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Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:27
Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data.

India markets closed on Monday for general election

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:26
India's financial markets are closed on Monday for a general election in Maharashtra. Trading will resume on Tuesday.

Pakistan says it is on the road to major change, but few are fully persuaded

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:06
Something very significant is under way in Pakistan, the government in Islamabad would like you to believe.

Etihad to offer wireless streaming, remove screens from narrow-body fleet

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 23:53
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will offer wirelessly streamed movies and television shows to passengers on mainly short-haul flights as it removes entertainment screens from its Airbus A320 narrow-body fleet.

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 23:04
The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway moves into Dubai despite property slump

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 23:02
The real estate affiliate of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Sunday it will expand its brokerage operations into the Middle East by opening an office in Dubai.

Trump Fed pick Moore cites smear campaign, won't withdraw: ABC

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 20:22
U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve said on Sunday a smear campaign was being waged against him, after past writings and comments about women sparked renewed criticism by Democratic lawmakers.

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S.

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 08:13
U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the U.S. ambassador to Japan on Saturday.

Libya's NOC says revenue up but fighting poses serious production risk

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 23:26
Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Saturday that revenues rose to more than $1.5 billion in March, up 20 percent from the previous month, but that fighting between rival factions posed a serious threat to production.

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 22:43
Scandinavian airline SAS cancelled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers.

China's Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 17:19
President Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed deals worth more than $64 billion signed during China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure sceptics the project will deliver sustainable growth for all involved.

Putin hopes Iran will continue oil exports despite U.S. warning

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 16:01
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he hoped Iranian oil exports would continue despite Washington's efforts to stop them.

Putin flags wider investigation into contaminated Russian oil

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 15:57
Russia's pipeline monopoly Transneft is investigating a case of contaminated oil, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, adding that this could lead to a wider inquiry, possibly including law enforcement agencies.

Kenya secures $666 million from China for tech city, highway

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 15:45
Kenya has secured 67.5 billion shillings ($666 million) in funding from China to build a data centre in a tech city currently under construction and a highway in Nairobi, the president's office said on Friday.

Presidents of Belarus, Russia discussed poor Russian oil quality: report

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 14:28
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko discussed the poor quality of Russian oil which had been supplied to Belarusian refineries with President Vladimir Putin on Friday, Belarusian news agency Belta reported.

India hikes wheat import duty to support local farmers

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 12:05
India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 percent from 30 percent, the government said late on Friday, as the world's No. 2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers.

Renault to propose joint holding company with Nissan: source

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 11:04
Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing, a person with knowledge of the issue told Reuters.

China's first private high-speed rail project gets $4 billion financing: Xinhua

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:23
China's first privately-controlled high speed railway project signed a loan contract for 28.1 billion yuan ($4.18 billion) on Friday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Wall Street Weekahead: Good news from China could boost materials shares

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 10:05
Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies.

Deutsche Bank focused on solo destiny after Commerzbank deal demise

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 09:57
Within hours of the collapse of merger talks with Commerzbank, Christian Sewing scrambled to convince investors and employees that Deutsche Bank can stand on its own two feet.