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  1. The BOJ left rates and its dovish forward guidance unchanged on Friday, mindful of the "extremely high uncertainties" on the growth outlook.
  2. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman embraced 'sportswashing' criticism in a Fox News interview, saying the practice has led to a growth of GDP.
  3. Singapore has dethroned Hong Kong to become the world's freest economy after almost 50 years, according to a report released by the Fraser Institute.
  4. Four months after hype over artificial intelligence fired up markets, the rally’s starting to look more like a hallucination.
  5. CNBC's Jim Cramer on Thursday offered six reasons he thinks may be causing investors to sell.
  6. Biden welcomed Zelenskyy to the White House on Thursday as the embattled leader seeks to shore up additional support for his war-torn country.
  7. Canada is currently investigating "credible allegations" that New Delhi orchestrated the extra-judicial slaying of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in June.
  8. Investors are unenthusiastic about the IPOs from Arm, Instacart and Klaviyo, even after a 21-month drought in tech offerings
  9. "Interview processes aren't set up for us to really get to know each other on a deep level," said Andre Martin. "You have to be an expert question asker."
  10. The best hotel in the world is Passlacqua, an 18th century villa on the edge of Italy's Lake Como, according to the 50 Best organization's inaugural ranking.
  11. U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Thursday, with the 10-year and 2-year yields reaching levels last seen over a decade ago.
  12. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy sent members home for the weekend after a bill to fund the Pentagon and a plan to vote on government funding both imploded.
  13. Cisco said it was acquiring cybersecurity software company Splunk for $157 a share in a cash deal worth about $28 billion.
  14. The move is a 500 basis point jump from the month prior, as Ankara continues to battle double-digit inflation.
  15. Members Jisoo, Jennie and Lisa will reportedly sign with other labels, while Rosé will renew her contract with YG.
  16. The Bank of England on Thursday ended a run of 14 straight interest rate hikes after new data showed inflation is now running below expectations.
  17. Chinese electric car brand Nio released an Android smartphone on Thursday. CEO William Li spoke with CNBC in an exclusive interview ahead of the launch.
  18. Microsoft announced fresh AI capabilities for advertisers, along with new Surface PCs and a Windows update.
  19. Murdoch's departure comes as his media empire, which includes The Wall Street Journal and Fox News, gears up for the 2024 election.
  20. Some small businesses have begun testing Microsoft 365 Copilot, which can help corporate workers compose documents and find information from email messages.