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  • *Soybeans edges lower despite hopes for U.S.- China deal. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.3% at $3.72-3/ 4 a bushel as of 0413 GMT. The USDA said 55% of the U.S. corn crop is in good-to-excellent condition, slightly ahead of market expectations.

  • An office worker talks on a mobile phone in front of a China Unicom logo in Beijing, China on January 5, 2012.

    Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai "has made it clear that the Commission is reviewing other Chinese communications companies such as China Telecom and China Unicom," spokesman Brian Hart said.

  • Sept 17- The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday. The Solar Energy Industries Association forecast 17% growth this year to 12.6 gigawatts in its quarterly joint report with consultants Wood Mackenzie Power& Renewables.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Industrial metals fell on Tuesday after top consumer China released a slew of weak economic data that raised concerns about demand from the world's second-largest economy. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange fell 0.5% to $5,841 a tonne by 0344 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 17- When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky- and factory bosses hope they can get through it without blanket closures. Beijing will close building sites, curb fireworks and restrict fuel sales ahead of the National Day celebrating the founding of the People's...

  • In the run-up to the launch of its IPO, We Company has faced concerns about its corporate governance standards, as well as the sustainability of its business model, which relies on a mix of long-term liabilities and short-term revenue, and how such a model would weather an economic downturn. Reuters reported last week that We Company might seek a valuation in its...

  • TOKYO, Sept 17- Japan plans to reconfirm in the final stage of trade talks with the United States that Washington will not impose additional tariffs on Japanese vehicles and auto parts, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 17- Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end. "Hong Kong society has really accumulated a lot of deep rooted economic, social and even political issues, I hope these...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 17- Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialog sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end. "Hong Kong society has really accumulated a lot of deep rooted economic, social and even political issues, I hope these different...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 17- China's central bank partially rolled over loans from its one-year liquidity facility on Tuesday but kept the lending rate unchanged, a sign it is willing to maintain adequate credit to support a slowing economy but wary of excessive stimulus. The People's Bank of China extended 200 billion yuan of one-year medium-term lending facility...

  • BEIJING, Sept 17- China's new home prices grew at a slower pace in August as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative buying put a dent on overall demand. Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 0.5% month-on-month in August, less than July's growth of 0.6% and was the slowest increase since February, Reuters calculated from official...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 17- Industrial metals fell on Tuesday after top consumer China released a slew of weak economic data that raised concerns about demand from the world's second-largest economy. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange fell 0.3% to $5,851 a tonne by 0226 GMT, while the most-traded copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength. "When you see a government that works great for those with money and connections, and doesn't do much for anyone else,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Deputy-level U.S.- China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Donohue, speaking at a news conference to urge congressional approval of the U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement, said Lighthizer "did indicate that there was some movement in the direction of purchasing of agricultural products and other...

  • The attack heightened uncertainty in a market that had become relatively subdued in recent months due to slowing growth as the U.S.- China trade war rages and now faces the loss of crude from Saudi Arabia, usually the supplier of last resort. Brent crude was down 77 cents, or 1.1%, at $68.25 a barrel by 0051, while West Texas Intermediate was down 82 cents, or 1.3%, at...

  • Yemen's anti-government Houthi movement, an ally of Iran, claimed responsibility for the attack that cut the kingdom's production in half and fanned fears of retaliation in the Middle East. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind the attacks but stressed he did not want to go to war. Iran has rejected U.S. charges it was behind the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday delivered a fierce denunciation of the corruption she argues has crippled the country's political and economic systems, speaking to a crowd whose enthusiasm and size testified to her campaign's growing strength. "When you see a government that works great for those with money...

  • We Company did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment. In the run-up to the launch of its IPO, We Company has faced concerns about its corporate governance standards, as well as the sustainability of its business model, which relies on a mix of long-term liabilities and short-term revenue, and how such a model would weather an economic downturn.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a bilateral meeting in Biarritz, France on August 25, 2019.

    President Donald Trump said Monday that the U.S. has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval.

  • President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval. "In addition, I also will be entering into an Executive Agreement with Japan regarding digital trade," Trump said in the letter. The Trump administration last year...