UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Ricciardo disgusted with 'Hollywood' coverage of Grosjean crash
Nov 29 (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo blasted the "Hollywood" coverage of Romain Grosjean's fiery Bahrain Grand Prix crash on Sunday and said he was disgusted by Formula One showing endless replays while drivers were waiting for the race to restart.
EXCLUSIVE-Trump to add China's SMIC and CNOOC to defense blacklist -sources
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The Trump administration is poised to add China's top chipmaker SMIC and national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, according to a document and sources, curbing their access to U.S. investors and escalating tensions with Beijing weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
Oil prices slip in cautious trading ahead of OPEC+ meeting
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 1% on Monday amid investor jitters ahead of an OPEC+ meeting to decide whether the producers' group will extend large output cuts to balance global markets.
Biden to receive first presidential intelligence briefing on Monday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Joe Biden will receive on Monday his first presidential daily briefing, a report with information from the intelligence agencies of the United States, Biden's office said.
Saints, Patriots fined by NFL for violating COVID-19 protocols
(Reuters) - The National Football League fined the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots for violating COVID-19 protocols, a league source said on Sunday.
Dollar plumbs two-year low as Fed comes in to focus
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar fell to a more than two-year low on Monday and is set to log its largest monthly fall since July, as a combination of vaccine optimism and bets on more monetary easing in the United States drives investors out of the world's reserve currency.
FOREX-Dollar plumbs two-year low as Fed comes in to focus
* Dollar index hits 31-month trough, kiwi hits 2.5yr high
GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks boast record-breaking month, led by Europe
SYDNEY, Nov 30 (Reuters) - World shares were set to seal a record-busting month on Monday as the prospect of a vaccine-driven global economic recovery next year and yet more free money from central banks eclipsed concerns about the pandemic in the near-term.
Biden picks Brian Deese to head National Economic Council -New York Times
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - President-elect Joe Biden has picked Brian Deese, a White House advisor during the Obama administration, to head his National Economic Council, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing three people with knowledge of the matter.
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