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Russia says targeting banks would be "economic war"

Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war which it would retaliate against, stepping up a war of words with Washington over spiralling sanctions......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 10th, 2018

Russia: US sanctions over Novichok are "economic war," and all options are on the table to hit back

Reuters Russia would consider any US move to curb the operations of Russian banks or their foreign currency .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

Crunch time for Italy, Brexit as leaders convene in Brussels

Brussels, the political heart of Europe, could prove the center of global market focus next week as Italy's budget and Brexit talks overshadow economic data and central banks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

A Chinese Operative Was Extradited to the U.S. for Attempted Theft of Trade Secrets—a National First

The government spy has allegedly been targeting U.S. aviation corporations since at least December 2013. The U.S. Department of Justice extradited a Chinese spy on Tuesday, one of the first cases where a foreign indictment of economic espion.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Cold War-Era "Arms Race" With US Is Back On, Russian Official Warns

The Trump administration has successfully managed to replace Russia with China in the ongoing narrative of election hacking and economic and geopo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

RPT-UPDATE 5-China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth - Reuters

Economic TimesRPT-UPDATE 5-China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growthR.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 7th, 2018

China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat

Chinese banks have been told by the government to lend more to entrepreneurs to help shore up flagging economic growth amid an escalating trade dispute with Washington......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 7th, 2018

Russia"s major state banks see forex outflow amid sanctions threats

Russia's largest lenders, state-owned Sberbank and VTB , saw outflows of foreign currency deposits in August amid a rouble depreciation and concerns about new U.S. sanctions, according to an analysis of central bank data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

The Achilles" Heel for Italy"s Populists: Weak Banks

As Italy’s populist government approaches a showdown with the EU over its budget, financial-market tremors are hurting the country’s banking system and threatening the economic growth Rome wants to stimulate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

Weak Banks Threaten to Strangle Italy"s Economic Growth

As Italy’s populist government approaches a showdown with the EU over its budget, financial-market tremors are hurting the country’s banking system and threatening the economic growth Rome wants to stimulate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

Banks Are Italy"s Weak Spot as Rome Picks Fight With EU

As Italy’s populist government approaches a showdown with the EU over its budget, financial-market tremors are hurting the country’s banking system and threatening the economic growth Rome wants to stimulate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2018

7 Russian Hackers Charged With Targeting Anti-Doping Agencies

The operatives aimed to retaliate against the organizations for the exposure of Russia's state-sponsored athlete doping program in 2014, officials say. The U.S. Department of Justice indicted seven Russian ha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2018

Tensions Grow As China, Russia, And Iran Lead The Way Towards A New Multipolar World Order

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Military and economic tensions are increasing due to the ramped-up warlike-stance of the US establishment. The impossib.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 25th, 2018

Russia and Iran, Military Allies, Are Fast Becoming Economic Rivals

A military alliance between Russia and Iran to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is giving way to an economic rivalry as Syria’s civil war winds down, a contest that Moscow is leading......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2018

Turkey slashes growth forecasts in economic plan, lira falls

Turkey sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next on Thursday, but disappointed investors who had hoped for deeper reductions that reflected the fragile state of the economy and a plan to help banks. Sonia Legg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street-critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks "naive"

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich Gary Cohn, the former top economic advi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

Rick Perry Tells Russia To Stop Using Energy As Economic Weapon

Submitted by OilPrice The United States welcomes competition from Russia on the global energ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

These Three Countries Are Planning To Ditch US Dollar In Trade

What do Russia, Iran, and Turkey have in common? They have suffered massive economic sanctions imposed by the Unit.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 11th, 2018

Hong Kong bear market; Japan"s chip deal; Alibaba in Russia

1. Bears in Hong Kong: Hong Kong's stock market is crumbling on mounting fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China, and concerns about slowing economic growth in China......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 11th, 2018

Extended cut: Sorkin interviews Buffett on the 2008 financial crisis

When the banks began to fail in 2008, executives turned to Warren Buffett in a plea for last-minute funding. He later called what would happen next an "economic Pearl Harbor." .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 10th, 2018

Are superstar firms and Amazon effects reshaping the economy?

Many of the world’s most powerful economic policymakers are now taking seriously the possibility that the growing concentration of corporate power has confounded the efforts of central banks to keep economies healthy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 26th, 2018