×

Industrials Capital Goods

  • *Modi pushes for full tech transfer under Make-in- India. NEW DELHI, Sept 19- U.S. defense firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defense minister. Lockheed has offered to shift its...

  • *Modi pushes for full tech transfer under Make-in- India. NEW DELHI, Sept 19- U.S. defence firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defence minister. Lockheed has offered to shift its...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Japanese manufacturers' confidence worsened for the first time in four months in September from the previous month's decade-high level and was expected to fall further, weighed by global uncertainty, a Reuters poll showed. Firm tankan results would support the BOJ's upbeat view on Japan's economy, which is expected to continue moderate growth...

  • *Ferro-silicon trading in Zhengzhou: http://tmsnrt.rs/2iIxJ3z. LONDON, Sept 13- What have the following metals all got in common? They are all produced in China and they have all been hit hard by Beijing's environmental crackdown.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 13- Volkswagen wants German and European industry to come together to help create a regional supplier of electric car batteries to provide competition to Asian manufacturers, the head of its core autos division told Reuters. Europe's largest carmaker and German rival Daimler became the latest manufacturers this week to announce plans to...

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls and an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • *July core orders +8.0 pct m/m vs forecast +4.4 pct. *Core orders -7.5 pct yr/yr in July vs forecast -7.3 pct. TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose in July at the fastest pace since January 2016, rebounding from a third straight month of falls, an encouraging sign of the increased capital investment needed for sustained economic recovery.

  • TOKYO, Sept 11- Japan's core machinery orders rose 8.0 percent in July from the previous month, up for the first time in four months, government data showed on Monday, in a tentative sign of recovery in capital expenditure. The rise in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with...

  • An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars in Beijing, August 31, 2015.

    China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's producer price inflation accelerated more than expected to a four-month high in August, fueled by strong gains in raw materials prices and pointing to strong, sustained growth for both factory profits and the economy. "The unexpected rise in both CPI and PPI suggests that there is little hope China's monetary policy could see some...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Copper hit a three-year high of $6,970 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday morning. Aluminium is faring even better, trading above $2,100 per tonne for the first time since 2013.. At a current $3,200 per tonne it is traversing chart levels last seen during the great bull run of 2007-2008..

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Copper hit a three-year high of $6,970 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange on Tuesday morning. Aluminum is faring even better, trading above $2,100 per tonne for the first time since 2013.. At a current $3,200 per tonne it is traversing chart levels last seen during the great bull run of 2007-2008..

  • CHICAGO, Aug 24- The pledge by Taiwan's Foxconn to build a $10 billion factory in southern Wisconsin has ignited cross-border competition with Illinois over which states residents will get the jobs created by the project. Within a 20- minute drive of likely Foxconn sites, Illinois stands to gain those jobs, prompting Wisconsin lawmakers to push to hold on to...

  • BEIJING, Aug 14- China's steel output hit a monthly record in July at 74.02 million tonnes, up 10.3 percent on a year ago as mills in the world's top producer continued to ramp up production even as Beijing intensified its war on smog. "However, due to Beijing's crackdown on low-end rebar and capacity cutbacks in the steel sector, mills are spurred by rallying profits...

  • *June core orders -1.9 pct vs f'cast +3.7 pct. *Firms expect core orders to rise 7.0 pct in Q3. TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a third consecutive month in June, underscoring companies' reluctance to boost spending and conflicting with recent signs that the economic recovery is gathering momentum.

  • *June core orders -1.9 pct vs f'cast +3.7 pct. TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in June, underscoring companies' reluctance to boost spending and conflicting with recent signs that the economic recovery is gathering momentum. Japan's economy expanded an annualized 1.0 percent in the first quarter on...

  • TOKYO, Aug 10- Japan's core machinery orders fell 1.9 percent in June from the previous month, posting the third straight month of declines, government data showed on Thursday. The fall in core orders, a highly volatile data series regarded as an indicator of capital spending in the coming six to nine months, compared with a median market forecast for a 3.7 percent...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 1- A gauge of U.S. factory activity slid from a near three-year high in July amid a slowdown in new orders and consumer spending barely rose in the prior month, setting the stage for a moderate economic expansion in the third quarter. "If the consumer has any say, don't expect any major improvement in growth," said Joel Naroff, chief economist at Naroff...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 1- A gauge of U.S. factory activity slid from a near three-year high in July amid a slowdown in new orders and consumer spending barely rose in the prior month, setting the stage for a moderate economic expansion in the third quarter. "If the consumer has any say, don't expect any major improvement in growth," said Joel Naroff, chief economist at Naroff...

  • LONDON, July 31- Copper has finally emerged from its extended winter hibernation, breaking out of an eight-month trading range to hit two-year highs. China is the world's largest importer of scrap metal, sucking in more than three million tonnes a year to supplement its copper needs. Graphic on China's imports of copper scrap:.