. GULF OF MEXICO CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION CUT BY 59% DUE TO STORM BARRY -U.S.GOVERNMENT

BLOOMBERG LAW

U.S. DOJ PURSUING CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO WHETHER J&J LIED TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE POSSIBLE CANCER RISKS OF ITS TALCUM…

CNBC, CITING REPORT

JOHNSON & JOHNSON IS THE SUBJECT OF A U.S. CRIMINAL PROBE OVER ITS DENIALS OF ASBESTOS RISK IN BABY POWER…

BLOOMBERG

JOHNSON & JOHNSON IS POISED TO TEST AN EXPERIMENTAL HIV VACCINE IN THE U.S. AND EUROPE, STARTING LATER THIS YEAR…

GIBRALTAR CHRONICLE

GIBRALTAR POLICE HAVE ARRESTED TWO MORE OFFICERS ON THE SUPERTANKER GRACE 1- GIBRALTAR CHRONICLE

0.7% Q/Q IN SECOND QUARTER

BANK OF ITALY SAYS INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION PROBABLY FELL AROUND -0.7% Q/Q IN SECOND QUARTER

JOINT STATEMENT

FORD AND VOLKSWAGEN SAY VOLKSWAGEN TO INVEST IN FORD’S AUTOMATED VEHICLE COMPANY ARGO AI AT VALUATION OF MORE THAN $7…

REUTERS SURVEY

ANALYSTS RAISE 2019 EU CARBON PRICE FORECASTS BY 8.6% TO 26.40 EUROS/TONNE – REUTERS SURVEY

1/2 YEARS, JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS JUMP AFTER JUNE CORE CPI POSTS BIGGEST GAIN IN 1-1/2 YEARS, JOBLESS CLAIMS FALL

WEATHER DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL

SCANTY RAINFALL EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN INDIA IN NEXT TWO WEEKS-WEATHER DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL

ESTABLISHES FISCAL JUSTICE

FRENCH FINANCE MINISTER LE MAIRE SAYS DIGITAL TAX TARGETED BY U.S. PROBE RE-ESTABLISHES FISCAL JUSTICE

COMPANY MEMO TO STAFF

RYANAIR COO PETER BELLEW TO STEP DOWN AT END OF YEAR – COMPANY MEMO TO STAFF

PETROLEUM MINISTER

FOREIGN OIL COMPANIES ARREARS DOWN TO $900 MILLION AT END OF JUNE FROM $1.2 BILLION A YEAR AGO – PETROLEUM…

QATAR NEWS AGENCY

QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES TOTAL VALUE OF AGREEMENTS IT SIGNED IN WASHINGTON YESTERDAY AMOUNTED MORE THAN $5 BILLION -QATAR NEWS AGENCY

BLOOMBERG REPORTER

TRUMP TO ORDER INVESTIGATION INTO FRANCE’S PLANNED TAX ON TECH GIANTS, POTENTIALLY PREPARING FOR RETALIATORY TARIFFS ON FRANCE – BLOOMBERG…

TERM RATE CUT

U.S. TREASURY YIELDS TICK LOWER AFTER JUNE FED MINUTES SHOW MANY OFFICIALS SAW NEAR-TERM RATE CUT

SENATE PRESIDENT

NIGERIA’S PRESIDENT BUHARI TO SUBMIT CABINET NOMINEES THIS WEEK – SENATE PRESIDENT

EU AUDITORS

EU’S 2018 BANK STRESS TEST TOO MILD, SPARED VULNERABLE LENDERS AND WEAKER STATES – EU AUDITORS