Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs The president is expected to impose tariffs on at least 35 billion to 40 billion dollars of Chinese imports. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Donald Trump has approved a...

German sentiment at six-year low

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Global stash of foreign currency holdings is dominated by Asia

Global stash of foreign currency holdings is dominated by Asia China dominates in holding far more foreign currency reserves than any other nation, with the Asian economic powerhouse in possession of around $3.1trn in reserves. A...

Curbs on capital’s new runway will cost us 17,000 jobs, warns airport boss

Curbs on capital's new runway will cost us 17,000 jobs, warns airport boss Dublin Airport currently has about 100 flights between 11pm and 7am every day. Stock Image As many as 17,000 jobs will be lost...

Ford’s new hybrid saloon charging ahead of pack

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Cork-based Wisetek opens new US facility

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Asian shares falter as US readies China tariffs Photo: Depositphotos Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for US tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank...

China wasn’t invited to Singapore summit – but got everything it wanted

China wasn't invited to Singapore summit - but got everything it wanted Chinese President Xi Jinping wasn’t invited to the Singapore summit but will have been pleased with its outcome Not so long ago, China was...

My sons like to sit separately from me on flights: Kirstie Allsopp

My sons like to sit separately from me on flights: Kirstie Allsopp The presenter revealed her children like the independence when she sometimes sits in premium economy. Kirstie Allsopp likes to fly in a separate section...

HIER komt de naam ‘ICI Paris XL’ vandaan

Voor kwalitatieve beautymerken kan je altijd terecht bij Ici Paris XL – de parfumerie is een gevestigde waarde in ons land, want de keten viert volgend jaar alweer z'n vijftigste (!) verjaardag op Belgische...

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