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Fiat Chrysler might gain from M&A waiting game as deal could lead to success in Asia, EVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles might gain from playing an M&A waiting game. Already the subject of interest from Peugeot of France, the $24 billion carmaker could face a bid from a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 18:23:40

China property giants find tech siren songs hard to resist as they invest in EVs, others

China's property developers are struggling to resist the siren song of tech investing. China Evergrande, a $45 billion giant, reported bumper earnings last year, along with several major peers, even ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/28 17:23:41

Trading insights from everyday investors

Chinese mainland stocks have staged an impressive rally since the start of February, reviving hopes for the stock market where bullish rallies are mostly understood as rare, fleeting moments in ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/28 15:53:40

China-Nepal cooperation thrives under BRI

Economic and trade relations between China and Nepal saw continued development in 2018 as China remained the country's largest source of foreign direct investment and was its second-largest trading partner. ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/27 19:28:40

Cook is paving a trail of mediocrity with newly revealed subscription services

Apple has one big challenge – create new revenue streams – and many less-than-convincing solutions. Chief Executive Tim Cook unveiled a dizzying array of new subscription services on Monday that ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/27 19:23:44

China needs to narrow gap with the US in AI

China's artificial intelligence (AI) industry has enjoyed a huge boom in recent years, with the government and companies both attaching much importance to AI amid the technology's growing popularity. Foreign ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 15:28:40

Pinterest boasts healthy balance sheet, but slow US growth could pose a challenge

Pinterest's future relies on pegging global sales growth. The social scrapbooking app has a healthier balance sheet than other startups going public. Revenue growth has outpaced expenses, shrinking its net ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/26 15:23:40

Closer Vietnam relations will eliminate uncertainties

Last year was marred by a series of economic shocks. In 2018, the World Trade Organization faced an unprecedented crisis, and the global trade order suffered clashes because of a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/25 19:48:39

Citic and CLSA still have plenty of reasons to get along despite differences and bosses' departure

CLSA will survive the departure of its bosses. Jonathan Slone is quitting, shortly after its chairman left. The moves have led to whispers of a culture clash with Citic ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 11:38:39

Weakening German economy needs a dose of tax cuts

A weakening economy has rekindled an old debate: Does Germany need tangible tax relief for its workforce and enterprises in order to remain internationally competitive? Or should taxes go up ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 11:28:42

Six Nations Championship faces dilemma between taking CVC bid or giving global league a try

Rugby Union teams awarded a penalty near the opponent's goal line face a dilemma. Should they kick a penalty between the H-shaped posts and earn an easy three points, or ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 19:43:40

Potential for EU imports to China can be explored

Recently, the European Commission and the EU's diplomatic service jointly issued a policy paper, which labeled China an “economic competitor” and a “systemic rival,” marking a tougher tone from the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 19:38:40

Wall Street will play big part in making German regional banking champion through merger

Overexcited, overpaid and over here. The comic line once aimed at American soldiers in Europe also summarizes the involvement of US banks in the possible merger of Deutsche Bank and ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:13:40

China's adaptability can handle economic changes

Those who have followed China's trajectory since 1949 can admire the resilience and the adaptability of Chinese policymakers to global economic changes, geopolitical shifts and nation building, based on scientific ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 17:03:40

Brazil will prioritize its interest, not US' on Huawei

A new front has opened in Washington's campaign against telecoms giant Huawei as media reports have said US officials warned their Brazilian counterparts of their security concerns about the Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 21:23:40

Hostile Japanese deals targeting corporations propel Abe's third arrow to hit bull's-eye

Things are getting testier at Japan Inc. In a rare act of domestic corporate aggression, trading house Itochu snatched a degree of control over $1.8 billion sportswear maker Descente. Toshiba, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 17:03:40

China will achieve growth target despite headwinds

Despite the trade skirmish between the US and China, the majority of Chinese officials and ordinary folk seem in high morale. They are sanguine that the country is currently moving ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/19 16:58:40

Latest crackdown on banks gives Hong Kong's stricter safeguards an IPO edge

It may have taken a while, but Hong Kong finally showcased an investor-protection edge. The financial regulator banned UBS from leading market debuts for a year, and the Swiss bank ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/18 18:23:40