The United States is not seeking
to "decouple" from China and not asking any country to choose
sides, a senior U.S. defence official said on Monday, offering a
softer outlook on relations bruised by a bitter trade war.
Italian food group Newlat has
received sufficient orders to sell all the shares in its initial
public offering in the planned price range, two sources with
knowledge of the matter said on Monday, bucking recent weak
demand for Italian listings.
Hedge funds stuck with their
existing bearish view on oil prices last week - leaving
positions in petroleum broadly unchanged after two weeks of
heavy selling at the end of September and the start of October.