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Fitch: Renminbi Reserve Status Still a Way Off Despite SDR Entry
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, November 30 (Fitch) The inclusion of the Chinese renminbi in the IMF's Special Drawing Rights (SDR) currency basket will have no immediate significant effect on the ...
China's Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World Currency  New York Times
Asian Shares Rise After IMF's Yuan Inclusion, Ahead of Factory Gauges  Wall Street Journal
The Australian Financial Review  
Target website stumbles on Cyber Monday, rivals out of stock
CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.
Cyber Monday Could Turn Out To Be Largest Online Sales Day in History: Adobe
Cyber Monday Is The Biggest Online Sales Day Ever  Fortune
Uber offers lower fares (if you share with a stranger)
Taxi users will be able to share journeys with strangers to cut the cost of fares under plans outlined yesterday by Uber. The UberPool service will allow up to three passengers to share a car while reducing standard fares by 25 per cent.
UberPool launches in London to make fares cheaper if you share with strangers
UberPool service to allow Londoners to share a taxi with a stranger  The Guardian
Gold closes month sharply lower, in spite of slight gains on Monday - -- Gold futures posted modest gains on Monday as the dollar flirted with near 12-month highs, ahead of a flurry of comments from Federal Reserve policymakers this week before a critical rate hike decision from the U.S ...
Gold down on dollar, eyes biggest monthly fall in 2-1/2 years | Reuters  Firstpost
Gold nears biggest monthly fall in 30 months  Business Standard
EconomyChina Caixin PMI: different rate, same slowdown
A private reading on China's manufacturing sector suggests the slowdown continued last month but that conditions had not worsened as much as in October.
Chinese manufacturing activity worsens  BBC News
China official manufacturing PMI slows in November, misses forecasts  Reuters
Led by Gates, 20 biz titans launch clean tech coalition
PARIS: Almost in tandem with the launch of one of the biggest clean tech initiatives - an International Solar Alliance of over 100 sunshinerich countries - Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday kicked off the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, an ...
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg in new group to invest in smart ...  Daily Mail
Gates Leads Billionaires in $2 Billion Climate Investment  Bloomberg
Swatch takes on Apple with Visa payments
Swatch, the Swiss watch company, is expanding its counterattack against Apple and other smartwatch manufacturers by teaming up with Visa to offer contactless payment services from wrist devices.
Swatch's New Analog Watch Will Let You Make Contactless Payments  Gizmodo
Power deficit dips further, hits fresh record low of 2.4%
Highlighting its achievements in the coal, power and new & renewable energy sectors, the government said the country witnessed the highest-ever generation capacity addition of 29,168 MW during this period.
Southern Power takes control of 157-MW solar project in Texas from Recurrent  SeeNews Renewables
ECB expectations put pressure on euro, yuan gains
LONDON: The dollar reached an 8 1/2-month high against a basket of currencies on Monday, as the prospect of further stimulus this week from the European Central Bank drove the euro to its lowest since April.
Dollar near multi-year peak as euro hangs in the balance  Reuters
Euro Sees Biggest Monthly Loss Since March Amid ECB Outlook  Bloomberg
Brazil Files Civil Suit Against Samarco, Vale, BHP Over Dam Disaster
RIO DE JANEIRO--Brazil's government filed a civil lawsuit Monday against mining company Samarco Minera��o SA and its parents, Vale SA VALE -5.60 % and BHP Billiton Ltd.
BHP Billiton faces $5.2bn fine as death toll rises at Brazil dam tragedy  The Independent
Britain's FTSE lags euro zone, ends November lower  Daily Mail