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14 January, 2019 4:28 AM China's global trade surplus fell in 2018: Customs

China's global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed amid a bruising trade war with the United States. Total trade reached $ 4.62 trillion, a 12.6 percent rise from 2017, according to customs data. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 percent 205

14 January, 2019 3:49 AM Samsung Galaxy M Series India-First Smartphones to Launch by January-End

Samsung plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to Chinese rivals such as Xiaomi in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market. The South Korean company's Indian market share by shipments has lagged Xiaomi's in two of the three 2018 quarters for which data is available, according 436

12 January, 2019 7:13 AM Global solar sector sees corporate funding, M&A activity worth $9.7 billion in 2018

The global solar sector witnessed a total corporate funding and merger and acquisitions activity worth USD 9.7 billion in 2018, a 24 percent drop compared to the year-ago period, according to a report. Mercom Capital Group said the total M&A and global corporate fundings, including venture capital (VC), debt financing and public market financing stood 144

11 January, 2019 8:46 AM Philippines won't buy military equipment from US: Duterte

MANILA: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterete has said his country won`t buy any more weapons from the US after it threatened to impose sanctions on nations purchasing Russian military equipment, authorities said on Friday. In an address to soldiers in Bulacan province on Thursday night, Duterte said he would not agree to buy equipment from the US as it had been among 139

11 January, 2019 7:17 AM Jeff Bezos' $69 billion likely alimony to wife MacKenzie more than GDP of over 100 countries

Jeff Bezos' fortune =has soared as high as $160 billion thanks to his stake in Amazon. New Delhi: World's richest person Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie's divorce may come with a hefty price tag for the Amazon founder. The news of world's richest person and Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos seeking divorce from his wife MacKenzie 115

10 January, 2019 6:37 PM Donald Trump Cancels Davos Trip Over US-Mexico Border Wall Row

Donald Trump blamed opposition Democrats' "intransigence" over his demand for $5.7 billion to extend a border wall with Mexico. US President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled his upcoming trip to the annual international conference at Davos, blaming the ongoing row in Washington over building wall on the border with Mexico. "I am respectfully cancelling 204

10 January, 2019 5:32 PM Cabinet nod to India-Japan $75-bn swap arrangement to curb currency volatility

The Union Cabinet Thursday approved a proposal for a $75-billion bilateral swap arrangement between India and Japan, a move aimed at enhancing the RBI's ability to manage exchange rate volatility. In a release, the government said the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for entering into an agreement for the bilateral 90

10 January, 2019 6:10 AM Donald Trump threatens imposition of national emergency over border wall issue

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a national emergency which will empower him to go ahead with his plan to construct a barrier, concrete or steel, along the southern border with Mexico to prevent flow of illegal immigrants into the country. Trump on January 9 said imposing a national emergency is the last option and threatened to use it if the Democrats 138

9 January, 2019 2:50 PM Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, wife Mackenzie decide to divorce

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos have decided to divorce after a long trial separation, Bezos said on January 8 in a joint statement by the couple on Twitter. Amazon.com again became Wall Street's most valuable company this week, surpassing Microsoft Inc. Bezos' fortune has soared to more than $160 billion, thanks to his stake 129

9 January, 2019 3:18 AM IL&FS Crisis: Lenders Asked To Classify Loans To Firm As Non-Performing, Says Report

In October, the government took control of IL&FS, after a string of defaults on debt obligations by the company spooked domestic markets. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked lenders of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) to classify loans extended to the bankrupt shadow banking firm as non-performing, two sources with direct knowledge 202