23/08 The U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Thursday its board intends to vote on a $5 billion direct loan for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the bank's biggest export financing deal in years.
01h00 China's exports of rare earth
magnets to the United States rebounded in July from the previous
month, customs data showed on Sunday, as concerns linger that
Beijing could restrict supply of rare earth products. . .
01h00 China's July soybean imports
from the United States jumped threefold from the previous year,
customs data showed on Sunday, as cargoes booked by Chinese
state firms during a trade truce arrived.. . .
00h21 U.S. stock index futures dropped when
electronic trading resumed on Sunday, with trade relations
between the United States and China appearing to reach a new low
on Friday, sending Wall Street into a selling. . .
25/08 Argentine executives and
graduates shocked by President Mauricio Macri's drubbing in
elections this month have begun calling and emailing in droves
in search of work in Brazil, Chile and Colombia, head hunters
and visa advisers. . .
25/08 Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that
has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA
to Campbell Soup Co, has amassed a stake in
Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA, people familiar
with the. . .
25/08 More investors are watching the
shares of discount retailers like Dollar General Corp and
Dollar Tree Inc, which perform better during economic
downturns, in the hopes of gauging changes in consumer behavior,
though higher tariffs. . .
25/08 There may be little relief on
the horizon for investors in U.S. energy companies, whose shares
moved from darlings to dismal performers during Wall Street's
record bull run and now face a shaky global. . .
25/08 UBS Group AG and Deutsche Bank
AG held talks about combining their businesses
earlier this year, including discussions in mid-June about an
investment banking alliance, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/30x9arW
on Sunday.. . .
24/08 Cleveland Federal
Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big
downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be
watching how businesses and consumers react ahead of the U.S.
central bank's next policy. . .
24/08 U.S. President Donald
Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by
heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted
Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade. . .
24/08 The United States and Japan have
reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei
business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions
on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington
on. . .
24/08 The United States and Japan have
reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with
Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo
cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business
daily said. . .
24/08 Hours after China announced
retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald
Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an
alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and
making your products in. . .
24/08 The world's two largest economies, China
and the United States, on Friday exchanged blows in the latest
escalation in their trade war that has roiled supply chains and
whipsawed financial markets.. . .
23/08 China said on Friday it would
impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time,
sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating
bilateral trade war fed worries over. . .
23/08 The U.S. Trade
Representative's office on Friday said it would hold a public
comment period before raising tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese
imports on Oct. 1 from 25% to 30% after China announced. . .
23/08 Federal Reserve Chair
Jerome Powell said the central bank would "act as appropriate"
to keep the U.S. economy healthy in a deteriorating global
economy, but stopped short of committing to rapid-fire rate cuts
and drew. . .
23/08 U.S. corn futures hit a
three-month low and soybeans neared a three-week bottom after
China said it would impose additional tariffs on U.S. products
including grains and soy, escalating the trade war between the
world's. . .
23/08 Wall Street tumbled on Friday
after the U.S.-China trade war escalated in dramatic fashion,
with President Donald Trump demanding that American companies
seek alternatives to doing business with China after Beijing
announced its own slate. . .
23/08 Oil prices fell on Friday after
China unveiled retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion
worth of U.S. goods including crude oil, another escalation of a
protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest
economies.. . .
23/08 U.S. President Donald Trump
said on Friday he has ordered American companies to exit China
after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth
of U.S. goods, in a new twist in the bitter. . .
23/08 President Donald
Trump on Friday pressured U.S. companies to leave China after
Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S.
goods, stoking fears their escalating trade war will tip the
global economy into recession.. . .
23/08 President Donald Trump said on Friday he
was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their
operations in China and make more of their products in the
United States, a rhetorical strike. . .
23/08 Win Cramer thought his company
was out of the firing line in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war
after his "Made-in-China" wireless headphones, speakers and
earbuds were taken off Washington's tariff list a year ago.. . .
23/08 Gold surged 2% on Friday as investors
interpreted U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech as
leaning toward a dovish monetary policy stance and President
Donald Trump's latest comments exacerbated trade tensions with
China.. . .
23/08 The U.S. National Retail
Federation (NRF) said on Friday it is "unrealistic" for American
retailers to move out of China, the world's second-largest
economy, as 95% of the world's consumers live outside the United
"Our. . .
23/08 President Donald Trump said
on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to
close their operations in China and make more of their products
in the United States instead, sending U.S.. . .
23/08 U.S. energy firms this week cut the most
oil rigs in about four months, with the rig count falling to the
lowest since January 2018, as producers cut spending on new
drilling and completions.. . .
23/08 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce
rebuffed President Donald Trump's call Friday that U.S.
businesses begin immediately looking for alternatives for
operations in China after China said it was imposing new
retaliatory tariffs.. . .
23/08 United Parcel Service Inc said on
Friday it has been keeping a tab on shipments of prohibited
substances by working with governments, in a response to U.S.
President Donald Trump's call to package delivery. . .
23/08 China said on Friday it
will impose more tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods, its latest
retaliatory measure aimed at Midwestern states whose voters
helped elect President Donald Trump in 2016.. . .
23/08 Lawyers for U.S. President
Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block
Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp
from handing the financial records of the president's
family and the Trump. . .
23/08 Mark VenHuizen, the comptroller
of a family business which sells parts for boat engines in
Florida, says he has complained three times to Worldpay Inc
since 2016 for tacking on extra fees to process. . .
23/08 Canada's main stock index dropped on Friday as
energy shares fell, tracking declines in oil prices as trade
dispute intensified after China unveiled more tariffs against
U.S. goods, including crude.. . .
23/08 The U.S. economy is
in a "favorable place" and the Federal Reserve will "act as
appropriate" to keep the current economic expansion on track,
Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that. . .
23/08 Mexican gross domestic
product was unchanged in the second quarter from the preceding
three months, slightly weaker than a preliminary estimate
published last month, data from the national statistics agency
INEGI showed on Friday.. . .
23/08 Dallas Fed President Robert
Kaplan on Friday pushed back against assertions that moves by
the central bank were weighing down the U.S. economy, saying
other factors, such as trade and immigration, were far more
significant.. . .
23/08 Cleveland Federal Reserve President
Loretta Mester, who did not support the Fed's rate cut last
month, said that she is approaching the U.S. central bank's next
policy meeting with an open mind and remains. . .
23/08 Federal Reserve policymakers will have a
"robust debate" about cutting U.S. interest rates by a half
percentage point at their next policy meeting in September, St.
Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said. . .
23/08 South Korea's decision to
scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts
to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially weaken
the ability to monitor its missile launches, officials and
analysts say.. . .
23/08 Chinese technology
giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade
restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially
feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's
revenue lower by. . .
23/08 China stocks closed higher on
Friday and posted their best week in two months, as investors
hoped for progress in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations as the United
States still plans in-person talks next month.. . .
23/08 South Korea will share
intelligence with Japan through a three-way channel involving
the United States, despite a decision this week to scrap a pact
with its neighbour, a senior official of the presidential Blue
House. . .
23/08 Amazon.com Inc
is set to snag a 3.58% minority stake in India's Future Retail
, which operates more than 1,500 stores in India and
owns several supermarket brands, including budget department and
grocery store chain,. . .
23/08 Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc
are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar
installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on
Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker
for "widespread. . .
23/08 China's Xiaomi
is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the
coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial
services market where data privacy concerns and fierce
competition present formidable. . .
23/08 Russian state oil major Rosneft
has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude,
shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas
offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it. . .
23/08 Petrochemical makers around the world are set to churn
out more polyethylene, a key ingredient for plastics used in everything from toys to piping,
through 2025, with more than half of the new. . .
23/08 Profits from making
petrochemicals in Asia have plunged to their lowest in months as
the unrelenting trade conflict between Beijing and Washington
stifles Chinese demand for chemicals and plastics just as waves
of new production. . .
23/08 VMware Inc said on Thursday it
bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer
services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it
expands offerings for corporate clients.
VMware bought Pivotal Software. . .
22/08 The Trump administration is
considering a package of tax cuts that could be rolled out
before the 2020 U.S. election as a way to buttress the economy's
long-term growth rate, not as a near-term. . .
22/08 China has purchased about only
half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a
U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after
a small sale was reported amid the two. . .
22/08 The benchmark S&P 500 ended
little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims
offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity
while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's
speech on. . .
22/08 U.S. corn futures inched higher
on Thursday, stabilizing from three-month lows set a day
earlier, supported by worries that cool weather could slow the
maturity of the delayed U.S. crop, analysts said.. . .
22/08 U.S. President
Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over
policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based
ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to
boost biofuel demand,. . .
22/08 Two Federal Reserve
officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate
cut next month, while another said he was "open-minded,"
highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to
signs of a. . .
22/08 The U.S. offer to sell
Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system to Turkey
is "off the table," having expired following Ankara's decision
to accept Russian S-400 defensive systems, a State Department
official said on Thursday.. . .
22/08 Buyout firm KKR & Co Inc is
exploring a sale of Epicor Software Corp that could value the
U.S. enterprise resource planning software provider at close to
$5 billion, including debt, people familiar with. . .
22/08 Some 20 French mayors
have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the
government, which is now taking legal action to impose national
legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller's
continued use for now.. . .
22/08 Treasury yields rose on
Thursday after two Federal Reserve officials said they saw no
reason to cut interest rates without new economic deterioration,
a day after Fed meeting minutes showed policymakers disagreed on
the U.S.. . .
22/08 Overstock.com's stock surged 9%
on Thursday after Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne
resigned, saying distraction and fallout related to his
involvement in a Federal Bureau of Investigation Russian
espionage probe made it difficult for him. . .
22/08 Gold inched lower on Thursday after
comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials dampened hopes for
additional monetary easing, although investors awaited further
clarity from the central bank chief at the Jackson Hole
symposium.. . .
22/08 Federal Reserve Chair
Jerome Powell comes to this year's meeting of central bankers in
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, caught between discord within the U.S.
central bank over appropriate monetary policy and mounting
outside pressure for more. . .
22/08 U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday
urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new
import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to
an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the. . .
22/08 Activity is contracting in
the U.S. manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing
applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, signs
that factories are suffering from a global slowdown even as the
broader labor. . .
22/08 Nasdaq's commodities
exchange plans to launch its day-ahead auction market for
electricity in Germany, France and the Nordics around April
2020, its head of European Commodities told Reuters on Thursday.. . .
22/08 South Korea said on Thursday
it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a
swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old row over
history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation
over. . .
22/08 AMS's finance chief said
on Thursday further restructuring would be necessary at
Germany's Osram and signalled there would be job cuts
if the sensor specialist's takeover offer for the company was
successful.. . .
22/08 Electric luxury
cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to
cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts,
possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick
acceleration, French insurer AXA. . .
22/08 Canada's main stock index edged higher on
Thursday, as energy companies were lifted by higher oil prices,
but gains were limited by losses in precious metal miners
weighed down by lower gold prices.. . .
22/08 Bayer AG is in mediation to
potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the
company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal
experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent
an. . .
22/08 Kiva, a San Francisco-based tech
nonprofit organisation, is using blockchain to create an online
ID database in Sierra Leone allowing people who struggle to get
loans to prove their credit history.. . .
22/08 Citigroup's veteran
shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of
the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will
include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the
sector, Citi said on Thursday.. . .
22/08 The number of Americans filing
applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week,
suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a
manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path
toward recession.. . .
22/08 Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
President Esther George said on Thursday that she would be happy
to leave interest rates at current levels unless there are
further signs the U.S. economy is changing direction.. . .
22/08 Nordic national power grids need
extra investment from 2030-2040 to deal with a rise in renewable
energy output in the region's north, the grid operators of
Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark said in a. . .
22/08 Kansas City Fed President Esther George
said on Thursday that she would be happy to leave interest rates
at their current levels, as U.S. central bank officials assess
how trade tensions between the United. . .
22/08 A towering
machine rumbles through the fields of Julio Rinco's farm in the
Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, engulfing whole coffee trees and
shaking free beans that are collected by conveyor belts in its
depths.. . .
22/08 Euro zone business growth
nudged up in August and may provide some modest cheer for
policymakers, a survey showed, but the weakness in manufacturing
and future expectations will keep the European Central Bank on
track. . .
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