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Jin Liqun, AIIB's president, addresses journalists at a Beijing press conference in 2016. Fred Dufour/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tracking the impact of U.S.-China tensions on global financial institutions

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Large numbers of workers from different sectors protest against inflation and in favor of higher wages in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Aug. 17, where inflation has soared. Pablo Barrera/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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An economic perfect storm is battering emerging markets. Debt crises loom

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TOPSHOT - A worker polishes gold bullion bars at the ABC Refinery in Sydney. DAVID GRAY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The alchemy behind falling metal prices

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An elderly Russian woman eats a hamburger at the first McDonald's in the then Soviet Union on its opening day in January 1990. Rudi Blaha/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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An economic iron curtain is falling on Russia as companies like McDonald's cut ties

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The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for both the U.S. and the global economies, crediting rapid COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and relief efforts. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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An employee wears a face mask as he works at a blower and fan manufacturing plant in northeastern China's Liaoning province. The economy contracted by 6.8% in the first three months of 2020 from the same period a year ago. Yao Jianfeng/Xinhua via AP hide caption

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Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Wall Street stocks opened sharply lower amid fears the coronavirus will grow into a significant international health crisis. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dow Falls Nearly 1,200 Points; Stocks Now In Correction Territory

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