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West struggles to set oil price cap that hurts Russia |  CNN Business

West struggles to set oil price cap that hurts Russia | CNN Business

London CNN Business — Ukraine’s allies want to put a price cap on Russian oil. But there’s a problem: they can’t agree on a figure that would put pressure on the Kremlin. The biggest Western economies agreed earlier this year to cap the price of Russia’s most valuable export and pledged to work out the …

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Russians grow increasingly critical as Putin's military operation drags on and sanctions take their toll |  CNN

Russians grow increasingly critical as Putin’s military operation drags on and sanctions take their toll | CNN

Moscow CNN — November and December are known as the most depressing months in Moscow. The days are short and dark, and the weather is too cold and wet to be outdoors much, but still too hot and rainy to enjoy the true Russian winter. This year, the sense of gloom is heightened by the …

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Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control |  CNN Business

Global investors bullish on China again as Beijing shifts to damage control | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Market sentiment on Chinese stocks hit rock bottom just weeks ago after President Xi Jinping secured a historic third term in office and piled his best team with loyalists in a sweep not seen since Mao era. But last week, a series of unexpected moves from Beijing — the easing …

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Britain brings back austerity.  Here's why |  CNN Business

Britain brings back austerity. Here’s why | CNN Business

London CNN Business — The last time a UK finance minister revealed tax and spending plans, the markets went haywire and the country’s prime minister eventually lost her job. The new government is not looking for repeat performance. On Thursday, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is due to unveil a budget that will aim to restore confidence …

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