Tag: Trade

Sebi sets up panel to bring in T+1 settlement, address concerns

Brokers said these two moves have made it possible for the regulator to shorten the settlement cycle. Synopsis The panel will look into the operational issues that had forced the regulator to put the proposal on the back-burner. While domestic brokers are concerned over the continued hitches in the Pay-in process – a system where […]

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Another shipping crisis strikes, threatening delays to Black Friday shopping

TOPSHOT – Aerial view shows an area completely destroyed by the floods in the Blessem district of Erftstadt, western Germany, on July 16, 2021. SEBASTIEN BOZON | AFP | Getty Images The 2021 holiday shopping season could be marred by out-of-stock goods and shipping delays as the recent floods in Europe and China exacerbate already […]

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Boeing cuts 787 Dreamliner production, delivery target after new flaw found

Boeing cut its delivery target for its undelivered 787 Dreamliner planes and said it will temporarily lower production rates after a new defect was detected on some of the wide-body jets. Boeing said Tuesday it will deliver fewer than half of the Dreamliners it has already produced but has not yet delivered to customers. CEO […]

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Biden’s executive order targeting big business and competition: full text

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to promote the interests of American workers, businesses, and consumers, it is hereby ordered as follows:   Section 1.  Policy.  A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long been a cornerstone of the American […]

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5 Morgan Stanley picks could beat the market if U.S.-China relations improve

A Chinese and U.S. flag at a booth during the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai, November 6, 2018. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Morgan Stanley says some Chinese stocks could be winners if U.S.-China relations improve. In one of its portfolios, the investment bank listed 30 Chinese companies that depend on […]

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The U.S. and EU are nearing a truce on the Boeing-Airbus dispute

US President Joe Biden (L) and France’s President Emmanuel Macron (C) talk with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen after the family photo at the start of the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on June 11, 2021. PATRICK SEMANSKY | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The United States and the […]

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China’s producer prices surge the most since 2008, cutting into business profits

Workers check rolls of sheet aluminum at a factory in Wuhan, China. STR | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s producer price index rose 9% in May from a year ago as commodity prices surged, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday. That marked the fastest increase in production costs since September 2008, when […]

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U.S. manufacturers blame Trump-era tariffs for inflation’s rise

WASHINGTON — Economists and policy makers are debating whether stimulus spending and easy monetary policy are fueling inflation. Many businesses say there is another culprit that should share the blame: import tariffs. The Trump administration implemented tariffs on products including lumber, steel and semiconductors to shield American companies from a glut of cheap imported products from China […]

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