Économie

China Says Economic Growth Fell to Lowest in 30 Years

China Says Economic Growth Fell to Lowest in 30 Years China's birthrate dropped past year to its lowest level since the formation of the People's Republic of China in 1949, adding to concerns of a long-term challenge for the government, as the ageing society and shrinking workforce pile pressure on a slowing economy. [Full Article...]

China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites

China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites The country's GDP grew at 6.1 per cent in 2019, its worst performance since 1990 but still within government's target of 6-6.5 per cent. Analysts had expected it to expand 6.1 per cent, down from 6.6 per cent in 2018. Beijing's trade spat with the United States , stuttering global growth and weakening domestic demand combined in its joint-worst slowdown in seven years. [Full Article...]

La Toyota GR Supra s’offre un nouveau quatre cylindres

La Toyota GR Supra s’offre un nouveau quatre cylindres Côté performances, la Toyota GR Supra réalise l'exercice d'accélération du 0 à 100 km/h en 5,2 secondes (4,3 secondes avec le 6 cylindres) et atteint la vitesse maximale de 250 km/h (bride électronique). L'habitacle est complété par une sono JBL à douze haut-parleurs, un affichage tête haute, un chargeur de smartphone par induction, une sellerie en cuir noir, ainsi que des sièges à réglage élect... [Full Article...]

Toyota annonce un SUV citadin produit en France et certainement hybride

Toyota annonce un SUV citadin produit en France et certainement hybride Toyota va assembler un nouveau véhicule pour le marché européen dans son usine d'Onnaing, près de Valenciennes (Nord), concrétisant une annonce faite en janvier 2018 lors d'une visite du président Emmanuel Macron . Notre ambition de produire 300 000 véhicules par an peut ainsi devenir réalité. Depuis, 300 CDI ont été créés, auxquels s'ajoutent les 400 nouveaux contrats annoncés mardi, a expliqu... [Full Article...]

Global Stocks Waver as Tension Mounts on US-China Technology Ties

Global Stocks Waver as Tension Mounts on US-China Technology Ties The Dow Jones industrial average added 57 points or 0.2% to 28,996. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5% to 23,916.58 while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong dropped 0.6% to 28,722.86. Oanda's Craig Erlam said: "Details of the trade deal are starting to emerge but there's still a lot we don't know". The yield on 10-year German bonds dipped to minus 0.200%, from minus 0.168% on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

United States and China sign phase one of new trade deal

United States and China sign phase one of new trade deal Existing tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese goods coming into the US are likely to stay in place until after the American presidential election, and any move to reduce them will hinge on Beijing's compliance with the terms of a phase-one trade accord, people familiar with the matter said. [Full Article...]

China trade surplus with U.S. dropped 8.5% to $296bn in 2019

China trade surplus with U.S. dropped 8.5% to $296bn in 2019 E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 edged up 0.1 per cent, to be just off all-time highs. Korea's finance ministry said exports to the USA rose due to increased sales of transportation equipment, while its current account surplus fell to 4.0 percent from the May report's 4.4 percent. [Full Article...]

Pompeo shifts rationale for Soleimani killing from ‘imminent’ threat to deterrence strategy

Pompeo shifts rationale for Soleimani killing from ‘imminent’ threat to deterrence strategy Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Iran's action was in response to the US killing of its top military leader, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in a drone strike. "What the President said with regard to the four embassies is what I believe as well". "The latest unsafe aggressive acts, which are repeated violations of Iraqi sovereignty, are a part of the deteriorating situation" in th... [Full Article...]

Ford's Sales in China Declined 26.1% past year

Ford's Sales in China Declined 26.1% past year After two decades of explosive growth, China suffered its first annual decline in vehicle sales in 2018, because the turmoil with President Donald Trump and slowing economic growth led consumers to postpone major purchases. It remained cautious about 2020, echoing bearish comments on China's market from General Motors Co. Annual sales started falling in 2018, by 2.8 per cent, halting a growth marc... [Full Article...]

Visa makes a $5.3 billion acquisition

Visa makes a $5.3 billion acquisition The $5.3 billion price given in Monday's statement is double what Plaid was reportedly valued at during its last fundraising, when it took a $250 million Series C round that was announced in December 2018. So Visa must be pretty happy with how the startup has developed since then. Visa Inc said on Monday it agreed to buy privately held software startup Plaid Inc in a $5.3 billion deal. [Full Article...]

Ford's vehicle sales in China tumble 26.1% in 2019

The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) last month forecast annual auto sales in 2020 would dip 2% after an estimated 8% slump in 2019. When asked if the industry could sell 2 million NEVs this year, a target originally set by China's industry ministry in 2017, CAAM's assistant secretary general, Xu Haidong, said this was "not possible". [Full Article...]

GM employees accused of street racing Corvettes in Kentucky

GM employees accused of street racing Corvettes in Kentucky Packing a 496 horsepower V8, one can easily hit the speed limit (and beyond) in a matter of seconds. According to WXYZ Detroit , the two men were street racing Corvette Stingrays in Bowling Green, Kentucky when they were arrested. In a statement to The Drive , GM confirmed "an incident involving our test vehicles" and added that it was investigating the matter. According to their LinkedIn ... [Full Article...]

Le gouvernement "disposé à retirer" provisoirement l'âge-pivot de 64 ans — Retraites

Le gouvernement L'âge pivot est l'élément du projet de loi qui a formé le front syndical. Ces derniers, s'ils sont favorables au principe d'un nouveau système de retraites universel par points, font de cette mesure une " ligne rouge ". "Nous devons nous mettre d'accord sur le mandat de cette conférence de financement et le délai qui lui sera accordé pour aboutir ou proposer des solutions". [Full Article...]

Dow crosses 29000 for the first time - but only briefly

Dow crosses 29000 for the first time - but only briefly The blue-chip index rose 46 points, or 0.2%, to 29003.10 in early trading. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 386,947 shares of the company's stock worth $19,309,000 after purchasing an additional 17,700 shares during the last quarter. Washburn Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: DIA ) in the 4th quarter, according to ... [Full Article...]

Asian shares rebound as US, Iran stand down

Asian shares rebound as US, Iran stand down The attack killed a top Iranian general and prompted an Iranian rocket attack on Iraqi airbases hosting U.S. forces, sending crude to its highest in four months. In a significant development, the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a resolution that would force President Trump to seek consent from Congress before taking new military action against Iran. [Full Article...]

Bullish Elon Musk dances to Tesla’s China push

Bullish Elon Musk dances to Tesla’s China push The progress made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defied short-sellers and other traders expecting the automaker to be overtaken by long-established vehicle companies, including GM and Ford . " Tesla has all the features of premium brands, and its products including battery performance have been proven". Tesla Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) passed by Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and General Motors (... [Full Article...]

President Trump: Soleimani was targeting 4 USA embassies

President Trump: Soleimani was targeting 4 USA embassies Iran's United Nations ambassador said Friday the Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops were primarily selected for this week's missile strikes to demonstrate target accuracy, not to kill Americans, disputing public claims made by top Trump administration officials. [Full Article...]

Fed's Clarida: U.S. Economy Begins 2020 'In a Good Place'

Fed's Clarida: U.S. Economy Begins 2020 'In a Good Place' There are some indications that the global growth headwinds are beginning to abate, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said in his prepared remarks to be delivered at an event in NY on Thursday. Interest rates are lower now than they were before the recession because of slow productivity growth, demographic changes and increased demand for safer assets, Williams said. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin price set for a massive surge in 2020, report

Bitcoin price set for a massive surge in 2020, report In addition, the price of gold , referred to as the ultimate safe-haven asset, also increased. Following the killing of the commander of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani at the end of last week, Tehran has threatened "severe revenge" on the U.S. [Full Article...]

U.S. imposes further Iran sanctions in response to missile strikes

U.S. imposes further Iran sanctions in response to missile strikes Donald Trump discussd the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani at an election rally in OH last night. The House will vote on a resolution to limit Trump's military actions in Iran. The Iraqi prime minister said his country rejects all violations against its sovereignty, including the barrage of ballistic missiles that Iranian forces fired targeting against us troops in Iraq and als... [Full Article...]


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