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A digital yuan could help countries evade US sanctions, experts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s central bank is working on a digital yuan. Luis Diaz Devesa | Getty Images A digital yuan could allow some countries to avoid U.S. sanctions and increase the Chinese government’s influence, experts told CNBC. The People’s Bank of China......
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WHO officials try to contain China coronavirus — as well as public fears

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical staff carry a box as they walk at the Jinyintan hospital, where the patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China January 10, 2020. Reuters World health officials hesitated......
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Chinese stocks drop as coronavirus death toll rises

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stocks in Asia declined in Thursday morning trade as the death toll rises in China due to a pneumonia-causing virus outbreak. Mainland Chinese stocks fell in early trade, with the Shanghai composite down about 0.8% while the Shenzhen component dropped......
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IMF forecasts for the global economy in 5 charts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A US cargo ship is seen at the Yangshan Deep-Water Port, an automated cargo wharf, in Shanghai on April 9, 2018. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund on Monday released its latest projections for the......
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Hong Kong leads losses among major markets following Moody’s downgrade

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stocks in Hong Kong led losses regionally among major Asian markets on Tuesday after ratings agency Moody’s cut its rating for the city to Aa3 from Aa2 on Monday. The Hang Seng index in the embattled city fell 2.29% by......
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US-China ‘phase one’ trade deal could fall apart in one year: Expert

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump, and Chinas Vice Premier Liu He(L), the countrys top trade negotiator, shake hands after signing trade agreements between the US and China during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on......
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US and China remain on collision course despite trade deal—Commentary

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and US President Donald Trump at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 9, 2017. Nicholas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images By sharply accelerating in recent months its trade adjustment with......
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West African ‘Eco’ currency sparks division over timetable and euro peg

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Economic Community of West African States member countries flags on world map with national borders Getty Images Having announced the retirement of French colonial currency the CFA franc, the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)......
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JP Morgan, HSBC bullish on China property stocks

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Buildings and skyscrapers in Jing’an district on October 18, 2018 in Shanghai, China. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images Home prices in China have been growing at a slower pace — but a portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said it’s time for investors to be more......
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US-China phase one deal brings some relief, but uncertainty remains

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A partial trade deal signed on Wednesday between the U.S. and China gives some relief to the market, but uncertainty still remains, experts said. “There’s a great sense of welcome that the deal was signed and a little bit of......
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China 2019 GDP estimated to have grown more than 6%, Liu He says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump, shakes hands during a press conference with Chinas Vice Premier Liu He(L), the countrys top trade negotiator, before they sign a trade agreement between the US and China during a ceremony in the East Room of......
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Asia Markets Jan 16: US-China trade agreement

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Asia markets saw muted gains on Thursday after the United States and China ended some uncertainties for the world economy by signing a partial trade agreement. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.12% to 23,944.73 after the first half-hour of trade while......
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US-China phase one trade deal may not hold, tariffs could return: Expert

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images China could face difficulties fulfilling its commitment......
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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says climate change will soon reshape markets

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc., pauses ahead of a Bloomberg Television interview at the Blackrock Inc. wealth symposium in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday, March 7, 2019 Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images The chief of the......
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Trump to divert $7.2 billion from military for border wall: Reports

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump visits the US-Mexico border fence in Otay Mesa, California on September 18, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images The administration of President Donald Trump is planning to move an additional $7.2 billion of Pentagon funding......
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Fed could cut rates 3 times as tariffs drag down US growth: UBS

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, D.C. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images Swiss wealth giant UBS has predicted that the U.S. Federal Reserve could lower interest rates three times in 2020 — a......
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Standard Chartered CEO on US-China trade war, Hong Kong protests, Iran risks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Standard Chartered branch in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela l SOPA Images l LightRocket via Getty Images There have been signs that some risks in the global economy are receding, allowing businesses to once again plan for the long term,......
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US tensions with Iran could overshadow Washington’s trade fight with China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Protesters hold up a damaged U.S. flag and anti-USA banners during a demonstration following the U.S. airstrike in Iraq which killed a top Iranian commander, in Tehran, Iran, on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. Ali Mohammadi | Bloomberg | Getty Images......
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Why 2020 could be a big year for international stocks over US equities

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian looks at an electric quotation board displaying the numbers on the Nikkei 225 Index on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and various markets around the world, in Tokyo. Kazuhiro Nogi | AFP | Getty Images Eased trade tensions between......

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