Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not... Read more »

Attacks on Saudi facilities threaten spare oil capacity, price hikes

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Saturday’s attacks on key Saudi Arabia processing plants will test the world’s ability to handle a supply crisis as it faces the temporary loss of more... Read more »

Global spare oil capacity in U.S. hands after Saudi outage

LONDON (Reuters) – An attack on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday is believed to have disrupted half the country’s production capacity, making the United States the only real holder... Read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold dips as trade hopes fan risk appetite

* Palladium retreats from record peak, set for 6th weekly gain * Platinum on track to snap three consecutive weekly gain * Investors now await Fed, BOJ policy meetings... Read more »

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan’s use of ‘Rising Sun’ flag at Olympics

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the “Rising Sun” flag during next year’s Games, Seoul’s sports ministry said on... Read more »

UK Labour Party deputy leader: We need Brexit referendum before election

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain needs to hold another referendum on leaving the European Union before any national election is held, Tom Watson, the deputy leader of the main opposition... Read more »

Britain says travellers to EU will have duty-free shopping after no-deal Brexit

LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Britain on Tuesday said there would be a return of duty-free shopping for travellers to the European Union if the country leaves the bloc... Read more »

Irish PM Varadkar says: no-backstop equals no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday that the removal of the border backstop without any proper replacement would mean a no-deal Brexit for the... Read more »

U.S.-China trade conflict could take years to resolve: Kudlow

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday the United States wants “near term” results from U.S.-China trade talks in September and October but cautioned... Read more »