Monday, September 21, 2015

Global Business


Most Asian markets rose Monday, tracking fresh records on Wall Street following forecast-busting US jobs data, as investors eyed

US soy processors build new capacity

US agricultural cooperatives are building new soybean crushing plants at the fastest rate in two decades as farmers in

Turkey economy grows 11.1% in third quarter

Turkey's economy grew by a strong 11.1 percent in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the same period

India favors petcoke import ban

India's government is in favor of banning imports of petroleum coke on environmental grounds, according to a government affidavit

Boom and bust from bulbs to bitcoin

Virtual currency Bitcoin or "digital gold" to its fans has enjoyed a gravity-defying rise along with wild price swings,

Labour Party to move BoE functions from London

Britain's Labour Party is considering moving some of Bank of England's functions to Birmingham, from its current home in

Ford's China vehicle sales drop by 8%

Ford Motor Co's sales in China fell 8 percent in November from a year ago, following a 5 percent

UAE to announce exit strategy from oil supply cuts

United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazroui said on Monday that OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers plan

SL hands over debt-laden port to Chinese firm

Sri Lanka handed over a deep-sea port to a Chinese firm, in a deal agreed to boost the cash-strapped

European Union and Britain plan next Brexit chapter

The European Commi-ssion and the British government let out an audible sigh of relief on reaching  historic Brexit divorce

Paris climate summit a chance for real progress: World Bank

The Paris climate summit next week offers a chance for concrete advances in the fight against global warming, even

Tech titans ramp up tools to win over children

From smartphone messaging tailored for tikes to computers for classrooms, technology titans are weaving their way into childhoods to

India faces painful move to cleaner energy

Subedar Singh bears the scars of India's painful reliance on dirty power and its struggle to pay for the

Chinese electric carmaker to open Morocco plant

Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD on Saturday signed an agreement to open a factory near the Moroccan city of

Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin future contracts

Cboe Global Markets Inc and CME Group Inc will launch futures contracts on bitcoin on Dec. 10 and Dec.

US Fed to hike interest rates as Trump tax cut looms

The US central bank is set to raise the benchmark interest rate this week, looking to get ahead of

China's consumer inflation slows

China's consumer inflation slowed more than expected in November and factory prices decelerated sharply, official data showed Saturday, as

Delta Air Lines cancels hundreds of flights

Delta Air Lines has canceled more than 600 flights due to inclement weather at its Atlanta hub, the carrier

Russia offers to sell gas to KSA

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia was ready to sell gas to Saudi Arabia after he launched

Under-fire WTO meets in Buenos Aires

Under fire from the United States, wracked by disagreements over China and unable to kickstart stalled trade talks, the

Strong US job growth bolsters economy's outlook

US job growth increased at a strong clip in November, painting a portrait of a healthy economy that analysts

Wall Street closes higher after payrolls report

US stocks advanced on Friday, buoyed by a solid payrolls report for November that locked in expectations for an

Apple's Ive returns to helm of design teams

Apple Inc Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is returning to day-to-day management of the company's design teams after handing

Petrobras eyes adjustments in fuel pricing to fight importers

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras could make more adjustments to its fuel pricing policy as a way to better

EU set to warn Bayer about Monsanto bid

EU antitrust regulators are set to warn Bayer its planned purchase of US seed maker Monsanto may hurt competition,

Venezuela's oil sales to US fell in November

Venezuela's crude oil exports to the United States fell in November to their lowest level since January 2003, when

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