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Markets: Europe's shares lifted by trade hopes, Ryanair's grounded

31 minutes ago   |   Reuters

European shares rose on Friday, hitting their highest level since early December as renewed hopes for trade negotiations between the United States and China lifted markets from...
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U.S. Might Lower China Tariffs, Encouraging Investors

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

International markets and U.S. futures are reacting positively to hopes that tariffs wars between the U.S. and both China and Europe might begin to cool. Treasury Secretary...
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Tiffany holiday sales fall as Chinese tourists spend less

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Tiffany & Co tempered its yearly profit forecast on Friday after its holiday sales fell unexpectedly as Chinese tourists spent less globally and the U.S. luxury jeweler faced...
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Oxford suspends research funding from China's Huawei

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Oxford University says it is suspending research grants and funding donations from Huawei amid growing security concerns about the Chinese telecom giant. It's another setback...
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NBA boss Adam Silver explains why a worldwide basketball league would fail

NBA boss Adam Silver explains why a worldwide basketball league would fail

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The wild popularity of the NBA's annual pilgrimage to London raises questions about the league's potential for expansion. The NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in the past that...
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Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

Stock traders are jubilant after a report that Mnuchin is mulling a lift of China tariffs

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Global markets climb after reports US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the possibility of lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. Although such reports were denied by...
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China, German promise closer financial co-operation

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China and Germany promised Friday to open their markets wider to each other's banks and insurers, giving Beijing a burst of positive trade news amid conflicts with...
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Facebook Removed Hundreds More ‘Inauthentic' Accounts Linked to Russia

19 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Facebook said it removed more than 350 pages and accounts linked to operations in Russia Thursday, on the grounds that the account holders “activity coordinated with one...
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Remains of Pennsylvania airman who died in WWII identified

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Military authorities have announced the identification of remains of a Pennsylvania airman and two other servicemen who died in Europe during World War II. The Defense POW/MIA...
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Citigroup names new chief executive in Europe

1 day ago   |   eFinancial News

David Livingstone is a seasoned investment banker who has previously worked at Credit Suisse, HSBC and Goldman Sachs
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