Tag: Corporate/Industrial News
7 months ago
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Singtel’s Optus Sees No Precedent for Large-Scale Outage Compensation

Millions of customers including hospitals and government departments had lost services for several hours, with many s...

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10 months ago
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Zip Cuts Annual Loss 60%, Says Profitability Coming

Australian buy-now-pay-later provider Zip Co. cut its annual loss by 60% and reiterated its belief it will report pos...

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10 months ago
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China Drafts Rules for Facial-Recognition Use

Authorities propose limits on when to use such technology, even as they leave national-security exceptions

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10 months ago
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A Simpler, Sleeker Japan Inc. Could Reward Investors

Japan’s corporate structures are getting simpler—and probably more valuable, too

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11 months ago
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Stock Exchange Regulators Back Global Climate-Reporting Rules

Association representing over 95% of market capitalization endorses international rules that include Scope 3 emission...

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11 months ago
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Russia Boosts Rates as Ukraine War Costs Mount

The economy is at an inflection point. A falling ruble, soaring wages and booming debt-fueled state spending have rei...

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11 months ago
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Europeans Are Becoming Poorer. ‘Yes, We’re All Worse Off.’

An aging population that values its free time set the stage for economic stagnation. Then came Covid-19 and Russia’s ...

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11 months ago
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Negotiators See Global Deal on Taxing Big Tech Companies Within Reach

An agreement would reallocate taxation of about $200 billion in profits; failure could lead some nations to impose th...

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11 months ago
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Is China Mired in a ‘Balance Sheet Recession?’

Warning signs are adding up that China may face a slow, post-2008 slow U.S. recovery—absent a much bigger fiscal push

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12 months ago
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Drones Are Downed in Moscow, Disrupting Flights

Drone attacks on the Kremlin and residential buildings in Moscow have brought the Ukraine war to Russia’s capital. WS...

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12 months ago
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To Fight Stickier Inflation, Governments Take Aim at Corporate Profits

Decision makers increasingly agree that booming profit margins in some sectors may be complicating central banks’ bat...

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12 months ago
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Pro Take: Forget the SEC, International Climate Reporting Standards Could Become the Global Baseline

Investor demand for a single standard increases the benefits to companies and countries of aligning with the new ISSB...

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12 months ago
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The U.S. and Modi Rewire Indian Defense and Tech

President Biden announced defense deals with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit, building stronger ...

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12 months ago
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U.S. Faces Pressure to Ease Rules for Sharing Military Technology With Allies

​Some lawmakers, defense firms warn the Cold War-era regulations stifle collaboration and need to change

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12 months ago
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Bank of England Outpaces Peers With Rate Rise of Half Percentage Point

Bank of England Gov. Andrew Bailey discusses how the government can successfully fight imported and domestic inflatio...

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12 months ago
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Swiss Voters Back Global Minimum Tax

Switzerland, home to corporate entities drawn by its rock-bottom taxes, joined the global effort to set a minimum tax...

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about 1 year ago
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China’s Lost Generation

Xi Jinping has a major youth unemployment problem on his hands

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about 1 year ago
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Sequoia Faces Up to the New U.S.-China Reality

The storied venture-capital firm’s split speaks volumes about how quickly bilateral trust has evaporated

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett Likes Japanese Stocks—Maybe You Should Too

Investor-friendly changes at Japanese companies will boost returns

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about 1 year ago
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Sanctions Against Russia Could Be Better, These Harvard Economists Say

Group argues for improved U.S.-Europe coordination and more curbs on components

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about 1 year ago
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U.K. Inflation Stays Above 10%, Raising Prospect of Further Interest-Rate Increases

Food prices surge at highest pace since 1977 amid persistent inflation

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett and Japan’s Trading Titans Would Be Formidable Allies

The Berkshire Hathaway head hinted in a recent interview that his interest in Japan’s trade giants goes beyond just h...

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about 1 year ago
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Ukraine’s EU Neighbors Move to Block Grain Imports Over Falling Prices

Poland and Hungary’s plan triggers tensions with Brussels, which has jurisdiction over all European Union trade policy

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about 1 year ago
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Intelligence Leaks Spotlight U.S.-Russia Rivalry in Middle East

Documents show American allies working with Moscow on military matters

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about 1 year ago
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Warren Buffett’s Japan Bet Is Paying Off Big

The celebrated stock picker has focused his lens on some apparently humdrum Japanese stocks, which turned out to do v...

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about 1 year ago
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China Signals Readiness to Further Ease Trade Dispute With Australia

Review of barley duties shows ties between Beijing and Canberra are improving

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about 1 year ago
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Saudi Arabia-Led Oil Cuts Run Into Gusher of Alternative Supplies

The wild card lies in countries where production has jumped but remains at risk

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about 1 year ago
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King Dollar Still Looks Safe From the Yuan

Weaponizing the dollar creates incentives for change. But as an alternative, the yuan still has serious limitations.

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about 1 year ago
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Biden’s $42.5 Billion Broadband-Expansion Plan Is Challenged by Lawmakers

Senators want a new review before money is allocated to ensure rural states get fair share

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about 1 year ago
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Australian Startup Canva’s Growth Accelerating During Downturn

Canva added 10 million active users to its online platform over 30 days through mid-March, taking its total to 125 mi...

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about 1 year ago
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Will the ‘Korea Discount’ for Stocks Finally Disappear?

A significant buying opportunity in Asia—for longer-term investors—could be hiding in plain sight

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about 1 year ago
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Evergrande Restructuring Is a Warning to China’s Other Creditors

Offshore creditors who lent the property developer billions are discovering they have little if any meaningful recourse

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about 1 year ago
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China’s Economic Lifeline to Russia Gives Beijing Upper Hand

Moscow’s increasing dependence on China is giving Beijing greater leverage

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about 1 year ago
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Foreign Car Makers Take Hard Knocks in China’s Auto-Sector Brawl

Domestic brands have stolen a march on foreign auto makers, especially in regard to electric vehicles

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over 1 year ago
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Global Economy Gets Tailwind From Falling Energy Prices

Lower natural-gas prices could boost European output by 1.5%, economists estimate

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over 1 year ago
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Russia Relies on Tech Imports From China Amid the Ukraine War

Following the trail of chips and other tech gear from China, Turkey, Hong Kong and elsewhere to Ukraine’s battlefields

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over 1 year ago
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Australian Home Prices Fell in 2022 for the First Time Since 2008

Australian home prices in 2022 showed their largest annual decline since the 2008 global financial crisis, falling sh...

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over 1 year ago
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Chinese Factories, Restaurants Adjust to Life Without Zero-Covid

Businesses in China have to get their supply chains in order after a topsy-turvy time capped by an abrupt Covid-polic...

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over 1 year ago
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France and U.K. Face Wave of Strikes During Peak Holiday Travel Season

The U.K. and France braced for disruptions to holiday travel, as British border-control personnel went on strike and ...

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