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Global Economy

China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout

Japan said it would have to determine if China meets the "extremely high standards" of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after the world's ...

China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout

Global oil demand to rebound next month: IEA

Global oil demand has dropped for three straight months as Covid cases have risen in Asia but it is expected to bounce back next month, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday

Global oil demand to rebound next month: IEA

IMF to launch virtual mission to Belarus to gather data on economy

The International Monetary Fund on Friday said it would begin a virtual mission to Belarus, amid concerns raised about the global lender's disbursement of new emergency reserves to the government of ...

IMF to launch virtual mission to Belarus to gather data on economy

Biden, Xi talk to avoid US-China conflict

US president Joe Biden and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping talked for the first time in seven months Thursday, with both leaders urging a path away from conflict but holding ground on fierce ...

Biden, Xi talk to avoid US-China conflict: White House

China's factory inflation hits 13-year high as materials costs soar

China's factory gate inflation hit a 13-year high in August driven by roaring raw materials prices despite Beijing's attempts to cool them, putting more pressure on manufacturers in the world's ...

China's factory inflation hits 13-year high as materials costs soar

Rats, drought, labour shortages eat into global edible oil recovery

A coronavirus pandemic-induced labour crunch has forced managers of the 2,000-hectare estate in Slim River to find creative ways to upkeep their fields, even as prices of the world's most consumed ...

Rats, drought, labour shortages eat into global edible oil recovery

Stocks bulls slow their charge, dollar near one-month lows

Record-high world stocks slowed their charge on Thursday as concerns grew over the Chinese economy after a run of soft data, while the risk of a sub-par US payrolls report kept the dollar on the ...

Stocks bulls slow their charge, dollar near one-month lows

Global shares scale new highs, dollar falls

The dollar eased but world stock markets scaled new highs on Wednesday, with investors looking beyond weak economic data to focus on a likely continuation of massive central bank stimulus measures

Global shares scale new highs, dollar falls

London's City finance hub mulls post-Covid future

London's once bustling City finance district is grinding back to life, but it bears the scars of the deadly pandemic, sparking fresh questions over the future of the so-called "Square Mile"

London's City finance hub mulls post-Covid future

Dragons fly as Chinese millennials take a shine to gold

Sales of gold bracelets, pendants, earrings and necklaces that draw on dragons, phoenixes, peonies and other traditional Chinese patterns and symbols are flying among consumers, especially those in ...

Dragons fly as Chinese millennials take a shine to gold
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