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French telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent said it had signed a $1 billion agreement with China Mobile to provide mobile communication equipment and services.
U.S. and Chinese companies signed 35 business deals in sectors ranging from automobiles to telecommunications on the eve of high-level trade and investment talks between the two countries.
China's state-owned aluminum giant Chinalco is keen to buy a range of global resource assets, and may consider raising its stake in global miner Rio Tinto, the Australian newspaper said on Tuesday.
Barclays plans to raise billions of pounds by selling stakes to outside investors and offering shares to existing shareholders to boost its balance sheet, sending its shares soaring on Monday.
China's factories hummed along last month, barely touched by the devastating earthquake in Sichuan. Industrial production growth inched up to 16.0% in the the year to May, topping market forecasts of 15.7%.
Interesting quotes and suggestions gleaned from Friday's Investors Clinic with guests Michael Browne, portfolio manager at Sofaer Global Research and Elissa Bayer, director of private clients at Insinger de Beaufort.
China's retail sales held up in May despite the devastating Sichuan earthquake. May retail sales growth edged down to 21.6% from 22.0% in April, slightly below a consensus forecast of 21.8%.
China and Taiwan signed a landmark deal on Friday to launch regular flights between the long-time rivals, limited for now to weekend charters, as politics was put aside in favor of practicalities.
Chinese annual inflation fell in May to 7.7%, the first major break in a year-long surge, as food price increases slowed and other products resisted rising global commodity costs, the government said on Thursday.
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China's factory-gate inflation inched up to 8.2% in May, nearing a four-year high, suggesting that any moderation in consumer inflation in coming months may be limited.
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, an arm of China's central bank, has agreed to invest more than $2.5 billion in the latest fund being set up by U.S. private equity firm TPG Capital, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
The consumer across the world is under considerable pressure. Record oil prices, the credit crunch and inflationary pressures all appear to be taking their toll on people’s willingness to spend. We got some better data from the UK on Tuesday, but the trend across Europe has been weak since the turn of the year, and many of the big players are beginning to become very worried.
Vietnam effectively devalued its currency by 2 percent, according to the Asian Wall Street Journal, to bring official exchange rates closer to black market rates. Consumer prices rose 25 percent in May year over year. Vietnam has been raising rates recently to lower the inflation rate.
Futures are lower this morning, as Ben Bernanke reiterated what two other Fed officials said yesterday: that the Fed would strongly resist higher inflation, implying that rate hikes might come sooner than expected.
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The release of Apple's next-generation, 3G mobile device will usher in a new chapter of big-time growth for the company.
Did they take advice before they launched B&Q stores in China? If they paid for it they should ask for their money back.