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Retail sales fall 1.9% in December

BBC Business News - 10 min 40 sec ago
The amount of goods bought in December dropped 1.9% from the previous month, official figures say.
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Hedge fund boss Ray Dalio says Trump will boost growth

BBC Business News - 18 min 48 sec ago
Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio says Trump is good for business, but worries about the populist tide.
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FTSE 100 dips as Royal Mail falls further

BBC Business News - 33 min 36 sec ago
London's stock market opens lower, with shares in Royal Mail continuing to lose ground.
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World needs green energy to meet demand

CNN Business - 39 min 57 sec ago
Gas and renewables can work together to cut cost of power and meet demand for sustainable energy.
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Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazilian beer brewer

BBC Business News - 55 min 13 sec ago
Heineken says it is in negotiations with Japanese group Kirin to buy its Brazilian beer business.
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China's economy grows 6.7% in 2016

BBC Business News - 1 hour 17 min ago
The figure meets Beijing's forecasts, but some say growth is slower than the official data suggests.
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Paramount to get $1B from Chinese firms

CNN Business - 2 hours 43 min ago
The Chinese companies will set up an office on the Paramount lot, strengthening ties between the world's two biggest cinema markets.
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Uber to pay $20 million for misleading drivers

CNN Business - 4 hours 38 min ago
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China to the U.S.: Let's talk about trade

CNN Business - 4 hours 39 min ago
Beijing is seeking to defuse tension with the U.S. over trade, calling for dialogue to resolve problems.
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Trump pick: 'No across-the-board border tax'

CNN Business - 5 hours 26 min ago
Trump's treasury pick Steven Mnuchin walks back president-elect's border tax threats.
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China posts weakest growth in 26 years

CNN Business - 5 hours 43 min ago
Economists expect official figures to show that China's economy maintained its "uncanny stability" by growing at 6.7% for a fourth consecutive quarter.
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Paramount gets $1bn Chinese funding

BBC Business News - 6 hours 33 min ago
The US film studio says the investment from two backers will help its expansion and fund future movies.
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Chinese whispers?

BBC Business News - 7 hours 34 min ago
China GDP: A compilation of Chinese whispers?
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Senator wants scrutiny of Trump's foreign debts

CNN Business - 8 hours 50 min ago
Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill is demanding that Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin look into Donald Trump's foreign investments if he gets the job.
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What's at stake in a U.S.-China trade war

CNN Business - 9 hours 8 min ago
The top U.S. exports to China in 2016 were airplanes, soybeans, cars, electronic parts and machinery.
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Petrobras fraud judge dies in plane crash

BBC Business News - 9 hours 22 min ago
Supreme Court judge Teori Zavascki was in charge of investigating corruption at state oil giant Petrobras.
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Russia not counting on Trump to lift sanctions

CNN Business - 9 hours 46 min ago
Russian officials in Davos said they are not expecting Donald Trump to lift economic sanctions imposed on the country after it annexed Crimea from Ukraine.
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Trump market rally may not be over

CNN Business - 9 hours 47 min ago
Stocks have been flat so far this year as investors wait for more details from Donald Trump about stimulus and other economic policies. But now that he's about to take office, some investors think stocks could soon head higher again.
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Happy hookah

BBC Business News - 9 hours 53 min ago
Lebanon's capital Beirut has had a troubled past, but it's now becoming the Middle East's tech hub.
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Davos 2017: The bosses obsessed with exercise

BBC Business News - 9 hours 55 min ago
Many of the bosses at the World Economic Forum in Davos are not just obsessed by corporate success, but also physical fitness.
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