Manufacturing Sector

It may have taken a while for digital transformation to hit the manufacturing sector, but it’s here today, and with a vengeance.

Manufacturer disrupted<p>An uncertain macro-economic and geo-political climate, Brexit, trade wars, ever-changing regulations, complex, global supply …

Manufacturing

Natwest’s Kevin Morgan on The Latest PMI Report for Wales

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News (Wales)

US retailers: Trump's 'tariff environment is manageable' so far

U.S. retailers specializing in home appliances, luxury apparel and auto parts say tariffs imposed by President Trump in widening international trade …

Tariffs

What is driving foreign investors’ confidence in China?

<b>Note: The following is an edited translation of a commentary from the Chinese-language "Commentaries on International Affairs."</b><p>A month before the …

China

Turkey's currency crisis triggers global worries

Turkey's plight deepened on Monday as the lira fell to new lows and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's refusal to abandon his unorthodox economic …

Interest Rates

Real Time Economics: China’s Economy Slows, India’s Rupee Dives and Germany’s GDP Accelerates

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning! Today we look at slower growth in China, more fallout from Turkey’s economic crisis, Germany pulling away from the rest of Europe, and which U.S. manufacturers are driving the …

Economy

Abstract

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43% in 2016) after South Africa and …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The market across the border

In his speech on July 26, after his electoral victory, Pakistan Prime Minister-elect and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan conveyed a …

Business (India)

British Manufacturing Slumps as Bank of England Raises Interest Rates

On August 2nd, the Bank of England announced that its Monetary Policy Committee had unanimously voted to raise interest rates. This recent decision …

Economics

3 Reasons Stocks Are Straining To Get Over The Hump

The S&P 500 - a broad market barometer for U.S. stocks - last hit a record high six-and-a-half months ago. Why has the stock market failed to close …

Stock Markets

India needs to drastically reform higher education in rapidly digitising world

As India gets ready to celebrating its 71st Independence Day, concerns over honing its human capital come to the fore. These mus be addressed if the …

Business (India)

Cummins India Ups Margin Guidance For This Year On Strong Demand Outlook

Power generator maker Cummins India Ltd. is expecting a 100-basis point gross margin improvement in the current financial year, afterit reported a …

Markets (India)

Local business express NAFTA concerns to federal Finance Minister

Windsor’s future prospects — entwined in the NAFTA negotiations and the threat of debilitating American auto tariffs — could hinge on the bilateral …

Canada

Ontario's Economic Investment Outlook Dims With New Government Energy Actions

Ontario’s government framed its reversal of carbon pricing and clean energy programs as an attempt to “save the little guy” – but it may have inadvertently thrown its economy in reverse while losing jobs and costing consumers.<p>Under recently elected Premier Ford, the Ontario government’s decisions …

Canada

Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing

With the rise of the industrial internet of things comes a far broader attack surface in the manufacturing sector. Chris Morales of Vectra outlines …

Cybersecurity

PBF eyes restart to idle units at Chalmette refinery

PBF Energy said it may use part of $291 million it expects to raise in a stock offering to restart a coker at its Chalmette refinery.

Baton Rouge

How Will Turkey’s FX Crisis Affect Other Parts Of The World?

The meltdown in the forex market on Friday is a reminder of why you shouldn’t be sleeping at the wheel in the month of August – either stay away or …

Economy

To Save The American Rust Belt, Stop Looking Backward

American manufacturing is thriving, not dying. The Rust Belt still makes stuff – and a lot of it.<p>In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, real manufacturing output has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. The Rust Belt of the future is not just processed foods, coal products and a …

Intellectual Property

How the Internet of Things Can Help Your Business

Discover how past uses of IoT technology can benefit your business in the future.<p>No matter how long a technology has been in the market, shaping it …

Internet of Things

Ethiopian president hails China's role in industrialization drive

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome on Monday said Chinese investment plays an indispensable role in the East African country's industrialization …

Africa

Singapore maintains full-year GDP forecast as economy expands 3.9% in Q2

SINGAPORE: Singapore will maintain its growth forecast for 2018 as data showed the country’s economy grew at a slightly better-than-expected 3.9 per …

Economy

Small Biz Profile: Alretta Truck Parts In Framingham

"The USA auto parts manufacturing sector is moribund or dead. Plants are gone. Something about wages."<p>FRAMINGHAM, MA—A second generation owner, …

Automotive Industry

Growth may pick up, but concerns remain

With more than one quarter of the year and two months of the monsoon over, it is time to take a look at what the whole year is going to be like. Are …

Economy

Optimism on European Growth Reverses as Headwinds Mount

Global trade tensions, falling confidence among manufacturers—and now Turkey crisis—damp hopes for business investment splurge<p>Europe’s economy has slowed, and seems unlikely to bounce back strongly in what remains of a year that began with high hopes and then hit a series of setbacks.<p>With the …

Economy

Costco harbinger of changes in Ukiah

“What I see on the demand side is with wine, weed or beer,” Breen said of the area.<p>The Ukiah area has some benefits that other Mendocino County …

Cannabis Industry

India Markets Weekahead: Time to ride the uptrend

Markets edged higher with India’s benchmark indexes hitting fresh lifetime highs, although the marginal underperformance of mid-cap and small-cap indexes continued. Lingering trade war worries kept the mood cautious globally while SBI’s June-quarter results dampened sentiments. For the week, the …

Business (India)

Global Economy Week Ahead: China Business-Activities Data Expected

U.S. also set to release data on retail sales, industrial production for July<p>The week ahead will feature business-activity data in China, economic growth figures in Germany and well as retail-sales and industrial-production numbers in the U.S.<p>Tuesday: China is going to release its monthly …

World Economy

Trump's trade war is squeezing America's boat manufacturing industry and its workers

It’s that time of year when millions of Americans take to our lakes, rivers, and oceans in one of the few products that is, more likely than not, …

U.S. Politics

Top two Leamington leaders and a newcomer vie for mayor's job

Leamington has the only election race in the region with a deputy mayor up against the incumbent mayor.Deputy Mayor Hilda MacDonald is running for …

Southwestern Ontario

Equity Markets Rightly Take Trade Wars in Stride

Financial markets are taking the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China in stride. Instead of sending stocks reeling, investors have …

Economics