Vladimir Soldatkin (Reuters) SOCHI, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping last week oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China, an economic and political boost to ties between Moscow and Beijing. The start of gas flows via the...
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...
(Reuters) Australian shares fell early last week, with banking stocks leading losses, as investors waited to see if Washington will proceed with new tariffs on China that could change the course of their months-long trade war. The S&P/ASX 200 index snapped a three-session rally to end 0.3 percent, or 23.1 points,...
Being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or more without coughing or feeling discomfort DOES NOT mean you are free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or any other lung disease. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are dry cough, tiredness and fever. Some people may develop more severe...
BEIJING U.S. companies operating in China were having an increasingly tough time last year as slowing economic growth and trade tensions squeezed profits before the coronavirus outbreak added to their concerns, a business survey showed on March 10. Over a fifth of the 372 members of the American Chamber of Commerce...
(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes shot up in early trade on Monday as encouraging data from a potential COVID-19 vaccine trial fueled optimism, while investors also counted on more stimulus to rescue the economy from a virus-driven slump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 374.56 points, or 1.58%, at the open...
Ana Swanson(New York Times) WASHINGTON The U.S. has spent two years chipping away at the World Trade Organization, criticizing it as unfair, starving it of personnel and disregarding its authority, as President Donald Trump seeks to upend the global trade system. The Trump administration is expected to go one step further and...
By Asha Sistla March 31 (Reuters) - Gold prices fell on Tuesday as the dollar firmed and as shares rose on hopes of a rebound in China economic activity, while safe-haven demand amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak kept the metal on track for its sixth straight quarterly gain. Spot...
LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - Currencies closely linked to global trade rose on Friday boosted by news that U.S. and Chinese negotiators had agreed to strengthen cooperation over a trade deal and as more governments slowly reopened their economies. Top U.S. and Chinese trade representatives discussed their Phase 1 trade...
Costas Pitas (Reuters) LONDON – British luxury carmaker Aston Martin said its losses ballooned last year and its chief financial officer would leave by the end of April. The firm, famed for being fictional agent James Bond’s car of choice, posted a pretax loss of 104 million pounds ($135 million) last...