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PARIS | French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS —Jan 21, 2019— French President Emmanuel Macron hosted 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday in hopes of producing support for his agenda as yellow vest protesters keep up their demonstrations to his government’s economic policies. The CEOs or top executives of Microsoft, Uber, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola … Continue reading PARIS | French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS | France’s Macron to promote foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS— Jan 21, 2019—French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday in hopes of producing support for his agenda as yellow vest protesters keep up their demonstrations to his government’s economic policies. The CEOs or top executives of Microsoft, Uber, General Electric, Procter & Gamble and … Continue reading PARIS | France’s Macron to promote foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS | France’s Macron hosts 150 world business leaders

PARIS  — Jan 21, 2019—French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 150 world business leaders in a bid to promote his pro-business agenda, as yellow vest protesters take to the streets against his economic policies. Macron wants to advocate for his measures aimed at attracting foreign investors, including tax changes, at the Monday evening business event … Continue reading PARIS | France’s Macron hosts 150 world business leaders

PARIS | The Latest: French protesters demand more help from govt

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local): 10 p.m. Thousands of yellow vest protesters have marched through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies. Sporadic violence broke out during protests Saturday in Paris, Bourges, Bordeaux, Rouen, Marseille and Toulouse. … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French protesters demand more help from govt

PARIS | French yellow vest protests hit 9th week, clash with police

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019— Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, and repeated tensions broke out with police. Sporadic violence broke out during protests in Paris, Bourges, Bordeaux, Rouen, Marseille and Toulouse. Protesters walked peacefully through central … Continue reading PARIS | French yellow vest protests hit 9th week, clash with police

SINGAPORE | Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

SINGAPORE — Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan‘s benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.9 percent to 22,509.10, even as machinery orders slid a record 18.3 percent in September from the previous month because of natural … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares rally on US midterms, soothing fears of shifts

PHILADELPHIA | Trump says economic policies translating into more jobs

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump told electrical contractors Tuesday that his economic policies would translate into more jobs for their ranks as he highlighted a new trade deal among the U.S., Mexico and Canada. “We’re in the midst of a manufacturing renaissance — something which nobody thought you’d hear,” Trump said in a speech to … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Trump says economic policies translating into more jobs

ANKARA, Turkey |Turkish lira weakens as markets reopen at end of holiday

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish currency has again weakened against the dollar, as Turkey’s markets resumed trading after a week-long religious holiday. The Turkish lira was down some 3.5 percent on Monday, trading at around 6.22 against the dollar. The currency has seen a sharp fall in value this year amid investor concerns over President … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey |Turkish lira weakens as markets reopen at end of holiday