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China issues banking rules to boost online payment security

China will limit the amount of money consumers can transfer to third-party online payment platforms....

Editorial: Containing ChinaAudi expects to sell half million cars in China this year
Weibo debut highlights complicated dance with Chinese censors
Weibo executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm's debut at Nasdaq's New York head...

PetroChina hikes shale gas spending to more than $1.6 billion

Chinese state energy giant PetroChina plans to spend more than 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) on sha...

PepsiCo’s profit rises on snack sales, price hikes

PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as the company sold more snacks around th...

Quick view: Turkey to seek discount in Russian gas price next week

Turkey will seek a discount in the price of gas it is buying from Russia during planned talks next w...

Google misses revenue target as ad rates slide

Google’s first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price o...
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Tensions over money flows bode poorly for global economy
For a bunch of people who just agreed the global economy is doing better, top officials from the wor...
Further euro strengthening would trigger looser monetary policy: ECB
A further strengthening of the euro exchange rate would require more loosening in the European Centr...
IMF reforms hit deadlock: G20 official
Reforms to the International Monetary Fund have hit a deadlock despite a declaration from global fin...
Act fast to avert disaster, says UN climate panel
The countries of the world have dragged their feet so long on global warming that the situation is n...
‘Amazon to unveil smartphone in time for winter holidays’
Amazon.com is preparing to launch its long-rumoured smartphone in the second half of the year, The W...
New documents show GM’s sluggish response to defect
Documents made public on Friday by a US House of Representatives committee provided fresh details on...
Indian govt should not take up protectionist policies: US telecom
In order to attract investment, the Indian government should continue a policy approach that is pro-...
G20 gives US time till end of year for IMF reforms
Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the US until year-end to ratify long-delayed ref...
Whisky makers fear loss of network under Scottish independence
Scotland's lucrative whisky industry flagged its concerns over Scottish independence for the first t...
‘Heartbleed’ threat spreads to firewalls and phones
Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the “Heartb...
US eyes test to shift away from trading ‘dark pools’
US securities regulators are considering testing a proposed reform that could drive business to majo...
Quick view: US wholesale prices rise more than forecast
Producer prices in the US rose more than forecast in March, led by the biggest gain in the cost of s...
China consumer prices rise, but industry deflation persists
China’s consumer inflation rate increased in March as fresh food prices jumped, but persistent defla...
Citigroup CEO faces grilling over failed plan, missed target
As Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbat prepares to talk to investors on Monday about the bank’s bi...
Little internet users can do to thwart ‘Heartbleed’ bug
Security experts warn there is little internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently ...
Govts wasting money on stockpile of Roche’s flu drug, claim researchers
Researchers who have fought for years to get full data on Roche's flu medicine Tamiflu said on Thurs...
Japan, US make progress on trade, but differences remain on key issues
Big gaps remain between the US and Japan after two days of top-level talks on a bilateral trade deal...
BlackBerry may consider exiting handset biz, eyes investments
CEO Chen says the company is looking to invest in healthcare and financial services
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