Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

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The world’s rarest vintage cars compete in Italy; U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross takes the “American First” agenda to Paris; and India’s economy suffers from a surge in sexual violence.

  

  

A 1970 Lancia Stratos automobile is pushed by guests at the 2018 Concorso D'Eleganza at the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este in Cernobbio, Italy, on May 26. The annual show is held on the shores of stunning Lake Como in northern Italy, where historic cars vie for the coveted “Best of Show” prize awarded to automobiles expressing beauty, passion, and uniqueness.

Photographer: Alberto Bernasconi/Bloomberg 

People exercise at Hangang Park in Seoul on May 28.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

A maintenance vehicle sits among solar panels at Silicon Ranch Corp.'s Selmer North solar generating facility in Selmer, Tennessee.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

A worker loads corn meal into a truck in front of electricity transmission towers at a farm in Rosario, Bahia State, Brazil.

Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

  

  

A Christian Dior display in a store window on New Bond Street in London.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg 

  

  

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross departs a panel discussion at an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development forum in Paris on May 30. “Every country’s primary obligation is to protect its own citizens and their livelihood,” Ross said on Wednesday. “Maybe that’s a populist saying, but it’s one we feel very strongly about.”

Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg 

Attendees salute during the U.S. national anthem before a rally with President Donald Trump in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 29. Trump is seeking to assemble a stable of Republicans to promote his agenda and check Democrats' hopes to win majorities in Congress in the November elections. 

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

A child walks along the edges of an empty swimming pool in a park under construction in Dzilam de Bravo, a town near Merida, capital of Mexico's Yucatan State. At the end of the 20th century, before a commodities boom brought a wave of development to Latin America, opposition to the blight of new electricity infrastructure was rare. Now that all of the region's biggest economies have access to power, the "Not in my backyard" movement (Nimbyism), which has long challenged development in Europe and the U.S., is creeping in. 

Photographer: Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg

  

  

Carlo Cottarelli, who was briefly Italy's Prime Minister-designate, speaks during a news conference at the Quirinale Palace in Rome on May 28.

Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg 

A foreign worker in Beelitz, Germany, uses an asparagus spider machine manufactured by Engels Machines to lift coverings from vegetable restbalks during the asparagus harvest on a farm operated by Hugo Simianer & Sons, on May 29. 

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

      

      

Workers transport goods at Khari Baoli spice market in New Delhi on May 30. India is rebounding from an economic slowdown, with growth at more than 7 percent, only to find itself ensnared by the volatility that is engulfing emerging markets.

Photographer: Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg    

Representative Jacky Rosen (center), a candidate for the Democratic Senate nomination in Nevada, casts a ballot during early voting at Cardenas Supermarket in Las Vegas on May 26. Rosen is considered the favorite in the June 12 Democratic primary nominee to face incumbent Senator Dean Heller, a Republican, in Nevada's mid-term election in November. 

Photographer: Bridget Bennett/Bloomberg

Pedestrians pass advertisements for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. outside a store in New York on May 29. The company released earnings figures that surpassed investor expectations on May 31. 

Photographer: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg

      

      

Indu Bhandari stands near a market in Noida, in India's Uttar Pradesh. Crimes reported against women in India have surged by more than 80 percent in a decade, with deadly cases of sexual violence often roiling cities and villages. Dozens of interviews reveal a little-acknowledged economic effect: Increasingly afraid for their safety and that of their children, many women are leaving the workforce or taking lower-paying jobs. 

Photographer: Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg    

A vendor arranges accessories at the Seoul Bamdokkaebi night market at Yeouido Hangang Park in Seoul on May 25. South Korea is scheduled to release consumer price index (CPI) figures on June 1.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg    

A Volocopter 2X multirotor electric helicopter stands in a hangar at the Volocopter GmbH headquarters in Bruchsal, Germany, on May 28. The German air taxi startup designs and builds manned electric helicopters.

Photographer: Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

People play in a park as the sun sets between residential buildings in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Urayasu is home to the Tokyo Disneyland resort.

Photographer: Shiho Fukada/Bloomberg