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  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Clinton would be a safe pair of hands, that...

  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by gains in the U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Investors have fretted over...

  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. stock prices rose on Tuesday following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but losses in the oil market and anxiety about the fortune of Deutsche Bank limited Wall Street's advance. Deutsche Bank is one of those banks, "said Kevin Giddis, head of fixed income...

  • *Poses big threat to rivals in Europe and elsewhere. *UberEats launches in Amsterdam, five other cities this week. In a measure of rising ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber will begin delivering meals in Amsterdam on Thursday just as Dutch market leader Takeaway.com, begins trading on the city's stock market.

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    Uber is making a broad international push into takeaway meal deliveries, backed by a big staff recruitment and marketing campaign.

  • *Oil tries to hold latest bounce as OPEC talk swirls. LONDON, Sept 27- Worries about Europe's banks wrenched stocks into reverse on Tuesday and halted a surge in Mexico's peso that followed Democrat Hillary Clinton's victory over Republican Donald Trump in the first U.S. presidential debate. Europe's mood soured as Deutsche Bank shares hit another record low on...

  • Showing its ambition to expand well beyond the core online taxi-hailing business, Uber announced on Tuesday the launch later this week of its UberEats meal delivery app service in Amsterdam, just as Takeaway.com, the local market leader in the Netherlands, is seeking a share listing. In addition, the company told reporters in Amsterdam that it will open the...

  • LONDON— The Associated Press has purchased the film archive of British Movietone, bolstering the news cooperative's collection with historic video from World War II, the Beatles' conquest of America and the romance between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. The archive includes the first recorded speeches of personalities such as Mohandas K. Gandhi and...

  • *Asia, European stocks swing higher. *Oil tries to hold latest bounce as OPEC talk swirls. LONDON, Sept 27- World shares swung higher and the Mexican peso surged more than two percent on Tuesday, as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan swing higher, euro shares to start firm. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. As early risk aversion faded, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 27- Australian wheat output will likely fall short of official estimates of near record volumes as heavy rains exacerbate recent damage to crops in the east of the world's fourth largest exporter, farmers and analysts said on Tuesday. "We are starting to see some crop losses after it has been too wet for too long," said Dan Cooper, a farmer in Caragabal, 460...

  • *Investors look for sign of output agreement as producers meet at Algiers energy conference. Major oil producers are gathering in Algeria for a three-day meeting that could see moves to cut or freeze oil output in an effort to support oil prices. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers led by Russia are meeting informally...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei swings higher. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. As early risk aversion faded, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei off 0.4 pct. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recovered and the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors seemed to award the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan bounced to be up 0.2 percent, while South Korea...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan recoup losses, Nikkei off 0.4 pct. SYDNEY, Sept 27- Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday and the dollar edged away from a one-month trough against the yen, suggesting investors judged Democrat Hillary Clinton was winning her debate against Republican Donald Trump. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • Major oil producers are gathering in Algeria for a three-day meeting that could see moves to cut or freeze oil output in an effort to support oil prices. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers led by Russia are meeting informally on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in Algeria from Sept. 26-28.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber is gearing up to deliver meals in Amsterdam this week just as Takeaway.com, the restaurant ordering leader in the Netherlands, lists on the Amsterdam stock market. The plan include 16 cities in 12 European countries ranging from Moscow to Madrid to Manchester, 11 new cities in nine Asian countries-...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Oil rallied on Monday as the world's largest producers gathered in Algeria to discuss ways to support the market, with nervous trade driving volatility to its highest since exporters met in April. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries are meeting informally on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in...