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Coca-Cola Europe’s main bottler of Coca-Cola products is nearing a deal to acquire Australia’s Coca-Cola Amatil for about $7bn in the latest round of consolidation in the sector
Dunkin Dunkin’ Donuts owner closes in on $9bn sale
Ant Jack Ma rails against global financial rules ahead of $30bn Ant Group IPO, saying Basel regulations are not relevant for China’s phase of development
Fixed Income
US Bond The yield on 10-year Treasuries fell one basis point to 0.84% Friday.
USD Barrett moves step closer to Supreme Court seat;
EUR Italy and Spain introduce sweeping new pandemic measures
GBP UK government pandemic approval rating falls to 29%;  UK banks raise rates to stifle home loan boom
Gold Gold dropped 0.6% to $1,891.60 an ounce.
WTI West Texas Intermediate crude lost 2.1% to $39.01 a barrel Friday.
COVID-19 Global Pandemic Latest
Region Confirmed Cases New Cases Recovered
Global 43,319,529 +400,931 31,894,608
U.S. 8,888,056 +59,766 5,770,225

Charts to Watch

Chart 1. Private jets take off as wealthy flyers seek to avoid virus

Chart 2. US stocks rose Friday as investors held out hope for a spending package

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