A Federal Express delivery truck is shown in downtown Los Angeles. Reuters
China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting off supplies to telecoms giant Huawei.
European stocks slipped on Monday as concerns about an escalating fallout from a US crackdown on China’s Huawei Technologies offset a slightly more positive tone on trade.
Huawei subsidiary Hisilicon said that it had long been anticipating the possibility that the firm could one day be unable to obtain chips and technology from the United States and had prepared to soften any impact.
India is seeing a surge in demand for air travel, hospitality and vehicle as small business owners face an increase in rural income.
The agenda for the meeting includes coming up with a plan to change the effects of the pandemic-hit year which made the industry cut production output.
Full-time operations staff in the United States who are employed by Amazon from Dec.1 to Dec.31 will receive a bonus of $300, while those in part-time roles will get $150.
World stocks remained on course for their best month ever on Friday as recent vaccine progress, Joe Biden’s US presidential election win, hopes for further stimulus, a commodity surge and descending dollar all lifted the spirits.