INSIGHT-Turkey turned up heat on banks after standoff over bad loans
ISTANBUL/ANKARA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Turkey forced banks to take losses on $8 billion in bad loans this week to kick-start lending and boost its economic recovery after losing patience with them, bankers, senior government officials and industry advisers told Reuters.
Take Five: U.S. money market ruckus - one-off or warning?
(Reuters) - 1/REPO RUCKUS?
WRAPUP 1-Fed's Bullard, explaining dissent, says U.S. manufacturing appears 'in recession'
WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Friday squared off over where the economy stands and what should be done about it.
Saudi Aramco confident Khurais full output to resume by end-September
KHURAIS, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is confident full production will resume by the end of September from Khurais, one of two oil sites attacked on Sept. 14, a company executive said on Friday.
GRAPHIC-Take Five: U.S. money market ruckus - one-off or warning?
Sept 20 (Reuters) - 1/REPO RUCKUS? The sudden stress in U.S. dollar funding markets in recent days has spooked people by stirring memories of the 2008 crisis. A rocketing repo rate -- the key measure of liquidity in the global banking system -- and a jump in the U.S. Federal Reserve's target interest rate to levels not seen since 2008 forced the New York Fed to intervene four times to maintain the Fed funds rate in the 1.75%-2.0% range.
Canada's Trudeau takes campaign to ethnically diverse Toronto amid blackface scandal
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, will appear on Friday in the country's most ethnically diverse city where he will make an announcement on gun control in a bid to get his campaign back on issue.
WRAPUP 4-'Save our future': Striking students demand global climate action
SYDNEY/BANGKOK/BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets around the world on Friday to demand global leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit take urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe.
Bloomberg reporters in Turkey seek acquittal over article on currency crisis
ISTANBUL, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Two Bloomberg reporters and 17 other defendants sought their acquittal on Friday in a Turkish court case in which they are charged with spreading false information about the economy at the height of last year's currency crisis.
China's Xi speaks to Saudi Arabia's King on phone - Xinhua
HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Saudi Aramco says full oil production in Abqaiq will be back by end of September
ABQAIQ, Saudi Arabia, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will bring full oil production capacity at Abqaiq by the end of September, Khalid Buraik, the company's vice-president for southern area oil operations, said on Friday.
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