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UPDATE 1-French, US officials strike draft compromise on French digital tax

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BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – French and U.S. negotiators have reached a compromise agreement on France’s digital tax, a levy which prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten a separate tax on French wine imports, a source close to the negotiations said. FILE PHOTO: White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow talks with reporters on the Read More

China seeks ‘calm’ to trade war with US; Trump: We’re not seeking regime change in Iran

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Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start the new work week… China announces it seeks ‘calm’ end to trade war, as Asian markets tankChina signaled on Monday it was now seeking a “calm” end to its ongoing trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares skid as trade war deepens, fuels bond rush

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvos in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbor of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Read More

Shares skid as trade war deepens, fuels bond rush

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvos in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbor of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Read More

Asian shares slugged, bonds bought amid trade gloom

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbors of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbors of sovereign bonds, gold and the Japanese yen. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a Read More

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Aug 26

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Aug 26 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times The Dutch government is in talks with 325 British-based companies that are considering relocating after Brexit, according to a report from The Times. Read More

Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount

9 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbors of sovereign bonds, gold and the Japanese yen. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a Read More

Apple and Samsung sued over ‘cancer risk’ from cell phone radiation

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Apple and Samsung have been hit with a class-action lawsuit over claims that their phones expose users to radio frequency emissions up to 500 percent beyond federal limits. Meanwhile the health debate around smartphones heats up. Filed following an investigation by the Chicago Tribune, the lawsuit alleges that the Radio Frequency (RF) emissions of a Read More

UK won’t have to pay £39 billion divorce bill in no-deal Brexit – Johnson

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that Britain will not have to pay the £39 billion ($47.7 billion) divorce bill demanded by Brussels if it leaves the European Union without an exit deal. Johnson made the comments after meeting European Council President Donald Tusk on the sidelines of the G7 summit in France. Ahead Read More