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North Korea missile lands off South Korean coast for first time; South responds with own launches

SEOUL, Nov 2 (Reuters) – A North Korean ballistic missile landed less than 60 kilometres off South Korea’s coast on Wednesday, the first time an apparent test had landed near the South’s waters, and South Korea responded with missile launches of its own, officials said.


Netanyahu set for comeback, says on brink of “big” election win

JERUSALEM, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Israel’s former premier Benjamin Netanyahu appeared set to return to power on Wednesday, saying his right-wing camp was on the cusp of a great election win, after exit polls predicted his bloc gaining a slim parliamentary majority.



Jump in U.S. job openings may jolt Fed yet again

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – A jump in U.S. monthly job openings has thrown the Federal Reserve another confounding bit of data for its policy meeting this week, with more evidence that rapid interest rate increases have yet to bite hard in the real economy.


Pelosi attack suspect told police he was on ‘suicide mission,’ prosecutors say

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1 (Reuters) – The man charged with breaking into U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home and clubbing her husband with a hammer later told police he was on a “suicide mission” and had planned to target more politicians, according to court documents prosecutors filed on Tuesday.



CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims – sources

Nov 1 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc WBA.O and Walmart Inc have tentatively agreed to pay about $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of state and local government lawsuits accusing the chains of mishandling opioid painkillers, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.


Sony shares jump 9% after profit forecast hike

TOKYO, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Shares in Sony Group Corp leapt 9% on Wednesday morning after the entertainment conglomerate hiked its full-year profit forecast in contrast to lacklustre projections by many peers.



Takeoff of rap group Migos shot dead at Houston party

Nov 1 (Reuters) – Rapper Takeoff, a member of the influential, Atlanta-based rap group Migos, was shot and killed at a party held at a Houston bowling alley early on Tuesday.


Taylor Swift announces first U.S. stadium tour in five years

Nov 1 (Reuters) – Global pop sensation Taylor Swift on Tuesday announced that she was launching a tour for the first time in five years, with several U.S. stadium concert dates confirmed for 2023 and international stops to be revealed later.



Djokovic starts Paris defence with win, Rublev and Hurkacz also through

Nov 1 (Reuters) – Defending champion Novak Djokovic opened his Paris Masters campaign with a routine 7-6(1) 6-4 win over Maxime Cressy on Tuesday, while Andrey Rublev and Hubert Hurkacz stayed in the hunt for a place at the ATP Finals with straight-sets victories.


Barcelona cruise past Viktoria Plzen 4-2 in Champions League

PLZEN, Czech Republic, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Ferran Torres scored in each half as Barcelona eased past Victoria Plzen 4-2 in the Champions League on Tuesday but both sides were already eliminated from the competition.




U.S. corn plant toxin proves latest farmer headache

A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested this fall, forcing ethanol plants and grain elevators to closely vet their grain deliveries and causing headaches for growers and livestock producers.

2 Nov 06:00 ET / 06:00 GMT


Turkish finance minister speaks to businessmen in Istanbul

Turkey’s Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati will attend opening ceremony of a business expo in Istanbul.

2 Nov 07:00 ET / 07:00 GMT


Paramount Global Q3 Results

Paramount Global is expected to report a rise in revenue in the third quarter driven by return of audience to its cinemas and new deals to expands its streaming offering. Analysts will be looking for its outlook on advertising growth.

2 Nov 07:00 ET / 07:00 GMT


German industry group DIHK briefs press on autumn forecast survey

Germany’s DIHK Chambers of Industry and Commerce holds a press briefing ahead of the Thursday release of its autumn economic forecast based on a survey of over 24,000 companies.

2 Nov 08:30 ET / 08:30 GMT


Boeing investors seek clarity, realistic goals after a series of setbacks

A series of production delays, cuts in jet delivery outlook and mounting losses at its defense business have damaged Boeing Co’s credibility among investors, who want realistic forecasts from the company.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


Q3 2022 Cenovus Energy Inc Results

Cenovus Energy to report its results on Nov. 2. Energy companies are posting record third-quarter profits on the back of higher energy prices and a global surge in demand.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


Fed set for another big rate hike, may tamp down future tightening

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point for the fourth straight time on Wednesday, but open the door to a future slowdown in its policy tightening as it balances the risk of stubbornly high inflation against the economic strains of tighter credit.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


Microsoft’s president warns of talent shortage for tackling climate change

Thousands of businesses will fail to meet pledges to combat climate change unless they start training employees on sustainability, Microsoft Corp’s President Brad Smith told Reuters.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


CVS Health Corp Reports Q3 2022 Earnings

CVS Health will report its third quarter earnings before market opens on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Investor focus is expected to be on managmenet commentary on the impact of lower Star Rating on its health insurance business, loss of Centene’s pharmacy benefit management contract and M&A outlook.

2 Nov 10:30 ET / 10:30 GMT


Humana reports third-quarter results

Health insurer Humana Inc is expected to report third-quarter earnings on Wednesday before market open, with investors’ focus on Medicare Advantage memberships, comments on non-COVID treatments costs, recession fears and the company’s home health initiatives.

2 Nov 10:30 ET / 10:30 GMT


Canada Goose Holdings Inc Q2 Earnings Release

Canada Goose Holdings is expected to post a rise in second-quarter revenue helped by steady demand for its luxurious parkas and jackets from affluent customers unaffected from decades-high inflation.

2 Nov 10:45 ET / 10:45 GMT


Venezuela’s long-suffering manufacturers face new challenge: Colombian imports

Michele Tini has kept his shoe factory in Caracas afloat for more than 50 years despite economic turmoil, hyperinflation and smuggled goods which have long-beleaguered manufacturers in Venezuela. Now Tini faces a new challenge: expanded trade with Colombia.

2 Nov 12:00 ET / 12:00 GMT


Q3 2022 Canadian Natural Resources Ltd Earnings Release

Canadian Natural Resources would report its third quarter earnings on Thursday. Oil and gas companies have benefitted from higher energy prices this year as the Russian invasion of Ukraine hit the supply-chain. Though crude prices had fallen from their March-peak in the third quarter, they still remained higher than last year.

2 Nov 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT


Estee Lauder Companies Inc Q1 2023

Estee Lauder is expected to post a decline in first-quarter revenue on Wednesday hurt by lockdowns due to COVID-19 in major market China hurting sales of its skincare and cosmetic brands. Investors will lookout for comments on supply chain disruptions, pressure due to a strong dollar and inflationary pressures on consumer spending.

2 Nov 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT


Treasury to detail funding plans for coming quarter

The U.S. Treasury Department will give details on its funding plans for the coming quarter.

2 Nov 12:30 ET / 12:30 GMT


Treasury Dept. announces sales: 3- and 10-year notes, 30-year bonds.

Treasury Dept. announces sales of 3- and 10-year notes, 30-year bonds.

2 Nov 13:00 ET / 13:00 GMT


Boeing holds investor day to discuss strategy, financial objectives

Boeing will host an investor day, during which it will discuss strategy and financial objectives.

2 Nov 14:30 ET / 14:30 GMT


Chilean Central Bank holds conference with IMF to discuss LatAm economic perspectives

Chilean central bank holds a press conference with IMF officials to discuss economic perspectives for Latin America, launch of the Regional Economic Outlook.

2 Nov 14:30 ET / 14:30 GMT


Bank of Canada advisor to speak on payment regulation

Ron Morrow, executive director for retail payments at the Bank of Canada, will give a speech on payment supervision.

2 Nov 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


AAR issues weekly traffic of major railroads

Association of American Railroads issues its weekly traffic of major railroads data.

2 Nov 16:00 ET / 16:00 GMT


United States-Fed policy decision

The Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to announce that it is speeding up the end of its pandemic-era bond purchases and signal a turn to interest rate increases next year as a guard against surging inflation.

2 Nov 18:00 ET / 18:00 GMT


eBay reports Q3 results

eBay is expected to report a fall in quarter revenue, in the face of an increasingly challenging competitive landscape and macro environment.

2 Nov 20:00 ET / 20:00 GMT


Q3 2022 Albemarle Corp Earnings Release

Albemarle Corp, the world’s largest lithium producer, is expected to post a jump in quarterly profit thanks to surging demand from the electric vehicle industry.

2 Nov 20:00 ET / 20:00 GMT


Qualcomm Inc Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Qualcomm Inc is expected to report a rise in quarterly revenue as strong demand for internet connected devices and from automotive sector offset weakness in the handset chips business.

2 Nov 20:00 ET / 20:00 GMT


Q3 2022 Green Thumb Industries Inc Earnings Release

Pot producer Green Thumb Industries Inc is expected to post a lower third-quarter profit as recession fears during the reported quarter curbed the demand for cannabis products as consumers looked to cut spending while companies had to cope with cost and pricing pressure, amid rising inflation. Analysts will also watch for commentary on Joe Biden’s recent review of drug classification.

2 Nov 20:02 ET / 20:02 GMT



Poland to announce additional measures on Russia border

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak is due to announce new measures to protect Poland’s border with Russia.

2 Nov 08:15 ET / 08:15 GMT



EXPLAINER-How America casts and counts its votes in the November midterms

Misinformation online and false claims of election fraud by former President Donald Trump and his allies have sharply eroded public trust in the integrity of U.S. elections. How Americans vote %u2014 and the equipment they use %u2014 varies widely, and some methods are more vulnerable to efforts to shake that trust.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


Venezuelans approved in hours or days for U.S. humanitarian entry

U.S. sponsors applying to bring Venezuelans into the United States under a new humanitarian program aimed at reducing illegal border crossings are receiving approvals in hours or days, a lightning-fast rate that could soon force the Biden administration to decide whether to expand it to more people.

2 Nov 10:00 ET / 10:00 GMT


PM takes questions in parliament

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak takes questions in parliament.

2 Nov 11:00 ET / 11:00 GMT


Weekly Austrian cabinet meeting

Ministers hold a news conference after Austria’s weekly cabinet meeting.

2 Nov 11:15 ET / 11:15 GMT


Statement by German Finance Minister Lindner

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner gives statement following cabinet meeting.

2 Nov 11:15 ET / 11:15 GMT


ICI reports weekly fund flows

The Investment Company Institute reports weekly flows into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

2 Nov 16:00 ET / 16:00 GMT



Parkland gunman to be sentenced

A judge sentences Parkland shooter Nickolas Cruz after a jury spared him the death penalty, recommending life in prison.

2 Nov 13:00 ET / 13:00 GMT



Prices for new cancer drugs rise 50% in 5 years-report

The annual price of a newly-launched cancer drug in the United States averaged $283,000 last year, a more than 53% increase from 2017, according to a new report.

2 Nov 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT


WIDER IMAGE- Pakistani farmers fight a losing battle to save chili crop

As Pakistan experienced record monsoon rainfall, farmers in southern Pakistan’s small town of Kunri and adjoining areas put up a losing battle to save their chili crop pumping water out to cotton fields securing around 30% chili crop, as they struggle to survive weather extremes of heatwaves and rains, locals said.

2 Nov 23:00 ET / 23:00 GMT


The battle to save World Heritage site glaciers

Glaciers in one third of World Heritage Sites will disappear by 2050 due to climate change – under any temperature rise scenario. The rest can be saved by keeping global temperature rise below 1.5°C relative to pre-industrial levels.

3 Nov 23:00 ET / 23:00 GMT



18,18 carat fancy vivid pink diamond diamond could fetch 30 millions CHF at Christies auctions

Preview of Christie’s auction highlight Fortune Pink Diamond, a 18,18 carat fancy vivid diamond estimated between 25 to 30 millions CHF.

2 Nov 15:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

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