Chinese production sector has been witnessed to go through the weakest growth due to reduction in demands and historic low iron ore and crude oil prices. Following the stimulus measures adopted by the Chinese premier, the industrial profits have been revamped to record the highest growth during January and February since July 2014.
Japan is planning big for exploring 'fintech' (financial technology) segment. The world's third largest economy has decided to ease restrictions on investment in the fintech sector. After the proposed Bill is cleared by Japan's Parliament, banks can have 100 percent holding in non-finance related firms.
Retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus intervened on Brexit issue. He compelled voters to choose to stay in European Union for the sake of security and war on terror.
Japanese economy has been witnessed to go through sluggish growth rate. To boost up the economic growth, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been planning for announcing a stimulus package of new spending measures. Meanwhile, a Nikkei Inc./ TV Tokyo conducted poll shows that support for Abe’s economic reforms has been witnessed to rise by 8% to 55%.
Due to the continuing harmful effects of El Niño, Malaysia's palm oil production has been greatly affected reducing output by millions of metric tons.
Labour Party said the government plan to cut budget for border force. Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham urged government to disclose the budget plan.
CK Hutchison promise to extend coverage in the UK. European Commission are currently investigating whether to approve the acquisition or not.
Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne in his latest budget has set a £100 million ($141 million) budget for research and development of autonomos vehicle. Driverless cars will be tested on the road next year.
Hawaii lawmakers are seeking to pass the bill on ivory trade ban. Thousands of African elephants and rhinoceros are being slaughtered because of their tusks and horns. Smugglers see Hawaii as their gateway to Asia to market illegal ivory and if left unregulated, the state would become the largest illegal ivory market.
China is planning to become a major force in the global semiconductor segment. State-run XMC is setting up a major $24-billion semiconductor project in association with a US company.
Iterum Therapeutics Ltd. secured $40 million in Series A funding led by Frazier Healthcare Partners together with other venture capitalists. The said fund will be used to acquire license and to enhance the development of the anti-infective drug that could counter certain bacteria's resistance to antibiotic.
The rise in household spending has propelled US economy to grow surpass earlier forecasts for fourth quarter of 2015. However, the US GDP growth rate eased in fourth quarter from previous quarter.
Billionaire Lakshmi Mittal-controlled ArcelorMittal is selling three of its US steel operations to Black Diamond Capital Management. As part of the sale deal, ArcelorMittal will offload three units at LaPlace in Louisiana, Harriman in Tennessee and El Paso in Texas. Both companies denied to provide terms of the deal.
London's air has been reported of high levels of PM2.5 that was recorded from March 10-13. These minute particles can get inside the lungs and find its way into the bloodstream giving the body's immune system difficulty filtering it out.
Vijay Mallya announcement his retirement as Sanofi India Chairman and wishes not to be elected anymore. He said that he wants to spend more time in England where his children stay.