Factbox-Companies sell their businesses in Russia

Reuters | August 25, 2023

(Reuters) – Some Western companies have agreed to sell their Russian assets or hand them over to local managers as they take action to comply with sanctions over the Ukraine conflict and respond to threats from the Kremlin that foreign-owned assets may be seized. Below are some of the companies by sector that have secured […]

Dollar gains after steep losses, but downtrend stays intact

Reuters | July 14, 2023

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Joice Alves NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar bounced on Friday after falling sharply the last few days, as investors consolidated losses ahead of the weekend, but its trajectory remained tilted to the downside with the Federal Reserve thought near the end of its rate hike cycle amid softening inflation. […]

The manufacturing backlash: No factory in my backyard

Reuters | July 10, 2023

By Timothy Aeppel and Ben Klayman MARSHALL, Michigan (Reuters) – Fred Chapman has a message for Ford Motor Co, which is planning to build a sprawling factory on the outskirts of this town to make batteries for electric cars and which promises to employ 2,500 people. “We don’t need jobs,” he says. That’s a surprising […]

Tesla, BYD’s China deliveries hit record high in Q2

Reuters | July 5, 2023

By Qiaoyi Li and Brenda Goh BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) -U.S. automaker Tesla and its chief Chinese rival BYD achieved record deliveries of their China-made vehicles in the second-quarter, China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) data showed, as a fight for market share heats up. Tesla sold 93,680 China-made electric vehicles (EVs) in June, up 18.72% from a […]

US stocks slip, crude gains on Russia tensions, rate hike worries

Reuters | June 26, 2023

By Stephen Culp NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street lost ground on Monday and crude prices advanced as investors digested the aborted Russian mutiny over the weekend and wrestled with lingering concerns over the path of Federal Reserve monetary policy. All three major U.S. stock indexes ended red, with megacap momentum stocks pulling the tech-heavy […]

Ambitious plans for US-India technology sharing face hurdles

Reuters | June 23, 2023

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States unveiled agreements this week to sell weapons to India and share with it sensitive military technology, a clear sign of the Biden administration’s desire to deepen ties with New Delhi to counter China’s ambitions in Asia. But those plans, announced on Thursday during a state visit […]

GE to jointly produce fighter jet engines in India

Reuters | June 22, 2023

(Reuters) – General Electric’s aerospace unit said on Thursday it has signed an agreement with India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd to make fighter jet engines for the Indian Air Force. The development comes at a time when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on an official state visit to the United States. The agreement includes […]

Goldman Sachs cuts China growth forecast as property slowdown bites

Reuters | June 19, 2023

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs analysts have cut forecasts for China’s economic growth, citing persistently weak confidence and the cloud over the property market as stronger-than-expected headwinds. The U.S. investment bank lowered its full-year real gross domestic product growth forecast for the world’s second biggest economy from 6% to 5.4%, according to a note published […]

Italian EV startup Aehra unveils new premium sedan

Reuters | June 16, 2023

By Giulio Piovaccari MILAN (Reuters) – Italian electric-vehicle startup Aehra on Friday unveiled its new, European-made sedan which will serve the high-premium market segment and which joins the firm’s sport-utility vehicle which was first displayed late last year. Both models will start production in 2026, Aehra said. They will be priced in the 160,000 to […]

Marketmind: Debt deal is near, Fed peak is not

Reuters | May 26, 2023

A look at the day ahead in U.S. and global markets from Mike Dolan As the AI-led tech stock boom unfolds, there’s light at the end of the U.S. debt ceiling saga – only markets now reckon the Federal Reserve will tighten policy even further this summer. Investors juggled these three strands over the past […]

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