U.S. stocks ended lower Friday, the last trading day of the month, as investors sifted through the newly-released economic data and quarterly earnings reports.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/30/c_135324058.htm’ target=’_blank’>EU adopts new prior-surveillance system for steel imports to protect industry</a>
The European Union (EU) announced on Friday that it had established a prior-surveillance system for import of steel products into the bloc in order to further protect its own steel industry.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/30/c_135325012.htm’ target=’_blank’>Policy bank lends more to agriculture</a>
The Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) provided more financial support to China’s agriculture and rural development in the first quarter.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/29/c_135324005.htm’ target=’_blank’>U.S. Steel accusations groundless: Baosteel</a>
China’s Baosteel Group said in a statement on Friday that accusations by United States Steel Corp. (U.S. Steel) against it were groundless and untrue.
Lithuanian GDP grew by 2.4 percent in the first quarter of 2016, compared to the same quarter in 2015, announced Statistics Lithuania on Friday.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2016-04/30/c_135324346.htm’ target=’_blank’>Actress Liu Shishi attends activity</a>
Chinese actress Liu Shishi attended activity.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/30/c_135324205.htm’ target=’_blank’>UN Goodwill Ambassador to perform at White House on Jazz Day</a>
In addition to UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and jazz legend Herbie Hancock, the concert will feature Sting, Aretha Franklin, Hugh Masekela, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter, Pat Metheny and many others.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas received a record order intake for the first quarter of 2016, and maintained its annual guidance for the full-year, the company said Friday.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2016-04/29/c_135321866.htm’ target=’_blank’>Highlights of Sao Paulo Fashion Week</a>
Models present creations of “Agua de Coco”, during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 28, 2016.
<a href=’http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2016-04/28/c_135318374.htm’ target=’_blank’>Highlights of Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week</a>
A model presents creations by Isabel Sanchis during the Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week in Barcelona, Spain, April 27, 2016.