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India says it meets ‘developing country’ criteria in bid to reclaim US trade concessions

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India’s foreign secretary says his country meets the criteria for a developing country, calling on Washington to backtrack on its decision to withdraw trade concessions. “Generalized System of Preferences is a unilateral decision, given by countries to other countries based on certain criteria. We are a developing country, we meet those criteria,” Vijay Gokhale Read More

Airbnb plans public listing in 2020

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo (Reuters) – Home rentals giant Airbnb said it plans to list on stock exchanges in 2020, making it one of the most high-profile market debuts next year. (bit.ly/2mqasWw) In a short statement posted on Read More

‘Ready to react’: Europe prepared to slap tariffs on US goods over Airbus-Boeing dispute

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Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on US goods, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. They will be part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing. “Trade wars are good for no one,” Le Maire told reporters Thursday when talking about the damage caused worldwide by Read More

U.S. labor market remains strong, manufacturing still weak

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers line up at TechFair in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo Other Read More

Do you know who owns all the land in Canada? Not its citizens

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The second largest country in the world by total area, Canada, is one of the most highly urbanized globally. However, none of its citizens have the right to own physical land in the country. Land in Canada is solely owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who is also the head of state. Canadian law in Read More

Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry

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LONDON (Reuters) – World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve’s second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of Read More

Huawei takes on Apple’s new iPhone 11 with Mate 30 range

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei launched its Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday in a challenge to Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11, saying the Chinese firm’s new devices were more compact, their cameras superior and wraparound screens brighter. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone range at the Convention Read More

Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing. New projections showed Read More

Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

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(Reuters) – For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog “Moose” deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient. “Pets are your loved ones, pets should be your family, pets are not something you keep on a chain in the backyard,” the intensive-care nurse from Somers, Connecticut, Read More

France and Germany united on strategy to fight global slowdown: French minister

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz arrive to attend a joint news conference after a meeting in Paris, France, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – France and Germany are agreed on a joint strategy to respond to a global economic slowdown at Read More