Tag Archives: Economy

16Nov/16

New era for Global trade gets underway at APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima from November 19-20 will take place just two weeks after the election of Donald Trump affirming his protectionist trade policies, and killing off any chance for a U.S. pivot to Asia through TPP. One expert says the result will be a heightened profile for Asia in Latin America.

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11Nov/16
Kobe Bryant at an Alibaba gala

Alibaba Singles Day sales break $5 bln in an hour

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales surged past last year’s 91.2 billion yuan ($13.36 billion) total with nearly nine hours left on the clock, but growth was markedly slower than in 2015 as shoppers sought even bigger price cuts. Graham Mackay reports.

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11Nov/16

Another night of anti-Trump protests break out in cities across the U.S.

Demonstrators in cities across the United States protest the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president for the second day.

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09Nov/16

Wall Street jumps after Trump wins White House

U.S. stocks rise sharply in a dramatic turnaround from deep overnight losses as Wall Street digested the upset presidential election victory of Republican Donald Trump.

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08Nov/16

Banks gird for tumult after election

Global banks expect trading volumes and volatility to spike after the U.S. presidential election, so they’re boosting staff and taking precaution. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

31Oct/16

Thirty years since Big Bang transformed financial markets

Thursday marks thirty years since the Big Bang, when technology exploded onto the financial markets, transforming the industry.
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