Non-resident investors acquired $1.2 billion of Canadian securities in March, led by investment in government bonds.
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April 22 – U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.
South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se has canceled his scheduled trip to Japan this week in protest at visits by Japanese Cabinet members to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine over the weekend, a Foreign Ministry official said Monday. The official told Kyodo News the visits to the Shinto shrine in Tokyo, which is seen in South Korea and China as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism, took place despite Seoul’s request not to do so and has soured the atmosphere for bilateral talks.
The yen remained higher against most major peers after Japanese data showed domestic investors sold foreign bonds for a fifth week, casting doubt on whether monetary stimulus will continue to weaken the currency.
China’s foreign direct investment rose for a second month in March, a sign of confidence in the world’s second-biggest economy amid last quarter’s unexpected growth slowdown. …
OTTAWA — Canada’s airline industry should be opened up to allow more competition from foreign airlines, a consumer group said Wednesday. The Consumers’ Association of Canada says Canada’s current policy protects the dominant domestic airlines and limits consumer choice.
March data for China FDI Foreign Capital Actually Utilized Prior was +6.3%
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a major victory for multinational companies, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the ability of human rights plaintiffs to invoke a 224-year-old federal law when suing companies over alleged collusion with violent foreign governments
Ottawa is being urged to develop a single, cohesive national air travel strategy aimed at improving the competiveness of Canadian airports that includes all regions, including the North, in a new senate committee report.
Mar. 23 – Chinese President Xi Jinping praises Russia-China relations and warns against foreign meddling during a lecture at Moscow University
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against foreign interference in the affairs of other nations during a speech in Moscow on Saturday, sending a signal to the West and echoing a message often repeated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Hamid Karzai will travel to Qatar within days to discuss peace negotiations with the Taliban, the Afghan Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, as efforts intensify to find a negotiated solution to the twelve year war.
European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny does not expect euro zone member Cyprus’s economic woes to spread, he told a newspaper.