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GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares retreat as coronavirus surges, Sino-US tensions rise
LONDON/SINGAPORE, July 14 (Reuters) - Global stocks slipped on Tuesday, oil sagged and a safety bid supported the dollar as simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and new coronavirus restrictions in California kept a lid on investor optimism with earnings season getting underway.
UK economy limps out of COVID-19 slump in May
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy stumbled out of its coronavirus-induced slump in May, casting doubt on the chances of a rapid rebound and suggesting more government help to kickstart recovery may be on its way.
Russia says joint patrol with Turkey hit by bomb attack in Syria - RIA
MOSCOW, July 14 (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday a roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated and hit a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in Syria, injuring three Russian soldiers, Russia's RIA news agency reported.
Chongqing city district says it discussed projects with Tesla
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. automaker Tesla Inc
has met with officials from a district in the city of Chongqing in southwestern China to discuss "accelerating projects", the Liangjiang New Area said on Tuesday.
Nokia rolls out software upgrade to 5G
(Reuters) - Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia launched software on Tuesday that enables mobile operators to upgrade their 4G radio stations to new 5G technology without a site visit or replacing equipment.
EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks falter on growth concerns as coronavirus cases rise
July 14 (Reuters) - Emerging markets stocks fell on Tuesday after COVID-19 cases continued to rise globally and economic growth forecasts were cut further, with currencies taking a hit from a firmer dollar as U.S.-China tensions flared.
UK set to ban Huawei from 5G, angering China and pleasing Trump
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain's 5G network on Tuesday, angering China but delighting U.S. President Donald Trump by signaling that the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.
FOREX-Dollar grinds higher as U.S.-China tensions and virus unnerve investors
LONDON, July 14 - The U.S. dollar edged up on Tuesday as diplomatic tensions between the United States and China and rising coronavirus cases knocked investor confidence, although moves in currency markets were small in a quiet session.
RPT-UK fraud office launches review after judge says director fell for flattery
LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Monday it would launch a review after its head was rebuked by a London judge for being vulnerable to flattery from a freelance agent during a high-profile bribery investigation into oil consultancy Unaoil.
Hungarian prime minister seeks parliament's backing in EU budget talks
BUDAPEST, July 14 (Reuters) - Hungary's nationalist government will seek parliamentary support on Tuesday to press the European Union to distribute the bloc's coronavirus rescue package fairly and not to make EU funds conditional on rule-of-law conditions.
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