INTERNATIONAL NEWS
03 Oct
US close: Wall Street sets new records on Powell, autos, airlines
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US stocks continued their strong start to the month, setting yet another record close after comments from a Fed governor and a boost for auto manufacturers from strong sales data.

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03 Oct
Europe close: Stocks end session mostly higher, Spain lags
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Stocks on the Continent ended on a mixed note, even as Wall Street continued to push higher, amid renewed weakness in the periphery.

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03 Oct
Amazon to be slapped with million-euro fine by EU for tax avoidance
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The EU is gearing up to hit ecommerce giant Amazon with a multi-million euro bill for unpaid taxes related to its operations in Luxembourg, The Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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03 Oct
Kurdistan announces parliamentary and presidential elections
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The autonomous Kurdistan enclave in Northern Iraq plans to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on 1 November after Kurds vote for independence in last month's referendum.

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03 Oct
Uber CEO meets with TfL after licence withdrawal
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The chief executive of controversial ride-hailing app Uber has arrived in London for crunch talks with Transport for London, which refused to renew the company’s licence to operate in the capital.

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03 Oct
Asia report: Markets mixed, RBA upbeat on Australia outlook
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Markets in Asia were mixed on on Tuesday, amid more quiet trading as a number of exchanges remained closed for holidays.

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03 Oct
US pre-open: Stocks to nudge higher ahead of Powell speech
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US futures pointed to a marginally higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday following record high closes in the previous session, with little on tap other than a speech by Jerome Powell.

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03 Oct
Catalans to hold general strike in response to referendum violence
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A general strike will take place across Catalonia on Tuesday as citizens of the region respond to violent outbursts by security forces during Sunday’s independence referendum.

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