FOREX-Pound plunges after no-deal Brexit fears rise, boosting dollar
* Pound set for biggest daily loss since 2017
Adviser says U.S. close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday.
UPDATE 2-Adviser says U.S. close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved
WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday.
China opens embassy in Dominican Republic after break with Taiwan
SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - China's most senior envoy inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S. concern over the Asian island's dwindling number of allies.
Farfetch tops price range in IPO in boon to luxury market
PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Farfetch
priced its shares above its targeted range on Friday in a New York flotation that values the online luxury retailer at over $5.8 billion and underscores how big a bet web sales have become for high-end brands.
Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan
AUSTIN, Texas/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday and ordered to leave the island after his U.S. passport was annulled, officials said.
Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' nominee
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says" it would have been immediately reported to police.
GE identifies blade problem in one more class of turbines
Sept 21 (Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Friday it had identified "oxidation issue" in 9FB turbines, in addition to its HA class turbines, some of which were shut down due to the same problem.
Conservatives warn of Republican complacency ahead of U.S. election
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative candidates sounded alarms to their evangelical supporters on Friday about voter complacency that could allow a Democratic takeover of Congress and an undermining of President Donald Trump's agenda.
UPDATE 1-Russia backs Bosnia's integrity amid Serb calls for secession
SARAJEVO/BANJA LUKA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Russia supports the peace accords that ended Bosnia's war in the 1990s and the country's territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, dismissing allegations about any negative influence by Russia in the Balkans.
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