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U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

The heat’s on Corporate America to reveal racial diversity data

BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – American companies are coming under increasing pressure from investors to publicly disclose information about diversity among employees in the wake of nationwide … Read more

Tesla beats vehicle delivery estimates for second quarter, shares surge

FILE PHOTO: The Tesla logo is seen on a car at Tesla’s new showroom in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District in New York City, U.S., Dec. 14, … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest stabbing suspect after security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during … Read more

Twitter removes image tweet by Trump over NYT copyright complaint

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweeted by the U.S. President Donald Trump from its platform, after receiving a copyright complaint from … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains but Hong Kong jitters weigh

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to track Wall Street gains on Thursday as investors cheered signs the global economy was … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

* MSCI ex-Japan rises, all major Asian indexes in black * Shanghai copper at 6-month highs on supply fears * Investor focus on U.S. employment … Read more

Stocks skip higher ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Thursday as encouraging coronavirus vaccine trials kept investors’ spirits up ahead of what … Read more

In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

Youths ride bicycles on the main road after the government eased restriction measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 29, 2020. … Read more

Asian stocks near four-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks hovered near four-month highs on Thursday on hopes of a vaccine for COVID-19 while copper prices jumped to a … Read more