Monday, September 21, 2015

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The US Trade Representative's office officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion

Trade worries push eurozone business growth to 4-year low

Worries about a global trade war and disruptions caused by anti-government protests in France pushed business growth in

Anti-harassment groups share $20m CBS handout

CBS Corp on Friday named the Time's Up anti-sexual harassment group and 17 other organizations that will share

Wall St looks to Fed outlook for early Christmas gift

Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the US Federal Reserve next week, hoping for

California regulator opens case against PG&E

The California Public Utilities Commission has opened a proceeding to consider penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Company,

China economy shows weakness on spending

Chinese consumer spending grew at its slowest pace in 15 years and factories eased up in November, official

India's Motherson Sumi on merger talks with Leoni

Indian car wiring maker Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd is in early talks with German peer Leoni AG over

Apple to push software update in China

Apple Inc, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of

Fed rate hike expectations slump

The risk of a US recession in the next two years has risen to 40 percent, according to

Asian markets fall after week's rally

Asian markets fell on Friday, putting the region on course to end a broadly positive week on a

China to halt additional tariffs on US made cars

China will suspend additional tariffs on US-made vehicles and auto parts for three months starting Jan. 1, 2019,

Barclays promotes 85 in investment bank

Barclays has promoted 85 executives in the international division that houses its investment bank to the rank of

Jet Airways' survival rest on Goyal leaving the cockpit

Jet Airways Ltd's 69-year-old founder Naresh Goyal, who started out as an assistant in a travel agency, wove

OPEC exit frees Qatar from US legal concerns

Even before taking over Qatar's energy policy in a government reshuffle last month, Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad

Stocks wait for ECB signals

Santa delivered his traditional end of year rally on Thursday as world stocks made a third day of

German upswing continues

The German economy remains on a growth track due to strong domestic demand, but the upswing is being

China to welcome US trade delegation

China and the United States are in close contact over trade, and any US trade delegation would be

SoftBank to replace 4G network

SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from

IEA sees global oil supply tightening

The global oil market could move into deficit sooner than expected thanks to OPEC's output agreement with Russia

Growth beginning to fray

American farmers have been forced to warehouse a bumper crop of soybeans, or sell at a loss, while

Oil rises to $61 on Libyan supply cut

Oil rose to about $61 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by an industry report showing a drop in

McDonald's plan to cut antibiotics in beef

McDonald's, Walmart, Tyson Foods and others have already announced plans to restrict or phase out antibiotic use in

EU opens $22b Vodafone, Liberty Global deal inquiry

Vodafone's purchase of Liberty Global's assets in Germany and east Europe may damage competition in Germany and the

Fed shouldn't hike rates: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be a mistake if the Federal Reserve raises interest rates

Amazon opens cashier-less store Inc on Wednesday opened a compact version of its cashier-less Amazon Go food stores, broadening its footprint

Alstom, Siemens offer Brussels merger concessions

French and German engineering giants Alstom and Siemens said Wednesday they had offered EU regulators concessions they believed

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