Économie

Nirmala Sitharaman Seeks Anti-Trust Whip on Global Firms Abusing Dominance

Nirmala Sitharaman Seeks Anti-Trust Whip on Global Firms Abusing Dominance Sitharaman added that there would be no surcharge for FPI and domestic investors in the market. However, the ministry was ziplipped about its rollout or by when the notification will be issued. Earlier this month, India's central bank cut interest rates for the fourth time this year to a nine-year low in an attempt to boost growth, but credit has remained tight for firms and consumers. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts Federal Reserve, threatens to escalate trade war with China

Trump blasts Federal Reserve, threatens to escalate trade war with China The U.S. president fumed about the Fed doing "NOTHING" in a series of tweets and asked who is "our bigger enemy" between Powell and China's President Xi Jinping. The July rate cut was viewed as "part of a recalibration. or mid-cycle adjustment" and, given the uncertainty surrounding the outlook, the officials "highlighted the need for policymakers to remain flexible and focused on the implicatio... [Full Article...]

Representative Seth Moulton ends bid for Democratic presidential nomination

Representative Seth Moulton ends bid for Democratic presidential nomination Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. "I am ending my campaign for president", Moulton said in remarks prepared for delivery in San Francisco on Friday at the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting. Asked why he made a decision to exit the race now, Moulton said he told his team that "if we got to a point where I just didn't see a path to the nomination, I wasn't going to drag it out". [Full Article...]

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay China's imposition of additional tariffs is a forced response to the USA unilateralism and trade protectionism, it said . Beijing appealed to Washington to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits. [Full Article...]

Forex - Dollar Hovering Near 3-Week Highs ahead of Fed Minutes

Forex - Dollar Hovering Near 3-Week Highs ahead of Fed Minutes The MSCI world equity index .MIWD00000PUS , which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down 0.2%. Against the Swiss franc, the dollar climbed 0.4% to 0.9820 franc. "The peso moved sideways [on Thursday] as market players opted to wait on the sidelines ahead of the Jackson Hole meeting [today], where US Fed chief Jerome Powell will deliver his speech", a trader said via phone. [Full Article...]

G7 de Biarritz : 13.200 policiers et gendarmes mobilisés, "aucun débordement toléré"

G7 de Biarritz : 13.200 policiers et gendarmes mobilisés, Cet homme, né en 1988, était la dernière personne encore en garde à vue dans ce dossier, alors que les deux hommes et deux femmes arrêtés en parallèle avaient été libérés mardi, a précisé à Reuters la procureure de la République de Melun, Béatrice Angelelli. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom officials will stop attending most European Union meetings from 1 September

United Kingdom officials will stop attending most European Union meetings from 1 September The government has announced today that local authorities in the North West including Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester will receive extra funding to help fully prepare for Brexit , which is due to happen on October 31. Downing Street hit back at Tusk on Tuesday afternoon saying Britain was still ready to negotiate an alternative and that no infrastructure, checks or controls would be placed ... [Full Article...]

European Union migration rules 'to end straight after no

European Union migration rules 'to end straight after no Details of other changes immediately after the October 31 deadline - plus other improvements to the previous government's plans for a new immigration system - are being developed and the government will set out its plans shortly. The Home Office said there would be no change to planned rules for EU citizens and their families already living in Britain by the end of October, who would still have un... [Full Article...]

Fed officials widely divided on rates at July meeting

Fed officials widely divided on rates at July meeting But he said Wednesday that cutting capital gains would be viewed as "elitist" because it would benefit primarily wealthy taxpayers. "A couple" participants wanted a half-point cut, the minutes said. "WHERE IS THE FEDERAL RESERVE?" he tweeted. According to reports, financial markets are expecting at least one more rate cut by the Fed by the end of this year, presumably when the Fed meets again in... [Full Article...]

Brigitte Macron fait une apparition avec le bras droit en écharpe — Var

Brigitte Macron fait une apparition avec le bras droit en écharpe — Var Il faut rappeler que le couple présidentiel profite depuis plusieurs jours de leurs vacances au Fort de Brégançon et ce moment de répit semble leur avoir fait du bien. " Il peut y avoir dans une société des divergences et des débats, il en faut, et il faut savoir les faire vivre". Mais également, lors du bain de foule, de signifier sa détermination à réformer les retraites. [Full Article...]

" "Le chef du gouvernement démissionne " écœuré " par son ministre de l’intérieur — Italie

Tout reste néanmoins possible dans le très créatif paysage politique italien, dont les contours seront dictés par les formations politiques: un gouvernement M5S-PD? des élections anticipées à l'automne ou au printemps 2020? "Je vais mettre ma démission entre les mains du président de la République [Sergio Mattarella]". [Full Article...]

USA grants temporary reprieve to Huawei, easing trade tensions

USA grants temporary reprieve to Huawei, easing trade tensions In May, the Trump administration added Huawei and 68 of its affiliates to the Commerce Department's Entity List amid national security concerns that it could be conspiring with Chinese spy networks. The temporary licence has enabled USA tech firms such as Google to continue trading with Huawei - which uses Google's Android operating system to power its smartphone line-up. [Full Article...]

" "Corrida de Bayonne. Le ministre Didier Guillaume " regrette " d’avoir pu choquer

La présence du ministre, accompagné de Jacqueline Gourault , ministre de la Cohésion des territoires et des Relations avec les collectivités territoriales, avait été largement décriée par les associations de la défense de la cause animale ainsi que par plusieurs élus EELV. [Full Article...]

Des mémos britanniques alertent sur des pénuries — Brexit

Des mémos britanniques alertent sur des pénuries — Brexit Aéroports, ports, gares et routes accuseraient de graves retards. Selon ces documents, il devrait y avoir des perturbations dans les ports britanniques qui pourraient durer jusqu'à trois mois avant une éventuelle amélioration du trafic maritime. [Full Article...]

Apple CEO Warns Trump about China Tariffs, Samsung Competition

Apple CEO Warns Trump about China Tariffs, Samsung Competition That means their tariff impact will be far less than the impact to Cupertino, California-based Apple . Apple will be hit, along with other retail products like clothing . "I have a lot of respect for Tim Cook ". He said more tariffs will hurt Apple's "global competitiveness". "We urge the USA government not to impose tariffs on these products", said Cook. [Full Article...]

County Fermanagh: Police escape injury in bomb attack

County Fermanagh: Police escape injury in bomb attack Police received a report that a suspect device had been left in an area of County Fermanagh, just a few kilometers from the border late on Saturday. Johnson also made clear that the Common Travel Area, which allows British and Irish citizens to move freely between the two countries and enjoy additional rights, would not be impacted by Britain ending European Union freedom of movement rules after... [Full Article...]

New FDA cigarette labels include realistic images of smoking-related health problems

New FDA cigarette labels include realistic images of smoking-related health problems Instead of warning consumers about specific health risks, the first round of FDA graphics were seen as a mere "shock and awe" tactic, and not a reasonable infringement upon tobacco companies' free speech. Michele Eakin, chair of the ATS Tobacco Action Committee. In the end, the federal court determined that the agency's rule violated the first amendment. [Full Article...]

Dow Crashes 660 Points as Bond Yield Inversion Ignites Wall Street Panic

Dow Crashes 660 Points as Bond Yield Inversion Ignites Wall Street Panic The Nikkei 225 index was down 1.93 percent or 398.51 points at 20,256.62 in early trade, while the broader Topix index dropped 2.01 percent or 30.14 points to 1,469.36. That metric reverted back and then inverted again in May. Recessions could arrive within one or two years following the inverted yield curves, but some economists argue that the inverted yield curve may not necessarily mean rec... [Full Article...]

Trump lie ses discussions commerciales à la crise à Hong Kong

Trump lie ses discussions commerciales à la crise à Hong Kong C'est Nate Christensen, un porte-parole de la Flotte américaine du Pacifique, qui en a informé les journalistes. Après des journées dans le hall des arrivées à sensibiliser pacifiquement les personnes atterrissant à Hong Kong , le mouvement a pris un tour conflictuel mardi quand des manifestants ont empêché des voyageurs en partance d'embarquer , puis agressé deux hommes accusés d'être des espio... [Full Article...]

Trump Suggests Xi Should Meet With Hong Kong Protesters to Resolve Crisis

Trump Suggests Xi Should Meet With Hong Kong Protesters to Resolve Crisis A military intervention by Beijing with extremely heavy costs. "The U.S. denied on many occasions its involvement in the ongoing violent incidents in Hong Kong ". "I know President Xi of China very well". The agreement is meant to guarantee the territory's right to its own laws, police force and judiciary. China's ambassador to London, Liu Xiaoming, said Thursday that Beijing would not "s... [Full Article...]


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