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Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service

Uber Technologies plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the U.S. firm has been blocked from setting up its own fleet of drivers.

China to cut tariffs for cars, auto parts from July 1

China will cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, effective July 1, as part of its efforts to further open up its markets and further spur development of the country's auto industry, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.

Autos, banks fuel European shares as Italy recovers

European shares touched their highest level since the start of February on Tuesday as autos and bank stocks climbed, and Italian shares recovered from Monday's dip on investors' worries over a new government's spending plans.

Thai April exports rise 12.34 pct y/y, beat forecast

Thailand's customs-cleared exports grew at a faster pace in April from the previous month, slightly above forecasts, as demand from key markets increased. Exports, a key driver of Thai growth, rose 12.34 percent in April from a year earlier after increasing 7.06 percent in March, commerce ministry data showed on Tuesday. That beat the median forecast of an 11.25 percent rise in a Reuters poll. The gains were led by stronger shipments of cars and parts,


Prodded by Trump, FBI to look into complaint about its 2016 tactics

WASHINGTON The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization. | Video