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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of favoring his Democratic opponents over him and his fellow Republicans.
Latin American currencies rose against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, on expectations that U.S. Federal Reserve policy makers will not hike interest rates at this week's two-day policy meeting. Stocks in the region were mixed. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies gained, as the dollar neared a two-week low on bets that the Fed will eschew any more rate hikes for the time being, with U.S. and global growth slowing. Last year, emerging marke
Facebook Inc's Instagram began trialing a feature on Tuesday that lets U.S. users shop directly for products from the photo sharing app by adding a 'checkout' feature on items tagged for sale, the company said.
The European Union will not allow models of the Boeing aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia to fly in its skies until it has received sufficient guarantees from the U.S. planemaker, the head of the bloc's aviation safety agency said.
A German military helicopter tender likely to be fought out between U.S. arms makers Lockheed Martin and Boeing will get "mandatory" funding of 1.61 billion euros ($1.8 billion) under German budget plans, a government document shows.
The London-listed shares of Kazakhstan's biggest bank, Halyk Bank, tumbled 5 percent on Tuesday after the country's President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power.
Brazil's Raízen Energia SA, the world's largest sugar maker, has hedged more than 60 percent of sugar sales for the 2019/2020 season, Chief Executive Officer Luis Henrique Guimarães said on Tuesday.
Facebook Inc's Instagram will now let U.S. users to shop products directly from the photo sharing app by adding a 'checkout' feature on items tagged for sale, the company said on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the big tech platforms, Facebook, YouTube owner Google and Twitter, were on the side of the left, along with the "corrupt media."
Shares in Mexican cement maker Cemex rose by more than 2 percent in early trade on Tuesday after the company said it had reached an agreement to sell aggregates and ready-mix assets in Germany. (Reporting by Miguel Angel Gutierrez Editing by Dave Graham)
Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, helped by gains in energy shares that got a lift from higher crude prices.
Sugar merchant Alvean's Chief Executive Gareth Griffiths has decided to step down and will be replaced by Paulo Roberto de Souza, the company said on Tuesday.
Shares in America Movil rose more than 3.5 percent in early trade on Tuesday after the Mexican telecoms firm said on Monday it would acquire 100 percent of rival Nextel's Brazil operation, strengthening its position in Latin America's biggest economy. (Reporting by Miguel Angel Gutierrez Editing by Dave Graham)
Investors remained bullish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries for a sixth consecutive week on worries about a slowing economy and expectations inflation will stay muted despite a tight domestic labor market, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday.
* Aluminium up 1.2 pct to 3-month high in early trade (Adds detail on nature of the attack in paras 4-5, updates share and aluminium prices)
Investors seem to be betting history will repeat itself, with the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates to keep the U.S. expansion going, just as it did in 1998, producing one final bull run in oil and equity markets.