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→  September 19, 2017

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Tuesday, ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting, which would give investors clues on the timing of the next U.S. interest rate hike. * While investors do not expect any rate hike as an outcome of the meeting, the central bank will likely announce […]

→  September 18, 2017

(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday, indicating a continuation of last week’s winning streak, as investor appetite for riskier assets increased on easing tensions on the Korean peninsula and ahead of Federal Reserve’s rate-setting meeting. * The Federal Open Market Committee starts the two-day meeting on Tuesday. While the meeting is […]

→  September 17, 2017

HENGQIN, China (Reuters) – Just a stone’s throw across a narrow waterway from the world’s largest gambling hub Macau, a former oyster farming island is being transformed into China’s newest tourism haven. Dubbed by some as China’s answer to Florida’s Orlando – a global tourist magnet with its cluster of major theme parks – Hengqin […]

→  September 16, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. equity investors could rotate out of high-yielding sectors and into stocks of banks, which would benefit from the next leg up in interest rates, after the Federal Reserve’s policy-setting meeting wraps up on Wednesday.     If the Fed next week gives a nod to rising inflation or focuses its trimmed-down bond buying on longer-dated […]