New Delhi (Sputnik): According to a statement made during the third summit of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), India will not join the other 15 states in a China-backed mega trade deal.
SHANGHAI (Sputnik) - China hopes that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the biggest free trade agreement in Asia, will be signed and will come into force as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Tech giant Apple has allocated $2.5 billion to deal with the housing availability and affordability crisis in California, the company said in a statement.
New Delhi (Sputnik): After a domestic growth shocker of 5 percent in the first quarter (April-June) of fiscal 2020, top Indian Finance Ministry officials expect Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to recover in the second half of the current financial year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on course to gaining nearly 18 percent in 2019, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite Index also enjoying respectable gains in Monday trading amid heightened hopes for a US-China trade deal and better than expected jobs numbers.
BANGKOK (Sputnik) – India failed to agree on the negotiated terms of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the biggest free trade agreement in Asia, on which the other 15 countries have reached consensus, a joint leaders' statement on the RCEP said on Monday.
New Delhi (Sputnik): IndiGo is India’s largest passenger airline with a market share of 48.2% as of September 2019. Since inception in India in August 2006, the company has grown from a position of owning one plane to operating a fleet of 245 aircraft.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has announced that the first phase of the Washington-Beijing trade deal will be signed somewhere in the United States, while stressing that the location of the deal is the simplest issue, as the main thing is to make progress in the negotiations.
Easterbrook has reportedly been involved in a romantic affair with one of the company's employees, who's identity though remains concealed.
US President Richard Nixon unpegged the dollar from gold in 1971, with the greenback becoming a fiat currency (albeit a powerful one) and losing nearly 80 percent of its value since then.
Tesla said in its third-quarter report last week that it had earnings of $1.86 per share on an adjusted basis, far exceeding analysts’ expectations and sending its stock soaring.
DOHA (Sputnik) - The net profit of Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco for the first nine months of this year amounted to $68 billion, revenue for the same period reached $244 billion, the company's report indicated.
BANGKOK (Sputnik) - Huawei continues to post positive earnings despite the ongoing trade war between China and the US and Western pressure against the company, Huawei’s Vice President for Global Affairs Edward Zhou said on Sunday.
The move comes a day after Aramco’s IPO was greenlighted by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in line with his plan to shake up the kingdom’s economy and diversify away from oil.
The European Union has moved to phase out the use of Malaysian and Indonesian-sourced palm oil for biodiesel by 2030, accusing the exporters of engaging in practices which cause major damage to the environment.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump told reporters that so-called phase one of the US-China trade agreement may be signed in Iowa.
Google announced on Friday that it purchased wearable company Fitbit for $2.1 billion. Rick Osterloh, the Senior Vice President of devices and services aid for Google said that the purchase is an opportunity for "Wear OS" investment, as well as introducing "Made by Google wearable" devices to the market.
Top trade negotiators from the world's two economic superpowers held telephone talks on Friday after the unexpected cancellation of the APEC Summit, which was set to take place in protest-hit Chile.
Rumours that the search engine giant was considering buying out the San Francisco-based fitness devices company began swirling in September, with Reuters reporting earlier this week that Alphabet, Google's parent company, had made an offer.
Death Stranding, one of the most highly-anticipated PS4 exclusives of this year and the first independent title by the iconic game designer Hideo Kojima, is coming out in just one week. Some journalists and gaming outlets have already laid their hands on Death Stranding ahead of its global release, but had to keep mum due to the review embargo.