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Wall Street ends higher on upbeat earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching closer to its all-time high following a string of mostly positive earnings, while a drop in healthcare shares limited the advance. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 67.89 points, or 0.26%, to 26,452.66, the S&P 500 gained 1.48 points, or 0.05%, to 2,907.06 and the Nasdaq Composit...

16 Apr 8:14 PM 0 Read More...

Oil up 1 percent as market focuses on supply risks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose 1 percent on Tuesday, as fighting in Libya and falling Venezuelan and Iranian exports raised concerns over tightening global supply, but uncertainty surrounding an OPEC-led production cut limited gains. Brent crude futures rose 56 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $71.74 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 65 cents, or 1 percent, to settle at $64.05 a barrel. I...

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Qualcomm stock surges after settling long patent dispute with Apple

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday won a major victory in settling its wide-ranging legal dispute with Apple Inc, signing a six-year patent license deal and a supply agreement that could pave the way to getting its modem chips back in the iPhone, which featured only Intel Corp chips last year. The settlement also includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm, but the companies did not disclose the amount. Shares of Qual...

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China’s policy stimulus may worsen economic distortions: OECD

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country’s drive to control debt and worsen structural distortions over the medium term, the OECD said in a report on Tuesday. Beijing has stepped up fiscal stimulus to prevent a sharper slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, which is being squeezed by weaker domestic demand and ...

16 Apr 3:45 PM 0 Read More...

India’s Jet Airways faces imminent shutdown without emergency funds: sources

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Jet Airways Ltd will be forced to shut down as soon as Wednesday if it does not get emergency funding from its lenders, two sources familiar with the situation said. Bankers and an Indian government official said lenders are scrambling to secure funds to keep the once-dominant Indian airline, whose shares earlier slumped to their lowest levels since August 2015, flying....

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China's policy stimulus may worsen economic distortions: OECD

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s stimulus measures will shore up economic growth this year and next but may undermine the country’s drive to control debt and worsen structural distortions over the medium term, the OECD said in a report on Tuesday. Beijing has stepped up fiscal stimulus to prevent a sharper slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, which is being squeezed by weaker domestic demand and a trade w...

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India's Jet Airways faces imminent shutdown without emergency funds: sources

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Jet Airways Ltd will be forced to shut down as soon as Wednesday if it does not get emergency funding from its lenders, two sources familiar with the situation said. Bankers and an Indian government official said lenders are scrambling to secure funds to keep the once-dominant Indian airline, whose shares earlier slumped to their lowest levels since August 2015, flying. Another ...

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Wall St. rises on tech boost, robust Johnson & Johnson earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, powered by stellar results from healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson and gains in technology stocks, with the benchmark S&P 500 less than a percent away from its all-time high. Johnson & Johnson gained 2.7% after beating quarterly profit estimates and raising adjusted sales growth forecast for the year. The results helped healthcare, the worst performing secto...

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Oil holds above $71 as supply risks back in focus

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil held above $71 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by falling Venezuelan and Iranian exports and fighting in Libya that raised concerns of more supply threats, outweighing expectations of higher U.S. inventories. In Libya, fighting between Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army and the internationally-recognized government has raised the prospect of lower supplies from another OPEC member. U.S. san...

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