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US and Chinese companies sign contracts during Trump visit

US and Chinese companies sign contracts during Trump visit

US and Chinese companies have signed business deals the two sides say are valued at nine billion US dollars (£6.8 billion) during a visit by American leader Donald Trump, in a move aimed at blunting criticism of Beijing’s trade practices. No details have been released over the 19 agreements signed …

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China agency denies dead Russian model, 14, was overworked

The Chinese agency representing a 14-year-old Russian model who died after taking part in Shanghai Fashion Week has denied allegations that she was overworked and exhausted. The death of Vlada Dzyuba in a Chinese hospital on Friday has shone a light on the murky world of western models in China, …

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China Sept new yuan loans rise more than expected

SHANGHAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Chinese banks extended more loans than expected in September, buoyed by demand from home buyers and companies, even as the government tightened the screws to wean the economy off its years-long addiction to cheap debt. Banks extended 1.27 trillion yuan ($193.05 billion) in net new …

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Crypto-currencies’ strength becomes their weakness

Crypto-currencies’ strength becomes their weakness

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – (Reuters Breakingviews) – One of the chief strengths of crypto-currencies is becoming their weakness. Freedom from regulation was the big draw of bitcoin, ether and their proliferating kind. But the exchanges set up to trade them often lack basic controls over identity, fraud, technology and …

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