LONDON/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed but those in Europe enjoyed buoyant growth amid signs of steady improvement in the globa
Rig company Transcoean said it secured more than $1 billion for the sale of parts of its shallow-water fleet in a move that aligns with streamlining efforts.
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday, lifting energy company shares, on expectations the United States will withdraw from a global pact to fight climate change, while China's yuan shrugged o
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged Germany to help China's home-grown C919 passenger jet get a European Union airworthiness certificate during talks with German Chancellor Angel
The steady stream of contracts with one of the world's largest oil companies continued Thursday, with Amec Foster Wheeler landing a deal with Saudi Aramco.
Talks are underway to secure financing to build a natural gas pipeline through Turkish territory, a deputy chairman at Russian energy company Gazprom said.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros warned the European Union on Thursday that it was facing an "existential crisis", saying the bloc should not let protracted Brexit talks distrac
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday, rallying from three-week lows after industry data showed a big draw in U.S. crude stocks, suggesting that the world's largest oil market could be tighte
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - U.S. paints and coatings maker PPG Industries will not launch a formal bid for Dutch rival Akzo Nobel after repeated informal offers were rejected, it said on Thursday.
The consolidation process of two Azerbaijani banks - Atabank and Caspian Development Bank has been completed, Chairman of the Management Board at AtaBank OJSC Dayanat Guliyev said at a press conferenc
The initial construction on the massive airplane Paul Allen has been quietly building in the California desert is complete, and the vehicle, which would be the world’s largest airplane with a wi
Major Chinese bitcoin exchanges have started to resume allowing withdrawals of the cryptocurrency after nearly a four-month freeze that followed increased scrutiny from the central bank.
CHINA Eastern Airlines (MU) announced Thursday, June 1, the opening of four more new routes to the Philippines. Chen Li Wei, China Eastern Airlines general manager, said the Cebu-Canton/Guangzhou-Cebu
The private debt level remains high in Cyprus even after dropping in the third quarter of 2016, to 272.6 per cent of economic output, from 275.4 per cent the previous quarter, the Central Bank of Cyp
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) and Turkey’s General Directorate of Civil Aviation signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Airworthiness at the headquarters of the Interstate Council on Avia
Barclays on Thursday increased the number of shares it will sell in Barclays Africa Group from £1.5 billion to £2.2 billion, or approximately R37.7 billion, due to strong investor demand.
Seven stories in the news for Thursday, June 1 ——— WETTLAUFER EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY TODAY A former Ontario nurse accused of killing eight seniors in her care is expected to plead guilty ......
Insurance companies of Azerbaijan collected 192.17 million manats in premiums in January-April 2017 that is by one percent less than in the same period of 2016, according to a report of the Financial
MM said it sold 25,599 tractors in May 2017, higher by 11 percent over 23,018 units sold in same month last year. The growth was largely due to continued demand ahead of normal monsoon.
Under John Hourican, Nick Smith, and his predecessor Euan Hamilton, Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender, did not only lead the way by setting up a specialised department for loan restructurin
VANCOUVER - Starbucks Canada will begin serving beer and wine Thursday in Vancouver, a year after launching its bar menu at a few locations in Toronto and Ottawa. It's part of ......
OTTAWA - The daughter of two Canadian winery owners being held by Chinese authorities over an alleged customs valuation dispute says the case should serve as a warning for other ......
OTTAWA - A file-processing backlog at the RCMP could "significantly limit" the effectiveness of new measures to track Canadians who travel abroad to sexually abuse children, internal government notes
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, but that step seems unlikely to stall the push to adopt cleaner forms o
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may abandon U.S. pledges to reduce carbon emissions. But global economic realities ensure he is unlikely to reverse the accelerating push to adopt cleaner form
President Donald Trump said today that he will announce his decision on whether the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord tomorrow, amid strong indications he may pull out of the landmark d
Net1 UEPS Technologies reiterated on Thursday that it will continue to pursue its acquisition of a 15 percent stake of Cell C for a cash consideration of R2 billion, but now through surplus cash and d
LONDON (Reuters) - Staff at the Bank of England will begin voting on Thursday on whether to hold a strike this year in protest at below-inflation pay rises, union sources told Reuters.
Romania is on the fourth place in Europe on the number of jobs created due to foreign direct investments in 2016, according to the barometer EY European attractiveness survey 2017 edition. Last year,
Several factors including the global situation were responsible for decline in GDP growth to 6.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today, dismissing sugges
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed an executive order on May 31 setting up an 11-man task force that will work to speed up the establishment of free economic zones.
Sales numbers were much lower than Nomura estimates of 10,000 units, which could be the reason for nearly 5 percent fall in stock price intraday Thursday.
The government expects an up to 10% increase in the number of foreign tourists in Bulgaria this summer, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova told FOCUS Radio’s Good Morning Bulgaria. There is an increa
In one of the largest restructuring cases to be approved under Reserve Bank of Indiaâ??s (RBI) S4A scheme, CNBC-TV18 Ritu Singh learns that Bombay Rayon#39;s proposal has just been cleared by the St
German and Austrian companies expand their local presence yet they’re finding it increasingly difficult to secure the right labor force. Simona Bazavan German and Austrian investors make up two of the
The economy has seen signs of a capex cycle recovery off late with stocks like Larsen and Toubro (LT) surging over 30 percent in 2017 so far while Voltas has gained 53 percent. On the side-lines of
One of the beneficiaries of the rural economy picking up is Shriram Transport Finance Corporation. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Umesh Revankar, MD of the company spoke about the latest happenings i
South Africa's Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Gratitude Bulelani Magwanishe arrived in Russia on Wednesday to attend the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Khoshkbar Sanat Tabriz Kar Machines, a northwest Iran-based company manufacturing agricultural processing machinery, says it is eyeing a hike in trade with neighboring country, Azerbaijan.
The ubiquitous spinning toys may pose a greater risk than annoying your child's teacher. Meanwhile, seemingly harmless items such as a certain brand of night light are under recall for the ability to
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A meeting between the two men who run Russia and Saudi Arabia's oil empires spoke volumes about the new relationship between the energy superpowers.
Real estate, the food and drink industry and retail are three of the sectors most likely to see new investments this year, including from British companies.  Simona Bazavan With Brexit negotiations sc
According to sources, HDFC Life IPO plans to move forward and the proposed merger with Max will be reworked. CNBC-TV18â??s Ritu Singh and Yash Jain give more details.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sterling retreated on Thursday on fears that Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain's June 8 election, while conflicting signals on the health of
Pollution costs Canadians at least $39 billion per year. And that is a very conservative number. The estimate was produced in a groundbreaking study released today by the Winnipeg-based Internationa
CHICAGO — McDonald’s said delivery through UberEats will be available in about one in four of its U.S. locations by the end of June, or about 3,500 restaurants in total. The ...
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Factories across much of Asia ran into a soft patch in May as export demand slowed, but analysts said the weakness was likely to be temporary amid signs of steady improvement in
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Thursday following Wall Street’s decline while Chinese stocks fell after a survey showed manufacturing activity weakening. KEEPING SCORE:
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks declined Thursday after a survey showed manufacturing weakening while most other Asian markets gained after Wall Street fell for a second day. KEEPING SCORE: The Shangha
Royal Enfield exports sales growth continued to healthy during the month. It exported 2,049 units in May, up 49 percent over 1,372 units sold in corresponding month last year.
A day after Uber fired the former head of its autonomous vehicle R&D effort the rideshare company's head of finance is leaving the rideshare company to be COO at a Bay Area startup. Uber says his depa
NN Romania appoints Anna Grzelonska, currently chief operating officer of Nationale-Nederlanden in Poland, as CEO of NN Life Insurance Romania, effective  July 1, subject to regulatory approval. She r
At noon on Wednesday, employees from Lush’s Downtown Summerlin store hit the sidewalk ‘naked’ in nothing but their signature black aprons.
OTTAWA - Air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness, a new research report says. The report, Costs of Pollution in Canada, ...
PALAPYE: The Member of Parliament (MP) here Moiseraele Goya has urged small, medium and micro enterprise (SMMEs) to utilise government funding schemes to boost their businesses for economic diversif
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) says tax avoidance schemes such as transfer pricing, base erosion and profit shifting appear to be on the rise in the country.
(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp said on Wednesday it found a security breach involving "unauthorized" credit card activity following some customer purchases at its Kmart stores.
In Henry, you're getting a number one tight end, with a big role in a prolific offense that still has a Hall of Fame quarterback. What's not to love?
While studying at the University of Michigan, Andrew Jacob started his company to support law enforcement and give back             
Japanese manufacturing activity grew at its fastest pace in three months in May as new orders rose, prompting factories to ramp up production, a private survey showed on Thursday, adding to signs th
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