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Column: Funds bought U.S. crude ahead of big freeze - John Kemp

15.02.2021, 10:52

LONDON - Hedge funds purchased more petroleum last week, but buying was almost entirely concentrated in WTI, which suggests it was driven by the prospect of freezing weather temporarily hitting U.S. oil production.

EU to ask for more time to ratify Brexit trade deal, Frost says

09.02.2021, 17:54

LONDON - The European Union is likely to ask for more time to ratify the Brexit trade deal, Britain's former Brexit negotiator David Frost said on Tuesday.

S&P 500, Dow ease from record highs; stimulus in focus

09.02.2021, 17:53

The Dow and the S&P 500 eased from record highs on Tuesday as investors digested recent gains while awaiting progress in passing a proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus plan.

Trump impeachment trial to open with fight on constitutionality

09.02.2021, 17:52

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, on a charge of inciting last month's deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol, opens on Tuesday with a debate over the constitutionality of the Senate trying a president after he has left office.

Facebook faces new UK class action after data harvesting scandal

09.02.2021, 17:51

LONDON - Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is facing a second London High Court class action over allegations it failed to protect the personal details of about one million people in England and Wales, in the latest lawsuit to spring from a scandal over data harvesting.