INTERNATIONAL NEWS
07 Nov
Europe close: Stocks end day lower as investors take breather
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Stocks finished slightly in the red, reversing earlier gains as market optimism regarding the prospect for US tax reforms was tempered somewhat by conflicting reports regarding the exact timing and content of any meaasures.

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07 Nov
IAG traffic remains on upward trajectory
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International Consolidated Airlines Group, better known as IAG and as the owner of British Airways and Iberia, continued to grow capacity and passenger traffic in October.

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07 Nov
US open: Wall Street mixed as markets wait on Senate tax reform proposal
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Wall Street is trading on a mixed note amid conflicting reports on the likely timing and exact content of any White House tax reform proposal ahead of the anticipated Senate proposal later this week or early during the next one.

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07 Nov
Scottish Power boss calls on ministers to choose a side in energy debate
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Keith Anderson, chief corporate officer for Scottish Power, came for the UK government on Tuesday as he challenged ministers to choose whether or not they would back the free market or fully regulate the energy industry.

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07 Nov
EU Commissioner Vestager says big tech companies are threatening democracy
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Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, has hit out at major tech firms for their tax practices, and added that they are a "threat" to democracy.

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07 Nov
Current and Projected Growth of The Contact Lens Industry in Australia
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The contact lens industry has, in the recent years, witnessed a shift in the usage of contact lenses. Silicone hydrogel lenses, like those supplied by LensWorld, hold a promising future in improving the contact lens market, as more and more people opt to use them to correct their eye problems. Their development can be termed as one of the biggest technological advancement in the science of contact lenses, having changed the lives of millions of people worldwide.

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07 Nov
Trump strikes conciliatory tone on North Korea during Asia tour
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US President Donald Trump departed from previous rhetoric on North Korea during a press conference in South Korea on Tuesday, where he urged Pyongyang to "come to the table".

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07 Nov
Saudi purge deepens as central bank expands scope of corruption crackdown
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The Saudi Arabian government's crackdown on corruption was set to expand its reach beyond the princes and billionaires that are already facing charges as the kingdom's central bank called on other banks to freeze the accounts of dozens of individuals.

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07 Nov
Poll: Spain's Ciudadanos makes moderate gains in voter intentions

Spanish centrist party Ciudadanos has gained ground in voter intentions in the wake of the Catalan crisis, according to the results of a widely-followed survey.

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07 Nov
Disney reportedly in talks to buy Fox's 39% stake in Sky
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Walt Disney is reported to have held negotiations with 21st Century Fox over the sale of a large part of its operations, including its share of Sky.

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07 Nov
US pre-open: Stocks seen flat after record highs, Yellen speech eyed
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US futures pointed to a muted open on Wall Street on Tuesday following more record highs in the previous session.

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07 Nov
Asia report: Most markets higher after oil prices climb
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Most markets in Asia were higher on Tuesday, taking their cues from both Wall Street and oil prices, which finished the Monday session overnight at impressive levels.

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07 Nov
Eurozone retail sales rise more than expected in September
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Eurozone retail sales rose more than expected in September, according to data released by Eurostat on Tuesday.

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07 Nov
Paradise Papers show Apple moved $252bn to offshore Jersey fund
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US tech giant Apple moved a huge chunk of its untaxed offshore cash to the Channel Island of Jersey following a crackdown on its controversial tax practices in Ireland.

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07 Nov
PBoC shifts towards net purchases of FX reserves in October
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China's central bank appears to have reverted back to net foreign exchange purchases last month, but that does not mean it is seeking to weaken its currency artificially, analysts said following the release of the latest foreign exchange reserve data by the country´s monetary authority.

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