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EU considers tax, emissions trading for carbon border plan

The European Union has laid out options for designing its plan to impose charges on imports of some goods to try to protect EU industry from being undercut by ... Read More

A steady decline in the dollar has accelerated in recent weeks

A steady decline in the dollar has accelerated in recent weeks, as a resurgent coronavirus outbreak in the United States and improving economic prospects abroad sour investors on the ... Read More
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Europe Bails Out Its Failed States with “Common” (i.e., German) Bonds

  The “European Project” was designed with something like the current crisis in mind. The adoption of a common currency was just the first, politically easiest, step in a ... Read More
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European stocks rose on Monday

European stocks rose on Monday, as optimism surrounding second-quarter earnings offset a disturbing rise in coronavirus cases, including in the key U.S. state of Florida. After edging up 0.4% ... Read More
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Dollar in narrow range as U.S. virus cases grow

The dollar was hemmed into a narrow range on Friday, supported by safe-haven flows as a resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States discouraged some investors from taking ... Read More
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Pound gains as dollar struggles

Sterling gained on Thursday as traders bought back into the currency following its recent run lower, although worries about a second wave of COVID-19 infections and negotiations over a ... Read More
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Norway data protection authority temporarily bans use of coronavirus tracking app

Norway’s data inspectorate has banned the use of a public health application to control the spread of COVID-19 over data protection concerns. The application Smittestopp “collects large amounts of ... Read More

The dollar slipped on Monday; The Australian dollar led modest gains in Asia

The dollar slipped on Monday in a choppy session as investors tried to navigate their way through an unsettling rise in coronavirus infections and weigh whether it would delay ... Read More
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EU: Oil deliveries declined; The countries with the largest quantity decreases

EU Member States have taken restrictive measures to slow down the spread of COVID-19 that have had an impact on the use of fuels for transport, such as limitations ... Read More
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Euro to Pound Sterling exchange rate slips

While the Euro (EUR) outlook remains fairly appealing, the Euro to Pound Sterling (EUR/GBP) exchange rate slipped again today. A lack of fresh support for the Euro in recent ... Read More
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