INTERNATIONAL NEWS
10 Nov
Europe close: Shares finish session near day's lows
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Stocks on the Continent ended lower, clocking in with some of their steepest weekly losses since August over disappointment on the outlook for prompt passage of US tax reforms.

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10 Nov
Republicans advance tax cut packages through House and Senate
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Oxford Economics senior analyst Nancy Vanden Houten said on Friday that as a result of US local elections on Tuesday the Republican party were beginning to feel a sense of urgency in passing its tax cut package after Democrats picked up a slew of new seats, showing the President's agenda may not be working.

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10 Nov
Hertz pushes higher on increased revenues
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US rental vehicle group Hertz Global posted stronger than expected net profits on Thursday as increased sales and revenue management successfully offset losses from cancelled reservations in those parts of the country which had been hit hard by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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10 Nov
Losses widen at JC Penney despite same-store sales doubling market expectations
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American department store chain JC Penney reported same-store sales growth that more than doubled analysts' forecasts, sending its stock price surging.

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10 Nov
Trump lashes out at 'trade abuses' in APEC speech
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US President Donald Trump has lashed out at unfair trading practices during a key speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.

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10 Nov
US open: Moderate selling continues amid tax cut doubts
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Wall Street's main market gauges were again bathed in red on Friday amid concerns that a possible delay in corporate tax cuts until 2019 could put an end to the recent rally in equity markets.

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10 Nov
US consumer confidence slips in November, but wage expectations rise
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Consumer sentiment in the US is a little bit weaker at the start of month, although still at lofty levels, even as Americans and analysts ponder the prospect for rising official rates and try and anticipate their potential impact on spending.

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10 Nov
Barnier gives UK two weeks to clarify 'Brexit bill' position
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Brexit negotiations have seen “some progress” in the latest round of talks, but according to chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier, the UK has only two weeks left to agree to a financial settlement.

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10 Nov
US pre-open: Stocks seen lower amid worries over tax cut delay
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US futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street on Friday amid concerns that a possible delay in corporate tax cuts until 2019 could put an end to the recent rally in equity markets.

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10 Nov
Uber loses major employment rights case in London
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Ride-hailing app Uber will be forced to treat its UK drivers as employees after it failed to win its appeal to a London court on Friday.

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10 Nov
Asia report: Most markets follow Wall Street lower
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Most markets in Asia finished in the red on Friday, taking their lead from Wall Street overnight, which closed lower on the back of tax reform plans from Senate Republicans.

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09 Nov
US close: Markets in the red as Senate Republicans reveal their tax plans
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US markets finished lower on Thursday as investors dealt with more earnings news and details on the Senate’s tax bill.

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