September 18-19, 2017

2017 Concordia Annual Summit

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The 2017 Concordia Annual Summit will explore today's most pressing global challenges with the aim of building effective cross-sector partnerships and driving collective action. The Summit will feature over 250 speakers, including Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce; Tony Blair, former British PM, and Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF. For a full list of speakers and agenda: www.concordia.net/annualsummit/2017annualsummit/

  • Asian shares mostly lower, weighed by trade tensions
    Associated Press13 minutes ago

    Asian shares mostly lower, weighed by trade tensions

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday following a mixed day on Wall Street, as tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth is still on track.

  • Hong Kong police seek landmark ban on pro-independence party
    AFP32 minutes ago

    Hong Kong police seek landmark ban on pro-independence party

    Police in Hong Kong sought to ban a political party which promotes independence for the city Tuesday citing it as a potential national security threat as Beijing ups pressure on challenges to its territorial sovereignty. Semi-autonomous Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unseen on the mainland including freedom

  • Global Markets: Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony
    Reuters58 minutes ago

    Global Markets: Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony

    Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, with a sharp decline in crude oil prices weighing on energy shares, while the dollar dipped ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first U.S. congressional testimony. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent

  • Global Markets: Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony
    Reuters58 minutes ago

    Global Markets: Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony

    Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, with a sharp decline in crude oil prices weighing on energy shares, while the dollar dipped ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first U.S. congressional testimony. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent

  • Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony
    Reuters58 minutes ago

    Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, with a sharp decline in crude oil prices weighing on energy shares, while the dollar dipped ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first U.S. congressional testimony. The country's economy expanded

  • Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony
    Reuters58 minutes ago

    Asia stocks sag on oil's slide, dollar dips before Fed testimony

    Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, with a sharp decline in crude oil prices weighing on energy shares, while the dollar dipped ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first U.S. congressional testimony. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    Asia stocks sag after oil slides, dollar steady before Fed speech

    Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar steadied ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first congressional testimony. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.5 pct lower following

  • As sanctions start to bite, Iran crude exports set to wilt
    Reuters1 hour ago

    As sanctions start to bite, Iran crude exports set to wilt

    Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new U.S. sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world. Washington initially planned to totally shut Iran out of global oil markets after President Donald Trump

  • Analysis: Trump's presidency draws criticism from all sides
    Associated Press2 hours ago

    Analysis: Trump's presidency draws criticism from all sides

    Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on his own intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy. Trump also blamed American "foolishness and stupidity

  • Ballard-Powered El Dorado Fuel Cell Electric Buses Ready to Deliver Zero-Emission Transit Throughout California
    CNW Group2 hours ago

    Ballard-Powered El Dorado Fuel Cell Electric Buses Ready to Deliver Zero-Emission Transit Throughout California

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  • Reuters2 hours ago

    SE Asia Stocks-Most markets tread water before Powell's testimony

    * Indonesia down for 2nd session * Thailand hits one-week low By Karthika Suresh Namboothiri July 17 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets trod water on Tuesday, with investors awaiting U.S. Federal ...

  • Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism
    Associated Press2 hours ago

    Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

    HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's insistence that Moscow&

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Oil climbs from three-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway

    Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were down 1 cent at $68.05. An oil worker strike in Norway intensified on

  • Oil climbs from three-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Oil climbs from three-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway

    Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were down 1 cent at $68.05. An oil worker strike in Norway intensified on

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    GRAPHIC-As sanctions start to bite, Iran crude exports set to wilt

    Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new U.S. sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world. Washington initially planned to totally shut Iran out of global oil markets after President Donald Trump

  • Bloomberg3 hours ago

    India Slaps 25% Safeguard Duty on Chinese, Malaysian Solar Cells

    India has imposed a 25 percent safeguard duty on solar cells from China and Malaysia, saying the overseas supplies have caused or threatened “serious injury” to domestic manufacturers. The safeguard duty will be applicable for two years, India’s Directorate General of Trade Remedies, a unit of of the

  • Oil climbs from 3-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway
    Reuters3 hours ago

    Oil climbs from 3-month low as more oil workers strike in Norway

    Brent crude prices rose from a three-month low on Tuesday after more oil workers went on strike in Norway, supporting a market that has been dominated by oversupply issues in recent days. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (CLc1) futures were down 1 cent at $68.05. An oil worker strike in Norway intensified

  • Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs
    Associated Press3 hours ago

    Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

    Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 bucked the regional trend, gaining 0.4 percent to 22,692.82. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2 percent to 25,064.36 as Goldman

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    Morning News Call - India, July 17

    To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_07172018.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register ...

  • Most Asian markets down as oil slump hits energy firms
    AFP3 hours ago

    Most Asian markets down as oil slump hits energy firms

    Energy firms led a sell-off in most Asian equity markets on Tuesday a day after supply fears sent oil prices plunging, while confidence remains fragile owing to ongoing fears of a global trade war. Worries about the impact on demand caused by a possible trade war between the US and China took their

  • Russia and Ukraine in EU-backed talks to avoid fresh 'gas wars'
    AFP3 hours ago

    Russia and Ukraine in EU-backed talks to avoid fresh 'gas wars'

    Officials from Moscow and Kiev were set to gather in Berlin on Tuesday for EU-backed talks on the future of the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine in a bid to minimise disputes when the current contract expires next year. Russian gas giant Gazprom has already dramatically reduced the volume of gas

  • Reuters4 hours ago

    Nikkei up as exporter gains offset weakness in machinery stocks

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose to hover at 3-1/2-week highs on Tuesday as a weak yen lifted exporters, offsetting weakness in machinery stocks hurt by weak Chinese economic data. Toyota Motor Corp advanced 1.3 percent and Nissan Motor Co added 0.7 percent. On the other hand, concern about

  • Netflix's Q2 Earnings in 3-Must See Metrics
    Motley Fool4 hours ago

    Netflix's Q2 Earnings in 3-Must See Metrics

    Sure, member growth may have been lower than expected. But Netflix is still firing on all cylinders.

  • At summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row
    AFP4 hours ago

    At summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

    President Donald Trump refused to confront Vladimir Putin over meddling in the US election at their first face to face summit, publicly challenging the findings of the US intelligence community and triggering bipartisan outrage at home. The US and Russian presidents came out of their meeting in Helsinki

  • CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'
    Associated Press4 hours ago

    CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgraceful."