BEIJING (AP) — China's leadership has appointed a U.S.-trained economist to succeed the longtime governor of its central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is trying to.. SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Seattle Times
BEIJING (Reuters) - Liu He, a key economic adviser to China's President Xi Jinping, was elected by parliament to be a vice premier, while vice central bank governor Yi Gang was voted to take over the.. Reuters
Mar.18 -- China named Yi Gang to run its central bank, elevating a long-serving deputy governor with deep international links to the forefront of efforts to clean up the nation’s financial sector and.. Source: Bloomberg Global Business -
Mar.18 -- Pictet Asset Management Senior Investment Manager Shaniel Ramjee discusses the impact of U.S. politics on the markets. He speaks Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio reports on the latest news of the.. Source: Bloomberg Global Business -
His victory was no surprise but it was still sweet for Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader has been re-elected with a landslide, credited with three quarters of the votes cast in Sunday's presidential.. Source: Euronews English -
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday sloughed off the notion that Russia was behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter. He said "any sensible person would understand that this.. Source: Wochit News -
Mar.18 -- China Beige Book International President Leland Miller weighs in on China naming Yi Gang to run its central bank. Miller speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." Source: Bloomberg Global Business -
Two major central banks meet this week with economists expecting the Bank of England to focus on inflation, and the U.S. Federal Reserve to respond to strong economic data with a rate rise. Ciara Lee.. USATODAY.com
Launching a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday called for opposition unity and a "Modi-mukt Bharat" by 2019.
Addressing.. Deccan Herald
Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russias presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscows relations with the West become increasingly strained.
Putin,.. Deccan Herald
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters say severe thunderstorms are likely in parts of Tennessee and could bring the threat of tornadoes, hail and damaging winds. The National Weather Service says the.. Seattle Times
WOODSTOCK, Ala. (AP) — MöllerTech, a German auto supplier, has opened a $46.3 million plant in central Alabama. Company officials say 222 employees will be hired at the new supply plant by the end.. SeattlePI.com
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio State women barely broke a sweat in dispatching No. 14 seed George Washington by 42 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The road to a third consecutive Sweet.. FOX Sports