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British 'bad bank' sells $7.4 billion of mortgages to Barclays consortium
LONDON (Reuters) - UK Asset Resolution, the British 'bad bank' set up to manage the assets of two failed lenders, has sold two portfolios of residential mortgages to an investor group led by Barclays
, boosting the public purse by 5.3 billion pounds ($7.39 billion).
Russia, betting on EU Trump talks, keeps powder dry in Rusal row for now
MOSCOW, April 25 (Reuters) - Moscow is holding off on taking retaliatory measures against the United States for imposing sanctions on Rusal, hoping the EU can persuade Washington to ease restrictions against the world's second largest aluminum producer further, sources told Reuters.
FACTBOX-Commoners who have married into royal families
LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - In just over three weeks, U.S. actress Meghan Markle will join a select group of "commoners" to marry into a royal family when she weds Britain's Prince Harry at Windsor Castle.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks supported by Wall St, but China drags
TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) - Asian stocks were supported on Thursday by robust corporate earnings that helped Wall Street quell concerns about the surge in U.S. bond yields. However, sagging Chinese shares limited the upside potential of the market.
ZTE tells suppliers China trade row may be factor in U.S. ban: source
NEW YORK (Reuters) - China's ZTE Corp <000063.SZ> held a conference call on Wednesday with major suppliers, during which a company representative suggested the trade dispute with Beijing may have been a factor in last week's U.S. order banning American firms from selling goods to the smartphone maker, according to a person familiar with the call.
Trump officials warn of arrests as migrant caravan reaches U.S. border
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico reunited in Tijuana on Wednesday and planned to cross into the United States together this weekend, in defiance of threats by President Donald Trump to repel them.
EPA chief Pruitt faces congressional grilling on spending, ethics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt will face tough questions from lawmakers in congressional budget hearings on Thursday over a long list of alleged ethical missteps plaguing his tenure.
Understanding Kim: Inside the U.S. effort to profile the secretive North Korean leader
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give President Donald Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War, but they face a huge challenge – figuring out a secretive North Korean ruler few people know much about.
Bain Capital targets $4 billion for new Asia fund: source
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global private equity firm Bain Capital LLC is targeting up to $4 billion for a new Asia-focused fund, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, adding yet more dry powder to the region that has enjoyed a two-year fundraising bonanza.
Soccer: Guadalajara beat Toronto on penalties to win Champions league
(Reuters) - Mexico's Chivas Guadalajara defeated Toronto FC on penalties to win the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday after the Major League Soccer club claimed a dramatic 2-1 second leg victory to leave the final tied 3-3 on aggregate.
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