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Far more donations to 'Out' than 'In' ahead of UK's EU referendum By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Groups campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union have pulled ahead of those urging Britons to remain in the bloc in the race to raise funds, the Electoral Commission said on Thursday. Britons will vote on Ju
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US durable goods orders strengthen in April The US economy's manufacturing sector showed more pep in April with a 3.4 percent surge in orders for durable goods like cars, aircraft, and electronics, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. Total durable goods orders rose to $235.9 billion in
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Poland's rule of law dispute keeps some investors away: deputy PM By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A constitutional dispute between the new Polish government and the European Union is deterring some foreign investors, Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday. Morawiecki, in charge of economic po
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Italy industry lobby backs PM Renzi on constitutional reform Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Thursday won the backing of the country's biggest employers' lobby for a constitutional reform on which the 41-year-old premier has staked his political future. Renzi's allies in parliament passed a co
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Futures gain as oil price tops $50 per barrel (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher start for Canada's main stock index on Thursday as oil prices broke above $50 per barrel for the first time in nearly seven months after a global supply glut showed signs of easing. June futures on the S&
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UK business investment falls ahead of EU referendum By Ana Nicolaci da Costa and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Business investment in Britain fell in early 2016, a sign that uncertainty caused by the country's impending referendum on European Union membership is weighing on companies. Growth in
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Canada small business lending down for fourth month in March: PayNet Borrowing activity by Canadian small businesses fell for the fourth month in a row in March, data from PayNet showed on Thursday, suggesting firms' appetite for investment remained weak and boding poorly for economic growth. "It's almost a
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Nigeria's lawmakers summon central bank governor and finance minister over FX shift Nigeria's parliament on Wednesday summoned the central bank governor and the finance minister to explain how a shift to a more flexible foreign exchange policy could help Africa's biggest economy to contend with its worst crisis in decades. It c
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Duterte vows economic growth outside of 'dead' Philippine capital Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte pledged Thursday to spread economic activity beyond the overpopulated capital of Manila, calling it a "dead" city overrun by shantytowns. Duterte said he would create new jobs by setting up economic
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Former Barclays chief's Atlas Mara group reports $2 mln first-quarter loss Atlas Mara, the African investment vehicle of ex-Barclays boss Bob Diamond, on Thursday reported a $2 million loss for the first quarter on Thursday, blaming weaker African currencies and a more challenging economic backdrop. Atlas Mara said last month th
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