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U.S. opens trade probe over France's plan for tax on tech giants
The U.S. will investigate a French plan to impose taxes on technology companies, a move that has been a prelude to new U.S. tariffs under the Trump administration. Sarah McGregor reports on "Bloomberg Technology: Global Link."
Short-time work: Germany resorts to well-proven tool again
Surveys have shown that more and more German companies are reintroducing short-time work to cushion the impact of a creeping economic slowdown. That policy tool had worked miracles during the global financial crisis.
Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment
One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a furor in China after he used the phrase "Chinese pig."
China's national app
China's tech companies and government are banding together to release an hi-tech app. The app, Xuexi Qiangguo, meaning 'study to make China strong' is generally regarded as propaganda tool.
How are Chinese companies fighting cash crunch?
1 Dec 2018
Companies in China have been struggling with a credit squeeze triggered by the government's campaign to shrink the shadow-banking industry, but there are signs of relief.
CAC withdraws licenses of 38,000 companies
22 Feb 2017
CAC withdraws licenses of 38,000 companies.