ECONOMY OF CHINA
FM's remarks on economy disappointing in extreme: Yashwant Sinha
Yashwant Sinha said the root cause of the current economic crisis is "death of demand" in the country. He alleged that the government ignored the agriculture distress in the country. Sinha also raised questions over the data for calculating GDP numbers. He added that companies after companies are facing bankruptcy and the govt has stated that it would have to close Air India.
US-China trade war: China to raise penalties on intellectual property theft
The US wants China to commit to cracking down on IP theft and sto...
ET Awards 2019: Government responded in time to developments in September quarter, says Sitharaman
The September quarter saw growth slip to a...
China introduces mandatory face scans for phone users
In September, China's industry and information technology ministry issued a notice on "safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of citizens online", which laid out rules for enforcing real-name registration. The notice said telecom operators should use "AI and other technical means" to verify people's identities when they take a new phone number.
Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping launch 'historic' Russian gas pipeline to China
Presiding by video link-up over an elaborate televised ceremony, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping hailed the "Power of Siberia" pipeline as a symbol of cooperation. "Today is remarkable, a truly historic event not only for the global energy market, but first of all for us and for you, for Russia and China," Putin said.
5 reasons why RBI didn't go for rate cut
The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday maintained the status quo on policy rates in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review of the financ...
Here’s what happens to markets if US tariffs on China kick in Dec 15
“If tariffs implemented, Trump would be the Grinch that stole Christmas,” said Sue Trinh.
Can Asia regain its former glory?
By 2020 the share of Asian economies in the world GDP in terms of purchasing power parity will exceed 50%.
Gold slips on firm dollar, positive China factory data
US gold futures fell 0.7 per cent to $1,463.
Oil jumps amid hopes for further Opec cuts, China factory growth
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures rose 75 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $55.92 a barrel.
China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy
But as China's economy slows to the lowest level in a quarter century - around 6% growth, according to government statistics - policymakers are doubling down on support for coal and other heavy industries, the traditional backbones of China's energy system and economy.
These are the Asian currencies to watch in 2020
Signs of progress in the US -China trade dispute is adding to confidence.
Rahul Gandhi takes dig at Modi, Shah over economic slowdown
Speaking on India’s economic situation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dip in GDP. “Amit Shah and Nar...
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