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5 things you need to know today

1. A quarter of CEOs believe their business conditions are set to deteriorate in 2019, while a third believe conditions will improve, according to the Australian Industry Group's CEO Business Prospects Survey.

2. Donald Trump has tweeted that amnesty could be granted to migrants illegally living in the US as part of a larger deal "on immigration or something else."

3. Wall Street ended last week on a high, with a four-day winning streak for the Dow Jones after it rose 1.38% on Friday. Markets in the US will be closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

4. Tens of thousands of people have clashed with police in Athens as part of a protest against a deal that would see Macedonia's name recognised as 'Republic of North Macedonia'.

5. Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Roger Federer at the Australian Open last night, becoming the first Greek player to reach the quarter finals stage of a Grand Slam tournament.

Published on: Monday, January 21, 2019

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