Économie

Major Businesses Will Initially Receive China's State-Sponsored Cryptocurrency

Major Businesses Will Initially Receive China's State-Sponsored Cryptocurrency For instance, Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency will be backed by a basket of currencies issued by central banks with support from companies such as Mastercard and Uber in the United States, Vodafone in England and Mercado Pago in Argentina. [Full Article...]

Combien dépensez-vous en fruits et légumes chaque mois ?

Combien dépensez-vous en fruits et légumes chaque mois ? Enfin, l'étude de "Familles rurales" montre que le prix du même panier de fruits et légumes dépend aussi de l'endroit où on l'achète. En revanche le panier de légume est en hausse de 18 à 19,80 euros pour le conventionnel et de 33,45 à 34,10 euros pour les légumes bios. [Full Article...]

Ireland's deputy leader accuses United Kingdom of 'wiping slate clean' on Irish issue

Ireland's deputy leader accuses United Kingdom of 'wiping slate clean' on Irish issue Coveney said that a lot of time had been spent negotiating the Withdrawal Agreement setting out Britain's terms for exiting the European Union (EU) which would prevent the re-emergence of a hard border between Ireland and Britain's Northern Ireland, which he said was a source of tensions on the island of Ireland in the past. [Full Article...]

Amazon joins Walmart in saying Tesla solar panel caught fire

Amazon joins Walmart in saying Tesla solar panel caught fire Last week, Walmart hit Tesla with a lawsuit accusing the company of sub-par solar panel installations that triggered blazes at more than half a dozen of its stores in the U.S. Yet, how much do you know about Tesla's SolarCity division and the solar panels they produce? Tesla CEO Elon Musk first teased plans to construct a European manufacturing facility in 2016, following Tesla's acqui... [Full Article...]

Le président brésilien Jair Bolsonaro prend des mesures concrètes — Incendies en Amazonie

Le président brésilien Jair Bolsonaro prend des mesures concrètes — Incendies en Amazonie Un traité qui pourrait permettre une arrivée massive de viande à bas prix, et aux méthodes d'élevage incertaines, en provenance d'Amérique du sud. Car Brasilia goûte peu le volontarisme d'Emmanuel Macron face aux feux qui ravagent la forêt amazonienne . [Full Article...]

" "Trump prêt à rencontrer le président iranien si les " circonstances " sont réunies

En 2018, il est sorti avec fracas de l'accord de Vienne visant à empêcher l'Iran de se doter de l'arme nucléaire et a réintroduit de lourdes sanctions qui asphyxient l'économie iranienne. "C'est l'homme qu'il faut pour faire le travail", a-t-il lancé lors de leur première rencontre dimanche, autour d'un petit déjeuner, lui promettant un "très grand accord commercial" dès que Londres aura quitté ... [Full Article...]

Enquête : Le bio, de l'or pour les marges de la grande distribution

Enquête : Le bio, de l'or pour les marges de la grande distribution Et 40% de ce surcoût est dû à la 'sur-marge'. L'UFC-Que Choisir explique que 41% de cette différence provient des marges appliquées par la grande distribution . Les moindres rendements de l'agriculture biologique n'expliqueraient pas l'entièreté de ces écarts. Pour Alain Bazot , si les distributeurs "ont les mêmes méthodes sur les producteurs bio que sur les agriculteurs conventionnels, c'es... [Full Article...]

‘No discussion on politics please, we are Google’

‘No discussion on politics please, we are Google’ Musell said it's unclear which discussions would be unrelated to Google's workplace because the company's products and services touch so many different aspects of society. The guidelines include specific sentiments about employees not speaking about initiatives unless they are certain they have accurate information. "And take care not to make false or misleading statements about Google's pro... [Full Article...]

White House reverses course, clarifies Trump’s ‘second thoughts’ on China trade war

White House reverses course, clarifies Trump’s ‘second thoughts’ on China trade war But there is evidence of rancor behind the scenes, with American officials griping the yearly gathering is being orchestrated to isolate Trump and trade disputes spilling into the open- even with a new friend - as leaders huddle to discuss a flagging global economy . [Full Article...]

China places first-time tariff on U.S. crude

China places first-time tariff on U.S. crude Crude oil futures settled lower but off their worst levels of the day, as U.S. WTI ended -2.1% to $54.17/bbl with Brent -1% to $59.34/bbl, after China said it would impose tariffs on $75B worth of additional U.S. "It's a direct strike on US crude exports, which is why you are seeing this sort of out-sized reaction", said John Kilduff, partner at New York-based Again Capital LLC. [Full Article...]

Consumers are ‘starting to see the pain’ from the trade war

Consumers are ‘starting to see the pain’ from the trade war Trump's latest tariff move, announced on Twitter, said the United States would raise its existing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports to 30% from the current 25% beginning on October 1, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the communist People's Republic of China . [Full Article...]

Trump affirme qu'il "n'empêcherait pas" le patron de la Fed de démissionner

Trump affirme qu'il Il n'a pas précisé comment il comptait imposer cela. Car l'activité américaine montre des signes mitigés mêlant une solide consommation à un secteur manufacturier morose et des investissements d'entreprises décevants et frileux face aux tensions commerciales. [Full Article...]

"Il est pertinent qu'à terme la Russie puisse rejoindre le G8" — Macron

Lors de l'édition 2018, au Québec, Donald Trump avait provoqué de vifs remous en traitant le Premier ministre canadien Justin Trudeau de "malhonnête" et en refusant de signer la déclaration finale du sommet. " C'est très injuste . S'ils le font, nous imposerons des tarifs douaniers sur leurs vins comme ils n'en ont jamais vu". Ce sera le premier sommet international pour le nouveau Premier min... [Full Article...]

G7 : cinq individus interpellés soupçonnés de vouloir attaquer les gendarmes

G7 : cinq individus interpellés soupçonnés de vouloir attaquer les gendarmes Achevé vendredi soir après trois jours de débats, ce contre-sommet a rassemblé 5000 personnes, affirment les organisateurs, Alternatives G7 et la plate-forme basque 'G7 Ez' (Non au G7). A l'occasion de la rencontre des chefs d'État et de gouvernement de sept des principales puissances mondiales, quelque 80 organisations et associations locales et internationales tiennent depuis lundi un " sommet d... [Full Article...]

British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate employee

British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate employee Protesters used an electric saw to slice through the bottom of the lamppost, while others pulled ropes tied around it. Protesters smashed surveillance cameras installed on the streets, saying that the cameras violate citizens' privacy. Protests had previously slipped into violence, with running street clashes between police and a minority of hardcore demonstrators bringing chaos to a city normal... [Full Article...]

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...]


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