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5 things to start your day

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Five Things - EuropeFollow UsGet the newsletterWant the lowdown on what's moving European markets in your inbox every morning? Sign up here.Good morning. Gold extended its rally, the aviation sector is shedding more jobs and there was a fresh warning over U.S. Covid-19 infections. Here's what's moving markets.Going For GoldGold's rally continued Tuesday with futures briefly rising above $1,800 an ounce for the first time in more than eight years. Demand for the traditional haven has been boosted by investor concern over recent upticks in coronavirus cases in some regions and a need for inflation hedges due to expansionary policy tools implemented by central banks worldwide. Goldman Sachs last month lifted its target to $2,000 an ounce, saying a weaker dollar will give consumers of the precious metal in emerging markets more purchasing power. After rounding off its best quarter in four years, spot gold edged higher early Wednesday amid mixed trading for Asian stocks and…

Academy diversity milestone; Weinstein accusers settlement; Solstice boards CIA thriller

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Brussels Edition: Merkel takes charge

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Brussels EditionFollow UsGet the newsletterWelcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg's daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union.Angela Merkel's government takes over the reins at the EU today for six months that will largely shape the Chancellor's legacy ahead of her expected retirement next year. She's pledged to do everything she can to wrest the EU from its gravest economic crisis amid the global pandemic. And that's not all: the EU, facing a rising Chinese superpower and an unpredictable U.S. under Donald Trump, has to find its own path in the shifting geopolitical landscape, while also sorting out an orderly new relationship with the U.K. The German leader, whose caution has slowed the pace of EU progress in the past, has promised to deliver on a big scale this time. We take a deep dive into the challenges of the German presidency of the Council of the EU.Nikos Chrysoloras and Patrick DonahueWhat's HappeningItalian Finances

TikTok stops working in India completely

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Follow us:Here are some stories that you don't want to miss todayTikTok stops working in India completelyWhile the TikTok app could no longer be downloaded in the morning, the app has now stopped working altogether for those who had been using TikTok previously.READ MOREApple iPhone XS Max is available with Rs 40,000 discount on AmazonOriginally priced at Rs 1,09,900, the 64GB storage variant of the iPhone XS Max can be purchased at Rs 69,900. It is listed with 36% off on Amazon. READ MOREElon Musk calls the world’s richest man a ‘copycat’. AgainElon Musk, in a tweet, called Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon — also the world’s richest man — a copycat.READ MORE