Germany is likely to urge India to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement with the European Union during Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meetings with government leaders in New Delhi on Friday, two sources with knowledge told Reuters.
With the United Kingdom’s scheduled October 31 departure from the EU now virtually certain to be postponed, Brexit hangs in the balance.
The US currency got a mild boost on Friday after the US Trade Representative’s office said it is “close to finalizing” some parts of a trade agreement with China.
The European Union is getting ready to tighten rules against money laundering, an EU draft document shows, a year after previous reforms now deemed inadequate to tackle a series of banking scandals.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will again try to put his Brexit deal to a vote in parliament on Monday after he was forced by his opponents to send a letter to Brussels seeking a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union.