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Australian central bank boosts rate for 3rd month in a row

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s central bank on Tuesday lifted its benchmark interest rate for a third time in consecutive months,…

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McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell threatened Thursday to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the…

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French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

PARIS — The new speaker of France’s lower house of parliament — the first woman to hold the post —…

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EXPLAINER: How a G-7 ban on Russian gold would work

WASHINGTON — Russia appears to have defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution,…

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Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street after winning week

NEW YORK — Stocks are drifting mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Monday as the market cools off…

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US markets stable before Fed chief addresses Congress again

NEW YORK — Wall Street is poised to open higher at Thursday’s opening bell a day after the head of…

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Powell: Fed will decide on rate hikes ‘meeting by meeting’

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday underscored the Fed’s determination to raise interest rates high enough to…

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UN biodiversity summit moved from China over COVID-19 policy

BEIJING — A United Nations summit on biodiversity will be held in Canada instead of China, organizers announced Tuesday, the…

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Asian markets mostly lower ahead of US holiday

TOKYO — Asian markets were mostly lower in cautious trading Monday ahead of a federal holiday in the U.S. Worries…

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EXPLAINER: How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis?

LONDON — Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world” and making food more…

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