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Israel’s leader is starting to pay a ‘political price’ as virus cases surge, protests erupt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A protester waves an Israeli flag as police use water cannons during clashes at a demonstration against the Israeli prime minister outside his official residence in Jerusalem, on July 14, 2020. Menahem Kahana | AFP | Getty Images The Israeli......
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Australia wants to attract ‘seriously talented’ people leaving Hong Kong, minister says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Australia is “specifically targeting” students and highly talented individuals from Hong Kong who will be able to contribute to its economy, a minister told CNBC this week. Canberra announced last week that it would be offering help to people wanting......
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Immunity to the coronavirus might only last a few months, U.K. study finds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman in a protective face mask walks through Brixton Market in South London, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Victoria Jones | PA Images via Getty Images Immunity to Covid-19 might......
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U.K. economy grew less than expected in May as coronavirus lockdowns began easing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shoppers wearing protective face masks walk through the rain on Oxford Street in London on June 18, 2020, as some non-essential retailers reopen from their coronavirus shutdown. Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images The U.K. economy grew by less than expected in May,......
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China says its yuan-denominated exports and imports jumped in June

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Aerial view of shipping containers sitting stacked at Lianyungang Port on June 3, 2019 in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province of China. Wang Jianmin | Visual China Group | Getty Images China’s yuan-denominated exports and imports rose in June, as restrictions eased and countries......
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Pandemic must lead to real change to avoid risk of conflicts and revolutions, WEF founder says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Participants in a demonstration against racism hold a sign with a clenched fist, the so-called “Black Power” symbol, at Neumarkt. The rally of the “Black Lives Matter Dresden” group wants to draw attention to structural racism after the violent death......
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Property developers rush to attract Hong Kong residents amid uncertainty over new law

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An event held in Hong Kong for investors interested in U.K. property. Uptin Saiidi | CNBC A lot of the wealthy, wealthy Hong Kongers already have a footprint in the U.K. and they’ve already started some of that displacement of capital or diversification of capital outside of Hong Kong James......
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5G is accelerating factory automation that could add trillions to the global economy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here 5G spurs factory automation, could add trillions to economy SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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China vows to retaliate against US sanctions over Xinjiang

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters China said Friday it will retaliate against U.S. officials......
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Stocks are up, but so is gold — and analysts say the metal’s rally is just getting started

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here World stocks and gold prices: Analysts expect yellow metal to rally SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Copper prices could see a ‘supercharged recovery’ this year — but analysts are still cautious long term

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Oliver Llaneza | Hulton Archive | Getty Images Copper prices are likely to stabilize in the coming quarters despite a recent surge in the red metal’s value, analysts have predicted. Three-month copper futures on the London Metal Exchange (LME) broke......
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Canada suspends its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, eyes immigration boost

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Canada, on Oct. 23, 2019. David Kawai | Bloomberg | Getty Images Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in the wake of new Chinese national security......
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European markets fall as virus concerns quell optimism over upbeat data

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here European stocks retreated on Friday as concern over a spike in U.S. coronavirus infections tempered the optimism arising from upbeat economic data out of the U.S., China and the euro zone. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.6% by late morning,......
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Fitch has downgraded a record number of sovereign ratings due to the coronavirus. It’s not done yet

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fitch Ratings has downgraded a record 33 sovereign ratings in the first half of this year — and the agency is not done yet as the coronavirus pandemic pummels government finances. James McCormack, Fitch’s global head of sovereign ratings, said......
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Think tank explains why it’s ‘pointless’ to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. and China flags along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 17, 2011. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges is “a pointless drive” that will neither deny those firms access to......
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How Hong Kong beat coronavirus and avoided lockdown

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here When Apple closed its retail stores around the globe amid the coronavirus pandemic, a handful of outlets were exempt, including its six locations in Hong Kong. In fact, much of Hong Kong has felt relatively normal this year compared with......
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Russians give Putin the chance to stay in power until 2036 after historic vote

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of a local electoral commission empty a ballot box at a polling station after a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms in Moscow on July 1, 2020. ALEXANDER NEMENOV Russians have overwhelmingly voted in favor of changes to the country’s......
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Sweden’s currency has strengthened — with no coronavirus lockdown — and the trend could continue

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Swedish krona notes and coins sit in a cashier’s till. Linus Hook | Bloomberg via Getty Images Sweden’s currency, the krona or crown, has strengthened against the euro in the last three months, as the country went against the grain......
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U.S.-China relations are headed for the ‘darkest chapter yet,’ says Eurasia Group

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Jim Watson and Peter Klaunzer | Pool, AFP | Getty Images Relations between the U.S. and China — the world’s top two economies — could worsen further as both countries have......

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