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Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of U.S. tariffs

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The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show. | Video

China's Suning Sports raises $600 million from Alibaba, Goldman 9:13am BST

BEIJING China's Suning Sports, the owner of Italian soccer giants Inter Milan, said it has raised $600 million (461 million pounds) in a series A funding from firms including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Goldman Sachs .

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Oil prices rise, but still set for weekly drop on oversupply, trade worries 8:24am BST

TOKYO Crude prices rose on Friday, but were still set for a weekly drop on concerns about oversupply and the ongoing trade conflict between the United States and China, the world's two biggest oil users.

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China's policy debate deepens as trade war threatens economy 8:16am BST

BEIJING A policy debate in China on how best to address slowing growth deepened on Friday, as analysts urged authorities to boost fiscal stimulus amid rising risks to the world's second-biggest economy from a bitter trade conflict with the United States.

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China's stock, yuan rebound drives Asian markets higher 7:42am BST

TOKYO Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China's stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a one-year low with market participants suspecting state support for the currency.

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HNA units, including Hainan Airlines, slump after lifting trading halts 5:27am BST

SHANGHAI Shares in China's Hainan Airlines slumped by 9.9 percent on Friday, close to its daily limit, after a six-month trading suspension during which it undertook a restructuring that would change its owner.

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Exclusive - Britain says Huawei 'shortcomings' expose new telecom networks risks 19 Jul 2018

LONDON Technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei have exposed Britain's telecom networks to new security risks, a government report said on Thursday.

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Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to refined petroleum to North Korea 19 Jul 2018

UNITED NATIONS Russia and China on Thursday delayed a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council committee to order a halt to refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a U.S. accusation that Pyongyang breached sanctions, diplomats said.

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Germany nears investment in 50Hertz to fend off China's State Grid - sources 19 Jul 2018

FRANKFURT/BERLIN Germany is nearing a deal to invest in 50Hertz to fend off China's State Grid as an auction for a 20 percent stake in the German high-voltage energy network operator draws to a close, people close to the matter said.

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HyperloopTT signs deal for first test track in China 19 Jul 2018

SHANGHAI California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has signed a deal with the southwestern province of Guizhou to build its first test track in China, the U.S. firm said on Thursday.