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Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Australia to spend $340 million on special forces capability

Published 12/08/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will spend A$500 million ($340 million) to improve the capability of its special forces troops, the first stage of a $3 [more…]

China July NEV sales down 4.7% year-on-year: industry association

China July NEV sales down 4.7% year-on-year: industry association

Published 12/08/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell 4.7% in July from a year earlier, the first drop in more two [more…]

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Published 12/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, [more…]

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests

Published 12/08/2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) fell more than 4% to close to a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong [more…]

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests

Published 12/08/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered [more…]

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China

Published 12/08/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the [more…]

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Published 12/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - 1/ READY FOR A SCARY EURO ZONE GDP SHOW? Fears of a major downturn in euro zone powerhouse Germany grew this week [more…]

Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war…

Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war…

Published 11/08/2019

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said on Sunday that fears of the U.S.-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that [more…]

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Published 11/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration’s decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack [more…]

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

North Korea’s Kim oversaw Saturday’s test of ‘new weapon’: KCNA

Published 10/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday’s test of a new weapon, which was developed to suit the country’s terrain, state [more…]