Airtel teams up with Amazon in race for India’s $7bn cloud computing market

Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide cloud computing solutions for…

Secondary Hang Seng listings open new front in US-China trade war

China’s largest online retailer JD.com will tomorrow become the latest in a growing roll call of…

Israel sucked into US-China trade war while India waits in the wings

US-China trade war: Israel has turned down a Hong Kong firm’s $1bn investment bid for the…

Gulf’s sovereign wealth funds snap up US stocks

The sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia (PIF) and Qatar (QIA) are planning to capitalise on…

Boom time for domestic tourism?

Domestic tourism: At first sight, logic would suggest that those countries who have led the race…

Charter rates soar as supertankers drafted in to solve oil glut

Charter rates: In normal times a collapse in oil prices may have seriously negative implications for…

Huwaei wins Russian 5G contract as Trump pushes Xi and Putin into each others’ arms

Huawei is to build Russia’s first 5G wireless network after it struck a deal with MTS…

Fears of trade war and slowdown in recovery with US set to slap $60bn tariff bill on China

Fears of a trade war and a subsequent downturn in the global economy grew  this week…

EU accused of appeasing Trump with May 12 nuclear waiver looming for Iran

The EU should be pushing the   US to abide by the terms of the nuclear agreement…

A clash of symbols: Li pledges to open China up to foreign ownership as Trump slaps on steel import tariffs

Within days of US President Donald Trump declaring his intention to impose tariffs on steel imports, …

Exxon withdrawal and CEFC chief’s fall from grace double whammy for Rosneft

In what can without exaggeration be described as a bad day at the office,  Rosneft was…

German opposition to Nord Stream 2 grows while  Morawiecki warns of “war”

German energy consumers may end up picking up the cost of a €2.7bn gas pipeline extension…

Branson brings hyperloop to India

The journey time between Mumbai and the university town of Pune could be slashed from three…

Apple’s Chinese data centre to open in 2020

Apple’s Chinese $1bn data centre should be up and running by 2020, sources close to the…

‘The dogs bark, but the caravan keeps going’ – Putin dismisses Kremlin list

  The US Ministry  of finance on Monday published its so-called ‘Kremlin list‘ of 210 Russian government…

Ukraine hires Washington lobbyists to help block NS2 pipeline

Ukraine’s state-owned oil and natural gas company Naftogaz has hired a a firm of political consultants in…

Threat of more US sanctions prompts Russia to take OFZ treasury bond roadshow to China

Concerns over the possibility of the US administration introducing another round of sanctions has prompted  Russia…

IMF gives Iran short-term thumbs-up – but sanctions cast a longer shadow

The Iranian economy will grow by 3.5% this year and 3.8% in 2018 , according to…

Disagreements over new sanctions vote sure to play into Beijing’s hands

With the Kremlin reacting angrily to yesterday’s vote by the US House of Representatives to impose…

Nord Stream 2 drives wedge between US and Brussels over Russian sanctions

Concerns that new US sanctions on Russia could adversely effect European energy companies involved in Russia-related…

US sanctions new blow to NordStream 2

Nord Stream 2: The future of Gazprom’s controversial plans to build a second natural gas pipeline…

Gas, solar and China winners as Trump stalks off pitch and quits Paris accord

On the same day that President Donald Trump confirmed his intention to pull the US out…

NASDAQ and Shanghai exchange get into bed with Astana

Nasdaq has been selected to power Kazakhstan’s new AIFC Exchange and, along with the Shanghai Stock…

US revives Silk Road projects in bid to counter China’s ‘soft power’ ambitions

New Silk Road: The Trump administration  this week announced  it was reviving  two major infrastructure projects…