United States restrictions on Chinese investment next front in trade dispute

Later this week, the Trump administration is expected to unveil new measures to curb Chinese companies buying stakes in USA firms in another twist to the spiralling trade conflict. As China steps up its engagement in Europe, the European Union, too... More..

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Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

But external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had said that "India follows only United Nations sanctions, and not unilateral sanctions by any country" days after President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran de...More..

Donald Trump Threatens Harley-Davidson with Taxes Like Never Before
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Donald Trump Threatens Harley-Davidson with Taxes Like Never Before

If they move, watch, it will be the beginning of the end - they surrendered, they quit! The company said that while it does not plan to raise retail or wholesale prices, it expects an incremental cost of $2,200...More..

Harley-Davidson will outsource some production due to retaliatory tariffs
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Harley-Davidson will outsource some production due to retaliatory tariffs

President Donald Trump has used Harley-Davidson as an example of a USA business that is being harmed by trade barriers. The president soon returned to the topic of Harley-Davidson, saying that he had "chi...More..

China defends its United States investment record
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

China defends its United States investment record

USA stock markets tumbled on Monday led by technology companies as concerns over escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China hit investors. Beijing foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monda...More..

Turkey under new presidential system post
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Turkey under new presidential system post

With election victory in hand, Erdogan will rule with new muscle provided by sweeping changes to the constitution that were approved by a narrow majority of the electorate in a controversial referendum that h...More..

Migration fight erodes support for German conservatives; far-right AfD gains
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Migration fight erodes support for German conservatives; far-right AfD gains

A day earlier in Jordan, another major refugee host country, Merkel promised a $100 million loan in addition to bilateral aid. Conte said it would replace the current migration rules - known as the Dublin Regul...More..

Trump blasts Harley plan to shift some production outside US
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Trump blasts Harley plan to shift some production outside US

Mr Trump says the duties are necessary to protect the United States steel and aluminium industries, which are vital to national security. Harley-Davidson's stock fell 5% on Monday. Since Harley-Davidson wants...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says new investment curbs not specific to China

In Canada, the S&P/TSX Composite Index, which touched a record high just last week, closed at 16,183.96, down 266.18 points or 1.6 per cent - for its worst decline since March. In a concrete effect of the tit...More..

Harley-Davidson to build motorcycles destined for European Union outside of U.S.
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Harley-Davidson to build motorcycles destined for European Union outside of U.S.

Now, lawmakers are weighing in. "That's what I'm going to push for, ways that we can get to a level playing field then we don't have this tit for tat on any number of products out there". And the US energy in...More..

Iran protests broaden as USA sanctions takes toll on economy
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Iran protests broaden as USA sanctions takes toll on economy

After U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on Tehran-including on its oil industry and exports-expected to kick in later this year, the value of the Iranian...More..

Mnuchin denies stories on China-specific investment restrictions
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Mnuchin denies stories on China-specific investment restrictions

As reported by the Wall Street Journal , unnamed sources within the White House are warning that US President Trump is trying to figure out how to further impede Chinese investment money from making its ...More..

China defends its U.S. investment record
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

China defends its U.S. investment record

The bloc imposed tariffs on $3.3 billion of American products Friday in response to USA barriers on imports of aluminium and steel, triggering threats of further tariffs on European cars from Trump. "Endeavouri...More..

European Union imposes tariffs on U.S. peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

European Union imposes tariffs on U.S. peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

Harley-Davidson Inc. sold nearly 40,000 motorcycles in the European Union a year ago, generating revenue second only to the United States, according to the Milwaukee company. Three equities research analysts ha...More..

Harley-Davidson Will Shift Manufacturing Overseas To Avoid Tariffs
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Harley-Davidson Will Shift Manufacturing Overseas To Avoid Tariffs

The company, which is to give more details on the move next month when it reports second-quarter earnings, has been moving some production overseas for years, somewhat eroding its image as an iconic American br...More..

Uber claims U-turn as it bids to restore London licence
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Uber claims U-turn as it bids to restore London licence

Tom de la Mare QC, representing Uber, said the firm had taken the "unusual" stance of not opposing TfL's reasons for not renewing the licence and said it had "led to wholesale change" and a "clean break" in per...More..

Erdogan leads in Turkey’s presidential election - preliminary results
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Erdogan leads in Turkey’s presidential election - preliminary results

Erdogan, who has been in power since 2003, has faced a more robust, united opposition than ever before. He campaigned on a platform to reverse the presidential system and return Turkey to parliamentary demo...More..

Harley-Davidson shifts some production overseas as European Union tariffs kick in
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Harley-Davidson shifts some production overseas as European Union tariffs kick in

While such a deal might still happen, trade tensions with China are likely to intensify this week as the US gets set to announce investment restrictions meant to keep key technology out of Beijing's hands. The ...More..

Turkey election: Erdogan seeks second term in hard-fought contest
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Turkey election: Erdogan seeks second term in hard-fought contest

Mr Ince, from the Republican People's Party (CHP), said the election was unfair from its declaration to the announcement of the results. With all eyes on the transparency of the vote, polling stations opened ...More..

We’re not bluffing about no-deal Brexit, says Fox
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

We’re not bluffing about no-deal Brexit, says Fox

Marchers will descend on Parliament Square, where speakers will include Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable, Tory former minister Anna Soubry, Labour's David Lammy and Green co-leader Caroline Lucas. May's ...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

"Outperform" was Reconfirmed on Micron (NASDAQ:MU) by Cowen; with $72 Target

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $78.18 on the shares of Micron Technology , Inc. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in Micron Technology by 21.2% in the 4th quart...More..

Rats destroy £13,300 worth of notes in Indian ATM
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Rats destroy £13,300 worth of notes in Indian ATM

Patrons reported the issue, and when technicians looked into the problem, they found the dead rat and shredded money. Police in India said a rat was to blame for destroying about $20,000 worth of currency ins...More..

China could strike back at Dow-listed firms over trade
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

China could strike back at Dow-listed firms over trade

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. SPDRÂ Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF is in the ETF category: Global Real Estate, is part of the SPDR State Street Global Adviso...More..

EU Ministers Reach Deal Allowing Greece To Exit Bailout Program
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

EU Ministers Reach Deal Allowing Greece To Exit Bailout Program

In addition, he said, a ten-year extension was granted for the repayment of EFSF loans, with a ten-year grace period. "We believe the debt is now sustainable and we will be able to tap markets". Find us on Fac...More..

Bank of England signals August interest rate rise
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Bank of England signals August interest rate rise

However for the majority of members, an increase in Bank Rate was not required at this meeting. The pound reversed a 0.5 percent loss and traded 0.5 percent higher at $1.3235 as of 1:38 p.m.in London. Laith Kha...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Origin Energy Limited (ASX:ORG) Valuation in the Spotlight

The Q.i. Value is another helpful tool in determining if a company is undervalued or not. Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. Nar...More..

Airbus: 'No-deal' Brexit would be 'chaos at the borders'
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Airbus: 'No-deal' Brexit would be 'chaos at the borders'

BMW UK boss Ian Robertson says clarity is needed by the end of the summer. In one of the most significant interventions by a major manufacturer since the referendum two years ago, it published a "risk assess...More..

National take your pet to work day
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

National take your pet to work day

Looking for a dog friendly office? That's why, on the day, Petbarn are encouraging their in-store staff to bring their dogs into work. Make sure the office is a safe space for your pooch with no exposed wires...More..

Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hub
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hub

In the Mansion House speech, the chancellor will also emphasise that the government will stick to its plans for eliminating the budget deficit and reducing the UK's debt despite this week's pledge to spend mor...More..

Greece welcomes Eurogroup's
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Greece welcomes Eurogroup's "historic decision" on Greek debt

Under Friday's decision, Greece will receive a final 15 billion-euro ($17 billion) bailout loan installment, 9.5 billion of which will shore up an existing cash kitty to keep the country afloat post-bailout. ...More..