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How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree

Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding.



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G20 finance chiefs to say trade row has 'intensified' but delete call for resolution

Group of 20 finance leaders said on Sunday that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified" but failed to express a pressing need to resolve them, in a final draft communique that said global growth is likely to pick up.



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G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed.



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G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks

Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showed.



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Take Five: Enter the dragon

There's plenty of life left in the Chinese dragon, but after roaring for three decades it's certainly lost some of its puff. Markets are primed for exports from the world's second largest economy to show weakness and for investment and lending data to show Beijing's stimulus efforts in the face of a trade war with Washington are bearing some fruit.



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French finance minister Le Maire says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology.



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China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources

China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.



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G20 finance chiefs cite 'intensified' trade row, but don't call for its resolution

Group of 20 finance leaders said on Sunday that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict.



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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit

A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday.



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G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020

Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday.



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ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco

Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing.



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BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize.



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Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1%

A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday.



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World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet

Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have saddled some emerging nations with huge debt.



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French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology.



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