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South Korea to Send Envoys to China to Discuss THAAD, North Korea

South Korea to Send Envoys to China to Discuss THAAD, North Korea

In a 40-minute conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, the two agreed denuclearising Pyongyang was a "common goal" between them, Moon's office said. He and Xi agreed to exchange special envoys soon and Moon said he also planned to send a delegation to Beijing to discuss the North Korean nuclear problem and the THAAD deployment, according to Yoon.



Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president

Moon is widely expected to seek engagement with North Korea to improve long-strained ties though Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs are limiting his leeway for reconciliatory policies. First freeze North Korea's nuclear development, then engage with them economically before before working towards the ultimate goal of denuclearization.


Openreach to consult on 'full fibre' network for UK

Openreach to consult on 'full fibre' network for UK

Openreach chief executive Clive Selley said: "We are committed to continuing our investment in the infrastructure Britain needs to support our thriving digital economy". Linked to this, it announced the launch of an industry consultation on the future prospects for Long Reach VDSL, an emerging broadband technology that has been proven to increase broadband speeds.


South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

South Korea recalls Hyundai cars, asks probe on cover-up

Hyundai and Kia have now accepted the government's recall order. About a fortnight ago, Kia Motors announced its official India debut. Summary: "It was more a commercial decision and not due to any difficulty in operating in Tamil Nadu", the statement said.


Trump environmental chief to prioritize toxic sites' cleanup

Trump environmental chief to prioritize toxic sites' cleanup

In a move that is already creating backlash from environmentalists, the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt is considering rolling back a rule passed previous year by the Obama administration to curb methane leaks by venting, leaking and flaring from new and modified oil and natural gas wells.


Short Interest in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (EWU) Decreases By 35.9%

Short Interest in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (EWU) Decreases By 35.9%

Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,036,366 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. Following volatility data can help measure how much the stock price has fluctuated over the specified time period. It looks at the stock's Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. The Q.i. Value ranks companies using four ratios. Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be.