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Iran's Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

Unannounced visit comes as France ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Iran and US over Tehran's nuclear programme.

China says it wants a 'calm' resolution to US trade war

China says it wants a 'calm' resolution to US trade war

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says China is willing to resolve issues through cooperation, instead of escalating tensions.

Asian shares fall sharply on global trade uncertainty

Asian shares fall sharply on global trade uncertainty

Markets in China and Japan fall steeply after mixed signals from US on trade tariffs.

Bankers head to Saudi Arabia to compete for world's biggest IPO

Bankers head to Saudi Arabia to compete for world's biggest IPO

More than 20 advisory firms are invited to compete for a role in Saudi Aramco's listing, planned for as early as 2020.

India's new steps to spur economic growth seen falling short

India's new steps to spur economic growth seen falling short

The finance minister is scrapping a tax on foreign funds, allowing concessions on vehicle purchases and helping banks.