This World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves
Jul.16 -- Bahrain needs a comprehensive package of reforms to reduce its fiscal deficits over the medium term, the IMF said. Ahmed Badr, chief executive officer for the Middle East and North Africa at Renaissance Capital, weighs in on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." He also discusses Saudi stocks and Egypt's economy with Manus Cranny.
Jul.16 -- Alphabet's Google unit is expected to face an antitrust fine in the coming days over its control of the Android platform. The penalty could top last year’s record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) penalty Google paid to the EU for shutting out rivals to its shopping search service. Bloomberg's Ed Ludlow explains.
Jul.15 -- Airbus SE is closing in on a blockbuster agreement to sell $23 billion worth of aircraft, based on list prices, to AirAsia Bhd., according to people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg's Kyunghee Park reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Jul.15 -- China’s gross domestic product increased 6.7 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, the same as forecast in a Bloomberg survey. Grace Ng, a China economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Hong Kong, weighs in, and also discusses the trade dispute with the U.S. on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia" with Rishaad Salamat.
Jul.15 -- Rahul Chadha, chief investment officer at Mirae Asset Global Investments, discusses the impact of the U.S-China trade war on markets and his outlook for earnings. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Jul.15 -- The initiative called 'Made in China 2025' is generating more attention now than when the Chinese government first announced it in 2015, with the Trump administration taking aim at many of the industries highlighted in the plan. In short, it’s a blueprint to transform the nation into an advanced manufacturing economy, envisioning warp-speed expansion and domination in the so-called 'fourth industrial revolution.'
European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work with Europe to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos
Jul.15 -- Chang Jian, chief China economist at Barclays Plc, talks about the government's push to become a technology powerhouse through its Made in China 2025 blueprint, and the trade spat with the U.S.. She speaks with Ramy Inocencio and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
As the GOP increasingly comes to resemble a personality cult, is there any red line - video tapes? DNA evidence? a war with Germany - President Trump could cross and lose party support? “Very doubtful,” say a dozen GOP members of Congress stuck hard behind the MAGA eight ball.
Jul.15 -- Christopher Balding, associate professor at Peking University HSBC Business School and Bloomberg Opinion columnist, discusses the impact of the U.S. trade tariffs on the Chinese economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Jul.15 -- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to speak to legislators this week on the state of the economy, and based on a report to Congress that the central bank released, investors expect him to lay the groundwork for further tightening. Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."