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Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong protests, as analysts weigh in on national security law’s impact

About 370 protesters were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday — 10 of them were apprehended for breaching the new security law just one day after it took effect. Whether the new law affects Hong Kong’s attractiveness as a leading financial center will depend on the implementation of the legislation, said Tim Summers, a senior fellow at think tank, Chatham House.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Yen Nee Lee

IMF says Asia’s economy will shrink ‘for the first time in living memory’ due to the coronavirus

The International Monetary Fund said Asia’s economy is expected to contract by 1.6% this year — a downgrade from its previous forecast of no growth in April. “Asia cannot be an exception” when the whole world is suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, said Changyong Rhee, director of the Asia and Pacific department at IMF.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales Silvia Amaro

IMF slashes its forecasts for the global economy and warns of soaring debt levels

The Fund also downgraded its GDP forecast for 2021. The IMF cautioned that the forecasts are surrounded with unprecedented uncertainty.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional

China’s influence in Southeast Asia is growing — and the U.S. has some catching up to do

The U.S. is playing catch-up to China’s growing political and economic influence in Southeast Asia, and that gap is expected to grow wider in the next decade, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Saheli Roy Choudhury

India wants to be a ‘partner of the global economy’ in its manufacturing push, minister says

India has the resources it needs to become a global electronics manufacturing hub and a competitive partner to the world economy, the country’s technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Leslie Josephs

Trump administration bans Chinese passenger airlines from flying to U.S.

10:42 - President Donald Trump’s administration is banning Chinese airlines from flying to the United States starting in mid-June as Beijing hasn’t permitted U.S. carriers to resume flights there. Delta and United are seeking to resume flights to China after suspending service earlier this year because of the coronavirus.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Tyler Clifford

Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

18:09 - “I am cautiously optimistic” that a Covid-19 vaccine could be ready for distribution by the end of 2020, Emory University medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio told CNBC on Friday. His comments echo that of Dr. Anthony Fauci, who said earlier that day that the vaccine development timeline is still “intact.” “Trying to think that, a year after a virus has been identified, we will have a vaccine ready to deploy and ready to go into massive distribution, it’s simply mind-boggling to me,” del Rio said.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Reid Wilson

The Hill interview: Fauci on why a vaccine by end of year is 'aspirational'

17:06 - The nation's top infectious disease expert said Friday that an aggressive investment into the development and production of a vaccine against the coronavirus might make it possible to distribute millions of doses as the year comes to a close.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Amanda Macias

Defense secretary doubles down on aggressive timeline to have coronavirus vaccine ready by the end of the year

15:03 - Secretary of Defense Mark Esper downplayed characterizations made by health officials that a vaccine within the year would be “aspirational.” Last week, President Donald Trump unveiled a federal task force in charge of a $10 billion effort that will help produce and widely distribute a coronavirus vaccine by the end of 2020. Esper said he was “completely confident” that the Pentagon will deliver.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Eustance Huang

Japan jumps more than 2% as Asia stocks rise ahead of US jobs report

Shares in Asia were higher on Friday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 gaining more than 2%. The Reserve Bank of Australia on Friday released its statement on monetary policy, where it highlighted that global GDP is “expected to fall sharply in the first half of 2020.”
Argentina CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Sam Meredith

Already on borrowed time, Argentina is on the brink of its ninth sovereign default

Argentina is highly likely to slip into default this month, analysts have told CNBC, as the crisis-prone South American country enters a critical period of make-or-break talks with international creditors.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Abigail Ng

Moscow and Riyadh are ‘very, very close’ to an oil deal, says Russia’s sovereign wealth fund chief

The deal will bring “so much important stability to the market” and the two sides are “very close,” said Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund RDIF. A virtual meeting between OPEC and its allies was scheduled to happen on Monday, but is now “likely” to take place on Thursday instead, sources told CNBC.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Dan Mangan

European Union will close external borders for 30 days to slow coronavirus pandemic

17/03 - 16:04 - Leaders of European Union countries have agreed to close the EU’s external borders for 30 days in a new effort to slow the coronavirus pandemic. Movement within European Union member nations will be still be allowed. On Monday, Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, said he was closing his nation’s borders to foreigners, with the major exception of U.S. citizens.
Sociedad CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Amanda Macias

Pentagon to free up 5 million respirator masks and 2,000 ventilators for coronavirus efforts

17:34 - Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said that the Pentagon was able to offer up to 2,000 deployable ventilators, but that the machines were different than those used by civilians and would require training before operation. He added that the U.S. government would need to seek support from industry on procuring more ventilators. The virus — which has already killed more than 7,167 people and infected more than 183,000 people around the world — is spreading from the U.S. military’s Indo-Pacific Command, the largest of all geographic combatant commands.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Salud Noah Higgins-Dunn

New Yorkers should be prepared for a ‘shelter-in-place order,’ Mayor Bill de Blasio says

15:36 - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that taxpayers can delay paying their income taxes on as much as $1 million in taxes owed for up to 90 days. Ordinarily, individual income taxpayers must submit their 2019 tax returns and pay amounts owed by April 15. The postponement on payments applies to federal returns. Double-check your state’s tax deadlines to see if there are any delays.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Tucker Higgins

China expels journalists from New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post

15:15 - China said Tuesday that it will expel American journalists working in the country for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post whose press credentials are due to expire in 2020. The country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that U.S. reporters for those publications must return their press cards within 10 days. The move continues a tit-for-tat battle between Washington and Beijing that began in February after the Journal ran an opinion article with the headline, “China Is the Real Sick Man of Asia.”
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Kevin Breuninger

Trump seeks stimulus package potentially worth more than $1 trillion, including direct payments to Americans

13:00 - The White House is seeking a stimulus package worth anywhere from $850 billion to over $1 trillion as the Trump administration looks to battle the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The developments came hours after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the Trump administration wants to get emergency funds in Americans’ pockets “immediately.” “It’s going to be big, it’s going to be bold,” Trump said of the potential stimulus package, without disclosing its size, Tuesday morning.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Amanda Macias

US military says general’s letter announcing Iraq withdrawal was a mistake: ‘This is not what’s happening’

06/01 - 19:30 - The Pentagon said that a U.S. general’s letter informing Iraq’s Defense Ministry that U.S.-led coalition troops would leave Iraq “was a mistake.” American Defense officials insisted that the troops would remain there. The letter came a day after Iraq’s parliament voted to expel all foreign forces from the nation after a U.S. airstrike that killed Iran’s leading general, Qasem Soleimani. President Donald Trump said, “We’re not leaving unless they pay us back for” an aiport built by the United States.
Política CNBC - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Christina Wilkie

President Trump impeached for abuse of power

18/12 - 22:24 - A majority of the House of Representatives votes to impeach President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. The vote marks only the third time in American history that the House has impeached a president. Trump holds a campaign rally in Michigan during the historic vote.
Economía CNBC - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Evelyn Cheng

China’s Commerce Ministry says trade war should be ended by removing tariffs

China is still calling for the U.S. to roll back tariffs as part of any “phase one” agreement, as trade negotiations between the world’s two largest economies drag on.“If both sides reach a phase one agreement, the level of tariff rollback will fully reflect the importance of the phase one agreement,” China’s Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said in Mandarin. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino