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Death toll rises to 31 after explosion rocks Mexico fireworks market
The explosion that ripped through Mexico's best-known fireworks market in the outskirts of Mexico City has killed at least 31 people and left dozens more badly burned. Mexico State chief prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said Wednesday the death toll rose to …
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By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Rates paid on Brazilian
interest rate futures fell on Thursday as further signs of
easing inflation stoked bets on a sharper rate cut next month. Brazil’s IPCA-15 consumer price index rose 6.58 percent in
the 12 months through mid-December, edging closer to the 6.5
percent ceiling of the government’s target. The figures fostered speculation that the central bank could
cut rates by 75 basis points at its January meeting, after
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The explosion that ripped through Mexico’s best-known fireworks market in the outskirts of Mexico City has killed at least 31 people and left dozens more badly burned. Mexico State chief prosecutor Alejandro Gomez said Wednesday the death toll rose to 31 after several people died at local hospitals. He said some of the […]
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Existing home sales hit 5.61 million units in November, vs. expectations of 5.5 million
U.S. home resales unexpectedly rose in November, reaching their highest level in nearly 10 years, likely as buyers rushed into the market to lock in low interest rates in anticipation of further increases in borrowing costs. The National Association of …
Existing home sales rise to their best level since the financial crisis
Existing-home sales edge up to a 9-year high in November
Sales of existing US homes rise in November to highest level in nearly a decade