China PMIs due this coming week – the inside word preview

The official PMIs are due on Tuesday, see post here (or at the bottom of this post) for priors and expected.  Later in the week, Wednesday and Friday, are the private survey PMIs, Caixin/Markit. Markit give a brief preview: China’s PMIs will be especially closely watched given its earlier relaxation of virus-related restrictions.  So far […]

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Special Report: Inside Iran’s secret project to produce aluminium powder for missiles

5/5 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran 2/5 By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Pratima Desai LONDON (Reuters) – At the edge of the desert in North Khorasan province in northeast Iran, near the country’s largest deposit of bauxite, sits an aluminium production complex that the government […]

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Think inside the cardboard box for your post-lockdown work station

4/4 © Reuters. The CEO of Pallite, Iain Hulmes, works at his desk while protected from his colleagues by the company’s cardboard social distancing screens, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at their HQ in Wellingborough 2/4 By Stuart McDill WELLINGBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Want to get back to work? Put your staff […]

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