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UPDATE 2-British frigate makes rare sailing through Taiwan Strait
BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) - A British frigate sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Monday en route to Vietnam, according to a tweet from the vessel, though drew only a muted response from Beijing despite heightened tensions between China and Taiwan.
UPDATE 2-Messaging platform Signal 'fully back up', resolves hosting outage
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Encrypted instant messaging platform Signal said on Monday it had fully resolved issues, after multiple users were affected by a hosting outage.
FOREX-Risk FX rallies, safe havens offered as Evergrande fears ebb
LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The risk-sensitive Australian dollar rallied and the safe-haven yen dipped to a nearly three-month low on Monday, as fears of widespread market contagion from indebted China Evergrande Group receded.
Thailand to reopen to more vaccinated visitors from November
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand will waive its mandatory quarantine requirement in Bangkok and nine regions from Nov. 1 to vaccinated arrivals, authorities said on Monday, as the country tries to boost its immunisation rate and revive its battered tourism sector.
UPDATE 2-U.S. picks Rolls-Royce for B-52 engines in potential $2.6 bln deal
LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce said on Monday it had been selected to provide engines for the United States Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers, in a contract which could be worth up to $2.6 billion to the British engineering firm.
Marketmind: Teutonic shifts
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UPDATE 1-Drugmaker Hikma to buy U.S.-based Custopharm to boost needle-based treatments
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Hikma Pharmaceuticals said on Monday it would buy U.S.-based sterile injectables firm Custopharm in a deal worth up to $425 million, as the generic medicines maker looks to strengthen its needle-based treatments unit in the United States.
Take Five: "Auf Wiedersehen Merkel, hallo...?"
LONDON (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.
Aussie climbs, yen dips as Evergrande contagion fears recede
TOKYO (Reuters) - The risk-sensitive Australian dollar rallied and the safe-haven yen dipped to a nearly three-month low on Monday, as fears of widespread market contagion from indebted China Evergrande Group receded.
HSBC shares climb in Hong Kong as release of Huawei exec seen easing tensions
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong-listed shares of HSBC rose by the most in four months on Monday as the release of an executive at telecoms company Huawei fuelled hopes the global bank would benefit from an easing in tensions between the United States and China.
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