ECONOMY OF CHINA
Trump says US and China 'very close' to trade deal as fresh tit-for-tat tariffs loom
Donald Trump is expected to meet top trade advisers on Thursday to discuss the move.
Xi Jinping calls for 'contingency plan' to deal with economic slowdown in 2020
The three-day Central Economic Work Conference headed by Presi...
Wall St rises as China, US agree on context of trade deal
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 107.74 points, or 0.38%, at 28,239.79, the ...
How IIT graduates are giving up on their dollar dreams for startups and new-age tech companies
There are some significant shifts in IIT campus placements over a decade — between 2009-10 and 2019-20. These offer insights into the present corporate environment — and the future.
Trump approves US-China trade deal to halt December 15 tariffs
Global stocks hit a record high and bond yields climbed on optimism over trade.
US and "like-minded" partners will keep security in Asia: Admiral
On a visit to Bangkok, Admiral John Aquilino, 56, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, criticised China's construction of artifical islands in the South China Sea, a vital trade waterway with rich energy resources where Beijing has disputes with five nations. "We are in competition with the People's Republic of China," Aquilino told reporters.
Copper heads for best week since Feb on US-China trade relief
Copper, widely used in power and construction, is on course to add 3.5 per cent this week.
Oil rises on Trump's optimism for a deal with China
Brent crude rose $1.06 cents to $64.78 a barrel by 1502 GMT. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 90 cents at $59.66 a barrel.
India's economy to grow at 4.3% in Q4 2019 : Nomura
Nomura also believes that the first quarter of 2020 will see a "weak" uptick in GDP growth at 4.7 per cent.
Metal stocks gain on likely trade deal
Vedanta, Hindalco Industries, Tata Steel and Steel Authority of India advancing 2-4%.
Nirav Modi's diamond swindle is hurting India’s economy in grip of slowdown
India’s gems industry employs almost 5 million workers and contributes about 7% of the GDP.
US Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, signals no change in 2020
The Fed said it will continue to monitor the implications of data for the economic outlook.
Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by up to Rs 3/litre in Delhi-NCR, effective from Sunday
Toned milk price has been hiked by Rs 3 per litre to Rs 45 while double-toned milk will now be sold at Rs 39 per litre compared to Rs 36.
BASIC nations play hardball, EU comes up with new ‘Green Deal’
It is learnt that the BASIC joint statement, saying "the progress on the pre-2020 agenda will be the benchmark of success for this COP", sounded an alarm bell in the EU camp which has been resisting linking of Kyoto Protocol pledges (pre-2020) with the progress on Paris Agreement (post-2020) actions.
China, US agree on text of phase one trade deal to end trade war: Chinese official media
China and US have agreed on text of a phase one trade deal based on principle of equality and mutual respect.
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