Analysis: United States, China tussle over Honduras as it weighs Taiwan ties

A pledge by a leading Honduran presidential candidate to embrace China and de-emphasize Taiwan ties if she wins Sunday’s election has prompted diplomatic jostling between Beijing and Washington as each seeks to exert influence on the Central American nation.

Apple files lawsuit against NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets

Deutsche Boerse’s (DB1Gn.DE) power and gas exchange EEX plans to launch an index to price hydrogen next year to aid trading of the commodity that is expected to play a big role in the shift to a green economy, one of the bourse’s board members said.

Analysis: Europe’s big payday remains elusive even as inflation surges

Visions of spiralling wage inflation in the euro zone have dominated the talking points of conservative central bankers in recent weeks as they called for a moderation in central bank stimulus.

Analysis: Made in Canada: Factories see silver lining in supply chain woes

Global shipping and supply chain bottlenecks are encouraging Canadian firms to bring production back home, but some companies would have to absorb higher costs and build expertise in certain sectors for local manufacturing to pick up pace.

EXCLUSIVE UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport – foreign diplomats

The United Arab Emirates has held talks with the Taliban to run Kabul airport, going up against Gulf rival Qatar in a diplomatic tussle for influence with Afghanistan’s new rulers, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.

Innovation is the new component in the banking and finance world: Sohar International has mastered the craft of innovation!

The term “innovation” is used in many contexts, but in the expanding…

Oil and euro slip, markets on edge over COVID-19 curbs in Europe

Asian stocks made a soft start to the week on Monday while oil and the euro were under pressure, as the return of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe and talk about hastened tapering from the U.S. Federal Reserve put investors on guard.