Fortnite launches 'Chapter 2' after Call of Duty challenge
(Reuters) - Epic Games launched a "Chapter 2" reboot of its battle royale smash hit "Fortnite" on Tuesday, drawing the eyeballs of hundreds of millions of gamers globally as it bid to halt defections to rivals "Apex Legends" and "Call of Duty".
U.N. Security Council to meet on Syria, likely on Wednesday -diplomats
NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will likely meet on Wednesday to discuss latest developments in Syria, diplomats said, adding that a closed-door discussion had been requested by the bodyâs five European members - Britain, France, Germany, Belgium and Poland.
WRAPUP 1-Trump sanctions fail to slow Turkey assault; Syrian troops move on Manbij
MANBIJ, Syria, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Turkey ignored U.S. sanctions and pressed on with its assault on northern Syria on Tuesday, while the Russia-backed Syrian army roared into one of the most hotly contested cities abandoned by U.S. forces in Donald Trump's retreat.
Wall Street opens higher on upbeat start to earnings
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, as strong earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase, UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson allayed concerns about the fallout from a prolonged U.S.-China trade war on corporate America.
UPDATE 2-Russia's Rosatom may buy controlling stake in Chile lithium project
MOSCOW/SANTIAGO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Uranium One Group, a subsidiary of Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, may buy a controlling stake in a lithium project in Chile's Atacama salt flat from Wealth Minerals Ltd, the Canada-listed company said on Tuesday.
Goldman profit falls short on weak underwriting, M&A advisory
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc
missed Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday as global economic worries dampened appetite for deals and share sales.
Consumer banking powers Citigroup's profit beat
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc
beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday, as growth in its consumer banking business tempered weakness in trading.
France says Turkish, U.S. decisions will lead to resurgence of Islamic State
PARIS, Oct 15 (Reuters) - France's prime minister said on Tuesday decisions by Turkey and the United States in Syria would have serious consequences in the region and that it was inevitable that their actions would lead to a resurgence of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
UPDATE 1-Fortnite launches "Chapter 2" after Call of Duty challenge
Oct 15 (Reuters) - Epic Games' launched a "Chapter 2" reboot of its battle royale smash hit "Fortnite" on Tuesday, drawing the eyeballs of hundreds of millions of gamers globally as it bid to halt defections to rivals "Apex Legends" and "Call of Duty."
Banks reap $1 billion from U.S. mortgage bond trading boom
LONDON (Reuters) - Global banks earned $1 billion from trading government-backed U.S. mortgage securities in the first half of 2019, data shows, a fivefold increase on last year for what industry sources say is the fastest growing revenue source in investment banking.
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