India is considering closer scrutiny of foreign direct investment in sectors crucial to national security, a top government official said, the latest nation looking to tighten oversight amid growing unease about China’s acquisition of tech assets.
Foreign direct investment into India may see greater scrutiny
Euro zone finance ministers discussed ways to pursue a more growth-friendly fiscal policy mix, in a potential nudge to Germany and the Netherlands to spend more as fears of a downturn grow in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
Euro zone ministers discuss fiscal boost options as virus worries weigh
South Korea's market share in China has been on the decline for years, data showed Tuesday, amid increased competition and a decline in its product competitiveness.
South Korea's presence in Chinese market declining
HSBC Holdings said on Tuesday it would shed $100 billion in assets, slashing the size of its investment bank and revamping its US and European businesses -- in a drastic overhaul that will mean 35,000 jobs cut over three years.
HSBC to shed assets worth $100b, slash 35,000 jobs over three years
Managing director of Iran’s South Pars Gas Company (SPGC) said the country’s gas condensate output has increased by five percent in the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-January 20, 2020).
10-month gas condensate production up
Iran’s minister of industry said manufacturing activity has grown by 14.8 percent despite growing US pressure on the country’s economy.
Iran reports 14.8% growth in manufacturing despite sanctions
The deputy head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, Jalil Eslami, announced on Monday that the shipping capacity of the country will stand at 12.5 million tons per annum in the near future.
Iran’s annual shipping capacity to hit 12.5m tons: Official
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Monday discussed OPEC+ cooperation by phone with Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, said the Russian Energy Ministry in a statement.
Novak, Zanganeh discuss OPEC+ cooperation
Qatar has delayed choosing Western partners for the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project by several months after surprising the industry with a big expansion plan despite a collapse in global gas prices, four sources said.
Qatar delays partnerships for natural gas expansion amid price collapse
Gold prices on Monday held near a two-week high scaled in the previous session as uncertainty prevailed over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the global economy.
Gold holds near two-week high on uncertainty over virus impact

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