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Red Sea container traffic is down almost 30% amid Houthi attacks, says IMF, as experts weigh wider impact

In the first half of 2023, the Suez Canal accounted for 12% of global trade, according to the International Monetary Fund.

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Diageo’s spirits sales slump on Latin America and Caribbean slowdown

Shares in Diageo dropped on Tuesday after the Guinness seller said a slump in sales of expensive spirits in its Latin America and Caribbean segment offset a surge in sales of beer in Europe and Africa driven by soaring dem...

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Bipartisan deal on border and Ukraine at risk of collapse as Trump presses Senate Republicans to walk away

The former president said the Senate is better off not making a deal, even if it means the country will “close up” for a while.

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El Nino, OPEC and U.S. oil production are among 5 big hurdles for the energy sector in 2024

From crude to biofuels, from the U.S. to Asia, here’s what to watch for — and watch out for.

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Forget tequila and mezcal. Bacanora is now the Mexican spirit you should be drinking.

Kilinga, a bacanora brand that launched in 2018, saw U.S. sales soar by 235% last year.

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Traffic through the Panama Canal is being cut due to drought, disrupting global trade

A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes.

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Bid by world’s largest meatpacker JBS to join New York Stock Exchange faces opposition over Amazon deforestation

In recent weeks, lawmakers in the United States and the United Kingdom have sent letters to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission cautioning against the listing of JBS, the world's largest meatpacking company, on the...

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The 2024 Dodge Durango: The muscle SUV has macho looks and an impressive range of engines

Rugged and brimming with performance, the 2024 Dodge Durango is a midsize 3-row SUV with superlative towing, distinctive looks, and an armory of powerful V8 engines.

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Texas’s border skirmish with the Biden administration: What you should know about Shelby Park and Eagle Pass

For nearly a week as of Wednesday, Texas has denied entry to Border Patrol agents around Shelby Park in Eagle Pass, which has become one of the busiest spots on the southern U.S. border for migrants illegally crossing from...

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Federal appeals court reverses ordered removal of Texas’s floating barrier in Rio Grande

The series of linked, concrete-anchored buoys stretches roughly the length of three soccer fields.

Markets Overview

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
SPMERVAL S&P MERVAL Index 1,302,467.07 41,904.45 3.32%
A1DOW Dow Jones Americas Index USD 1,114.09 0.14 0.01%