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French president Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move US president Donald Trump described as 'foolishness'.
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China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate...
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SANTIAGO:China hopes to welcome the United States "back to the negotiating table" to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate change envoy said on Tuesday
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US President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and stressing the need to reduce tensions over Kashmir be...
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THE Chinese government doesn’t generally get – or deserve – much sympathy, but you almost have to feel for Beijing on this one.
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BEIJING, Aug 5 — Beijing is honouring its pledges to purchase US agricultural products, state media cited China’s state planning body saying, dismissing an accusation from US President Donald Trum...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Further escalation on trade tensions between the US and China could prompt Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to cut interest rates again as early as November — bringing them down to l...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Further escalation on trade tensions between the US and China could prompt Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to cut interest rates again as early as November — bringing them down to l...
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BMW will soon debut their first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe, a compact premium sedan that is aimed squarely as the highly successful Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3. The company released a single image...
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BANGKOK: Asean must strengthen cooperation with its dialogue partners as well as countries outside the region to achieve sustainability in all dimensions, Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan o-ch...
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SHANGHAI, July 30 — US negotiators arrived in Shanghai today to resurrect trade talks with Chinese officials, with both sides downplaying expectations of an imminent deal between the world’s two b...
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BEIJING, July 30 — US and Chinese negotiators meet in Shanghai today to resurrect trade talks between the world's two biggest economies, with both sides downplaying expectations there will be an imm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The FBM KLCI fell 5.27 points or 0.32% today to settle at 1,642.69 with Asian stock markets as investors awaited the widely-expected US interest rate cut this week and closely ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at mid-morning today but remained lacklustre ahead of the public holiday on Tuesday in conjunction with installation of the Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia kicked of the new week on Monday on a lacklustre note, in line with key Asian markets, ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting and US-China trade talks.
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SYDNEY: Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Monday as markets count down to a likely cut in U.S. interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals yet more are in the pipeline.
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SYDNEY, July 29 — Asian shares got off to a cautious start today as markets count down to a likely cut in US interest rates this week with much riding on whether or not the Federal Reserve signals y...
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BEIJING, July 29 — Chinese state media said on Sunday the United States has shipped several million tonnes of soybeans to China since the two countries’ leaders met in June, although US government...
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WASHINGTON, July 29 — US and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resol...
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BEIJING/WASHINGTON: U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resolve deep differences on how to end a year-long trade war.
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COMMENT | An alliance of Muslim nations may not have been raised by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad in any specific form, yet it carries the potential to reshape the world order.
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BEIJING, July 26 ― US firms are keen to participate in China's import expo despite trade frictions between the two countries, China's assistant commerce minister Ren Hongbin said today.
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On June 17, a Facebook white paper proposed a new global digital currency that it plans to launch in the first half of 2020.
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US president spoke with CEOs from Cisco, Intel, Broadcom, Qualcomm, Micron Technology, Western Digital, and Alphabet at the White House on Monday.
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SHANGHAI, July 23 — Chinese telecom giant Huawei said today that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of “curtailment of business operations” caused by Washington’s sancti...
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LONDON, July 23 ― European shares ended flat yesterday as a summer lull hit trading volumes at the start of a pivotal week that will see the European Central Bank meet over monetary policy and a del...
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NEW YORK, July 22 — US stocks rose today, lifted by technology companies, as investors eyed fresh US-China trade developments during a busy week of corporate earnings with results from marquee names...
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BEIJING, July 21 — Some Chinese companies are seeking new purchases of US agricultural products, China’s official Xinhua news agency said today, citing authorities, as Beijing and Washington look ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The FBM KLCI finished 8.6 points or 0.52% lower today while small market capitalisation (small cap) stocks fell by a larger quantum as world markets reacted to US President Don...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The FBM KLCI reversed its losses and ticked up at mid-morning today, lifted by select index-linked counters but gains were not seen as sustainable given the prevailing negative...
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US President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a “middle ground” in the dispute, President Recep Tayyip Er...
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Comment: By TAN HOOI BENG.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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SHANGHAI, July 12 ― Asian shares pulled back today as worries over renewed Sino-US trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data from China, though expectations of a Fe...
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Those expecting the arrival of the G20 BMW 330e and G05 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrids here later this year should do well to adjust their expectations, because it’s not a given that the two PHEVs...
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LONDON, July 11 — Britain today unveiled draft legislation for a “digital services tax” on global tech giants, which it plans to impose until leading economies reach an agreement on the contenti...
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NEW DELHI, July 11 — India and US trade negotiators will meet tomorrow, with few signs of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have s...
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NEW DELHI: India and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with few signs of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners.
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FRANKFURT, July 9 — Shares in German chemical giant BASF tumbled at the start of trading today, after the group slashed its earnings forecast for the full year, blaming the impact of trade conflicts...
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BENGALURU: Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian stocks in June as optimism ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, along with expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts bolstered sentiment.
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EARLIER at a Hari Raya event, I was asked by friend from the media: Is the G20 summit a game point of the China-US trade dispute, or the match point of it?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds snapped up stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia for the third week running, acquiring RM230.2mil net of local equities last week, according to MIDF Research.
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PETALING JAYA: The trade war between China and the United States, which has attracted global attention, is a war of no winners, says China's ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Foreign fund buying of stocks listed on Bursa Malaysia rose to RM230.2 million last week, from RM171.7 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Resea...
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Now more than ever it’s getting harder to keep up with tech news, what with companies releasing updates and new products at blazing speeds.
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AFTER a rocky first half, investors now find themselves hoping that the second half will see Malaysian equities play catch-up to their regional peers.
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THE US administration recently agreed to a ceasefire in the ongoing trade war with China and stated that additional tariffs will not be imposed. However, it is still too early to assume that trade tensions have subsided after the recent G20 truce, given past developments.
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REVIEW: The bullish vibes from the trade truce struck between Washington and Beijing helped to reinforce the local market’s current uptrend.Global equities experienced a lift at the start of the week’s trading in the wake of the US promise to suspend further tariffs on Chinese goods while easing restrictions on Huawei.
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BEIJING, July 4 — US tariffs against China must be lifted for the two sides to reach a deal to end the trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said today.
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A refusal by the United States to hand over F-35 fighters jets which Turkey bought would be "robbery," media reports on Thursday cited President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying, in a dispute over Ankar...
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted.
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JAKARTA (Reuters): Indonesia has asked China to set up a special fund within its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for investment in Southeast Asia's largest economy, after offering China projects worth US$91bil, government officials said on Wednesday.
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WASHINGTON, July 3 ― A senior US official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after US President Donald Trump ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): The FBM KLCI fell at mid-morning today, dragged by key index-linked stocks included Tenaga Nasional Bhd and CIMB Group Holdings Bhd.
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WASHINGTON: A senior US official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm.
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NEW YORK, July 3 ― Oil prices fell sharply yesterday even as leading crude exporters extended a supply agreement, while global equities mostly nudged higher in the aftermath of the weekend's US-Chin...
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NEW YORK: Oil prices fell more than 4% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing global economy could dent oil demand.
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LONDON, July 2 — Investors were sticking to the sidelines today as positive sentiment over a resumption of US-China trade talks was offset by weaker global economic data, traders said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — News has surfaced over the past days or so of the partial lifting of the US trade ban on Huawei—but things aren’t as straightforward as they seem.
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Ivanka Trump got a ribbing back home on July 1 after critics took issue with the prominent role played by US President Donald Trump’s daughter during summits in Japan and South Korea.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): The FBM KLCI closed up 7.38 points or 0.44% today at 1,691 on expectation of a trade truce between the US and China and as higher crude oil prices supported market sentiment.
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HONG Kong shares closed higher on Tuesday, as they played catch-up with a global rally seen in the previous session, when the island nation was closed for holiday, while doubts whether Washington and Beijing can pull off a trade deal capped gains.
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VIENNA, July 2 — Opec and its allies led by Russia are set to extend oil output cuts until March 2020 today to try to prop up the price of crude as the global economy weakens and US production soars...
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News has surfaced over the past days or so of the partial lifting of the U.S. trade ban on Huawei—but things aren’t as straightforward as they seem.
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LONDON, July 2 ― European shares surged yesterday to their highest in nearly two months, led by trade-sensitive technology stocks after the United States and China agreed to restart trade negotiatio...
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NEW YORK, July 2 ― Global stocks rose and bonds retreated yesterday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that ...
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China's Huawei said on Monday it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Commerce on whether it can resume using Google's Android mobile operating system on upcoming smartphones.
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VIENNA: The Opec+ alliance is poised to extend production cuts into 2020 as the world’s leading oil exporters fret about a weakening outlook for global demand growth and the relentless rise in output from America’s shale fields.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 —  The ringgit retreated from recent gains to end slightly lower against the US dollar today as the greenback strengthened after US President Donald Trump strikes a truce in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): The FBM KLCI had today closed 11.49 points or 0.69% higher, as trade volume across Bursa Malaysia topped three billion shares amid what appeared to be a global relief stock mark...
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VIENNA, July 1 — Oil prices jumped today after Opec kingpin Saudi Arabia and non-member Russia agreed to keep daily oil output caps, but Iran warned the move risks killing off the cartel that pumps ...
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Leaderless ‘Freedom Hong Kong’ campaign targeted the G20 summit in Osaka on Friday and Saturday. Largely online movement secured HK$6.7mil in funding in one day.
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US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met on Saturday, amid calls by many world leaders for the two largest economies in the world to come to the negotiation table.
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HONG KONG, July 1 — Asian markets surged today after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to restart trade talks, reviving hopes of an end to their tariffs war, while oil prices also rallied on news t...
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THERE is good reason Professor Jomo Kwame Sundaram’s call last Monday for Malaysians to set aside political differences and unite in dealing with real issues impacting the economy resonated with fel...
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Just three months ago, BMW Malaysia surprised many of us during the launch of the G20 3-Series when it previewed the upcoming G29 Z4. However, the unit that was shown to us was a left-hand drive pre-...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Foreign funds acquired RM171.7 million net of local equities last week on Bursa Malaysia, up from RM28.3 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Res...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds upped the ante in acquiring stocks listed on Bursa, acquiring RM171.7mil of local equities last week, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local equity market rallied from the positive outcome of the meeting between the US and China over the weekend, leding hopes of a de-escalation of the trade war.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway Construction Group Bhd (SunCon), Unisem (M) Bhd, Perdana Petroleum Bhd, Supermax Corp Bhd, Kumpulan Powernet Bhd and Avillion Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Monday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — Malaysian firms’ outlook brightened further in June to reach the highest levels since October 2013, according to Nikkei’s monthly poll of manufacturing companies in the co...
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BEIJING: China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan.
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PETALING JAYA: The world can breathe a sigh of relief that the China-United States trade war had been averted after China’s President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump of United States met at...
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BEIJING/OSAKA: China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries' presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan.
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PETALING JAYA: The world can breathe a collective sigh of relief that the China-United States trade war had been averted, says Lim Kit Siang.
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LETTER | The world was focused on the meeting between China President Xi Jinping and United States President Donald Trump at the G20 meeting in Osaka yesterday, and breathed a collective sigh of relie...
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China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries’ preside...
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BEIJING, June 30 — China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two...
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BEIJING, June 30 — Scores of Asia specialists, including former US diplomats and military officers, want President Donald Trump to rethink policies that “treat China as an enemy,” warning the ap...
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In a surprise twist to the on-going saga between Huawei and the United States government, the Chinese technology company is now able to purchase products from its US-based suppliers once again.
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The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and that Washington would hold off on imposing new tariffs on Chinese exports, signaling a pause in the trade hostilities between ...
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OSAKA: Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil production, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
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OSAKA, June 29 ― Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil production, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
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PARIS, June 29 ― French President Emmanuel Macron said today a draft trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur group of South American countries was “good” and had met key French de...
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BRUSSELS, June 29 ― The European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur sealed a blockbuster trade deal yesterday, ending 20 years of talks over one of the world's largest regional commercial ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 ― The ringgit's performance next week is expected to be influenced by the outcome of the crucial meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping over...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 ― Bursa Malaysia is likely to stage a rebound next week on bullish sentiment, Phillip Capital Management said.
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NEW YORK, June 29 ― Wall Street advanced in heavy trading yesterday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between US...
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It looks like the G29 BMW Z4 is inching closer to its full debut here, but not quite yet – the drop-top has popped up again, but still very much as a preview.