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‘Rudely trampling on international trade rules': Chinese media beat drum against US

Commentaries in the People’s Daily, China’s top newspaper, likened the United States to a bull in a China shop running roughshod over the rules of global trade.

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Lawsuits accuse Tesla’s Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal

Tesla and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers.

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The US-China trade war is worrying some Hong Kong-owned manufacturers, CEO says

Hong Kong-owned factories in China are growing concerned about the escalating U.S.-China trade war. Some are even thinking about shifting operations elsewhere, one CEO said.

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Trump says progress made toward trade deal with Mexico, but ‘Canada must wait’

“Canada must wait. Their Tariffs and Trade Barriers are far too high. Will tax cars if we can’t make a deal!” U.S. President Donald Trump said.

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M&S in new phase of store closures

Seven more of the retailer’s clothing shops will shut their doors for the last time on Saturday.

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Tesla’s Elon Musk in the hot seat, again

Tesla boss Elon Musk’s claim that he is considering taking the car company private unleashed a torrent of questions.

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Markets stage a mid-August pivot, on the watch for fallout from Turkey’s currency crisis

A new air of cautiousness is hanging over markets, and it could continue in the week ahead as investors navigate Turkey’s currency collapse and the fallout across global markets.

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Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Turkey’s currency falls 20% as the US leader announces a doubling of metal tariffs on the Nato ally.

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Turkey fallout could continue to hit global markets, as Erdogan ‘hangs tough’

Turkey’s collapsing currency and reeling economy have fallout for other emerging markets and expose vulnerabilities at some European banks, but strategists do not now see it as a trigger for a broader banking or financial crisis.

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Elon Musk takes Trump-style Twitter trash talk to the business world

At a quick glance, Donald Trump and Elon Musk couldn’t be more different. But if you dig beneath the surface the similarities between the two charismatic leaders on social media are hard to miss.