European shares fell on Monday from six-week highs as a slowdown in China's economy stalled a global equity rally, but sterling rallied to the day's highs after Prime Minister Theresa May promised to be more "flexible" with lawmakers over Brexit. Trade in general was subdued with U.S
* Theresa May has set out her alternative Brexit plan to the House of Commons. * The prime minister made a statement to MPs after her deal with the EU was rejected by a record-breaking House of Commons majority last week. * May will push ahead with a plan to once again demand concessions from the EU
The International Monetary Fund is out with its latest outlook on global growth. It's not exactly upbeat.
The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Australian engineering services provider Worleyparsons to acquire ...
Wall Street has slipped as the IMF cut global growth forecasts and corporates predicted weaker results, with the indexes losing more than one per cent.
The apparent irony that cold weather can strike a warming world is a time-tested line for Trump, Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill and even late-night talk show hosts. Confusing the two is like conflating a Major League Baseball slugger’s lifetime batting average with a single trip to the plate,
China's Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday. The United States has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition, but
China's Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday. The United States has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition
Gold Fields believes it would be the ideal combination as the two miners operate in similar jurisdictions and have a shared philosophy, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. The enlarged company could produce almost 6 million ounces of gold a year, closing
U.S. fast food giant Taco Bell is opening its first outlet in Thailand, continuing the Yum! Brands (YUM.N) chain's Asia expansion, offering adapted menu items and local beer. The fast-food chain's new Bangkok outlet opens on Thursday and will introduce new items with local flavors including
U.S. fast food giant Taco Bell is opening its first outlet in Thailand, continuing the Yum! Brands chain's Asia expansion, offering adapted menu items and local beer. The fast-food chain's new Bangkok outlet opens on Thursday and will introduce new items with local flavours including an
More than a decade after tainted infant milk powder in China killed six children and exposed institutional neglect of food safety, Chinese parents still don’t trust local companies to feed their babies. The deadly milk scandal of 2008 was a watershed moment for China’s consumers. Some 300,000 children
BHP Group's second-quarter iron ore production fell nine per cent, hurt by the forced train derailment that disrupted supply.
The verdict today was clear, with the MSCI Asia Pacific Index losing 0.7 percent, heading for its biggest drop in almost three weeks. Markets from Shenzhen to Hong Kong, Tokyo and Mumbai were in the red. At Davos, the comments are rolling in from some of the most influential.
David MacNaughton, in an interview with the Canadian newspaper published on Monday, said the United States has told Canada it will request Meng's extradition, but he did not say when the request will be made. The deadline for filing is Jan. 30, or 60 days after Meng was arrested on Dec. 1 in Vancouver
The United States will proceed with the formal extradition from Canada of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, Canada's ambassador to the United States told the Globe and Mail https://tgam.ca/2CA6ejq, as Beijing vowed to respond to Washington's actions. David MacNaughton, in an interview with
* Google and its sister company, Jigsaw, made a quiz that you can use to test your prowess at spotting phishing emails designed to gain access to your personal information. * The quiz shows you eight fishy email templates to see whether you can tell the legitimate emails from those intended to steal
Listed investment company AMCIL Limited (ASX:AMH) underperformed the market for the last six months of 2018 but managed to turn an overall profit.
* Altria was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, with analysts citing regulators threatening to supress the e-cigarette market. * The Food and Drug Administration on Friday reportedly threatened to pull all e-cigarette and vaping products off the market. * FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb blamed
* Two of the US military's service academies are facing major repair projects. * The renovations are needed to address years of insufficient maintenance and other issues. * The projects will cost millions of dollars and take years to complete.* * *The US Naval and Air Force academies are dealing