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Toyota, Panasonic to set up EV battery JV in 2020: source
1 hour ago
Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said.
[From Reuters: Business News]
China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen
4 hours ago
China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei
6 hours ago
A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan , most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister
9 hours ago
A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview published on Sunday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
EU must approve Siemens/Alstom deal, says French finance minister
9 hours ago
The European Union must approve the tie-up between Germany's Siemens and French group Alstom , said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who added he would meet a main European regulator to express his support for the deal.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
12 hours ago
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.
[From Reuters: Business News]
GM warns workers in Brazil on losses, tough turnaround plan
15 hours ago
General Motors Co has warned employees in Brazil that new investments there depend on a painful plan to return to profit in the country, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Saturday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China
16 hours ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Qatar emir to attend Beirut's Arab economic summit
22 hours ago
Qatar's emir will visit Beirut on Sunday for an Arab economic summit which has been marred by regional rifts and internal Lebanese disputes even before it began.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Supermarket retailer Casino to sell six stores to rival Leclerc
19 Jan 2019 at 2:47am
French supermarket retailer Casino , in the process of divesting assets to cut debts, has agreed to sell six of its 'Geant' hypermarket stores to domestic rival Leclerc for 100.5 million euros ($114 million).
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. chipmakers may give clues on China hazard
19 Jan 2019 at 2:36am
Intel Corp operates mostly outside the Apple-sphere, and that is exactly why whatever it says next week about business in its vital Chinese market matters so much for investors.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Malaysia court rules in favor of Wynn Macau in $4.2 million case: lawyer
18 Jan 2019 at 11:54pm
A Malaysian judge on Friday ruled in favor of Wynn Macau in a case against a fund manager who owed the casino millions of dollars, the company's lawyer said, the first time a casino has been allowed to recover dues in the country.
[From Reuters: Business News]
LJM Partners sues unnamed 'manipulators' it blames for volatility losses
18 Jan 2019 at 8:32pm
LJM Partners Ltd on Friday filed a lawsuit against unnamed parties it holds responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars it lost after last year's jump in stock market volatility that effectively put the fund manager out of business.
[From Reuters: Business News]
White House adviser Kudlow says making progress on China trade talks
18 Jan 2019 at 8:29pm
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the United States and China were making progress on trade negotiations but reaching a deal would take time.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal
18 Jan 2019 at 8:29pm
The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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