Airbus on Wednesday revised up forecasts for jetliner demand in the next twenty years led by growth in the new industrial hubs of Asia, while voicing alarm over rising protectionism.
Japan’s exports slipped for a ninth straight month in August as international trade tensions ramped up risks for the world’s third-largest economy, although the decline was slightly
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"The moment this was opened, trade immediately rose 50 per cent," Imran said of the expanded hours at a ceremony at the border. "We hope that it will bring prosperity to this whole region."
The Swiss government cut its 2019 growth forecast by a third on Tuesday, citing as risks the escalating trade war between China and the United States, the rising Swiss franc and the drastic slowdown in neighbouring Germany.
The launch of new online-only banks in Hong Kong is expected to be delayed in part due to anti-government protests in the city, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Oil prices hit four-month highs on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia fuelled worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stocks and bolstering demand for safe-haven assets.
China’s property investment grew at its fastest pace in four months in August, a boon for the economy as other sectors weaken from the Sino-U.S. trade war and consumer demand slows.
Shares in African diamond miner Petra Diamonds hit an all-time low on Monday after it missed forecasts with a 22 per cent fall in annual profit, as a Sino-US trade row and protests in Hong Kong dented demand in big Asian markets.