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Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday though they retreated from earlier highs as relief on news of a deal to reopen the [more…]

China’s industrial profits shrink again in Dec. on weak prices, demand

China’s industrial profits shrink again in Dec. on weak prices, demand

Published 28/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Earnings at China’s industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December, putting pressure on policymakers to support industries hurt by [more…]

China’s Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects

China’s Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects

Published 28/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Didi Chuxing said it had set up a joint venture (JV) with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., a unit of state-owned BAIC, [more…]

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

Published 28/01/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, [more…]

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia’s…

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia’s…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal and other Russian firms linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, [more…]

Rusal chairman resigns as part of deal to lift U.S. sanctions-…

Rusal chairman resigns as part of deal to lift U.S. sanctions-…

Published 28/01/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Aluminum giant Rusal said on Monday Jean-Pierre Thomas had resigned as chairman and director of the company as a pre-requisite for [more…]

China deletes ‘malicious’ mobile apps

China deletes ‘malicious’ mobile apps

Published 26/01/2019

(This January 24 story corrects throughout to say that the “Fruit Ninja” game deleted by the CAC was not developed by iDreamSky Technology Holdings Ltd, [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Published 13/01/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Samsung (005930.KS) plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to [more…]

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks extend their gains to hit a near-four week high and oil prices rose on Wednesday on optimism that the United [more…]