Donald Trump attacks ECB for ‘currency manipulation’

Global trade war fears deepen after US president reopens EU spat after talk of new rate cut planDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank (ECB) of unfairly manipulating the euro, further raising the stakes for Washington in its trade and diplo…

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Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance

Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that co…

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Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95

Son Anderson Cooper says she lived life ‘on her own terms’Obituary: Gloria Vanderbilt, 1924-2019Gloria Vanderbilt, an American heiress who became a successful model, designer, writer and artist, has died, her son Anderson Cooper announced on Monday on …

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Is the global economy in for a new oil shock? | Larry Elliot

Trump’s hawkish stance with Iran could prove too much for an already fragile world economyAn oil price surge prompted by trouble in the Middle East inevitably conjures up memories of late 1973, when a dramatic rise in the cost of crude ended the long p…

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