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by | November 02, 2019 | 19:57

If finalized, the RCEP deal will facilitate creation of the biggest free-trade region in the world as the 16-nation grouping is home to 3.6 billion people, or almost half the world's population. Thai Indians gave a standing ovation to PM Modi . He attributed the voter turnout during the elections to his government's achievements. RCEP includes the 10-member ASEAN (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia , Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam ) and its six ...

by | November 02, 2019 | 15:46

Apple is selling its streaming service for just $5 per month, less than half the price of Netflix's most popular plan. The offer is available to Apple customers who purchase any new iPhone , iPad , iPod touch , Apple TV , or Mac capable of running the latest iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, or macOS purchased after September 10, 2019, from Apple or an Apple authorized reseller.

by | November 02, 2019 | 10:54

Unlike the GM deal, Ford and the UAW are not planning to close their joint training center in Detroit. For instance, GM's operating profit in the first nine months of this year was $8.3 billion versus $5.9 billion at Ford for the same period.

by | November 02, 2019 | 10:39

Prices for monthly plans start from 128 yuan ($18), providing users with 30GB data and 500 minutes of voice chat. South Korea is the largest 5G subscriber market so far, but thanks to the sheer size of the Chinese market, even with lower penetration China is expected to overtake South Korea and the USA to become the world's largest 5G market.

by | November 02, 2019 | 07:24

Water Quality Division Director Karl Rockeman says the pipeline has been shut down since the leak. The line could remain shut for at least a week, according to market sources on Thursday. The $5.2 billion pipeline is created to carry crude oil across Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and through North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri on the way to refineries in Patoka, Illinois, and Cushing, Oklahoma, and it can handle 23 million gallons daily.

by | November 02, 2019 | 05:26

Chairman Jerome Powell has said that the central bank's rate reductions are intended as a kind of insurance against threats to the economy, notably from President Donald Trump's trade war with China and from a broader global slowdown.

by | November 01, 2019 | 19:15

Over the year, average hourly earnings have risen by 3 percent. United States job growth slowed less than expected in October as the drag from a strike at General Motors was offset by gains elsewhere and hiring in the prior two months was stronger than previously estimated, offering some assurance that consumers would continue to support the slowing economy.

by | November 01, 2019 | 16:43

But the users need to switch off the "Web & App Activity" tracking so that their location data can truly be blocked. "We allege that Google misled consumers by staying silent about the fact that another setting also had to be switched off", said Sims.

by | November 01, 2019 | 13:27

The ICO issued the fine a year ago after it said data from at least one million British users had been among the information harvested by the researcher and used for political purposes. Facebook also withdrew its appeal against the £500,000 penalty imposed by United Kingdom data watchdog and agreed to pay the fine, the highest possible, ending more than a year of litigation between the regulator and social media network.

by | October 31, 2019 | 22:10

The world's No 2 maker of smartphones was granted a reprieve until November. This is yet another double-digit growth for Huawei for the sixth consecutive quarter against the backdrop of a gloomy Chinese market. After two years of continuous decline, Canalys says the global smartphone market finally saw an increase in shipments in the July to September period this year.

by | October 31, 2019 | 19:29

Buckingham Research maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $3200 target in Tuesday , October 15 report. General Motors Co. workers are heading back to work this week after the longest and most expensive strike in half a century, while union bargainers turn their attention to the Ford Motor Co., which has been selected as the United Auto Workers .

by | October 31, 2019 | 19:02

CEO Randall Stephenson said the company will grow earnings and EBITDA each year with free cash flow accelerating over the plan. In the recent development, it said that AT&T had cut a deal with Elliot management. The company has been on a selling spree to cut its big debt pile. If you pay for the traditional HBO premium network via a regular pay-TV package through AT&T, then HBO Max will be free - but the company is still in talks with other pay-tv providers like cable and satellite ...

by | October 31, 2019 | 12:23

MILAN (AP) - The boards of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot have approved merging the two companies in a move that would create the world's fourth-largest automaker with combined revenues of 170 billion euros ($188.8 billion), the companies announced Thursday.

by | October 31, 2019 | 02:09

In its explanation, the central bank argued that inflation is on target and the domestic economy has held up well in many respects, even though it's feeling the negative effects of slowing global growth. "A growing number of countries have responded with monetary and other policy measures to support their economies", the bank said in a statement. "In considering the appropriate path for monetary policy, the bank will be monitoring the extent to which the global slowdown spreads beyond ...

by | October 31, 2019 | 00:29

USA economic growth slowed less than expected in the third quarter, a Commerce Department report showed, as declining business investment was offset by resilient consumer spending and a rebound in exports, further allaying financial market fears of a recession.

by | October 30, 2019 | 22:11

They broke off during the attempted merger with Renault before beginning again more recently. A spokesman for PSA said he could not react to market rumors, while Turin-based Fiat also declined to comment. "Timing aside, there is clearly the potential for significant gross synergies [in the] 7 billion euro range over 2021-2023", wrote Arndt Ellinghorst at Evercore.

by | October 30, 2019 | 17:54

U.S. dollar volatility is expected to rise around this event with traders looking to subsequent commentary from Fed Chair Jerome Powell on the health of the economy and the future path of interest rates. Trade Representative's office and China's Commerce Ministry said. "Policy rates will be sitting in the range of the lowest forecasts in the Fed's September Summary of Economic Projections", he said.

by | October 30, 2019 | 14:57

It's also possible that if a Democrat wins the presidency in next year's election, he or she could undo Trump's actions on vehicle emissions and reinstate California's right to set its own rules. The announcement is the latest salvo in a months-long battle over auto pollution between the White House and the U.S. state, whose Democratic leaders have made fighting climate change a priority.

by | October 30, 2019 | 13:24

Sources have told the Wall Street Journal the two parties are discussing an all-share transaction. A spokesman for PSA Group didn't immediately respond to questions about the merger. The new combination would create an automaker with a strong presence in Europe, North America and South America. PSA sold 3.9 million cars a year ago.

by | October 30, 2019 | 10:23

These are a portion of the customers that now pay for an AT&T-owned product such as DirecTV or AT&T wireless phone service. There may be a cheaper, ad-supported version of the service on the way in 2021, according to a Reuters report, with live programming earmarked to start after that.

by | October 30, 2019 | 09:22

Just place your order, and Amazon will dispatch a courier with your food and drink items as it does for all other types of items. In addition to doing away with the monthly fee, Amazon has also boosted delivery speed with one- and two-hour options in most cities that offer Amazon Fresh .

by | October 29, 2019 | 11:11

That would be a sharp premium to Tiffany's current share price, which closed at US$98.55 last Friday. It has jumped about 50% this year, giving it a market capitalization of about $215 billion. Global names dominate categories like high-end watches and handbags, but consumers haven't historically thought about the brands behind their diamond pendants and gold hoops.

by | October 29, 2019 | 02:56

Initially priced near US$12 a share under the " SPCE " ticker, Virgin Galactic had climbed as high as US$12.93 (NZ$20.36) before settling back near US$12.23 by early afternoon. "Since our founding, Social Capital Hedosophia set out to unite technologists, entrepreneurs and technology-oriented investors around a shared vision".

by | October 28, 2019 | 21:35

Popeyes' press release confirming the news was as simple as the chicken sandwich itself, and contained only two words: "I'm Back". In a YouTube video uploaded this morning , Popeyes announced "Y'all ... To help market the return of the product, Popeyes seems to be angling for another spat with Chick-fil-A. Stay tuned to see if this relaunch spawns any additional variations of the sexy " Sold Out Chicken Sandwich Costume " or another lawsuit over false advertising .

by | October 28, 2019 | 20:57

At the moment, worthy of the USA militia operates on laptop programs from the 1980s and 1990s, the Unique York Occasions pointed out. The win could be the turning point which decisively turns the tide against Amazon's AWS, though with reports that there may have been political influence in the decision, it is possible litigation may delay the final implementation for years to come.