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After just a few hours, the gray market trade in Apple’s new flagship iPhone is already in full swing in Hong Kong, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney raises rates in the U.K. for the first time in a decade and lawyers representing Facebook, Google and Twitter attended a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian meddling with social media during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Unauthorized resellers buying newly purchased Apple Inc. iPhone X smartphones from shoppers hold stacks of Hong Kong 1,000-dollar banknotes in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Friday. It's only Day One, but the gray market trade in Apple's new iPhone is already in full swing in Hong Kong.

Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Colin Stretch, general counsel at Facebook Inc., with, from left, Sean Edgett, acting general counsel with Twitter Inc., and Richard Salgado, director of law enforcement and information security at Google Inc., swear in to a Senate Judiciary Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Congress is putting Facebook, Twitter and Google under a public microscope about Russia's use of their networks to meddle in the 2016 election, a day after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's criminal investigation disclosed its first indictments and guilty plea.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Bitcoin miner and software developer Eugene Mutai uses a tablet computer with his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Xena, at his home in Nairobi. Cryptocurrencies are especially attractive in economies with restrictions on taking cash abroad, or people don’t have bank accounts, or the local currency is being trampled by inflation.

Photographer: Luis Tato/Bloomberg

A crane operates at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in this aerial photograph taken above Pyeongchang, South Korea. With fewer than 100 days to go before the games start on Feb. 9, organizers have sold little more than 30 percent of the target of 1.1 million tickets, which range from $18 to $1,340.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney during the bank's quarterly inflation report news conference in the City of London on Thursday. Bank of England policymakers raised interest rates for the first time in a decade yet showed concern for Britain’s Brexit-dented economy by indicating that another increase isn’t imminent.

Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

A student practices welding techniques at the vocational training center in Montmagny, Quebec, Canada, on Tuesday. In this region along the St. Lawrence River, there aren't enough local workers interested in blue-collar jobs. With a jobless rate of 6 percent, the province has little choice but to turn to immigrants as its population ages more rapidly than the U.S., the U.K. and the rest of Canada.

Photographer: Christinne Muschi/Bloomberg

Hindu pilgrims light oil lamps during a religious ceremony on the banks of the Ganges river in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India, on Saturday.

Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont arrives for a news conference at the Press Club in Brussels on Tuesday. The Ousted Catalan leader Puigdemont said he fled Spain for fear he and his government wouldn’t get a fair trial, as he said he wouldn’t risk violence to press the case for independence.

Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Demonstrators hold signs during a "Demand Justice" march following the death of activist Santiago Maldonado on the two-month anniversary on Wednesday of his disappearance in Buenos Aires. Maldonado went missing during a clash with border police on Aug. 1, his body discovered in the Patagonian river Chubut 80 days later. Two federal judges are investigating whether the border police are responsible.

Photographer: Sarah Pabst/Bloomberg

Sony Corp.'s new robotic dog "Aibo" walks on stage during a news conference in Tokyo on Wednesday. The AI-enabled canine comes equipped with a powerful computer chip, digital displays for the eyes and can connect to mobile networks.

Photographer: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

Local residents watch Mossos d'Esquadra police officers control the route of rival anti-fascists and fascist demonstrations in the Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona on Monday. The Spanish government met little resistance on Monday as its officials took charge, and the Catalan police force -- a key potential tool in the struggle for independence -- passed peacefully to Madrid’s control.

Photographer: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as Jerome Powell, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Trump's nominee as chairman of the Federal Reserve, right, listens during a nomination announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Thursday. If approved by the Senate, the 64-year-old former Carlyle Group LP managing director and ex-Treasury undersecretary would succeed Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

A flight attendant arranges a bed in two adjoining mock-up suites during the unveiling of the new cabins for Singapore Airlines Ltd.'s Airbus A380 aircraft in Singapore on Thursday. Singapore Air, the first carrier to put a double bed in its cabins, is spending $850 million to refit all its A380 jets to take airborne luxury up another notch.

Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg

Workers perform maintenance on the Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) milling facility in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg