Army clears way for completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline with notice of intent to grant easement. Hairline cracks emerge in UK consumer spending, pillar of economyEU's Katainen hopes to revive EU-U.S. free trade talks under TrumpService "Yandex.Money" has disabled Navalny campaign accountIron ore stockpiles at Chinese ports hit new high, +3.3% to 123.5m tons- biggest weekly % gain in 15 mths. Citi: sharp 2H retreat to $53/ton British government says will not allow lawmakers to block Brexit#SuperBowl commercial featuring #AtlanticResolve Soldiers"the UK will be insisting there is no case for relaxation of sanctions" on Russia. Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson at EU FAC, Brussels Remote operated ATGMs in Ukraine China protests U.S. sanction list on Iran that hits Chinese firmsBeijing warns U.S. over high taxes on Chinese steel productsSamsung Group to disband its corporate strategy office after probe endsIran announcing retaliatory sanctions against US. U.S. imposes sanctions on multiple Iranian entities and individuals involved in ballistic missile program Apple will start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of KarnatakaUS Senate has repealed regulation that had forced oil companies to disclose payments they make to foreign governmentsTrump will today sign executive order related to the financial sector, including an order to review the post-GFC Dodd-Frank law India relaxes Visa norms for friendly neighbour Afghanistan's businessmen, would now be able to get Visa for upto 5 years: @MEAIndia World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Moody's ratings have said that India is the favourite destination for investment: Venkaiah NaiduU.S. expected to impose additional sanctions on Iranian entities as early as Friday - sources Bank of England hikes UK growth forecast, holds rate at 0.25%Deutsche Bank reports loss of 1.4 billion euros in 2016House approves resolution killing SEC requirement for oil, gas, mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments Bridgewater's Dalio says Trump's populist policies could hurt world economyCitigroup says it expects 'antagonistic relations' and 'increasing trade friction' between the US and ChinaSharp rise in trade volume between Afghanistan and IranFunds wary that higher U.S. stocks at risk of Trump disappointment.@eucopresident: EU should use change in US trade strategy to intensify talks with interested partners. EU should not abandon role as trade superpowerCasino magnate Adelson pulls out of Las Vegas-Raiders stadium deal Trump may scare off new investment in Canada, says manufacturing group

Map. History of Business conflict

7 February 2017
Hairline cracks emerge in UK consumer spending, pillar of economy
EU's Katainen hopes to revive EU-U.S. free trade talks under Trump
Iron ore stockpiles at Chinese ports hit new high, +3.3% to 123.5m tons- biggest weekly % gain in 15 mths. Citi: sharp 2H retreat to $53/ton
British government says will not allow lawmakers to block Brexit
"the UK will be insisting there is no case for relaxation of sanctions" on Russia. Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson at EU FAC, Brussels
Remote operated ATGMs in Ukraine
Beijing warns U.S. over high taxes on Chinese steel products
Samsung Group to disband its corporate strategy office after probe ends
World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Moody's ratings have said that India is the favourite destination for investment: Venkaiah Naidu
Bridgewater's Dalio says Trump's populist policies could hurt world economy
Sharp rise in trade volume between Afghanistan and Iran
Funds wary that higher U.S. stocks at risk of Trump disappointment
Casino magnate Adelson pulls out of Las Vegas-Raiders stadium deal