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China's iron ore imports rose for a third straight month in September to a 20-month high, according to customs

UK's Javid plans first post-Brexit budget

Finance minister Sajid Javid said on Monday he planned to deliver Britain's first post-Brexit budget statement on Nov. 6,

Average US price of gas unchanged

The average US price of regular-grade gasoline has remained at $2.73 a gallon over the past two weeks.Industry analyst

German economy stuck in weak phase

The German economy is unlikely to slide into a prolonged recession even as it languishes in a weak growth

Indonesia completes fiber-optic network to bring internet

Indonesia has completed the last leg of a 13,000-km (8,080 mile) fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed internet to

South Africa working to attract pvt investment

South Africa is working to restore its institutions and secure private investment in order to grow the economy, President

Indian buyers slash Malaysian palm oil purchases fearing duty hike

Indian refiners have stopped buying Malaysian palm oil for shipments in November and December fearing New Delhi could raise

Indian buyers slash Malaysian palm oil purchases fearing duty hike

Indian refiners have stopped buying Malaysian palm oil for shipments in November and December fearing New Delhi could raise

Sanders details plan to 'end corporate greed'

Bernie Sanders has released a major proposal to "end corporate greed and corruption" by requiring large companies to give

Bank of Korea seen cutting rates this week

South Korea's central bank will likely cut its policy interest rate this week to support slowing economic growth and

Indian buyers slash Malaysian palm oil purchases fearing duty hike

Indian refiners have stopped buying Malaysian palm oil for shipments in November and December fearing New Delhi could raise

California governor signs bill limiting oil, gas development

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and

Companies welcome US-China trade truce but disputes remain

Companies have welcomed a US-Chinese trade truce as a possible step toward breaking a deadlock in a 15-month-old tariff

Facebook researchers use maths for better translations of languages

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there

Germany bans arms exports to Turkey over its military offensive in Syria

Germany has banned arms exports to Turkey over its assault against Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, a foreign

Louisiana governor race goes to runoff; 5 state jobs settled

John Bel Edwards' bid for a second term as the Deep South's only Democratic governor will be decided in

Gold, diamond shoes unveiled in Dubai for a whopping Dh73 million

A pair of high heels that pays homage to the glamourous emirate of Dubai is vying to break the

Historic slump in China car market continues as sales drop 6.6%

Chinese auto sales fell in September for the 15th month in 16, extending their worst slump in a generation

World Bank cuts India's growth projection to 6 percent

The World Bank has said that India's growth rate is likely to fall to 6 per cent as the

Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences

Acclaimed director David Michod's epic The King was one of four major Netflix productions screened at Asia's largest film

IMF urges Mexico to open up Pemex

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday recommended that Mexico reconsider its position of limiting private companies' cooperation

US outlines 'Phase 1' trade deal with China

US President Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war

Fed launches Treasury bill buys for 'ample' reserves

The Federal Reserve said on Friday that it will start buying about $60 billion per month in Treasury

GM appeals to employees as strike losses mount

General Motors Co took the unusual step of appealing directly to its unionized employees in a blog post

Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma

A judge is pushing for a settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits facing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma with

Indonesia likely to record trade surplus in September

Indonesia is expected to post a trade surplus for a second straight month in September amid a slower

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