ECONOMY OF CHINA
China factory activity expands in November after 6-month losing streak
The closely watched Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a key gauge of activity in the country's factories, rose to 50.2 in November, up from 49.3 last month. The optimistic reading comes as Beijing and Washington edge towards a partial deal to a trade war, that has dragged on for nearly 20 months.
Nikkei down, investors still wary over US-China trade
The benchmark Nikkei average dropped 0.5 per cent to 23,293.91 but were up 1.6 per cent...
India’s GDP growth hits over 6-year low; analysts say economy has bottomed out
India’s GDP growth slumped to 4.5% in the September quarter, i...
Commodity outlook: Crude oil jumps ahead of EPEC meet; base metals buzz on China factory data
Here is how SMC Global expects commodities to trade today.
White House considered kicking Huawei out of US banking system: Sources
The plan, which was ultimately shelved, called for placing Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's second largest smartphone producer, on the Treasury Department's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list. One of the people familiar with the matter, who favors the move, said it could be revived in the coming months depending on how things go with Huawei.
Internal security key to making India a $5-trillion economy, says Shah
Home minister Amit Shah on Friday emphasised that internal security is important for achieving a $5-trillion economy.
Watch: State of economy ahead of Q2 GDP numbers
Q1 GDP numbers were much below expectations. Ahead of Q2 GDP numbers, Ankit Saproo of ET Online speaks with Saubhik Chakrabarti of The Econo...
Indian Navy forces Chinese naval ship to retreat from Andaman
The ship entered the area without Indian Navy's prior permission, they said. "Our stand has been that if you do anything in our region, you have to notify us or take our permission," the Navy Chief said without elaborating further on the incident. The sources said the ship was found carrying out some research activities in the Indian waters.
RBI to cut rates again, but still no respite for economy: Poll
Currently, RBI is the most aggressive central bank in the world with cuts of 135 bps this year.
Navy Chief Admiral Singh flags concern over decline in funds allocation to Navy
The Navy Chief said the first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) will be fully operational by 2022 and it will have a fleet of MiG-29K aircraft. He said the second IAC will be 65,000 ton CATOBAR aircraft carrier with electric propulsion and that Navy will shortly approach the government seeking approval for the project.
The big question on Hong Kong: How will China hit back at Trump?
China had issued threats earlier this year after the US approved arms sales to Taiwan.
Gold prices tread water despite Trump's Latam tariffs
US gold futures fell 0.1 per cent to $1,468.20.
India, Japan favour strong action against terror infrastructure and terror financing
The Ministers condemned in the strongest terms the growing threat of terrorism and acknowledged that it constituted a major threat to peace and security in the region. The Ministers called upon all countries take resolute action in rooting out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure.
China stocks end lower as Hong Kong tensions rekindle trade doubts
The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 0.3 per cent lower at 3,862.30.
Q2 GDP: A last-minute look at key barometers of the economy's health
Most of the readings reinforce the prevailing slowdown mood and hint at Q2 numbers falling below those in Q1.
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