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    • In this Nov. 23, 2020, photo, a street sign is displayed at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. S&P DJ Indices is removing 21 Chinese companies from its indexes, or groups of stocks and bonds used to track financial market movements, after Americans were barred from investing in them as part of a feud with Beijing over technology and security.
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      22:18 GMT 25.01.2021

      US Tech Stocks Hit Record Highs on Forecast of Strong COVID-Driven Earnings

      NEW YORK (Sputnik) - US technology stocks hit record highs on expectations of strong quarterly earnings for companies that benefited from providing stay-home services and products amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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      Last update: 19:52 GMT 25.01.2021
      19:52 GMT 25.01.2021

      US Torpedoes WTO Panel on ‘Made in China’ Labels for Hong Kong Products

      Influential foreign policy think tanks in Washington are putting heavy pressure on newly-minted US President Joe Biden not to shred his predecessor’s “get tough” approach on China, which has included sanctions, tariffs, and the blacklisting of Chinese companies.

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      Last update: 15:08 GMT 25.01.2021
      15:08 GMT 25.01.2021

      How Low Can the US Greenback Go?

      Despite an improving economic outlook buoyed by the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and unprecedented stimulus package, the allure of the greenback has dimmed as it suffers from the impact of surging fiscal and current account deficits that show no signs of abating.

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