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May wraps 'suicide vest' around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

May wraps ‘suicide vest’ around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal wraps “a suicide vest around the British constitution” and hands the detonator to the...
Jack Ma to remain Alibaba executive chairman, reveal succession plan next week: SCMP citing spokesman

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (BABA.N) billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins...
Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

(Reuters) - U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to...
Jack Ma to remain Alibaba executive chairman, reveal succession plan next week: SCMP citing spokesman

Jack Ma to remain Alibaba executive chairman, reveal succession plan next week: SCMP citing...

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (BABA.N) co-founder Jack Ma will remain as executive chairman, and will unveil a succession strategy on...
China's August exports rise 9.8 percent year-on-year, imports up 20 percent

China’s August exports rise 9.8 percent year-on-year, imports up 20 percent

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s export growth weakened slightly in August to 9.8 percent from a year earlier, suggesting China’s massive foreign trade sector...
Apple says proposed U.S. tariffs may hit Watch, does not name iPhone

Apple says proposed U.S. tariffs may hit Watch, does not name iPhone

(Reuters) - A “wide range” of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) products including its Watch likely would be hit by proposed U.S. tariffs, the company...
JD.com says CEO will cooperate further with U.S. police if requested

JD.com says CEO will cooperate further with U.S. police if requested

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, whose CEO Richard Liu was arrested last week in Minneapolis, United States, after an allegation of...
Banks turn to espressos, dancing robots to help keep U.S. branches alive

Banks turn to espressos, dancing robots to help keep U.S. branches alive

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Free Wi-Fi, discounted cappuccinos, artwork, and a dancing robot are among the features banks across the United States are...
Trade jitters and tech woes weigh on S&P, Nasdaq

Trade jitters and tech woes weigh on S&P, Nasdaq

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq declined on Thursday as the possibility of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports loomed,...
JD.com investors spooked by 'key man risk' after CEO accused of rape

JD.com investors spooked by ‘key man risk’ after CEO accused of rape

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A U.S. police investigation into an allegation of rape against JD.com Inc CEO Richard Liu has hammered the e-commerce...
Starbucks' Italian dream comes true, but it is not cheap

Starbucks’ Italian dream comes true, but it is not cheap

MILAN (Reuters) - Starbucks, the world’s biggest coffee chain, will realize its chairman’s dream on Friday when it opens an upmarket roastery and...
CBS and National Amusements in talks to settle litigation: source

CBS and National Amusements in talks to settle litigation: source

(Reuters) - CBS Corp (CBS.N) is in settlement talks with Shari Redstone and her family’s holding company National Amusements Inc over a litigation...

Weak exports push U.S. trade deficit to five-month high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit rose to a five-month high in July as exports of soybeans and civilian aircraft declined and...

Saudi Aramco to hold joint event with South Korea’s S-Oil at big industry conference

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco is teaming up with South Korean refiner S-Oil Corp (010950.KS) for a joint reception...

Amazon joins $1 trillion club, on pace to overtake Apple

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday joined Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company after its...

Nike, Facebook set to weigh on Wall Street as trade worries linger

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Tuesday, as declines in heavyweights such as Nike and Facebook added to worries...

U.S. oil prices rise as Gulf oil rigs evacuated ahead of hurricane

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday, breaking past $70 per barrel, after two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms were evacuated...

JD.com CEO returns to China after arrest in U.S. sexual misconduct case

BEIJING (Reuters) - The CEO of JD.com Inc (JD.O), Richard Liu, has returned to China, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Monday, days...

Oil prices higher as U.S. sanctions limit Iran exports

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday, supported by concerns that falling Iranian output will tighten markets once U.S. sanctions bite from...

Oil falls on rising output from OPEC and United States

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday amid rising supply from OPEC and the United States, outweighing concerns that falling Iranian output...

NZ’s Restaurant Brands to exit Starbucks business in New Zealand

(Reuters) - Restaurant Brands New Zealand said it would not renew its license deal with Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) when it expires in October....