Monday, September 21, 2015

Global Business


His triple triumph in Beijing was fuelled by chicken nuggets and now Usain Bolt

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Buffett's discipline

Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more.

Britain calls EU to move Brexit talks forward

Brexit minister David Davis called on the European Union on Sunday to relax its position that the two

Singapore domestic trade expands 18.5% in Q2

Singapore's domestic wholesale trade expanded by 18.5 per cent in second quarter of 2017 compared to the same

US yet to request for auto rules at NAFTA talks

In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much

China's home price growth slows to 11-month low

China's home price growth slowed in July, with Beijing declining for second straight month, reinforcing expectations that property

Solar eclipse first major test of power grid in renewable era

As Monday's total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, US electric power and grid operators will

Indian banks stare at Tuesday's union strike

Services at public sector banks may take a hit on Tuesday as all unions under the aegis of

The $200m transaction rocked Infosys' boat

The stock markets and all stakeholders had been informed of Vishal Sikka's decision to step down as chief

Anglo American swims against the current in backing fuel cells

Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more

Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows

As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new

PDVSA defends 'perfect' relationship with Russia

Venezuela's alliance with Russia is "perfect," the president of state oil company PDVSA said on Friday, blasting what

Uruguay's legal marijuana runs into a hurdle

Uruguay's unique new marijuana industry has run into a hurdle as international anti-money laundering rules are forcing banks

Shift from non-GAAP bottom lines could be good for stock prices

Investors worried about lofty stock-market valuations may take comfort in signs that companies in the benchmark S&P 500

COFCO forms US grain supply partnership with Growmark

China's state-owned COFCO International Ltd (CIL) and US farm cooperative Growmark Inc will partner in a deal that

Footwear retailers trampled as price war sparks concerns

Shares of sporting goods retailers were pummeled in early trading on Friday as dismal quarterly results from Hibbett

Wind energy blows up storm of controversy in Mexico

Cain Lopez looks tiny standing near the seven enormous wind turbines that tower over his farm in the

India’s Infosys approves up to $2b buyback of shares

India's second-biggest IT firm Infosys said on Saturday it will buy back shares worth up to 130 billion

Illinois crops need rain to hit yield forecasts

Illinois corn and soybean yields may be in danger of falling short of forecasts, as significant contributions from

India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action'

The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with "punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation of

European, Asian stocks falter on Spain attacks, US sell-off

European and Asia stocks slid Friday as traders sought haven investments such as the yen and gold following an

Bank jitters as Venezuela stalls oil delivery to US refiner

A tanker carrying a cargo of about 1 million barrels of Venezuelan heavy crude has been stranded for more

Argentina agrees to allow first US pork imports

Argentina has agreed to allow imports of US pork products for the first time since 1992, the White House

Investors join global retreat in Asia

Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts

Salt producers fear craft is drying up in Lebanon

At 93, Elias al-Najjar has spent half a century harvesting salt by hand from ponds on Lebanon's Mediterranean shore,

Infosys chief quits in rift with founders

Vishal Sikka has resigned as chief executive of Infosys, the Indian software giant announced Friday, amid growing acrimony between

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