Economy

White House denies reports of canceled trade meeting

White House denies reports of canceled trade meeting

In the wake of a CNBC story that reported on the canceled meeting, Kudlow - a former CNBC host - appeared on the network and said the story is false . President Donald Trump and Chinese President...

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Apple Pay support now rolling out to Target, Speedway, and more

Apple Pay support now rolling out to Target, Speedway, and more

The wider adoption of Apple Pay nationwide makes it easier - and safer - to pay for goods, with authenticating done via Touch ID or, on newer iPhones, Face ID. Like we had predicted, the retailer's ...

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Consumers pay more for less as ‘shrinkflation’ trend continues

Consumers pay more for less as ‘shrinkflation’ trend continues

However, the ONS says that there was no evidence to suggest that Brexit is directly to blame for shrinkflation. The number of people in work has also risen to record levels in a further sign the e...

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Toyota, Panasonic collaborating on battery production

Toyota, Panasonic collaborating on battery production

About 15pc of the nearly 10m vehicles Toyota sells annually are either battery powered or have a combination of conventional and electric power systems, with this segment dominated by the Prius hybr...

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$10bn investments in South Africa: Al-Falih

The South African minister said that the planned location for building the refinery and petrochemical factory will be named in the coming weeks. "There have been exchanges of talks by Saudi Aramco t...

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Pro-Brexit campaigner James Dyson to move headquarters to Singapore

Pro-Brexit campaigner James Dyson to move headquarters to Singapore

Singapore's expertise in advanced manufacturing was among the factors that made it an "ideal location" to build the Dyson auto, said the company. FILE PHOTO: Dyson CEO Jim Rowan speaks during a pro...

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Dollarama launches new Canada-wide online store

Dollarama launches new Canada-wide online store

The store features approximately 1000 different products . "Product categories include: cleaning, clothing, electronics, food, hardware, health and beauty, home, kitchen, office, party, pets and to...

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Staff fraud may cost China's DJI drone maker $150 million

Staff fraud may cost China's DJI drone maker $150 million

DJI added that despite the financial damage caused by the apparent fraud, the Chinese firm did not incur a full-year loss in the 2018 fiscal year. DJI did not respond to further questions about the ...

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Drone disrupts flight operations at Newark airport

Drone disrupts flight operations at Newark airport

No further drone sightings have been reported, and arrivals have since resumed at the airport, the spokesman said. According to the FAA , "Generally, drone operators should avoid flying near airpor...

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Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is refused bail

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is refused bail

He has been charged with conspiring to hide from regulators agreements to eventually pay himself tens of millions of pounds for his job as Nissan chairman, and with using the company to cover personal...

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Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge 'on day of completion'

Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge 'on day of completion'

There was reportedly a pay dispute over £600 that the driver of the digger had not received. The property is at present the developer's responsibility. Triton Construction , the principal contr...

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Coffee wherever you are: Starbucks rolls out home delivery

Coffee wherever you are: Starbucks rolls out home delivery

Starbucks is expanding its delivery service and aims to offer it at almost a quarter of its USA company-operated coffee shops. Starbucks is expanding the delivery service first to San Francisco, begin...

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Swoop to connect London to Edmonton, Abbotsford, and Halifax

Swoop to connect London to Edmonton, Abbotsford, and Halifax

The ultra low-priced carrier announced on Tuesday it will add London, Ont., Kelowna, B.C., and Oakland, Calif.to its list of destinations this summer, while scaling back on some routes for the season,...

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Oil prices drop as China economic slowdown threatens to spread

Oil prices drop as China economic slowdown threatens to spread

Despite the darkening outlook, oil prices have gained some support from supply cuts by the OPEC since the beginning of this month. WTI crude for February, which expires Tuesday, was at US$52.94 ...

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International Monetary Fund cuts forecast for 2019 growth in Canada, world

International Monetary Fund cuts forecast for 2019 growth in Canada, world

The International Monetary Fund's warning of a darkening outlook on Monday, after China's confirmed its slowest growth rate in almost 30 years, continued to weigh on the mood. International Moneta...

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China says U.S., Canada abused extradition agreement over Huawei executive Meng

China says U.S., Canada abused extradition agreement over Huawei executive Meng

Meng, the daughter of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd founder Ren Zhengfei , was arrested at the request of the United States over alleged violations of USA sanctions on Iran. China is also justified in...

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Mastercard fined £500m for breaking European Union payment rule

Mastercard fined £500m for breaking European Union payment rule

The Commission determined that if Mastercard's rules were nonexistent, retailers would have the opportunity to enjoy lower bank rates from countries with lower interchange fees, which would then lower...

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Toyota and Panasonic to create an electric car-battery spinoff company

Their envisioned joint venture is likely to be set up in a year or so with each participating company buying a stake of up to around 10 percent, the sources said, at a time when Chinese companies are ...

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Dyson to move its business headquarters to Singapore, unrelated to Brexit

The prominent Leaver revealed that the island city-state will become the company's registered headquarters and tax base. Dyson chief executive, Jim Rowan, insisted the relocation was not related to ...

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We've Got Bad News About The 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition

We've Got Bad News About The 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition

Well, if you snoozed, you losed-er, lost-as all 80 suicide-door-equipped examples being built for the 2019 model year are now sold out. The first units are expected to be delivered in the summer, and ...

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Founder of The Ordinary, Brandon Truaxe, has died aged 40

Founder of The Ordinary, Brandon Truaxe, has died aged 40

Kilner added, "We are all in disbelief and shock". According to the company, it's founded on "the principle of doing everything others don't do and we are changing the world of beauty based on this pr...

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Brent oil rises to $63.00 on upbeat China factory data

Specifically, the prices of Brent, West Texas Intermediate, WTI and OPEC basket stood at $62.90, $53.92 and $60.90 respectively. "It remains quite likely that the trade spat with the USA has playe...

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Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate

Ghosn had been pushing for a closer integration between the two carmakers before his arrest, including a possible merger that Bloomberg reported a year ago, but Nissan has resisted a combination unles...

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Passengers forced to restrain man after delayed flight ends in chaos

Passengers forced to restrain man after delayed flight ends in chaos

The man's shirt is ripped and he is eventually subdued by five passengers and crew members and tied down using cables. In a statement, an AFP spokeswoman confirmed officers responded to a request fo...

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China's birth rate falls to lowest in 70 years

China's birth rate falls to lowest in 70 years

Full year GDP growth clocked in at 6.6 per cent, the slowest since 1990. "Downward pressure on the economy is increasing", the commissioner of the National Bureau of Statistics, Ning Jizhe, said at ...

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Assembly decks cleared for no-deal Brexit preparations

Assembly decks cleared for no-deal Brexit preparations

This will raise the chances for a second referendum but without committing the leadership at this stage to support it. As "taking No Deal off the table" is a cross-party priority, former Labour ...

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Maruti Baleno officially teased ahead of launch - Bookings open

Maruti Baleno officially teased ahead of launch - Bookings open

The facelifted version of the Baleno will get updated exteriors, which will keep it fresh in the market. The refreshed Baleno will get standard safety features like speed alert warnings, a seatbelt ...

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USA tells Canada to prepare for extradition of Huawei CFO

USA tells Canada to prepare for extradition of Huawei CFO

United States authorities have until January 30 to file a formal extradition request, at which point the Canadian Department of Justice's International Assistance Group has another 30 days to issue an...

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People Own as Much as the Poorest 3.8 Billion

People Own as Much as the Poorest 3.8 Billion

The bottom 60 per cent, the majority of the population, own merely 4.8 per cent of the national wealth. The Oxfam report also cites Gandhi and Walton (2012) report that compared the total wealth...

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Truaxe Founder Found Dead At 40

May you finally be at peace. We are all in disbelief and shock but I will be in touch again very soon . Truaxe made headlines a year ago for his weird behavior on social media . In a letter abou...

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Tesla's Model 3 gets green light in Europe

Tesla's Model 3 gets green light in Europe

Deliveries should start in February for the Long Range Battery version of the midsize sedan - the same variant first sold in the US - according to Tesla, after Dutch vehicle authority RDW issued the O...

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At 7.5%, 7.7% India to be top growing economy in 2020

At 7.5%, 7.7% India to be top growing economy in 2020

It is projected to grow at 7.5 per cent this year and 7.7 per cent in 2020, an impressive over one percentage point ahead of China's estimated growth of 6.2 per cent in these two years. "The major cen...

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Record Year For BC Hydro Scams

Record Year For BC Hydro Scams

Fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees were 50% more successful in their attempts to steal money in 2018 than 2017, leaving BC Hydro customers out almost $45,000. Hydro at 1-800-BCHYDRO if they rece...

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France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

The information Google does provide "is not easily accessible for users", it said, as it is "excessively disseminated across several documents" and requiring as many as five or six actions to access...

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China economy: Fourth quarter growth slips to 6.4%

China economy: Fourth quarter growth slips to 6.4%

The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed. On Friday, China revised its 2017 economic growth down to 6.8 pe...

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