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Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?

Explainer: How does extradition to the U.S. work?

Published 08/12/2018

(Reuters) - The arrest in Canada of a top Chinese technology executive for possible extradition to the United States has roiled markets and cast doubt [more…]

Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in U.S. in 2019

Verizon, Samsung to release 5G smartphones in U.S. in 2019

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday confirmed long-held industry expectations they would seek to steal a march on Apple [more…]

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Bearish bets on most Asian currencies slackened over the last two weeks, a Reuters poll showed, as a plunge in oil prices benefited [more…]

A matter of volume: threat from ascendant Chinese phones hangs over…

A matter of volume: threat from ascendant Chinese phones hangs over…

Published 14/11/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A raft of profit warnings from Apple Inc (AAPL.O) suppliers this week has fueled investor concerns that iPhone sales, in terms [more…]

As U.S. oil sanctions against Iran start, Washington grants waivers…

As U.S. oil sanctions against Iran start, Washington grants waivers…

Published 05/11/2018

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States re-introduced sanctions against Iranian oil exports on Monday, although it also gave some of its closest allies exemptions that [more…]

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Published 05/11/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks skidded on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war [more…]

Chinese chipmaker’s ambitions hit hurdle with U.S. indictment

Chinese chipmaker’s ambitions hit hurdle with U.S. indictment

Published 05/11/2018

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-backed semiconductor maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd billed itself as a national leader in the tech industry. It [more…]

How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

Published 04/11/2018

SEOUL/DETROIT/CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - At a near-empty Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) showroom in the Chinese mega city of Chongqing, the store manager is grumbling about his [more…]

Novartis abandons effort for U.S. approval of biosimilar rituximab

Novartis abandons effort for U.S. approval of biosimilar rituximab

Published 02/11/2018

(Reuters) - Novartis International AG said on Friday that its Sandoz division is abandoning an effort to gain U.S. regulatory approval for a biosimilar of [more…]