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by | June 29, 2018 | 18:39

Although that lifted USA stocks initially, optimism quickly evaporated after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Trump's announced plan did not indicate a softened stance on China . The spot yuan market opened at 6.6177 per dollar and was changing hands at 6.6151 as of 0335 GMT, 131 pips or 0.19 per cent weaker than the previous late session close.

by | June 29, 2018 | 17:58

The chronic lack of gas has largely been caused by shutdowns for maintenance at plants which produce food grade Carbon dioxide which is also used, in its solid dry ice version, by grocers to keep their freezer sections operating. Quality Pork Limited operates in collaboration with UK-wide meat processor Tulip and the Scottish Pig Producers (SPP) co-operative, whose chief executive, Andy McGowan, said the industry was facing an unprecedented situation.

by | June 29, 2018 | 15:43

A man holding an Amazon delivery, February 4, 2013, in this file photo. Amazon will provide each entrepreneur with hands-on training programs, Amazon delivery technology, uniforms, and discounts on vehicle leases for drivers and insurance.

by | June 29, 2018 | 14:54

Ash from a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has forced the closure of its worldwide airport and the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Friday, while villagers living beneath rumbling Mount Agung began fleeing their homes.

by | June 29, 2018 | 14:37

Amazon has always been rumored to be interested in the pharmacy business, and its entry could disrupt a business dominated by large American chains such as CVS and Walgreens . That effort ultimately failed and Walgreens purchased the money-losing startup in 2011 and ultimately shut it down. The company's backers include Accel Partners, Atlas Venture, CRV, Founder Collective, Menlo Ventures, Sherpa Ventures and Techstars.

by | June 28, 2018 | 05:51

The comments Wednesday stood in contrast to a White House statement on May 29 that said "the United States will implement specific investment restrictions and enhanced export controls for Chinese persons and entities related to the acquisition of industrially significant technology".

by | June 28, 2018 | 04:16

This time, that may not be the case, as U.S. officials went on record to say they would not give out waivers to allies. At least 25 people were killed and almost 5,000 arrested in the largest demonstrations in Iran since months of protests following the 2009 disputed presidential election.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:24

Trump tweeted . "Their employees and customers are already very angry at them". Trump wrote in one tweet. "Early this year Harley-Davidson said they would move much of their plant operations in Kansas City to Thailand", Trump tweeted.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:17

The group urged supporters to "ensure that we, the people who will be affected by the government's Brexit negotiations for generations, have a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal". European plane-maker Airbus warned Friday that it could leave Britain - where it employs about 14,000 people - if the country exits the EU without an agreement on future trading relations.

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:08

The new restrictions would take that fight to new levels. And what about the restrictions makes Wall Street so anxious? After months of increasingly ribald rhetoric and threats, the trade fight seems to be coming to a head, with Europe imposing tariffs on US$3.3 billion of American products Friday in response to U.S.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:14

Recep Tayyip Erdogan , who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, prepared Monday to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after his victory in the country's landmark presidential and parliamentary elections . What the elections have clearly demonstrated is the deep polarization within Turkey with nearly half the electorate opposed to Erdogan's dictatorial ways and his attempt to introduce "soft" Islam into the Turkish polity.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:12

Today's election is the first since Turkey switched to a presidential system of governance after the April 2017 constitutional referendum. Addressing a rally in Istanbul on Saturday attended by hundreds of thousands of people, Ince promised to reverse what he and opposition parties see as a swing towards authoritarian rule under Erdogan in the country of 81 million people.

by | June 28, 2018 | 01:12

Wednesday he tweeted: "Harley-Davidson should stay 100% in America, with the people that got you your success". It forecast that the trading bloc's tariffs - introduced as a counter to Trump's tariffs on some EU-produced metals - would cost the company $90-100m a year.

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:58

Among big US movers, Intel Corp. fell 3.4 per cent, Visa Inc. fell 3.2 per cent and Boeing Co. fell 2.2 per cent. The move comes after the European Union pushed back on Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs with its own duties on politically significant United States products like motorcycles.

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:31

Seehofer has vowed to order police to start turning back migrants registered in other EU countries if Merkel fails to reach a broader migration deal with other European countries. They are considering setting up centers overseas to decide on asylum requests there and send back those whose cases fail. But transport minister Danilo Toninelli, who oversees the coastguard, later said it was unsafe for the 32-meter vessel to travel so far with so many people on board.

by | June 26, 2018 | 11:59

On the new battleground of the global trade wars, Harley-Davidson Inc.is threatened on two fronts. On Saturday, the European Union began to tax early $3.3 billion worth of imports from the USA, including Harley-Davidson motorcycles, in response to the Trump administration's 25 and 10 percent tariffs on steel and aluminum, respectively, imposed in late May.

by | June 26, 2018 | 09:39

As the conflict over trade has intensified, China has sought to align itself with Europe as a way of pushing back against the US Both sides agreed in Monday's talks to promote globalisation and forged a consensus on climate change, Liu said.

by | June 26, 2018 | 04:13

However, the main opposition party said it was too early to concede defeat and said it believed Mr. Erdogan could still fall short of the 50% needed to avoid a runoff on July 8. Also challenging Erdogan is 61-year-old former Interior Minister Meral Aksener, the only female presidential candidate in the race. He said he had voted for the governing party over the past 16 years but complained angrily about the deteriorating economy.

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:43

The European Union is taxing a range of imports from the USA in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on European steel and aluminum. Chief Financial Officer John Olin told analysts in April he expected the tariffs to add $15 million to $20 million "on top of already rising raw materials", representing "quite a headwind for the company over the next several quarters".

by | June 26, 2018 | 01:26

Electoral officials declared Erdogan the victor of the presidential election. Erdoğan will assume vast new powers narrowly approved in a referendum past year, including the power to appoint senior judges and unelected vice presidents, and to pass decrees with the force of law.