MILAN/LONDON, July 21 Sergio Marchionne bowed out on Saturday as one of the auto industry's most demanding and tenacious chief executives, his health in crisis after a career in which he rescued Fiat and Chrysler, two of its most storied brands.
BUENOS AIRES, July 21 The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals on Saturday to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting dominated by trade tensions.
* Critics say African nations loading up Chinese debt (Recasts with Xi press conference)
BUENOS AIRES, July 21 Brazil's Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia said on Saturday that G20 finance ministers agreed that growing trade tensions and the normalization of monetary policy in major economies represented rising risks to the global economy.
* Marchionne's condition worsened in "recent hours"-statement
DAKAR, July 21 China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to sign bilateral deals, the first leg of an Africa tour at time when the continent is awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and construction contracts.
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|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||20 Jul 2018||250.37||-0.30||-0.12%|
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|.MXX||MXSE IPC||20 Jul 2018||48,908.24||+160.45||+0.33%|