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    Stock selloff snowballs on fresh fears for world growth

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Losses on global stocks snowballed on Monday, with European markets following Asian peers lower as fresh signs emerged of slowing growth worldwide and fears grew that simmering US-China tensions would torpedo chances of a trade deal....

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    US says March 1 ‘hard deadline’ for trade deal with China

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Unless US-China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1, new tariffs will be imposed, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying there is a ‘hard deadline’ after a week of seeming confusion among president Donald Trump and his advisers....

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    Japan economy shrinks most in 4yrs

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as companies slashed spending, threatening to chill the investment outlook in 2019 as the export-reliant nation grapples with slowing global growth and trade frictions....

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    Ghosn formally charged for financial misconduct, Nissan also indicted

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Tokyo prosecutors officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct....

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    Bangladesh sees rise in export earnings

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:14pm on December 10, 2018

    Bangladesh has earned $1707.37 crore in the first five months (July-November) of the ongoing fiscal year which is 12.07 per cent higher than the target...

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    Canada to resume Huawei CFO’s bail hearing

    Reuters. Toronto | Updated at 12:48pm on December 10, 2018

    The CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is set to be back in a Canadian courtroom on Monday, fighting for her freedom...

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    Red-hot US jobs market drives some to seek cooler options

    Reuters . Pocatello | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    When Sean Luangrath joined Pocatello, Idaho-based Inergy Solar a few years ago, the plan was to move the portable solar battery maker to his home...

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    ‘Death cross’ portends more near-term losses for US stocks, then rebound

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    More losses may be ahead for US stocks in the short term, according to an indicator with a fittingly ominous name: the death cross.A chart...

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    VW denies allegations chairman knew early about emissions cheating

    Reuters . Frankfurt | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Volkswagen has denied allegations that chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch knew about the carmaker’s emissions test cheating almost three months before US authorities made it public...

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    In Lebanon, empty flats raise fears of real estate collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Ghostly apartment blocks and half-built buildings dot Lebanon, as entrepreneurs and experts fear that the country’s key real estate sector is on the brink of...