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China opens US$9trn bond market to foreign investors

China opens US$9trn bond market to foreign investors

The early signs bode well for building an active debt market, with more than 2 billion yuan ($295 million) of bonds purchased in the first 22 minutes of brisk trade. Ivan Chung, associate managing dir...

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Laptop ban on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi lifted

Laptop ban on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi lifted

DHS spokesman David Lapan said on Twitter on Sunday (local time) that Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi International Airport "have implemented the required initial enhanced security measures". Washingto...

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Xi Says Challenges To Chinese Stability Are

Xi Says Challenges To Chinese Stability Are "Absolutely Impermissible"

While he said the central government was ready to talk to anyone regardless of their political views, Xi spent a significant part of his 30-minute speech warning against challenges to sovereignty an...

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Bank of America: Buffett Wins Again

Bank of America: Buffett Wins Again

The preferred shares pay a 6 percent annual dividend, or $300 million. Berkshire is sitting on a roughly US$12 billion paper profit, because Bank of America's stock price is more than triple the U...

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U.S. senators want military ban on Kaspersky Lab products

The reason? The Senate believes the Russian security giant "might be vulnerable to Russian government influence". The Bureau, which reportedly did not issue search warrants during its interrogations...

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China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

Jason O'Connor, the executive vice president of Crown division VIP International in charge of luring rich Chinese to Australia, was given a 10-month jail term and a two million yuan (RM1.2 million) ...

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'My daughter would not be here without blood donations'

'My daughter would not be here without blood donations'

A lack of mechanism for what happens to blood after it is donated leads to hospitals in place that extract plasma out of blood and sell it to the pharma companies , who in turn make pure profits runn...

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Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Moreno then side-footed past Akinfeev but VAR saw his goal disallowed and Russian Federation were reduced to 10 men when Zhirkov caught Miguel Layun with a flailing arm and was shown a second yellow c...

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Juventus to release Dani Alves from contract

Juventus defender Dani Alves admits that he has left negotiations over his future to his agents but has teased a move to Manchester City . Alves worked with Guardiola during the City boss' high...

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Chinese Government Demands Weibo Cease Streaming Video Services

Chinese Government Demands Weibo Cease Streaming Video Services

Weibo Corp said it was communicating with relevant government authorities to understand the scope of the notice and will also evaluate the impact of the government's move on its operations and its ad...

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Western Digital Corporation's (WDC) Buy Rating Reiterated at Mizuho

Western Digital Corporation's (WDC) Buy Rating Reiterated at Mizuho

The stock of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, December 11 by BMO Capital Markets. During the latest trading session Western Digital Corporation (NAS...

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Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

After the Central Intelligence Agency said it discovered previous year that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to harm Hillary Clinton and help then-candidate Trump, the Obama adm...

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Major US banks would withstand recession - Fed

Major US banks would withstand recession - Fed

It was the third consecutive year for the largest USA banks to meet the requirements by the Fed in the stress tests. Dodd-Frank stress tests force analyze whether banks could survive hypothetical sc...

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Gold mark for Lancashire's `high quality' universities

Gold mark for Lancashire's `high quality' universities

Each provider is rated Gold, Silver or Bronze, or receives a Provisional award where there was not enough data for a full assessment. RGU's President for Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock,...

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United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations

United Kingdom accepts EU's timetable for Brexit negotiations

British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union ( Brexit Minister) David Davis (2L) and his delegation attend a meeting with European Commission member in charge of Brexit negotiati...

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European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

Among other factors making the ECB cautious are big debts overhanging governments and companies, the piles of unpaid loans weighing on banks in countries like Italy and Portugal, and political unc...

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Shares of Snap sink to initial public offering price

Shares of Snap sink to initial public offering price

The firm had revenue of $149.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $158.32 million. Ads accounted for nearly all of Snap's $149.6 million in revenue in the previous qua...

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RPT: Whats Naira's Real Value as MSCI Reviews Emerging Stocks

RPT: Whats Naira's Real Value as MSCI Reviews Emerging Stocks

The New York-based index giant MSCI said Tuesday that it would add 222 Chinese A shares beginning next year. China's domestic stocks will be included in the MSCI index from June 2018, accord...

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Paris officers cordon off Champs Elysees after auto hits police van

Paris officers cordon off Champs Elysees after auto hits police van

Two French police officials say the man who rammed into a police convoy on Paris' Champs-Elysees was a 31-year-old man from a Paris suburb who had been flagged for extremism. Noemie Pfister, walking...

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Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. The department w...

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Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season

Milan will not sell Donnarumma before next season

He has had a sensational two years in Serie A since breaking into the first team at just 16 years old, though Milan only finished sixth in a disappointing campaign. The forward has subsequently been...

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'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

She said Republican vitriol and caricatures of her had resulted in "calls to my home constantly, threats in front of my family, really predicated on their comments and their paid ads". who was shot in...

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Jimmie Johnson Stays in NASCAR Through 2020

Crew chief Chad Knaus has another year on his deal, but did not announce an extension in alliance with the other players of the deal on Friday. With seven titles and 83 victories, how much more ca...

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U.S. retail shares hit as sales fall in May

U.S. retail shares hit as sales fall in May

A weaker-than-expected reading on U.S. consumer prices sent United States government bonds sharply higher, as the data sowed doubts about the likely pace of central bank rate hikes later in the year...

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US Rep Graves says Scalise shooting sad sign of divisive times

US Rep Graves says Scalise shooting sad sign of divisive times

Hodgkinson was spotted regularly over the past several weeks at the YMCA next to the site of the shooting , sitting with a computer in the lobby or at a table in an exercise area that looked out onto...

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