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Trump names Jerome Powell to head Federal Reserve

Jerome Powell tipped to continue most of the policies set by Janet Yellen, the first woman to head the US central bank.

Jerome Powell

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Gulf crisis: IMF warns of weakened medium-term growth

GCC rift has 'limited impact' on current regional growth, but IMF warns of broader 'erosion' of investor confidence'.

GDP growth for Qatar

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China needs to create 15 million jobs every year

China is confident that it can maintain a stable employment situation despite these challenges, Yin said.

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US academic Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

University of Chicago academic wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for economics for his 'profound impact' on economic research.

US academic Richard Thaler

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Can Spain's economy survive a Catalan secession?

A look at Catalonia's economic might and how would a potential breakaway from Spain affect the country.

Basilica Sagrada Familia

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Macron wants security, tax reforms for post-Brexit EU

French leader calls Europe 'too weak, too slow, too inefficient' in speech unveiling proposals for post-Brexit shake-up.

French President Emmanuel Macron

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Uber to lose its licence to operate in London

Transport authority declares US ride-booking company not 'fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence'.

Uber

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Trump blocks Chinese purchase of Lattice Semiconductor

Decision follows ruling by federal panel against proposed $1.3bn deal between Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge.

Donald Trump

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India to invest $17bn on Japanese bullet trains

Japanese premier Shinzo Abe hails new 'strategic and global partnership in the Indian-Pacific region'.

abe-modi

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Iran signs deal to repair Syria's power grid

Agreement points to the role Tehran is expected to play in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria.

Syria's power grid

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Bitcoin fell as much as 20 percent on Wednesday, piercing below $10,000, while other cryptocurrencies took similar spills due to investor fears that regulators could clamp down on them in an effort to curb speculation.

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