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UK's Commemorative Brexit Coin on Hold amid Political Crisis

The Royal Mint, Britain's official coin-maker, has joined the legions of people and businesses left in limbo over Brexit as the country asks the EU to delay its departure from the bloc.

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Iran Supreme Leader Calls European Trade Mechanism 'Bitter Joke'

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called a trade mechanism launched by European countries to bypass renewed U.S. sanctions a "bitter joke" on Thursday, in a speech aired by state TV.

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U.S. Trade Negotiators to Visit China on March 28-29

Senior U.S. officials will visit Beijing for a new round of trade war talks on March 28-29, followed by a trip to the United States by China's top negotiator in April, the Chinese commerce ministry said Thursday.

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Dollar Struggles, Stocks Up on Dovish Fed but Trade Fears Persist

The dollar struggled in Asia on Thursday after a surprisingly dovish Federal Reserve indicated it would not lift interest rates this year and sounded a note of caution on the economy.

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BMW Plans Massive Cost Cuts to Keep Profits above Water

German high-end carmaker BMW warned Wednesday it expects pre-tax profits "well below" 2018 levels this year as it announced a massive cost-cutting scheme aimed at saving 12 billion euros ($13.6 billion) in total by 2022.

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Toyota to Build New Hybrid Cars in Brexit-Facing UK

Toyota on Wednesday said it will build a new hybrid car in Britain for Japanese peer Suzuki -- a welcome boost for the UK auto sector which has been hit by Brexit uncertainty. 

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EU Fines Google for Anti-Trust Breach

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe's latest salvo against Silicon Valley.

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Brexit Delay Request Sends Pound Reeling

The pound fell sharply on Wednesday after British Prime Minister Theresa announced it was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30, while investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate call. 

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Germany Launches 5G Auction amid Row with U.S. over Huawei

Germany launched its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei.

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European Stocks Climb as Markets Track Brexit, Fed

European stock markets jumped Tuesday, while the pound steadied after strong UK jobs data as traders braced for more Brexit chaos and awaited the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.

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