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  • Global trade growth strong but at risk if conflict escalates: WTO

    World trade in goods is maintaining a robust recovery, but it still might falter if trade tensions escalate further, the World Trade Organisation said in its annual forecast on Thursday.

  • VW set to name new CEO

    German car giant Volkswagen is set to replace its CEO Matthias Mueller Thursday, as it struggles to move on from the "dieselgate" emissions scandal that has mired the company since 2015.

  • EU court backs France ban of Uber service

    The EU's top court on Tuesday backed the right of member states like France to ban a service by ridesharing firm Uber without notifying Brussels, in a fresh setback to the US giant.

  • Xi vows to further open China economy as US trade spat simmers

    Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to lower car tariffs this year and take other steps to open the world's number two economy "wider and wider", addressing major complaints by the United States in a simmering trade row.

  • Indonesia's Lion Air buying 50 Boeing 737s

    Indonesia's Lion Air is buying 50 Boeing 737 MAX 10 airplanes in a deal valued at about $6.2 billion, the firms said Tuesday, as the carrier looks to cash in on a transport boom in the Southeast Asian nation.

  • Top Goldman banker at day, DJ at night

    DAVID Solomon, soon to be the sole No. 2 to Goldman Sachs Group Inc's Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein, still finds time to pursue a beloved hobby: spinning records at big-city nightclubs under the handle DJ D-Sol.

  • Pidilite to set up second plant in Bangladesh

    Pidilite Speciality Chemicals will set up its second manufacturing plant in Mymensingh, which will be operational from early 2019.

  • Xiaomi wants component suppliers to invest in India

    China's Xiaomi said it wants its global smartphone component makers to set up base in India, in what is likely to bring as much as $2.5 billion of investment to the South Asian nation while also creating up to 50,000 jobs.

  • Xiaomi wants component suppliers to invest in India

    China's Xiaomi said it wants its global smartphone component makers to set up base in India, in what is likely to bring as much as $2.5 billion of investment to the South Asian nation while also creating up to 50,000 jobs.

  • China blames US for trade frictions, says negotiations currently impossible

    China stepped up its attacks on the Trump administration on Monday over billions of dollars worth of threatened tariffs, saying Washington is to blame for trade frictions and repeating it was impossible to negotiate under “current circumstances”.

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