Top leaders to tackle world’s biggest issues at G7: NPR

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden greet each other as they arrive in England ahead of the G7 summit on Wednesday. Joe Giddens / Pool via AP hide caption toggle legend Joe Giddens / Pool via AP President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden greet each other …

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Open China is a boon for the global economy

Before the 1970s, many people found it difficult to fill their stomachs, let alone indulge themselves while shopping. from China the policy of reform and opening up has changed the course of the country’s development. Since the start of this policy, the country has experienced three major waves of openness. …

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Nigeria: NEPZA and FAAN are working on the designation of 4 airports as economic zones

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have formed a joint committee to develop the model and formalities for designating four international airports as Special Economic Zones (SEZs). NEPZA Director General Professor Adesugba unveiled the creation of the committee when he received …

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Foreigners become net sellers of Japanese equities in the week to June 4

June 10 (Reuters) – Foreign investors turned net sellers of Japanese equities in the week to June 4, acting cautiously as investors waited for major U.S. economic reports that could heighten concerns about inflation and an early withdrawal of the Federal Reserve. Foreigners sold 128.58 billion yen ($ 1.17 billion) …

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GP Industries (SGX: G20) has a somewhat strained balance sheet

Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger-backed external fund manager Li Lu is quick to say “The biggest risk in investing is not price volatility, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital”. It is only natural to consider a company’s balance sheet when looking at its level of risk, as …

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Global trade set to rebound strongly in 2021 after showing resilience during pandemic

Global trade has been more resilient than expected during the pandemic and will rebound strongly in 2021, according to the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, although the recovery is uneven and dependent on the rollout of vaccines and the easing of geopolitical tensions. Feryal Ahmadi, director of operations for DMCC, which …

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3 things to watch out for when the ECB meets on Thursday

Text size European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde arrives to attend a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, Feb.8, 2021. POOL / AFP via Getty Images President Christine Lagarde can be expected to avoid mentioning the word charged – tapering – on Thursday after the regular meeting …

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Transatlantic talks to end steel tariffs face tough issue (China)

“The conversation is a lot less, when it comes to steel, about bilateral relations and tariffs, and it’s a lot more about strategy with China,” said Chad Bown, senior researcher at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The tariffs are popular with steel and aluminum companies and, perhaps more importantly, …

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Indian Finance Minister throws Infosys under bus as new electronic tax portal fails on day one • The Register

India’s new electronic tax filing portal went live on Monday evening and was down less than 24 hours later, prompting Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to jump on Twitter with specific questions for the site developer, the Indian service giant Infosys. Infosys won a contract to build the tax portal …

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Why this South China Sea dispute matters to America

Tensions between China and the Philippines are mounting in the South China Sea. How this conflict unfolds will have lasting effects on the power struggle between China and other nations in the region, and will have greater implications for the United States as well. On March 20, 220 Chinese militiamen …

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