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Singapore retail sales down 2.1% in May

SINGAPORE: Retail sales in Singapore decreased 2.1 per cent in May 2019 as compared to a year ago, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics (Singstat) on Friday (Jul 12). The estimated total retail sales value in May 2019 was about S$3.7 billion, with online retail sales ...
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US trade uncertainties sparked business 'shock': Fed's Powell

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's aggressive trade actions sparked a "shock" to business confidence which could impact the economy, and contributes to the case for cutting rates, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday (Jul 11). While sentiment has recovered some in recent ...
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China fails to buy agricultural goods as promised: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday (Jul 11) accused China of backsliding on promises to increase purchases of American farm exports. The president's latest salvo on Twitter comes the same week that US and Chinese trade officials had their first contact in months in an effort to ...
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T-Mobile, Sprint expected to extend deal date: sources

Negotiations to complete the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are dragging on, as the parties haggle over ownership restrictions and other conditions for Dish Network Corp once it gets assets from the wireless companies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
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