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20 Jun
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EU to vote on internet copyright crackdown

The European Parliament is set to vote on Wednesday and Thursday on a new law to prevent the availability of copyrighted material online.

20 Jun
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US existing home sales unexpectedly drop in May

US existing home sales unexpectedly fell in May amid a lack of inventory and high prices, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

20 Jun
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Fatality at Serabi Gold's Sao Chico project in Brazil

Exploration and production company Serabi Gold on Wednesday confirmed the death of an employee at its Sao Chico Mine in Brazil.

20 Jun
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Shell to offload Norwegian assets to Okea

Royal Dutch Shell has reached an agreement with Norwegian oil company OKEA to sell its stakes in the Draugen and Gjøa oil field to the Scandinavian firm for NOK 4. 52bn.

20 Jun
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EU retaliates for US tariffs on aluminium and steel

The European Commission has responded to the US administration's levies on aluminium and steel, formally approving 'rebalancing measures' on €2. 8bn-worth of US exports of agricultural and manufactured goods.

20 Jun
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German producer price gains accelerate in May

Producer price gains in the Eurozone's largest economy accelerated in May on the back of higher gasoline prices.

20 Jun
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Herencia hunting for new board member after non-executive chairman resigns

Wednesday saw the resignation of Herencia Resources's non-executive chairman Peter Reeve, who will step down from his role with immediate effect.

20 Jun
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MySquar acquires Myanmar-based payments business

AIM-quoted social media platform MySquar launched a fundraising on Wednesday, shortly after agreeing to acquire MyPay Myanmar for £2m in cash and shares.

20 Jun
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Cryptocurrencies suffer fall after South Korean exchange reports $32m coins stolen

Cryptocurrencies dropped after South Korean exchange Bithumb was hacked and $32m in coins were stolen, including Ripple tokens.

19 Jun
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Market buzz: Has gold lost its allure as a safe-haven?

1630:Close Equities paid more attention on Tuesday to the ratcheting-up of tensions between Beijing and Washington as trading kicked-off with a sharp move lower on the Shanghai bourse.

19 Jun
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Urals Energy's shares storm despite weather disrupting Pacific project

Urals Energy saw its shares jump over 10% on Tuesday despite experiencing delays in the completion of its first well at the South Dagi programme.

19 Jun
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US housing starts hit 10-year high in May

US housing starts rose more than expected in May, to a 10-year high, according to data released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday.

19 Jun
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US pharma bosses say UK's life sciences position under threat

US pharma businesses have warned the government that the UK’s dominant position in life sciences is threatened by Brexit and the NHS’s slow adoption of new medicines.

19 Jun
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Leave voters prefer hard Irish border to staying in customs union, poll finds

Two thirds of leave voters in the Brexit referendum prefer a hard Irish border to not leaving the customs union after the divorce.

19 Jun
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China implores Australia to exercise 'less bias and bigotry'

The Chinese ambassador to Australia claimed that "less bias and bigotry" was required to repair relations between the two as concerns that China's influence in the nation continues to mount.

19 Jun
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Significant policy accommodation "still needed", ECB's Draghi says

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi sounded a confident note on the outlook for inflation on Tuesday, despite the multiple sources of uncertainty surrounding the outlook for growth.

19 Jun
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Eurozone construction output improves

Eurozone construction output is growing more strongly, official data showed on Tuesday, indicating the second quarter will make a good recovery from an extremely slow start to the year.

19 Jun
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German economic growth forecasts slashed over trade war fears

Germany's economy is expected to grow more slowly in the coming years due to the risks around a euro crisis sparked by Italy and a potential trade war with the US.

19 Jun
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White House readies $400bn-worth of possible tariffs on Chinese made goods

President Donald Trump instructed his country's Trade Representative to identify another $200bn-worth of goods on which to levy 10% tariffs.