CHICAGO/MEXICO CITY - Mexican buyers imported ten times more corn from Brazil last year amid concern that NAFTA renegotiations could disrupt their U.S. supplies, according to government data and top grains merchants.
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U.S. jobless claims near 45-year low as economic outlook brightens
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 45-year low last week, pointing to strong job growth in February and solid momentum in the economy.
U.S. judge in Russia probe orders sealed hearing in Gates case
A U.S. judge has ordered a closed hearing for Friday in the Russia probe case of Rick Gates, a former campaign aide for President Donald Trump, according to a court filing on Thursday.
Wall St. rises sharply as rate hike fears ease
Gains in technology and industrial shares helped U.S. stocks rebound from a two-day fall on Thursday as investors shrugged off the prospects of more interest rate hikes this year.
President of Tezos Swiss foundation steps down
The president of a Swiss foundation that conducted a $232 million online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency project has stepped down, the foundation said in a statement on Thursday.
Iran stays within main limits of nuclear deal, IAEA report shows
Iran has stayed within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential quarterly report by the U.N. atomic watchdog seen by Reuters showed on Thursday.
Ford reshuffles executives after abrupt departure of U.S. chief
Ford Motor Co on Thursday named company insider Kumar Galhotra as head of its North American operations, filling the gap left by the abrupt departure of Raj Nair after an internal investigation uncovered "inappropriate behavior" by the executive.
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Chesapeake Energy Corp said it expects production to keep rising this year, despite a 12 percent cut in spending, sending the U.S. natural gas producer's shares up nearly 23 percent on Thursday.