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November 20, 2017

Autonomous shipping raises legal concerns

As the push for autonomous technology accelerates, several gaps will need to be addressed before such technology can traverse the international market.

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DuPont Sky Rise Glass Buildings

November 20, 2017

Growth in developed economies slowed in third quarter, OECD says

Output was up 2.6% from Q3 of 2016, suggesting the global economy will post faster growth this year than last. Yet growth rates are weaker than what was considered normal before the global financial crisis.

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November 20, 2017

Keystone XL pipeline will have to take new route

Nebraska Public Service Commission approved an alternate route of TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would run parallel to the existing line, east of the preferred route.

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November 20, 2017

Leading economic indicators index rose in October

As strings of catastrophic hurricanes dissipate, the Conference Board Leading Economic Index rose 1.2% to 130.4, despite previous predictions of a 0.9% increase.

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November 15, 2017

Integration of UASC drives Hapag-Lloyd’s Q3 profit surge

Their Q3 EBIT rose to EUR 180.6 million from corresponding EUR 65.6 million in 2016.

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