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Bitcoin plummets to a six-month low on China crackdown

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OECD sees global growth at decade low, blames govts’ indecision

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Bill Gates-backed energy startup achieves solar breakthrough

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Oil slips below $62 as trade talks drag on

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Huawei plays down impact of new US licence extension

WASHINGTON: Huawei Technologies has dismissed a new 90-day extension by the Trump administration allowing US firms to continue doing business with the...

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