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Analysis: The US-China fight began with trade. Now it's the one thing still working for them (source — 15/08/2020 04:05:40

Tensions between the United States and China have soared as the two superpowers fight over everything from the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and Hong Kong, to who controls the technologies of the...

'Vaccine nationalism' stands in the way of an end to the Covid-19 crisis | Stephen Buranyi (source — 14/08/2020 19:00:15

Russia is not the only country pursuing domestic politics over global cooperation in the fight against coronavirusWe’re all waiting for a coronavirus vaccine, but when Russia announced earlier this we...

China retail sales fall fuels concern for global recovery from Covid-19 (source — 14/08/2020 15:06:08

Retail sales dropped 1.1% in July while industrial production remains subduedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFears over the strength of China’s economic recovery from the c...

Reluctant shoppers could slow the coronavirus recovery (source — 14/08/2020 14:55:46

Retail sales data from the world's two largest economies could set the tone on Wall Street on Friday. The first round, from China, suggest the coronavirus recovery could take longer than expected.

Markets hit by UK quarantine move and China retail sales fall - business live (source — 14/08/2020 14:35:05

Airline and hotel companies are hit by UK imposing a 14-day quarantine on arrivals from FranceFull story: Travel share plungeIAG, easyjet and TUI shares slide11am: FTSE 100 down 133 pointsUK adds Fran...

These Symptoms Could Tell Covid-19 Apart From Flu This Winter (source — 14/08/2020 13:08:21

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.When flu season arrives, it’ll be harder than usual to...

Global markets fall as China recovery from coronavirus wobbles (source — 14/08/2020 10:38:00

The FTSE 100 in London was down 144.14 points at 6042.40

Travel stocks hit by UK's French quarantine move; China retail sales keep falling - business live (source — 14/08/2020 10:16:11

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as retail spending in China falls for the seventh month runningLatest: IAG, easyjet and TUI shares slideUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day qu...

China recovery hopes dented by fall in retail sales - business live (source — 14/08/2020 09:48:15

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as retail spending in China falls for the seventh month runningChina’s retail sales down 1.1% in JulyIndustrial output rises slower than hop...

China finds Covid-19 in frozen food imports, WHO downplays infection risk (source — 14/08/2020 09:02:03

The discoveries raise fresh concerns that the coronavirus that causes the disease can spread on surfaces and enter the foodchain.

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