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  • Rebuilding the grid after Irma

    Christine Tezak, ClearView Energy Partners managing director, talks about getting power back to customers in Floria as quickly as possible. Also Tezak weighs in on how floods impacted Houston's utilities.

  • Rough surf churned up buy the approaching hurricane damage the docks at Whale harbour in the Florida Keys as winds and rain from the outer bands of Hurricane Irma arrive in Islamorada, Florida on September 9, 2017.

    Parts of the storm-ravaged Florida Keys will allow residents to return on Tuesday to survey damage from Hurricane Irma.

  • *Parts of Florida Keys to re-open to residents. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida allowed some residents to return to their shuttered homes and reopened several airports on Tuesday after Hurricane Irma's pounding winds and storm surges ripped through the state, prompting the evacuation of 6.5 million people. Local authorities told around 90,000...

  • *Supply cut deal seen helping market rebalance- OPEC. International benchmark Brent crude fell by 35 cents to $53.49 per barrel by 0847 GMT from the previous close. While the largest U.S. refinery, Motiva Port Arthur, and a number of others were restarting more than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey ripped through the U.S. Gulf coast, the impact from Irma was less...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- The dollar held steady on Tuesday, a day after investors trimmed short bets against it on a bounce in U.S. bond yields to generate its second biggest daily gain against the yen this year. "Nothing fundamental has changed about the outlook for the dollar, namely that the market has become more sceptical about the Fed's intention to raise rates in the...

  • *Supply cut deal seen to help market rebalance- OPEC. SEOUL, Sept 12- Oil prices were steady on Tuesday, as traders weighed up the dampening effect on demand of Hurricane Irma versus refinery restarts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that should lead to more crude oil processing. International benchmark Brent crude was down 4 cents, or 0.07 percent, at $53.80 per...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japanese stocks climbed to their highest in a month on Tuesday with financials leading gains for most sectors after Wall Street soared overnight. The S&P 500 surged more than 1 percent to a record close on Monday as tropical storm Irma caused less damage in Florida than feared and North Korea held off from testing a missile or nuclear weapon over...

  • It caused record flooding in parts of Florida after it left a path of deadly destruction on several Caribbean islands. The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has arrived off Florida's east coast and two amphibious assault ships will arrive on Tuesday to help in the Keys, where Irma first made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.

  • *Supply cut deal seen to help market rebalance- OPEC. SEOUL, Sept 12- Oil prices edged down on Tuesday, as traders weighed up the dampening effect on demand of Hurricane Irma versus refinery restarts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that should lead to more crude oil processing. International benchmark Brent crude was down 14 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $53.70 per barrel...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- The dollar held on to most of its gains on Tuesday, following a sharp rebound on improving investor risk sentiment as worries over North Korea and Hurricane Irma receded. "Some people said the dollar's fall and recovery was not strange, since U.S. yields got so low," said Masashi Murata, currency strategist for Brown Brothers Harriman in Tokyo.

  • *Spot gold may drop to $1,317/ oz- technicals. Asian shares marked a 10- year peak early in the day and the dollar held gains, with investors breathing a sigh of relief as fears over North Korea eased slightly and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided. ounce by 0330 GMT, after earlier touching its lowest since Sept. 1.

  • *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South...

  • *Supply cut deal seen to help market rebalancing- OPEC. SEOUL, Sept 12- Oil prices edged down in early Asian trading on Tuesday, as traders weighed up the dampening effect on demand of Hurricane Irma versus refinery restarts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey that should lead to more crude oil processing. International benchmark Brent crude was down 5 cents, or 0.1...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Japanese stocks climbed to near their highest in a month on Tuesday with all sectors rising after Wall Street soared overnight. The S&P 500 surged more than 1 percent to a record close on Monday as tropical storm Irma caused less damage in Florida than expected and North Korea held off from testing a missile or nuclear weapon over the weekend, which...

  • *Irma downgraded to tropical storm, heads into Georgia. *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from...

  • *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.1 percent to $3.57 a bushel by 0102 GMT, having gained 0.2 percent in the previous session. *The USDA in a weekly report said the U.S. corn harvest was 5 percent harvested, near the five-year average of 6 percent and ahead of the average trade estimate of 4 percent. *In Iowa, the top U.S. corn producer,...

  • SEOUL, Sept 12- Oil prices edged down in early Asian trading on Tuesday, as traders weighed up the dampening effect on demand of Hurricane Irma versus refinery restarts following Hurricane Harvey that should lead to more crude oil processing. International benchmark Brent crude was down 8 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $53.76 per barrel by 0108 GMT from the previous...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.1 percent to its highest level since late 2007. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.0 percent. Adding to an uptick in risk appetite was relief that North Korea did not test-fire missiles or conduct nuclear tests over the weekend as some had feared. The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped...

  • Kevin Maloney of Property Markets Group says most of Miami's building are intact post-Hurricane Irma due to Florida's improving building code.

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- The dollar held to large gains on Tuesday following a sharp rebound against the yen and euro, lifted by improving investor risk sentiment as worries over North Korea and Hurricane Irma receded. It had slumped to a 10- month low of 107.320 yen on Friday, when Hurricane Irma threatened Florida and as financial markets braced for North Korea's...