Ball in Biden’s court, says Rohani ten days after final Trump sanctions

Rohani tells Biden to review US policy to Iran and latest Trump sanctions on metals and…

High-voltage transmission to turn Big Apple green

bidding opened last week for several high-voltage transmission projects to New York City from clean emergy…

Trump fires parting shot with US-Taiwan detente call

Trump's parting shop is to lift US-Taiwan restrictions - and to irritate Beijing

SK and Plug Power in hydrogen JV

The SK Group, South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate, has agreed to invest $1.5bn in US-based hydrogen fuel…

Trans Adriatic Pipeline opens, NS2 stalls

After four and a half years in construction, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) last week began…

Covid Vaccine Boost for a Moderna World

For a second successive Monday morning, the world awoke to heartwarming Covid vaccine news.    At…

EV industry passes new milestone as Tesla joins S&P

Tesla gave electric vehicle (EV) companies and their shareholders a fresh boost today when it was…

New RCEP Free Trade Agreement sets Biden Asian poser

As yet, not many people are familiar with the acronym RCEP, but they may well soon…

NYC paves way for e-scooter sharing but SoftBank bets on Europe

November is turning out to be a good month for the nascent e-scooter sharing market. Late…

Biden’s $2trn boost for US clean energy industry

With Joe Biden set to take over occupation of the White House next January, the US…

Markets get high on cannabis

Although the much anticipated Democratic ‘blue wave’ failed to materialise in last week’s US presidential elections,…

Emerging markets root for Biden in US elections

As they wait for the results of tomorrow’s US elections, most investors and business communities in…

Biden and Xi send clean energy shares on a roll

US clean energy shares climbed at the end of last week after Democratic presidential candidate Joe…

‘Game-changing’ supercapacitor wins ICAP backing

‘Supercapacitor’ is not a word in every car buyer’s vocabulary yet but, like the catalytic convertor…

Airbnb hires Apple vet in run-up to IPO

Airbnb has hired iMac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch designer Sir Jony Ive to help create…

US Retail Sales and the Revenge Shoppers

Yesterday, the US Commerce Department reported that US retail sales in September had significantly exceed expectations…

Philippines re-energises South China Sea dispute

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the lifting of a six-year-old  ban on oil and gas…

Zoom Zapps into Zoomba

On Wednesday Zoom unveiled plans for its new third-party app integrations, dubbed ‘Zapps‘. Zoom has been…

‘Green’ ESG funds outperform S&P benchmark

Nine of the 10 largest US mutual and exchange traded ESG funds outperformed the benchmark Vanguard…

New US sanctions push Iran east and south

New US sanctions were today expected to be slapped on more than two dozen people and…

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…