06.08.2022

Commentary: Taiwan dominates the world’s supply of computer chips – no wonder the US is worried

Taiwan’s autonomy is a vital geopolitical interest for the US because of the island’s dominance of the semiconductor manufacturing market, notes this academic.

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06.08.2022

MG Mall of Asia joins MG Philippines’ nationwide dealership network, and is the first MG dealership to feature a unique MG ‘Carffé’ coffee shop

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05.08.2022

Tesla sets Aug 25 as trading day for three-for-one split shares

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05.08.2022

Second 50bps hike: Repo rate's now over pre-pandemic level

In a move that will increase the cost of borrowings for businesses and individuals, including home and auto loans, the Reserve Bank of India has hiked its repo rate by 50 basis points from 4.9% to 5.4...

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05.08.2022

With Surge in July, U.S. Recovers the Jobs Lost in the Pandemic

The increase of 528,000 outstripped expectations, and the gains were spread widely across industries. The jobless rate fell to 3.5 percent.

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05.08.2022

Good News on Jobs May Mean Bad News Later as Hiring Spree Defies Fed

Employers hired rapidly and paid more in July, suggesting the Federal Reserve may have to remain aggressive in its effort to cool the economy.

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05.08.2022

Canadian online furniture company Article laying off 216 people — 17% of staff

Vancouver-based furniture chain Article is laying off about one sixth of its workforce, as booming demand for its service during the pandemic is starting to slow.

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05.08.2022

Big US job gains give Fed ‘a lot more work to do’ on taming inflation

Odds of third straight 0.75 point increase grow after data show economy still red-hot despite central bank’s efforts to cool it

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05.08.2022

The power of a good question

Some questions are worth asking even if there are no answers in sight

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05.08.2022

SpaceX raises another $250 million in equity, lifts total to $2 billion in 2022

Elon Musk's SpaceX raised $250 million in a July equity round, the company disclosed in a securities filing on Friday.

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05.08.2022

JD Sports’s choice of CEO signals a clear break with the recent past

Régis Schultz’s task is to modernise the retailer’s governance infrastructure without smothering its entrepreneurial flair

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05.08.2022

Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July's monster jobs report

Investors switch focus to inflation after July's strong jobs report signaled the Fed may have to be even tougher with interest rate hikes.

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05.08.2022

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s ‘million small acts of courage’

The Belarusian exile’s visit to a memorial to Nazism’s victims was a powerful reminder of the cost of resisting oppression

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05.08.2022

Danger ahead: The U.S. economy has yet to face its biggest recession challenge

You'd be hard-pressed now to find a recession in the rearview mirror. What's down the road, though, is another story.

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05.08.2022

A high-stakes game of marbles

The politics of restitution are often opaque — but not in the case of the Parthenon Marbles

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05.08.2022

Schumer says Sinema left 'no choice' but to cut carried interest provision from tax and climate bill

Sinema backed the bill after the removal of a provision to narrow the so-called carried interest loophole, a tax benefit that both Biden and Trump opposed.

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05.08.2022

How much does Taiwan depend on China?

Beijing's military threats against Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi's visit are unprecedented. For the time being, however, not much will likely change as neither country can do without the other as a tradin...

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05.08.2022

Meta Platforms agrees to delay closing Within deal given US challenge

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