Posts Tagged ‘US’

US, China, 10 other countries seek Brexit assurances at WTO

GENEVA • A dozen nations including the US and China demanded the European Union (EU) provide a mechanism for “appropriate compensation” to ensure its split ...

BAT’s shares fall on possible ban in the US

LONDON • British American Tobacco plc’s (BAT) shares plunged to the lowest level in more than four years on news of a possible ban on menthol cigarettes in ...

China to expand budget deficit amid trade war risks

While policymakers have taken a series of steps, high debt levels make broad-based stimulus less likely
by BLOOMBERG BEIJING • China’s policymakers are ...

In China’s Himalayas, a wine is ‘flying above the clouds’

By AFP
Yunnan • A US$300 (RM1,257) bottle of wine sold in the US and Europe is made in the unlikeliest of places: At the foot of the Himalayas in ...

US-North Korea talks abruptly postponed

By BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • Meetings between US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo (picture) and North Korean officials planned for later this week ...

With US absent, world’s exporters turn attention to China

By AFP
SHANGHAI • There is a notable no-show among the dozens of national pavilions at Shanghai’s massive import fair — the US — a metaphor for ...

Races to watch in US midterm elections

By AFP
Washington • A number of notable races are taking place overnight in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors ...

Chinese equities — don’t wait for the bottom

Current market valuation for China’s equities for onshore and offshore suggests an extremely attractive rating
By JERRY LEE CHEE YEONG / Pic By ...

India, Korea said to agree outline of Iran oil waiver with US

By BLOOMBERG
SEOUL • India and South Korea agreed with the US on the outline of deals that would allow them to keep importing some Iranian oil, ...

Productivity in US posts best back-to-back quarters since 2015

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Productivity gains in the US posted the best back-to-back quarters since 2015, echoing a pick-up in economic growth and ...

DoJ charges Jho Low, ex-Goldman Sachs bankers in 1MDB case

By REUTERS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
New York • US prosecutors unveiled criminal charges yesterday against two former Goldman Sachs Inc bankers and Malaysian ...

US accuses China spies of plot to steal jet engine tech

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • The US unveiled charges against two alleged Chinese spies for orchestrating a conspiracy to steal prized jet engine technology ...