Police shooting rattles Hong Kong markets, investors count on Alibaba listing
Investor sentiment suffered after a police officer shot and wounded one protester before trading commenced.
US House formalizes Donald Trump impeachment process in landmark vote
If the case against Trump is deemed strong enough, the House Judiciary ...
US firms with H-1B staff have more chances of landing funds
US firms with H-1B staff file more patents, generating significant economic value...
Dollar hovers near 3-1/2-week high amid cautious optimism on tariff rollbacks
Moves were slight as traders kept a wary eye for further news on the US-China trade war.
Donald Trump's Russia nominee affirms Rudy Giuliani helped oust an envoy
That followed a campaign by Giuliani who singled her out for what he deemed an anti-Trump agenda. Asked why he instructed Yovanovitch to come home from Ukraine, Sulllivan told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
China wants US to drop tariffs on $360 billion of imports for trade deal
Chinese officials also suggested the US could temporarily waive some tariffs, people familiar with Beijing’s position said. In return, China could remove tariffs on a reciprocal amount of US goods, mostly farm products, one of the people said.
Google Considers Changes to Political Ad Policy
Managers at Google are considering changing policies on political advertising in the midst of a raging public debate on the topic, according to a person familiar with the company's plans.
US envoy Sondland reverses impeachment testimony, says he knew of Ukraine quid pro quo
In a reversal of his initial testimony in the impeachment inquiry last month, Gordon Sondland said that by the beginning of September, "in the absence of any credible explanation for the suspension of aid, I presumed that the aid suspension had become linked to the proposed anti-corruption statement."
Nikkei eases off 13-month high, consolidates gains
The Nikkei share average slipped to 23,331.84, easing from a 13-month high hit on Friday.
India attends China's biggest import expo as 'Guest of Honour Country'
An Indian delegation headed by Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan took part in the import expo which is aimed at enabling countries from the world over to showcase products to enhance their exports to China.
Donald Trump says Baghdadi's top replacement also 'terminated'
"Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!" Trump tweeted.
Trump says US hasn't agreed to full tariff rollback with China
US bonds rallied and stocks slipped after the president’s remarks diluted some of the optimism.
View: RCEP is important for China; India has the option to join later on its own terms
China is so shaken by the ‘trade war’ with the US that its leadership’s ability to deal with US President Donald Trump is being watched very closely both in China and abroad. The signing of the 15-nation RCEP, which has Japan, Australia and South Korea as members, would be a show of muscle against Washington.
India largest market for California walnuts in South Asia: Industry expert
Pamela Graviet, the senior marketing director at the California Walnut Commission (CWC), said the appetite of Indians for walnuts shipped from California has grown significantly in the last few years. She, however, noted that the importation dropped after India changed its tariff rate policy for imported walnuts over a year ago.
China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in 'phase one' trade deal
The deal, which may be signed later this month by Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is widely expected to include a US pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for Dec. 15 on about $156 billion worth of Chinese imports, including cell phones, laptop computers and toys.
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