Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post

TOKYO — Asian stocks fell the most in a week on Wednesday as the United States and China’s broadening dispute over trade and foreign policy showed little sign of coming to an end, weighing on global economic growth. Read More Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post Continue reading Asian stocks swoon on signs of prolonged U.S.-China standoff — Financial Post

Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

Wall Street dropped on Friday, and also finished the week lower, after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks. Read More Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post Continue reading Wall Street drops after China cancels trip to Montana farmland — Financial Post

(ARGENTINA) JUST IN: Stock markets and its currency have both plunged after Conservative Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a shock defeat in primary elections on Sunday in early trading stocks fell 32% while Peso slumped 25% against the U.S. dollar #AceNewsDesk reports — Ace News Services

Continue reading (ARGENTINA) JUST IN: Stock markets and its currency have both plunged after Conservative Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a shock defeat in primary elections on Sunday in early trading stocks fell 32% while Peso slumped 25% against the U.S. dollar #AceNewsDesk reports — Ace News Services

Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post

CAIRO — OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Saudi–Kuwaiti Neutral Zone, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday. Read More via Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post Continue reading Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post

[Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE

India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep better watch of synthetics entering the country. The government has separated the Indian Trade Clarification (ITC) code for rough synthetic gemstones into diamonds and non-diamonds, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) reported last week. The move will […] via [Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE Continue reading [Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days -statement — Financial Post

CAIRO — British Airways suspended flights to Cairo for seven days starting Saturday as a precaution to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement. Read More via British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days -statement — Financial Post Continue reading British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days -statement — Financial Post

Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory

A highly contagious virus is spreading across Asia, infecting over a million pigs. The disease is affecting global pig and pigmeat trade and a a threat to global food security. The African Pig Fever (ASF) virus extends between animals through direct contact or tick vectors, and very stable in meat products and the environment. This […] via Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory Continue reading Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory