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SAO PAULO, July 3 (Reuters) — The Mexican peso slipped on
Thursday after U.S. manufacturing activity increased to its
strongest level in nearly three years, driving expectations of
faster rate hikes in coming months.
An index of U.S. national factory activity tracked by the
Institute for Supply Management rose to 57.8 last month, the
strongest reading since August 2014, driving U.S. 10-year yields
to their highest levels in seven weeks.
The figures allaye
(Reuters) — President Donald Trump is considering adding a veteran Washington lawyer to the White House counsel’s office to deal with Russia-related issues, people familiar with the matter said.
MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) — Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday, making a doomed last stand in their former Iraqi stronghold.
(Reuters) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was caught on camera taking time out from dealing with a government shutdown to sunbathe on a state beach that had been closed to the public during the July Fourth holiday weekend.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. factory activity jumped in June suggesting economic growth in the second quarter gained some steam, while construction spending held steady in May.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.45 pct, S&P 0.46 pct, Nasdaq 0.43 pct
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LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) — Factories across the euro zone rounded off the first half of 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest rate for over six years as rising prices failed to put a dent in orders, a survey showed on Monday.
* Toshiba has said SK Hynix will not have equity in chip
DOHA/DUBAI (Reuters) — Four Arab states that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism agreed to extend until Tuesday a deadline for Doha to comply with a list of demands, as U.S. President Donald Trump voiced concerns about the dispute to both sides.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (Reuters) — The threat posed by North Korea was a key topic in phone calls between U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of China and Japan, along with trade issues, the White House said on Sunday.