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Brexit Churns Unease for Britain's Speciality Cheese

In the rolling countryside of southwest England, farmer Charles Martell is tending to his rare breed of cattle while two of his dairy workers get to work making Single Gloucester cheese -- a British delicacy.

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China Regulator Raps Stock Market 'Crocodiles'

China's stock market regulator on Sunday denounced the "crocodiles" that prey on small investors, at a time when Beijing is trying to reassure retail investors following the crash of summer 2015. 

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Despite Egypt Reforms, Investors Seen Wary of Returning

Egypt is pursuing a raft of reforms to try to revive an economy weakened by years of turmoil, but analysts say that wooing foreign investors will take time.

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Morocco Looks to New Markets to Boost Stagnant Tourism

Morocco's key tourism sector barely grew last year amid security challenges, but operators are hoping Chinese and Russian visitors will boost their fortunes in the coming years.

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U.S. Treasury Rekindles Interest in Rare Century Bond

The United States has rekindled interest in ultra long-term debt, including possibly a rare century bond, to lock in the current very low borrowing rates. 

"I think it's something that we should seriously look at," newly-installed US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday. 

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Head-Scratching Investors Call Time on Trump Stock Rally

World equity markets were under pressure Friday as analysts ran out of ways to justify Donald Trump inspired stock valuations, but some said the party may not be completely over.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Annual Net Loss Widens to £7bn

Royal Bank of Scotland said Friday that annual net losses more than trebled to £6.95 billion ($8.7 billion, 8.2 billion euros) in 2016 on litigation and restructuring costs.

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$9.5 Million in Penalties in Platform Blast, Gulf Violations

An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers.

The penalties against Houston-based Wood Group PSN were announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department in Washington and U.S. attorneys in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, where civil and criminal cases have been playing out. The penalties followed plea agreements.

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Egyptians Bear Down under Worst Inflation in a Decade

Egyptians are bearing down under their worst inflation in a decade, cutting spending as much as possible as prices surge on basic food items, transport, housing, and even some essential medicines.

Inflation reached almost 30 percent in January, up five percent over the previous month, driven by the floatation of the Egyptian pound and slashing of fuel subsidies enacted by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in November.

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How to Unlock Lebanon’s Construction Opportunities

Opportunities are piling up in Lebanon as the country embarks on a new journey.

Held under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Project Lebanon will boost the country’s expanding construction and energy networks.

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