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Italy's minibonds would either be illegal or useless: finance minister

It would be either illegal or useless for Italy to issue bonds to pay its suppliers as these notes would break European currency rules or add to the country's massive government debt, the Italian finance minister said on Saturday.



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Wall St. Week Ahead: Top U.S. bond managers betting bond market still has room to run

U.S. bond fund managers are betting that the steep gains in Treasuries over the last month are here to stay.



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An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing

Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know.

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Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy.



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Someone hit the $530 million Mega Millions jackpot. Here's how winners can protect their privacy

A single ticket sold in California — which does not allow winners to remain anonymous — matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing.

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G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution

Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers are divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing".



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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Trump will retain the authority to impose tariffs if Mexico fails to live up to it.



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G20 finance chiefs to warn of trade risks, differ on how 'pressing'

Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick-up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders showed on Saturday, but the policymakers were divided on whether the need to resolve them was "pressing".



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Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official

Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Finance said on Saturday.



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Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister

Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday.



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Judge rules against FERC's jurisdiction over PG&E power contract dispute

A judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has no jurisdiction over a dispute involving PG&E Corp's $42 billion worth of contracts with energy companies.



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G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique

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



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IMF's Lagarde highlights potential disruptive nature of fintech

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned on Saturday that the increasing presence of technology giants using big data and artificial intelligence could cause a significant disruption to the world's financial system.



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Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief

The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday.



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Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States.



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