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US agency upgrades Tesla Autopilot safety probe, step ahead of possible recall

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Thursday it was upgrading its probe to 830,000 Tesla (TSLA.O) vehicles with its advanced Autopilot driver assistance system, a mandatory step before being able to request a recall. The auto safety agency opened a preliminary assessment in August to assess the …

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Stocks fall as sentiment dips on rate fears and yields rise

Investors cautious ahead of ECB meeting and US CPI data White House expects next inflation numbers to be high Crude hits 13-week high on rising US demand Global growth concerns sap investment sentiment NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – U.S. and European stocks fell on Wednesday as prospects for a rate hike dampened sentiment, while …

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US SEC chief unveils plan to overhaul Wall Street stock trading

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – The top U.S. securities regulator proposed rule changes on Wednesday to transform the way Wall Street handles retail stock trading after last year’s stock market meme raised questions about whether mom-and-pop investors were getting the best price. The plan, unveiled by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, …

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Saudi Arabia and OPEC could make up for lost Russian oil production as Biden visit looms

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Western sanctions have caused Russian production to plummet OPEC+ meets on Thursday and may address Russian production issue US diplomats worked on …

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Russia widens gas cuts in Europe as Gazprom cuts supply from Dutch trader

A 3D printed gas pipeline is placed in front of the Gazprom logo displayed in this illustration taken February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Gazprom says it cut gas supply to GasTerra Russians cite refusal to pay in rubles The Dane also on the lookout for …

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Zero-COVID, big money: China’s anti-virus spending boosts medicine, tech and construction

BEIJING, May 30 (Reuters) – China’s “zero-COVID” policy of constantly monitoring, testing and isolating its citizens to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has hit much of the country’s economy, but it has created growth bubbles in the medical, technology and construction sectors. The Chinese government, alone among major countries to have pledged to eradicate …

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Blame game in France after ‘chaotic’ Champions League final

PARIS, May 29 (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes at France’s national stadium before and during Saturday night’s Champions League final have been described as a national embarrassment, while French ministers have blamed Liverpool supporters for the troubles . The final between Liverpool and Real Madrid started with a 35-minute delay after police tried to restrain people …

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European stocks rebound, Chinese rate move bolsters sentiment

LONDON, May 20 (Reuters) – Stocks rebounded on Friday after China slashed a key benchmark to support its economy, although a gauge of global equities remains set for its longest streak of weekly losses on record amid investor concerns about slowing growth and high inflation. China slashed its five-year prime lending rate (LPR) – which …

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