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EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister

Jan 20 2019

In December, European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to companies such as Google and Facebook.

Explainer - How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

Jan 20 2019

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing China to agree to regular reviews of its compliance as a condition of any trade deal between the world’s two biggest economies, according to people familiar with the talks.

Global Economy: Testing times from Beijing to Wall Street

Jan 20 2019

Chinese output data on Monday will set the tone for a week that also sees the first policy updates of the year by the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan against the backdrop of a continued global economic slowdown.

Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China

Jan 20 2019

“Things are going very well with China and with trade,” Trump told reporters at the White House, adding that he had seen some “false reports” indicating that U.S. tariffs on Chinese products would be lifted.

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

Jan 20 2019

Growing signs of weakness in China — which has generated nearly a third of global growth in the past decade — are stoking worries about risks to the world economy and are weighing on profits for firms ranging from Apple to big carmakers.

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

Jan 20 2019

The delegation, which included French government-designated Renault director Martin Vial, also said that it wanted to name Nissan’s next chairman, according to the report. Nissan was not immediately available for comment.

HDFC Bank's profit up 20 percent in third quarter

Jan 19 2019

HDFC Bank’s total loans at the end of December were 7.81 trillion rupees ($110 billion), with retail loans up 24.0 percent.

Robots will be your colleagues not your replacement: Manpower

Jan 19 2019

The report went on to say that 24 percent of the firms that will invest in automation and digital technologies over the next two years plan to add jobs compared to 18 percent of those who are not automating.

Daily bitcoin transactions on darknet markets doubled throughout 2018: report

Jan 19 2019

Bitcoin transaction volumes on darknet markets rose throughout 2018 to an average of $2 million daily, nearly double the activity measured at the start of the year, according to Chainalysis.

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make Model 3 more affordable

Jan 19 2019

Elon Musk faces a narrowing window in which his electric luxury vehicles enjoy a monopoly in the segment that Tesla created and defined. Over the next several years, established automakers plan to spend nearly $300 billion on electric vehicles and batteries.