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Vincent Bolloré in French police custody

Billionaire detained as part of bribery investigation

Financial Times

Trump Warns Iran on Nuclear Deal, but Will Weigh Beefed-Up Accord

President Donald Trump leveled dire warnings at Iran and signaled an interest in an unspecified new deal to rein in Tehran, echoing a suggestion from French President Emmanuel Macron after the two leaders met.

Wall Street Journal

Treasuries’ March Above 3% Faces Challenge From Slumping Stocks

Bloomberg

Macron Visits Trump, Hoping to Bridge Policy Gaps

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Washington for the first state visit of Donald Trump’s presidency, in an test of whether personal chemistry between the two leaders can bridge a yawning policy divide.

Wall Street Journal

French police detain Vincent Bolloré in Africa bribery probe

Industrialist’s holding company denies any irregularities in Guinea and Togo

Financial Times

The 30-minute outsized role in US stock trading

An increasing concentration of volumes from 3.30pm to 4pm is causing concern

Financial Times

Driver Identified in Toronto Van Attack; 10 Dead

A man in his mid-20s plowed a rented van into people walking along a busy Toronto thoroughfare, killing at least 10 and injuring 15, and rattled one of North America’s safest major cities.

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Treasury 10-Year Yield Tops 3% for First Time Since January 2014

Bloomberg

Why the French President Has the Best Chance to Temper ‘America First’

Emmanuel Macron, who is visiting Washington, is a suave globalist, in contrast to the Donald Trump, who is a brash nationalist. But the French leader may stand a better chance of drawing the U.S. president back into the global fold than anyone.

Wall Street Journal

Trump blasts Iran as Macron lobbies for nuclear deal

US president puts on a show for French counterpart but split remains over Tehran deal

Financial Times

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Bloomberg

Trump Clashes With China at U.S. High Court on Vitamin Exports

Bloomberg

Google and Facebook Likely to Benefit From Europe’s Privacy Crackdown

Big tech companies gain while smaller online ad firms are squeezed under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May.

Wall Street Journal

It’s Getting Harder for Investors to Buy or Sell When They Want

Investors are having a tougher time trading in a number of financial markets, a development that is weakening their ability to raise cash or to protect against big stock declines.

Wall Street Journal

CFTC: deliberate defaults may be ‘market manipulation’

Regulator statement on CDS agreements follows legal clash over debt deal

Financial Times

US 10-year bond yield rises above 3%

Investors focus is on whether the yield on the benchmark US bond will find a higher range

Financial Times

The $7 Trillion Debt Pile Looming Large Over Chinese Households

Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks Slide

Bloomberg
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