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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump attended a business exchange in Beijing on Thursday, the second day of Trump’s first state visit to China. In the past two days, deals worth a total of 253.5 billion...
Conservative Party will intervene in the energy market if it wins an upcoming election in June because the current system is not working properly, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Monday. Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have indicated that they...
(London Post)    Strikes at airports in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Dortmund, Hannover, Frankfurt and Munich are taking place on Wednesday, impacting some 80,000 passengers. German airline Lufthansa has scrapped hundreds of flights. Ground crews are participating in the mass strikes, which...
British businesses are increasingly cautious about their investment plans as they worry about how the country's planned departure from the European Union will affect the economy this year, a survey showed on Tuesday. Business confidence in December remained at its...
Oil prices have hit a 5-yr low after the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicted a sharp drop in global oil consumption, cutting its forecast for global demand growth by about 22 percent. The Paris-based energy watchdog cut its forecast for...
Economic expansion in Europe's currency union dived in the second quarter amid concerns over the potential fallout from the Brexit referendum. But the jobless rate hovered at the same level as in the previous quarter. Growth in the eurozone halved...
Ford has said it will cancel plans for a new plant in Mexico and instead expand a facility in the US. Hours earlier, President-elect Donald Trump threatened General Motors with a tax for importing cars from Mexico. Ford Motor Company...
LONDON, Sep. 3 (Xinhua) -- The first stage of a 260-million-U.S.-dollar scheme to help bring the fastest broadband to businesses, schools and hospitals was launched in Britain Sunday with pilot schemes in six areas. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media...
HSBC profits rise for 2013 thanks to cost-cutting (BBC News)  HSBC has reported a 9% rise in profit for last year, boosted by cost cuts as it restructured the business. Reported pre-tax profit was $22.6bn (£13.6bn), compared with $20.6bn in 2012, the...
(London Post)   A free-trade accord giving Ukraine tariff-free access to EU markets has come into effect under an association deal between Brussels and Kyiv. Meanwhile, Russia has banned food imports from its southwestern neighbor. The long-awaited introduction of the...

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