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UPDATE 2-Saga shares hit low as over-50 Britons trim tour bookings

* Saga shares hit record low after results * Tour margins hit by competitive discounting * Sees early progress for new insurance products...

Australian shares end at best in over 11 years as U.S.-China resuming trade talks

* Mining, energy units gains most on ASX * Grocer Coles extends gains to end at record high on cost cut plan *...

China's small banks turn to exchanges for cash as money markets tighten

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s smaller banks and brokers are turning to stock exchanges to borrow short-term cash this week to escape the typical...

SE Asia Stocks-Rise as rate-cut hopes build up

* Investors hope Fed may follow ECB chief Draghi's easing tilt * Focus on Philippine, Indonesia cenbank...

Sino-U.S. trade hopes lift Australia shares to 11-yr peak; NZ up

* Aussie miners, which are exposed to China, lead gains * Financials aided by dovish RBA * Investors await Fed rate decision later...

UPDATE 2-Scandal-hit Steinhoff posts narrow $1.3 bln loss in delayed 2018 results

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings NV on Tuesday reported a narrow loss of 1.2 billion euro ($1.34 billion) for...

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for...

The difference between bitcoin and Facebook's Libra

The cryptocurrency industry cannot get enough of Libra, touting its ability to gain mainstream adoption which bitcoin strived to do for years. "Libra...

UPDATE 4-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an...

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business

Jonathan Nicholson | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesShares of Western Union fell Tuesday as excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees...