OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
India hopeful of Pramila Jayapal move getting only marginal support
Democrat Jayapal has introduced the Congressional resolution urging India to end as swiftly as possible restrictions on communications and preserve religious freedom for all residents in Kashmir. The resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal, has only one cosponsor .
China exports fall in November, imports recover
Imports were up 0.3 percent from the year earlier, after falling for the previous six months....
China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war
Exports to the United States fell 23% from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs d...
Wall Street jumps after bumper jobs data, upbeat tone on trade
The S&P index recorded 47 new 52-week highs and no new low, while the Nasdaq recorded 78 new highs and 18 new lows.
Indo-US partnership inherent to India’s growth story: Ambassador Shringla
Indian Ambasador to USA Harsh Vardhan Shringla also suggested that bilateral relationship between India and the United States is evolving fast both in the strategic and economic domains and this is key to India’s growth story. His comments are significant ahead of the 2+2 ministerial level dialogue on December 18.
Pelosi instructs House panel to draft articles of impeachment against Trump
"The facts are uncontested. The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and (a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political rival," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
Rupee slips 9 paise to 69.89 vs US dollar in early trade
The rupee had settled at 69.80 against the US dollar Friday.
Rupee firms up by 13 paise against dollar
The local unit settled for the day at 71.53 against the US dollar, higher by 13 paise over its previous closing.
US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%
The healthy job gain runs against a widespread view that businesses are struggling to find workers with unemployment so low. Persistent hiring should help keep consumers spending - a key engine of growth as businesses have cut their investment spending and exports have stalled.
Gold needs to top $1,515 for the next leg of rally
Gold prices are trading near support zone of $1,450-$1,440.
Rupee settles 9 paise higher at 71.20 against dollar
Heavy selling in domestic equities weighed on the local unit and restricted the gains.
US solar industry to lose 62,000 jobs, $19 bn investment due to Trump tariffs - Study
The outcome of the International Trade Commission's midterm review could decide whether President Donald Trump makes changes to or even cancels the four-year tariff that was imposed in early 2018. The levy started at 30%, and is designed to drop by five percentage points each year.
Brokers advise clients to buy share of SBI ahead of credit card unit’s IPO
SBI shareholders likely to have better chance of getting allotment even if they hold one share.
US lawmakers weigh impeachment charges against Trump
Four constitutional scholars will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in the first of a series of hearings to establish the gravity of Trump's alleged crimes. On Tuesday, congressional Democrats made a forceful case that Trump should be removed from office for abusing his powers by pressuring Ukraine for dirt on a Democratic election rival.
Rupee rises 8 paise to 71.58 against US dollar in early trade
Forex traders said, the domestic unit is trading in a narrow range ahead of the RBI monetary policy decision on Thursday.
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