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Boeing MAX 737 Likely Biggest Ever Insurance Payout

The insurance payout on the beleaguered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after two crashes claimed 346 lives will likely be the biggest ever, S&P Global Ratings said Tuesday.

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U.S.-China Deal to be 'Much Tougher' in 2nd Trump Term

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Beijing not to drag its feet in trade negotiations in hopes of getting a better deal should he lose next year's presidential elections.

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Pound Suffers Fresh Pain as Brexit Uncertainty Takes Grip

The pound hit a two-and-half-year low Tuesday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to call a snap election to push through Brexit, while Asian markets were hobbled by worries over China-US trade talks.

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Asian Stocks Mixed after US, Chinese Tariff Hikes

Asian stocks were mixed Monday after Washington and Beijing escalated their trade war with new tariff hikes.

Shanghai advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. South Korea's main index was unchanged.

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No-Deal, Prorogue and BOBs: A Brexit Glossary

Britain's long goodbye to the European Union often seems to be spoken in unintelligible code.

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Ghosn's Lawyer Says Tokyo Prosecutor Lacks Impartiality

The French lawyer of former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, has attacked Japanese prosecutors for an alleged lack of impartiality and questioned how his client can receive a fair trial.

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Trump Moves ahead with New Tariffs on Chinese Products

Washington moved ahead Sunday with new tariffs on Chinese imports as it stepped up a high-pressure campaign aimed at coercing Beijing to sign a new trade deal even amid fears of a further slowing of U.S. and world growth.

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EU's Barnier Digs in over Divorce Deal as MPs' Brexit Showdown Looms

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published Sunday the bloc will not change the divorce deal agreed with Britain as MPs prepare for a showdown week over Brexit.

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Stock Markets Boosted by Fresh Trade Hopes after Troubled Week

Renewed hopes for trade talks boosted stock markets Friday after China said it would not retaliate against the latest U.S. tariffs, setting up a positive end to a volatile week.

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India Growth Slows to 5% in Fresh Blow to Modi

India's economic growth slowed for the fifth straight quarter in the April-to-June period to 5.0 percent, government figures showed Friday in a fresh blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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