Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news
- Japan to draw up stimulus plan
- Introduction: White House split over tariffs?
- Chinese exports fell 0.9% in October
- Analysts: It could have been worse
Over in Brussels, shares in Belgian multinational materials technology company Umicore have spiked 7% to a six-month high — thanks to a takeover rumour.
The FT’s soon-to-be-sorely missed Markets Live has reported that Total are pondering a move on Umicore.
The last Markets Live is in session, and while the rabble are busy reminiscing, Murphy and Hume have turned up with some RAW bid info, of course https://t.co/WfxjHEk3LJ
Come along today at 11am to the last ever Markets Live session on @FTalpha to give it a good send off/viking funeral. ML really was a breakthrough in digital journalism for mainstream media when in lauched in 2006. 1/6
Back in China, car sales have slumped again as consumers rein in spending.
China car sales keep plunging as peak season fails to deliver https://t.co/iU6eW6vrWq