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Drop In Japanese Exports For The 10th Consecutive Month In September

Weak demand for its goods in some of its major markets such as China, South Korea and other Asian economies has pushed Japanese exports to fall for the 10th straight month in September, the Japanese government said in a statement.   The trade tensions and wars between Japan and its...

China’s Replica Of Nasdaq Losing Its Sheen Within Three Months Of Launch

Within just three months, the attempt of setting up a Nasdaq-style stock market by China is apparently not doing as well as expected.   There were a few hit initial public offerings (IPO) and initial huge gains in some stocks after the launch of the Star Market by the Shanghai Stock Exchange...

US Plans To Limit American Money Chinese Firms, Stocks Of Alibaba & Other Chinese Firms Drop

Following reports from the United States that the US White House is planning and contemplating ways to reduce investments from the US in Chinese companies and in China, share prices of some of the well known global Chinese companies such as Alibaba dropped sharply.    According to...

SoftBank Contemplating Increasing Its Pledged $1.5bn Investment In WeWork

Talks about infusion of an increased investment of $1.5bn are ongoing between the Japanese investment conglomerate SoftBank and the United States based office leasing company WeWork. The Japanese firm has earlier agreed to invest $1.5bn in the American company sometime next year, claimed reports...

40 Companies To Be Brought To Brazil By SoftBank

About 40 companies, all of which have high potential for growth, from different parts of the world are being planned to be brought into Brazil by Japans investment company SoftBank. The Japanese firm is also expected to make an announcement of a large investment in Brazil in about a couple of...

Compromise On French Digital Tax Reached Between US And France

 A compromise solution was reached between the United States and France over the issue of the European nation imposing a new tax on large digital companies which have engulfed a number of United States based companies such as Google and Facebook. The US had taken exception of the new French...

US-Japan Heading For A Trade Deal, But No Agreement On Car Tariffs: Reports

The United States and Japan have agreed on an initial trade deal that could be signed in New York later this month by the US president Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said Trump.     However, reports quoting top Japanese officials claimed that a deal is yet to...

Cashless society: making cash disappear will hurt social inclusion

The battle is discreet but very real: some would like to see cash disappear. Many arguments are put forward on both sides, but the question of the effects of a cashless society on the most vulnerable should be given more consideration. Can cashless society help social inclusion? The intentions may...

Attack On Saudi Oil Facility Leaves US With Global Spare Oil Capacity

While the attack at one of the largest oil facilities in Saudi Arabia is believed to have reduced the capacity of the kingdom to produce oil by half, it has also left the United States to be the only country in the world that has the ability to address the issue of shortage of supply of oil to the...

European Car Makers Under Pressure Deadline For Tighter Emission Norms Draws Near

For car makers of Europe, time to meet the ambitious EU emissions targets is running out fast because they have waited till the last minute. The outcome of now meeting the emission targets for Europe would mean facing billions in fines for breaching of environmental norms.   Car makers such...

Trade War Hit Chinese OEMs Looking At The Domestic Market For Business

The trade war between the United States and China has hit numerous original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of China. This has also turned out to be a turning point for such Chinese companies which had so far thrived by supply products to Western companies and the business model involved the Western...

Profits Of Chinese Companies And Portfolio Inflows Drops Due To Trade War.

The prolonged trade war between China and the United States is having an impact with a substantial drop in industrial profits as well as a slowdown in the inflows of foreign investment in the Chinese stock markets, even though some of the business sectors in the country have reported good earnings...
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