Economic review

11 firms debut on China's "new third board"

2018-10-13 20:07:03

China's National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the "new third board," saw the debut of 11 new small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) this week. Full Story

U.S. stocks extend losses amid data, rates

2018-10-12 04:30:24

U.S. stocks extended deep losses in volatile trading on Thursday, a day after three major indices plunged more than 3 percent amid fears for rising interest rates and a sell-off in tech shares. Full Story

Google expands carpool service to all 50 U.S. states

2018-10-11 06:46:11

Google's carpool service firm Waze announced Wednesday that it is expanding its ride-sharing service to all 50 states across the country to "outsmart traffic" and save time and money during rush hour. Full Story

Strong British GDP growth points to sooner-than-expected rate rise: expert

2018-10-11 04:45:44

Strong GDP growth figures point to a rise in the bank rate sooner than is expected by markets, according to a leading economist. Full Story

German automotive industry criticizes stricter EU climate goals

2018-10-10 22:59:18

The German automotive industry has criticized the agreement reached Wednesday between national governments in the European Union (EU) to set stricter carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction targets in the bloc. Full Story

Trade investment in Chile hits 2.4 bln USD in first half of 2018

2018-10-10 06:46:03

Investment projects in Chile's trade sector reached 2.401 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of 2018, representing an increase of 14.77 percent compared with July-December period of last year, the National Chamber of Commerce (CNC) said on Tuesday. Full Story