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September 5, 2014 Euro left reeling after ECB's liquidity splurgeSource: Reuters
The euro was deep in the red on Friday, having suffered its steepest fall in three years after the European Central Bank stunned markets by cutting interest rates and embarking on a trillion-euro asset-buying binge.
September 2, 2014 China Targeting Foreign Companies, American Chamber SaysSource: Bloomberg
China is targeting foreign companies with opaque laws and rules, according to a group representing U.S. businesses there, contributing to a deteriorating environment for investment in the nation.
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - Concerns raised by India at the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) talks should be discussed and worked upon but should not become the sole reason to stall the WTO trade...
August 18, 2014 Foreign investment in China at lowest in 2 yearsSource: MarketWatch
BEIJING--China denied on Monday that a spate of recent antitrust probes into foreign companies could be responsible for falling levels of investment in the country, after data showed that foreign direct investment in China fell...
August 15, 2014 German Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2013Source: Bloomberg
Germany’s economy contracted more than economists forecast last quarter and France stagnated, adding to pressure on the euro area as the Ukraine crisis and slowing inflation (ECCPEST) threaten to derail the region’s recovery.
August 12, 2014 EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia's food import ban
Reuters - Taking Russia to the îWorld Trade Organizationî over the food bans could be unwise, Brussels-based lawyers said, arguing the EU concern was to de-escalate the crisis. > 2553
August 8, 2014 China posts record trade surplus in June as exports surgeSource: Fortune
China posted its biggest-ever monthly trade surplus in July, as government stimulus measures to stop the economy slowing down generated a big rebound in the country’s exports. The General Customs Administration said exports rose...
August 6, 2014 WTO failure points to fragmented future for global trade
Daily Press - GENEVA (Reuters) - India has dealt a potentially fatal blow to the îWorld Trade Organizationî's hopes of modernizing the rules of global commerce and remaining the central forum for multilateral trade...
August 6, 2014 Russia May Be Losing Influence Over European Energy MarketsSource: NY Times
The Ukraine crisis is unlikely to produce many benefits. But it could serve as a kind of stress test to see whether Europe’s approach to energy policy is working. The European authorities have been far more interventionist than...
August 3, 2014 Nine Reasons Why India's WTO Veto Shocked the World
NDTV - Geneva: India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the îWorld Trade...
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