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Article content WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to advance a plan to ban approvals for equipment in U.S. telecommunications networks from Chinese companies deemed national security threats like Huawei and ZTE . The vote drew opposition from Beijing. Under proposed rules that won initial approval, the FCC could also revoke prior...
Article content (Bloomberg) — Here is a snapshot of what’s happening with Iran’s nuclear talks in Vienna and how they are affecting energy markets. Latest Developments Citizens in the Islamic Republic vote today to pick a successor to President Hassan Rouhani. Ebrahim Raisi, a 60-year-old conservative judiciary chief who’s seen as a favorite to one day replace...
Article content SHANGHAI — China stocks ended flat on Friday, while posting their third straight weekly drop on worries over lofty valuations and Sino-West tensions. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index was unchanged at 5,102.47, while the Shanghai Composite Index was also flat at 3,525.10. ** But for the week, CSI300 slumped 2.3% and SSEC lost 1.8%, both...
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Real estate signs advertise new homes for sale in multiple new developments in York County, South Carolina, U.S., February 29, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo(Reuters) - 1/ HOME INSPECTION New home sales and mortgage application numbers on Wednesday provide a view into U.S. housing -- a standout in the post COVID-19 recovery that has shown some...
Attrace to Conduct Its IDO on Sushiswap’s MISO LaunchpadAttrace — the world’s first decentralized referral network — recently announced its Initial DEX Offering (IDO) on Sushiswap’s launchpad MISO. The IDO is set to take place on 19th June and will be followed by a token listing on Sushiswap on 22nd June. Attrace is a one-of-a-kind project that aims to create...
Article content MILAN — German bond yields edged lower on Friday, tracking moves in U.S. borrowing costs, and analysts expect the adverse reaction of euro zone bond prices to a hawkish policy meeting of the Federal Reserve this week to prove short-lived. The U.S. curve flattened after an initial spike in yields on Thursday, as some investors appeared...
Article content PARIS — Cereal crop ratings in France were stable in the week to June 14, with field conditions staying mostly favorable during a hot spell, data from farm office FranceAgriMer showed on Friday. An estimated 81% of soft wheat, France’s main cereal crop, was in good or excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and well...
Article content The Bank of Japan unveiled a plan on Friday to boost funding for fighting climate change, in a surprise move underscoring the importance of the issue for central banks. The BOJ also maintained its massive monetary stimulus to support the country’s economic recovery and extended a deadline for asset-buying and loan programs introduced last year to...
Article content TOKYO — Toshiba Corp Board Chairman Osamu Nagayama on Friday pledged to be “an agent of positive change, not a protector of the status quo,” in a letter to shareholders ahead of the conglomerate’s annual general meeting next week. “As the chairperson my priority is to provide Toshiba with the governance and leadership that you...