MUMBAI Pulses imports to India, the world's biggest buyer, may fall to their lowest in nearly two decades after the government raised import taxes and restricted overseas purchases to bolster prices, impacting the plans of its global suppliers.
BEIJING China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that a U.S. trade war has become the biggest "confidence killer" for the global economy, and that the whole world would fight back if the United States continued to impose tariffs.
LONDON Oil giant BP's Eastern Trough Area Project off the coast of Scotland wasn't supposed to be viable beyond 2018.
SYDNEY It's a winter weekend in Sydney's bustling northern suburb of Chatswood and a three-bedroom family house sporting an endless garden is up for auction. It's priced to sell at A$1.88 million ($1.4 million) but no buyers bite and the sale is abandoned.
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed to "unleash the potential of the private sector", its information minister said on Wednesday.
TOKYO Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal on Tuesday that both sides hope will act as a counterweight to the protectionist forces unleashed by U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video
GENEVA The credibility and survival of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is under "serious threat" as major economies put up protectionist barriers, independent experts warned on Tuesday.
BEIJING China is still confident of hitting its economic growth target of around 6.5 percent this year despite views that it faces a bumpy second half as a trade row with the United States intensifies, the state planning agency said on Tuesday.
LONDON The Bank of England will nudge up borrowing costs next month, according to economists polled by Reuters this week who have grown a bit more confident Britain will strike a free trade deal with the European Union.
CHICAGO Before the U.S.-China trade war, American pig processors exported nine out of every 10 pigs' feet and heads they shipped overseas to China and Hong Kong - for prices higher than they would fetch anywhere else.
Indian shares erased early gains on Wednesday, with the benchmark BSE index falling from a record high, as the opposition parties tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.