Oil edges up, breaking six-day stretch of losses
LONDON Oil prices nudged higher on Tuesday, breaking a six-day streak of price falls, but doubts about OPEC's ability to reduce global crude inventories capped gains.
WASHINGTON Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Friday there was no surprise from his perspective in U.S. President Donald Trump's statements lashing out against trade with Canada, but that officials behind the scenes were open to discussions.
Morneau, meeting with G20 colleagues in Washington, said trade will continue to be an important subtext at such meetings, because everyone recognizes the importance of reducing uncertainties in the outlook for global growth. Currency manipulation had not been discussed so far, he added.
(Reporting by Andrea Hopkins; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
WASHINGTON Four years ago, two analysts who liked to swap notes on numbers they thought looked odd took a fateful step and tipped off U.S. regulators about a company that one of them had watched for months.