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US trade deficit falls as exports hit more than 1-1/2 year high US trade deficit falls as exports hit more than 1-1/2 year high

The US trade deficit fell more than expected in December as exports rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years, outpacing an increase in imports.

China Jan forex reserves fall more than expected to $2.998 trillion, near 6-year low China Jan forex reserves fall more than expected to $2.998 trillion, near 6-year low

China`s foreign exchange reserves unexpectedly fell below the closely watched $3 trillion level in January for the first time in nearly six years, even as authorities tried to curb outflows by tightening capital controls.

Job vacancy boom in China after Spring Festival Job vacancy boom in China after Spring Festival

Demand for new employees in China`s Guangdong province increased after the Spring Festival vacation, when migrant workers return to their hometowns for the holiday, the media reported on Tuesday.

Apple beats Xiaomi in China; Oppo, others take lead Apple beats Xiaomi in China; Oppo, others take lead

Apple has finally halted the dream run of Xiaomi in China, the largest smartphone market in the world, edging the Chinese phone giant from the fourth slot by shipping nearly 45 million iPhones to the Communist nation, a report by market research firm IDC said.

Relaxing bank regulation is the last thing we need: ECB's Draghi

Financial regulation since the global financial crisis underpins stability and the idea of relaxing bank rules is `very worrisome`, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday.

British government says will not allow lawmakers to block Brexit British government says will not allow lawmakers to block Brexit

Lawmakers seeking to change Theresa May`s Brexit strategy will not be able to block Britain from leaving the European Union, May`s spokeswoman said on Monday before a debate on possible amendments to legislation in parliament.

Trump's travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

About 60,000 visas were revoked under U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the State Department said on Friday, in one of several government communications clarifying how the order is being rolled out.

Twitter CEO, staff donate $1.5 mn to fight Trump visa ban Twitter CEO, staff donate $1.5 mn to fight Trump visa ban

The donation has been made to American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) that has reportedly raised more than USD 24 million in online donations in the past few days.

Amid Beijing's "Silk Road" splurge, Chinese companies eye Pakistan Amid Beijing's "Silk Road" splurge, Chinese companies eye Pakistan

Chinese companies are in talks to snap up more businesses and land in Pakistan after sealing two major deals in recent months.

Uber chief quits Trump advisory group after uproar Uber chief quits Trump advisory group after uproar

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has quit US President Donald Trump's business advisory group, as a movement grew to dump the ride-sharing service because of his connection to the new administration.

Bank of England hikes UK growth forecast; holds rate Bank of England hikes UK growth forecast; holds rate

The Bank of England on Thursday ramped up its UK economic growth forecasts for the next three years, despite Brexit storm clouds on the horizon.

Nokia reports $826 million loss in 2016 Nokia reports $826 million loss in 2016

Telcoms giant Nokia said that falling network sales and costs stemming from acquisitions and its integration of Alcatel-Lucent had resulted in a "disappointing" loss in 2016.

UK parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process UK parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process

Britain moved one step closer to a final separation from the EU as members of the UK parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing the government to begin Brexit negotiations.

Google pips Apple to become worlds most valuable brand Google pips Apple to become worlds most valuable brand

Apple's brand value dropped 27 percent to $107.1 billion over 2016 while that of Google rose by 24 percent to $109.5 billion.

Facebook's net income soars 177% in 2016 Facebook's net income soars 177% in 2016

Facebook reported net income of $10.2 billion in 2016, up 177 per cent from the previous year`s total of $3.7 billion.

Demonetisation 'great move' for India in longer term:  Apple CEO Demonetisation 'great move' for India in longer term: Apple CEO

Supporting note ban move taken by the central government, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that demonetisation is a 'great move' for India in the longer term.

iPhone 7 drives all-time record revenue for Apple iPhone 7 drives all-time record revenue for Apple

Riding on the success of iPhone 7 and Apple Watch, the Cupertino-based company on Wednesday announced an all-time record revenue of $78.4 billion -- with a record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36 -- for the first quarter of 2017 that ended on December 31.

iPhone 7 helps Apple hit all-time record revenue iPhone 7 helps Apple hit all-time record revenue

Riding on the success of iPhone 7 and Apple Watch, the Cupertino-based company on Wednesday announced an all-time record revenue of $78.4 billion -- with a record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36 -- for the first quarter of 2017 that ended on December 31.

iPhone sales lift Apple to record quarter iPhone sales lift Apple to record quarter

Apple has reported a rebound in iPhone sales to lift the tech giant to record revenue in the past quarter in quarterly results that eased concerns of slowing growth.

CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon backs suit opposing Trump order CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon backs suit opposing Trump order

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says the Seattle-based company is prepared to support a lawsuit being brought by Washington state's attorney general against President Donald Trump and the administration over Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees.