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: 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.
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.