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Aug 16, 2018
HONG KONG — Hong Kong's de facto central bank on Thursday said it had bought up more than $2 billion worth of local currency to maintain a long-held peg to the US dollar.The intervention — which began on Wednesday and was the latest in a series of moves to support the currency this year — comes as the US dollar rockets on the back of turmoil in eme ...
Aug 15, 2018
ISTANBUL — Turkey doubled tariffs on some US imports including cars, alcohol and toba ...
Aug 14, 2018
LONDON — Clouds are gathering over the outlook for the oil market, as trade tensions ...
Aug 13, 2018
BEIJING/SHANGHAI — Chinese officials have been mostly measured and moderate in their response to US President Donald Trump's ratcheting up o ...
Aug 13, 2018
DUBAI — China's state-owned energy major CNPC has taken over the share in Iran's multi-billion dollar South Pars gas project held by France' ...
Aug 11, 2018
NAIROBI — Kenyan authorities have arrested the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of the state railway on suspicion of ...
Aug 09, 2018
MOSCOW — Russian authorities played down the importance of new US sanctions, saying they have tools to maintain financial stability, after a ...
Aug 08, 2018
SEOUL — South Korea's Samsung Group on Wednesday said it would invest $22 billion over the next three years in cutting-edge technology inclu ...
Aug 07, 2018
MUMBAI — Indian ride-hailing company Ola announced on Tuesday that it is to launch services in Britain, expanding its foray abroad and inten ...
Aug 06, 2018
HONG KONG — Banking giant HSBC said on Monday that pre-tax profit rose 4.58 per cent to $10.7 billion in the first six months of the year an ...
Aug 05, 2018
OSLO — "I've had the car for eight months and it ran fine for four days," says Yngve Solberg, who like many Norwegians is fed up with the sl ...
Aug 04, 2018
TOKYO — Japanese car giant Toyota on Friday posted a record first-quarter net profit, but warned that threatened US sanctions on the auto se ...
Aug 02, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla shares revved on Wednesday on news the electric car maker is on the road to being profitable this year despite losing ...

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