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‘It’s now or never’: Russia and Ukraine hold peace talks in Paris

‘It’s now or never’: Russia and Ukraine hold peace talks in Paris

There is cautious optimism regarding talks between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine on Monday.

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Global economy will recover in the second half of 2020, says UBS Global Wealth Management

Global economy will recover in the second half of 2020, says UBS Global Wealth Management

Global growth will recover in the second half of 2020 as the trade war between Washington and Beijing eases and central banks' monetary policies come into effect says UBS Global Wealth...

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OPEC meets amid speculation over further oil production cuts

OPEC meets amid speculation over further oil production cuts

Global oil producing giant OPEC and its allies are set to meet in Vienna on Thursday.

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Chile announces $5.5 billion economic recovery plan as protests bite

Chile announces $5.5 billion economic recovery plan as protests bite

Riots in Chile began on Oct. 18 over a hike in metro fares but quickly spiraled into mass protests, arson and looting that have left 26 dead and upwards of $1.5 billion in losses for…

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China wants rollback of tariffs in phase one trade deal with US, Chinese state media says

China wants rollback of tariffs in phase one trade deal with US, Chinese state media says

Beijing is insisting that a rollback of tariffs must be part of any phase one trade deal with Washington, China's Global Times newspaper said on Sunday citing unnamed sources.

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Like Trump, China’s Xi needs ‘phase one’ deal for a political win at home, expert says

Like Trump, China’s Xi needs ‘phase one’ deal for a political win at home, expert says

"Trump has to play to his base, Xi has to worry about his internal politics, he has to worry about his standing within the party," says Steve Okun of McLarty Associates.

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US imports from China shrank more than 13% — but imports from Vietnam are popping

US imports from China shrank more than 13% — but imports from Vietnam are popping

Nobody expects Vietnam to replace China as the world's major exporter, but the Southeast Asian country certainly appears to be taking some of China's business with the United States.

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The UAE, a major US weapons buyer, is building its own defense capabilities

The UAE, a major US weapons buyer, is building its own defense capabilities

One of the top foreign buyers of American-made weapons — the UAE — is investing in a massive effort to build out its own military capabilities.

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China is building up its ‘shadow reserves’ to counter its reliance on the US dollar

China is building up its ‘shadow reserves’ to counter its reliance on the US dollar

Beijing is silently diversifying its reserves to reduce its dependence on the world's largest reserve currency, analysts say.

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Blockchain could tell you everything about your groceries. Here’s what it may cost

Blockchain could tell you everything about your groceries. Here’s what it may cost

Suppliers could charge a premium for verified quality and freshness, but those costs may not be passed on to consumers or could ultimately lower prices by circumventing issues.

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