UPDATE 1-White House says G7 leaders will endorse proposed 15% global minimum corporate tax

UPDATE 1-White House says G7 leaders will endorse proposed 15% global minimum corporate tax
U.S. President Joe Biden walks with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, France's President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen after posing for the G-7 family photo with guests at the G-7 summit, in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain June 11, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERSG7 leaders meeting in Britain will endorse U.S.… Read More

Argentina issues emergency approval to China’s single-dose Cansino COVID-19 vaccine

Argentina issues emergency approval to China’s single-dose Cansino COVID-19 vaccine
A logo of China's vaccine specialist CanSino Biologics Inc is pictured on the company's headquarters in Tianjin, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), China August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas PeterArgentina on Friday approved the emergency use of the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine developed by Cansino Biologics Inc (6185.HK), aiming to bolster its portfolio of the… Read More

Colombia ex-president asks forgiveness for army’s extrajudicial killings

Colombia ex-president asks forgiveness for army’s extrajudicial killings
In public testimony to Colombia's truth commission on Friday, former President Juan Manuel Santos asked for forgiveness for extrajudicial killings of thousands of people committed by the country's armed forces partly during his time as defense minister.Santos, who in 2016 signed the peace deal which created the commission, testified about the so-called "false positives" scandal,… Read More

White House says G7 leaders will endorse proposed 15% global minimum corporate tax

White House says G7 leaders will endorse proposed 15% global minimum corporate tax
U.S. President Joe Biden walks with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, France's President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen after posing for the G-7 family photo with guests at the G-7 summit, in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain June 11, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERSG7 leaders meeting in Britain will endorse U.S.… Read More

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly higher as inflation fears ebb

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly higher as inflation fears ebb
U.S. stock indexeswere flat on Friday as focus turned to next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, while technology and growth- exposed sectors gained after inflation data calmed fears over a long-term spike in consumer prices.The S&P 500 (.SPX)traded just below a record high of 4,249.74, with heavyweight technology stocks serving as the largest boost. Sectors such… Read More

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost, upbeat economic data

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost, upbeat economic data
By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadJune 11 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Friday, as energy stocks gained on higher crude prices and upbeat economic data bolstered optimism over an economic rebound.* At 09:32 a.m. ET (13:32 GMT), the Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.38 points, or 0.2%, at 20,089.85.… Read More