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Trump says he will not attend Biden's inauguration ceremony on January 20

Trump says he will not attend Biden's inauguration ceremony on January 20

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Day after conceding defeat, Trump says his voters will not be disrespected, treated unfairly

Day after conceding defeat, Trump says his voters will not be disrespected, treated unfairly

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Credit Suisse Forecasts Fourth-Quarter Loss After Taking Higher Provisions Over US Case

The investment bank continued to perform well, Credit Suisse said, with fourth-quarter dollar revenue rising by more than 15% compared with a year earlier.

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Wall St Tops New Highs On Democrat-Driven Stimulus Hopes

Economy-linked financials rose 1.5% while industrial and materials sectors hit new records on expectations Biden will line up a bigger fiscal package and boost infrastructure spending with Congress under Democrat control.

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US Suspends French Tariffs Over Digital Services Tax

CSI President Christine Bliss also urged France and other countries named in the USTR investigation to suspend imposition of DSTs and continue working toward a solution.

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Asian Stocks Hit Fresh Records On Hopes For Global Recovery

Seoul's Kospi led the way, charging 2.8% higher, also to a record high. In Tokyo, the Nikkei added 1.73%, hitting its highest level since August 1990.

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US, Japan Set For Recovery In Second Half Of 2021, IMF Chief Economist Says

The International Monetary Fund is expected to revise its World Economic Outlook forecasts on Jan. 26. In October, it forecast a 4.4% global GDP contraction for 2020, followed by a rebound to growth of 5.2% for 2021.

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NYSE To Delist Three Chinese Telecoms In Dizzying About-Face

S&P Dow Jones Indices, which has also made U-turns in decisions, said late on Wednesday it will remove the three telecom companies' ADRs from its benchmarks before Jan. 11.

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Digital Services Tax In India Discriminates Against American Companies: USTR

USTR's investigation said the Indian levy discriminates against American companies, unreasonably contravenes international tax principles, and burdens or restricts US commerce.

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BlackRock Raps Board Of World's Biggest Glove Maker Over Worker Safety

BlackRock cited workers' accounts of working and living conditions, the firing of the whistleblower and the virus cluster at Top Glove in its criticism of the board.

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Ford Quarterly US Sales Fall 9.8% As Truck Sales Dip

The automaker posted a 12.5% decline in truck sales, while passenger car sales fell 41.1% as it continues to phase out traditional sedan models in North America that have become increasingly unpopular with consumers.

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Investors Reposition For Stimulus, Spending And Tax As They Look To Biden

Democratic control of the Senate would Biden more scope to act on his agenda, which includes new stimulus and infrastructure spending, although the tight split in the Senate could make it tougher to push through high spending.

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BP Gives Caribbean Refinery More Time To Hit Operating Targets

Limetree Bay officials told staff that BP had required proof that the plant can run for two weeks without a hitch or the oil major would exit the deal.

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Bank Lending To Plastics Industry Faces Scrutiny As Pollution Concerns Mount

Barclays and HSBC were ranked as the largest plastics financiers among European peers, extending $118 billion and $96 billion respectively.

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US Considering Adding Alibaba, Tencent To China Stock Ban - Sources

Shares in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd were down 5% in morning trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Tencent Holdings Ltd shares were down 3%. Alibaba's U.S.-listed shares closed down just over 5% on the news on Wednesday.

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