Monday, September 21, 2015

Global Business


Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries

Has Davos made the world better?

Klaus Schwab, who founded the World Economic Forum (WEF), has said his childhood during World War II inspired

Argentina in 2019: Make or break?

Could 2019 be any worse for Mauricio Macri than last year? It has been almost four months since

American yogurt: The race to find the next blockbuster

While Americans eat comparatively little yogurt, there is fierce competition to capture the latest trend and find a

Nayara Energy to invest $850 in Indian business

Indian company Nayara Energy, in which Russian state oil giant Rosneft holds a 49.13%-stake, has signed an agreement

HSBC not to complain in foreign language

A major bank told a customer who wrote to it in Welsh to complain that some services were

Paris to integrate Renault, Nissan

A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan, most

UK lenders cut mortgage rates to give a kick-start to 2019

First-time buyers and homeowners remortgaging their properties have been given some good news at the start of the

German executives turn to magic to up game

Harold Voit takes out his wallet, extracts a wad of 50-euro bills and gazes at it calmly as

India to become top trade partner of UAE by 2020

India is expected to become the top trade partner

UK shoppers rein in spending as fears grow over economy

British consumers reined in their spending in December after splashing out during November on Black Friday promotions, according

US chipmakers may give clues on China hazard

Intel Corp operates mostly outside the Apple-sphere, and that is exactly why whatever it says next week about

US regulators discuss fining Facebook for privacy violations

US regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement

Growth risk seen to be higher with US shutdown

The United States government shutdown is causing some real pain, but economists are largely brushing off the risk

Ryanair issues profit warning as winter fares fall

Ryanair has issued its second profit warning in four months, blaming intense competition over the winter that prompted

Goldman to move fund managers to US

BlackRock and Goldman Sachs Asset Management both plan to temporarily move some British-based fund managers to New York

Vegetable oil prices to rise $50-$100 per ton

Prices of vegetable oils including palm oil are set to rise by $50-$100 per tonne by June, according

Lebanon urges Arab League to readmit Syria

Lebanon's foreign minister on Friday called for the Arab League to readmit Syria ahead of a regional economicsummit

Warm weather slows US industrial output in December

Unseasonably warm weather in December held down Americans' use of gas and electricity, weighing on US industrial production

The RealReal in talks with banks for IPO

US online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc is talking to investment banks about the possibility of an initial

Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter

Wang Zhishen was thrilled when Danish shipper AP Moller-Maersk gave him two months' paid leave, relishing the chance

Shutdown clouds outlook for US economic growth

After tax cuts, rising incomes and buoyant stock markets set off a consumer boom in 2018, signs are

Indian business leaders urge central bank to cut benchmark rate

India's top business groups on Thursday urged the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate by at

Tesla recalls 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

Electric-vehicle maker Tesla will recall over 14,000 Model S cars in China as part of the global automotive

Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit

One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to

Fuel price hikes put Zimbabwe on its knees

Weary-looking Innocent Takura reclined in the seat of his small Honda sedan near the start of a kilometre-long

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