BRUSSELS Wrapping up even a “bare bones” deal on the future relationship between the European Union and Britain will be fraught with complexity and, with so little time to get it done, a painful “hard” Brexit on December 31 cannot be ruled out, diplomats said. A basic agreement would have to...
By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI, May 22 (Reuters) - The latest U.S. government action against China's Huawei takes direct aim at the company's HiSilicon chip division -- a business that in a few short years has become central to China's ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools...
Niyati Shetty (Reuters) Australian shares rose for a sixth straight session on Friday, driven by healthcare stocks and as prospects of local monetary policy easing buoyed risk sentiment. However, trading volumes were low in the region as U.S. financial markets were closed for a Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday. The S&P/ASX 200 index...
By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi and Simon Jessop ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - As stock markets roar back from the coronavirus-led rout, advisers to the world's wealthy are urging them to hold more gold, questioning the strength of the rally and the long-term impact of global central banks' cash splurge. Before the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Scott Murdoch (REUTERS) HONK KONG Alibaba Group will carry out Hong Kong’s first paperless stock market listing with its $13.4 billion share sale, according to a source with knowledge of the matter, ending the long-held tradition of Hong Kong investors queuing in bank branches to place stock orders. The decision to fully...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed on Friday, adding to gains from earlier sessions after producers such as Kuwait said they would move to cut output and the United States approved another package to cope with the turmoil caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Brent crude LCOc1 was up 24 cents,...
Fiat Chrysler and PSA of France said December 18 that they had agreed to the terms of a merger that would create the world’s fourth largest automaker. The companies said they had signed a binding agreement formalizing the merger, announced in October. The accord brings Fiat Chrysler and PSA, the maker...
http://URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/style/prada-private-club-paris-couture-week.html The It bag may be more like an old hat these days – at least when it comes to fashion’s front row. But exclusivity is not exactly out of style; it’s just no longer symbolized by something you can swing from your arm. In 2020, partying with Prada is...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday rolled out a drug approved to treat patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, its state financial backer said, as the number of infections there surpassed half a million. The first deliveries of the new antiviral drug, registered under the name Avifavir, were made to...
Clyde Russell (Reuters) LAUNCESTON, Australia Coal prices around the world are gently sliding as demand from top importers such as China, India and even Europe remains subdued amid a so far mild northern winter. However, there is one exception. South African coal export prices at Richards Bay have surged in recent months,...