Monday, September 21, 2015

Global Business


Bob Roth makes no bones about his feelings towards US manufacturing. The co-owner and chief executive of RoMan

India's e-commerce could hit online sales by $46b

India's new foreign investment restrictions for its e-commerce sector, which includes giants such as Inc and Walmart-owned

China's growth set to slow to 6.3 percent in 2019

China's economy is expected to cool further this year as domestic demand weakens and exports are hit by

Exxon's giant LNG project fuels frustration

From her red-roofed home near Papua New Guinea's capital of Port Moresby, Isabelle Dikana Iveiri overlooks a giant

Apple, Amazon called out Hong Kong, Taiwan

One of China's top government-linked think tanks has called out Apple Inc, Inc and other foreign companies

Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

Concern over China's economic outlook and possible US tariffs on European cars dragged stocks lower on Thursday, while

Asian markets mixed as Huawei report offsets US earnings

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as renewed concerns about China-US tensions overshadowed a positive lead from Wall Street

Siemens rules out further concessions

Siemens will not make further concessions to save a rail merger deal with France's Alstom even after European competition

Japan's Hitachi freezes British nuclear project

Hitachi said Thursday it would freeze construction of its stalled nuclear power station in Wales due to problems

China unleashes tax cuts to halt economic slowdown

China has vowed to take action to support its slowing economy with a package of tax cuts for

'Global tensions holding back climate change fight'

Growing tension between the world's major powers is the most urgent global risk and makes it harder to

EU wants end to member state veto on tax

The European Commission on Tuesday proposed to end the veto power member states have over EU tax matters,

Asia markets subdued and sterling volatile

The comprehensive defeat of Theresa May's Brexit vision subdued markets in Asia, with sterling expected to remain volatile

US considering PepsiCo CEO, Treasury official to lead WB

The White House is considering former PepsiCo Inc Chief Executive Indra Nooyi, Treasury Department official David Malpass and

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo takes first flight

Vietnam's newest commercial carrier Bamboo Airways took flight Wednesday, officially entering Southeast Asia's crowdedaviation sector where it will

Sensex jumps 100 pts, Nifty reclaims 10k mark

Extending gains for the second session, the BSE benchmark Sensex Wednesday rose over 100 points tracking heavy buying

Sears Corp prevails in bankruptcy auction

Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert prevailed in a bankruptcy auction for the US department store chain with

BOJ to cut price forecasts

The Bank of Japan is expected to cut its inflation forecasts at next week's rate review, sources say,

Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, growth fears

Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as poor Japanese

Facebook to invest $300m to help local news survive

Facebook Inc will invest $300 million over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown deepens

China on Tuesday signaled more stimulus measures in the near term as a tariff war with the United

UK gambling stocks drop

Shares of British betting companies, which have been pushing into the United States market because of tighter regulations

German court throws out Qualcomm's patent case

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm Inc against Apple Inc was thrown out by a German court on

VW, Ford to announce automotive alliance

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are expected to unveil an alliance on Tuesday that combines forces on

Cathay sells $16k tickets at economy prices

Cathay Pacific has accidentally given passengers first-class airline tickets at economy prices - for the second time in

Singapore remains top bunkering port in 2018

Singapore retained its position as the world's leading bunkering port last year while also increasing the number of

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