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Amazon Whole Foods key vote today

Whole Foods shareholders are expected to approve Amazon’s $13.7bn bid today from downtown Austin

Adrian Holliday
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Good-time feel as US stocks bounce

Stocks were up across the board with technology stocks leading the charge as investors sought bargains.

Claire Hunte
Dollar in back pocket

Dollar and global shares put troubles behind

Where did the tension go? Did President Trump and Kim Jong-un agree a play date?

Adrian Holliday
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Goldman Sachs boss takes aim at Trump

Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs, tweeted his thoughts on the US eclipse yesterday

Adrian Holliday
Solar eclipse

Energy stocks flag, eclipse centre stage

Mixed day of trading for US stocks as energy and financials weigh and Dow and S&P 500 hover between positive and negative territory

Claire Hunte
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Great Wall to snap up Jeep?

Much interest (more below) in a possible Fiat-Chrysler deal with Chinese auto giant Great Wall.

Adrian Holliday
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Japan’s Nikkei skids to three month low

Asian trading was modest overnight following last week’s severe share movement jolts, not to mention the sacking of Steve Bannon

Adrian Holliday
Wall Street

US markets rally as Cohn stays and Bannon leaves

Despite fears of further falls after a torrid Thursday, US markets showed resilience on Friday. The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 were slightly down after markets opened (0.20% and 0.22% respectively0 while the Nasdaq was fractionally up.

David Burrows
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Gold cracks $1,300 on ‘safe haven’ buying

Currency-of-last-resort gold saw its spot value surge past the $1,300 barrier earlier in the day

Adrian Holliday

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