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Euro Gains, Dollar Steadies as Politics Dominates: Markets Wrap

By The euro advanced on optimism Germany’s Angela Merkel has made a breakthrough toward her fourth term after months of stalement, while the dollar recovered from earlier lows as the federal government shutdown continued. Asian equities were set for small gains when trading starts Monday. Germany’s Social Democrats backed formal coalition talks with Chancellor Merkel,…

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Trump reportedly thinks Wilbur Ross has done a bad job as Commerce secretary

President Donald Trump has been so disappointed with Wilbur Ross's performance as Commerce secretary that he has humiliated him in meetings, ripping the former Wall Street investor's inability to secure satisfying trade deals, Axios reported Sunday, citing sources. "Your understanding of trade is terrible. Your deals are no good. No good," Trump told Ross, according…

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Hundreds queue to pay O’Riordan respects

Image copyright PA Image caption The singer's remains are lying in repose in her home city of Limerick Hundreds of people have gathered to pay their respects to the late Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan in her home city of Limerick. Large crowds gathered for the event ahead of her funeral on Tuesday. Hundreds queued outside…

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