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Russian court orders Baring Vostok’s Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13

A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13.


China says reached consensus on some key issues during U.S. trade talks

China and the United States reached a consensus in principle on some key issues during trade talks in Beijing, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday.


Barclays, J.P. Morgan cut U.S. fourth-quarter 2018 GDP view after retail sales plunge

Barclays and J.P. Morgan on Thursday reduced their estimates on U.S. economic growth in the final quarter of 2018 following data that showed domestic retail sales took a 1.2 percent spill in December, which was its steepest monthly drop in nine years.


Hilton profit beats on higher room rates

Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as healthy travel demand helped it boost room prices.


Wall Street advances on trade hopes, deal to avert government shutdown

Wall Street rallied on Tuesday as investors were heartened by a tentative congressional spending deal to avoid another partial federal government shutdown and by optimism surrounding U.S.-China trade negotiations.


Exclusive: Walmart, Google-backed Deliv end online grocery partnership

Walmart Inc and logistics firm Deliv pulled the plug on a key same-day grocery delivery partnership, dealing a setback in the retailer’s race against rival Amazon.com Inc to deliver groceries to customers’ homes.


Trump says could let March 1 deadline for China trade deal slide

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could see letting the March 1 deadline for reaching a trade agreement with China slide a little, but that he would prefer not to and expects to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to close the deal at some point.


Pentagon to review certification of Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch vehicles

The Pentagon will evaluate the certification for Elon Musk’s SpaceX launch vehicles to determine whether the U.S. Air Force complied with certain guidelines, according to a memo https://media.defense.gov/2019/Feb/11/2002088764/-1/-1/1/D2019-D000PT-0059.000.PDF on Monday.


Venture capital firm uses AI to seek out start-ups across Europe

A London-based venture capital firm that uses artificial intelligence to find promising start-ups across Europe said on Tuesday it had raised 53 million euros (£46.6 million) for its biggest fund to date.


Apple iPhone sales in China fell by a fifth in fourth quarter: IDC

Apple Inc iPhone sales in China fell 20 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, while sales for smartphones made by home-grown rival Huawei soared by 23 percent, data from industry research firm IDC showed on Monday.



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