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Wall Street advances but investors on edge with Omicron, inflation worries

A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Dec 1 (Reuters) - The S&P rose on Wednesday after the previous session's tumble but pared much of its gains by late afternoon as investors were still jittery about the latest coronavirus variant, surging inflation and U.S. Federal Reserve policy. After advancing as much as
By Ambar Warrick
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European shares suffer worst day in 17 months on virus fears

The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Staff Nov 26 (Reuters) - European stocks plummeted amid widespread selling on Friday, as reports of a newly identified and possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant stoked fears of a fresh hit to the global economy and drove investors out of riskier assets. The benchmark STOXX 600 index (.STOXX) ended 3.7% down in its worst session since June 2020, while the volatilit
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Morgan Stanley boosts targets after blowout trading quarter

Jan 20 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) boosted both its short and long-term operating targets on Wednesday after coronavirus-induced volatility in financial markets helped the Wall Street bank post a quarterly profit that sailed past estimates. The company also confirmed plans to buy back $10 billion of shares this year, more than three times the figures announced by its retail banking peers, as it wrapped up results for U.S. lenders, which pointed to a modest rebound in the economy. "We are
By Ambar Warrick
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Turkish lira at record low as central bank cuts rates

Dec 16 (Reuters) - Turkey's lira sank to record lows on Thursday after the central bank cut rates as expected, while most other emerging market stocks and currencies rose on easing uncertainty over the U.S. Federal Reserve. The lira sank more than 5%, crossing 15 to the dollar as the bank cut rates by 100 basis points (bps) to 14%. But the bank also signalled that it would pause its easing cycle, saying it decided to complete the use of the limited room available to cut. read more The bank has
By Ambar Warrick
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EXCLUSIVE Major coffee buyers face losses as Colombia farmers fail to deliver

By Maytaal Angel LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Coffee farmers in Colombia, the world's No. 2 arabica producer, have failed to deliver up to 1 million bags of beans this year or nearly 10% of the country's crop, leaving exporters, traders and roasters facing steep losses, industry sources told Reuters.
By Maytaal Angel
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Russians’ taste for non-alcoholic beer to grow at double-digit pace, says AB InBev Efes

Bottles of Bud non-alcoholic beer are seen on this Illustration image provided by AB Inbev Efes, in Moscow, Russia. AB Inbev Efes/Handout via REUTERS MOSCOW, June 16 (Reuters) - AB InBev Efes, a Russia-based unit of the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR), expects double-digit growth in its non-alcoholic local beer sales in the next few years, after COVID-19 accelerated a shift towards healthier lifestyles. While many beer lovers across the globe shifted to at-home consumption
By Anna Rzhevkina
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If your coffee's going downhill, blame climate change

By Maytaal Angel and Marcelo Teixeira, Roberto Samora LONDON/NEW YORK/SAO PAULO, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Coffee leader Brazil is turning to stronger and more bitter robusta beans, which are hardier in the heat than the delicate arabica, in a sign of how climate change is affecting global markets - and shaping our favourite flavours.
By Maytaal Angel
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Dufry positive about summer travel as it waits for Europe to reopen

Swiss duty free retailer Dufry (DUFN.S) said on Thursday it sees "encouraging signs" for a pick up in foreign travel this summer after pandemic restrictions drove a 67% plunge in first-quarter underlying turnover. The retailer, which operates more than 2,300 shops at airports, on cruise liners, in seaports, and other tourist locations worldwide, said it has great expectations for the coming months, adding that last week was the best in terms of sales volumes since the beginning of the pandemic
By Aida Pelaez-Fernandez
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Cocoa trader Olam says new EU law may force it to drop some suppliers

By Maytaal Angel, LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) - Commodity trader Olam said on Wednesday that new European Union legislation aimed at preventing the import of commodities linked to deforestation and human rights abuses might force it to stop using some of its cocoa suppliers.
By Maytaal Angel
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Two pandemics and Brexit leave UK pig sector in peril

By Maytaal Angel, LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - For British pig farmers like Simon Watchorn, the start of 2021 has brought fresh problems after a pandemic-ridden 2020. British pork producers have seen their profits eroded by COVID-19 and an outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) in Germany, and are now having also to deal with Brexit red tape that has hammered exports and hurt demand from key buyers such as German sausage makers.
By Maytaal Angel
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British meat industry warns of border chaos as delays halt exports

By Maytaal Angel, LONDON (Reuters) - The British meat industry warned on Monday of looming border chaos as post-Brexit customs checks between Britain and the European Union (EU) halt some cross-border meat flows even with volumes sharply reduced.
By Maytaal Angel
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Little evidence coffee companies' sustainability efforts have impact: report

By Maytaal Angel LONDON (Reuters) - There is little evidence efforts by the world’s top coffee roasters and traders to prevent human rights and environmental abuses are having any impact, with most farmers operating at a loss and unable to produce sustainably, a major coffee report said on Thursday.
By Maytaal Angel
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Larger crop, lack of rupees curb Iran's record Indian sugar appetite

By Maytaal Angel, Rajendra Jadhav LONDON/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India will be unable to count on Iran, one of its most important sugar customers, for its upcoming export drive as an increase in Iranian production and Tehran’s shortage of rupees limit buying.
By Maytaal Angel
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Ivory Coast, Ghana cancel cocoa sustainability schemes run by Hershey

By Ange Aboa, Maytaal Angel ABIDJAN/LONDON (Reuters) - Ivory Coast and Ghana are cancelling all cocoa sustainability schemes that U.S.-based Hershey runs in their countries, accusing the chocolatemaker of trying to avoid paying a cocoa premium aimed at combating farmer poverty.
By Maytaal Angel
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Brazil swamps ICE coffee exchange, putting squeeze on small producers

By Maytaal Angel, Marcelo Teixeira LONDON/NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Brazil is tightening its grip on the global arabica coffee market as its beans surge into ICE Futures exchange warehouses for the first time, a move that could squeeze small producers out of the market and put pressure on benchmark prices.
By Maytaal Angel
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Polish abortion protests go global

WARSAW (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters in cities around the world have gathered over the past days in support of Poles who have taken to the streets after a court ruling further limited the country’s restrictive abortion laws. In the week since the Constitutional Tribunal announced the ruling, those expressing solidarity with Polish protesters in Oslo, London, Chicago, Glasgow, Brussels and elsewhere have gathered in front of Polish Embassies and in their city centres.
By Karolina Bohacova
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Exclusive: COVID-19, low prices push Peru coffee output down 10%

By Maytaal Angel, Marco Aquino LONDON/LIMA (Reuters) - Coffee output in Peru, the world’s fifth largest arabica coffee exporter, has tumbled 10% this year due to low prices and migrant labour shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the country’s national coffee federation told Reuters.
By Maytaal Angel
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Protesters say localised lockdowns in Madrid discriminate against poor

MADRID (Reuters) - Protesters in some poorer areas of Madrid that are facing lockdown to stem a soaring COVID-19 infection rate took to the streets on Sunday to call for better health provisions, complaining of discrimination by the authorities. Madrid’s regional government on Friday ordered a lockdown from Monday in some of the poorer areas of the city and its outskirts that are home to about 850,000 people after a surge in coronavirus cases there. The lockdown measures predominantly apply to
By Julien Hennequin
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Exclusive: Pact to aid poor cocoa farmers in peril as COVID-19 hits demand

By Maytaal Angel, Ange Aboa LONDON/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The steepest dive in cocoa demand in a decade has thrown into jeopardy a plan by top producers Ivory Coast and Ghana to guarantee some two million farmers a living wage, sources within the countries’ regulators said.
By Maytaal Angel
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