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  • Trump-backer Peter Thiel just became a New Zealand citizen

    A New Zealand Herald report says the billionaire investor quietly became a citizen of the island nation.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 25- An initial public offering from India's BSE Ltd, the country's second-biggest stock exchange, was well oversubscribed on the last day of the sale, helped by attractive valuations and expectations of robust growth for stocks in the coming years. "Financial markets are overall under-penetrated in India. More than 250 shareholders, including...

  • BEIJING, Jan 25- The European Union urged China on Wednesday to make "concrete progress" in opening its markets to global investment, after Chinese President Xi Jinping decried protectionism in a speech at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In June 2016, the European Chamber of Commerce in China warned that foreign companies face an...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- A leading Republican lawmaker warned on Tuesday that Congress will not be able to lower the U.S. corporate tax rate to the 15 to 20 percent range sought by President Donald Trump unless a controversial "border adjustment" proposal remains part of tax reform. Escalating the war of words over a measure opposed by retailers, oil refiners and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- A U.S. Senate committee swiftly approved Republican President Donald Trump's nominees for commerce and transportation secretaries by voice vote on Tuesday, signaling that they will face little resistance to approval by the full Senate. Members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee voiced no objections to the...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • The Trump administration has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily halt all contracts, grants and interagency agreements pending a review, according to sources. Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 24- Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecoms network operator, reported its lowest profit in four years as competition from a new rival hit revenues that were also affected by a cash crunch, after the federal government scrapped high-value banknotes. A brutal price war has ensued in India's mobile phone market since the entry late last year of...

  • The White House, which announced the meetings in a schedule released late on Sunday, did not name company executives or union leaders who would take part. White House officials did not immediately respond to a request for more details. The morning gathering will include Dow Chemical Co Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris, according to a person briefed on the...

  • "The company is cooperating with the SEC's investigation and cannot predict the eventual scope, duration or outcome of the matter at this time," Herbalife said. Trump has also referred to the FCPA, which is at the heart of the SEC's Herbalife probe, as a "horrible law" that he said puts U.S. companies at a disadvantage. The SEC's probe of Herbalife comes on the heels of a...

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world's new leaders commit to finally beating this persistent parasite? "The imponderable is what happens with President Trump," said Chambers, the United Nations special envoy for malaria.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 20- China stocks ended a volatile week on an upbeat note on Friday, as main indexes rose after data showing faster-than-expected economic growth fuelled blue-chips, while a surge in small-caps erased most of the losses earlier in the week. Still, some analysts were wary of the headwinds as Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th U.S. president...

  • Jan 19- Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making payments to a consultant to help it do business in China and Macau. The resolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case follows Las Vegas Sands' related $9 million civil settlement...