September 18, 2018

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.
September 18, 2018

Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla’s backyard, with assist from Amazon

German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc , and highlighted a deal with Amazon.com Inc to make recharging its forthcoming e-tron models easier.
September 18, 2018

China says it will retaliate after Trump imposes fresh tariffs

China said on Tuesday it has no choice but to retaliate against new U.S. trade tariffs, risking even stronger action from President Donald Trump in an escalation of the trade war between the world's largest economies.
September 18, 2018

U.S. gives rare earths reprieve in revised $200 billion China tariff list

The United States did not include rare earth elements, metals used in magnets, radars and consumer electronics, from its final list of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, underscoring its reliance on China for the strategic minerals.
September 18, 2018

China says U.S. has not been sincere, talks only correct way to resolve trade issue

China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that talks on an equal footing are the only correct way to resolve trade issues with the United States, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports...
September 18, 2018

China says has no choice but to retaliate against latest U.S. tariffs

China has no choice but to retaliate against the latest U.S. tariffs and hopes the United States would correct its behavior, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday in a statement, without specifying what actions it will take.
September 18, 2018

Asian shares rebound even as Sino-U.S. trade tensions intensify

Asian shares rebounded on Tuesday as Chinese markets proved resilient to a new round of tariffs from the United States although the mood was cautious as investors braced for a further escalation of tensions between the two giants.
September 18, 2018

Google to provide Renault-Nissan next-generation media system: Wall Street Journal

The Renault-Nissan alliance has picked Google's Android operating system to power its next-generation media system, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
September 18, 2018

Trade war impact on China’s economy not big, but stocks, FX need to be watched – central bank adviser

The impact on China's economy from Beijing's and Washington's ongoing trade war is not significant, but the impact on stock and currency markets needs to be watched, an adviser to China's central bank said on Tuesday.
September 18, 2018

Ferrari’s targets and SUV plans in spotlight as Camilleri takes the wheel

Ferrari's new boss will explain on Tuesday how he intends to deliver on mid-term targets, aiming to convince investors the supercar maker can maintain the pace set by his illustrious predecessor.