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May 5, 2016
500-euro

Because of its size and portability, the 500-euro note has become so prized in underground finance that it can... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-3

LONDON: Bad loans and fines for misconduct will hold back European banks’ profitability for longer than originally expected, the... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-2

LONDON: World stocks fell for the second successive day on Wednesday and metals prices declined, pressured by signs of... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-1

LONDON: Oil rose above $45 a barrel on Wednesday as reduced production in Canada’s oil sands region due to... More ››

May 4, 2016
yuan

SHANGHAI: China’s central bank on Wednesday fixed the yuan currency nearly 0.60 percent weaker against the US dollar, according... More ››

May 4, 2016
indonesia-economy

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s growth rate was slower than forecast in the first quarter of 2016, official data showed Wednesday, in... More ››

May 4, 2016
uber-china

Chinese tourists can now hail and pay for Uber’s ride-sharing service with the yuan in any city where Uber’s... More ››

May 4, 2016
asia-market

HONG KONG: Asia extended a global stock market sell-off Wednesday following sharp losses in New York and Europe as... More ››

May 4, 2016
dubai-property

DUBAI: For more than 10 years Dubai property prices have been on a roller coaster, creating and wiping out... More ››

May 4, 2016
obama-china

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama is facing a fresh trade row with Beijing that could inflame the 2016 election... More ››

May 4, 2016
bhp-billoton

SYDNEY: Miners BHP Billiton and Vale have been hit with a US$43 billion lawsuit from Brazilian prosecutors over the... More ››

May 4, 2016
Why-few-Americans-appear-in-the-Panama-Papers

WASHINGTON: The scandal triggered by the Panama Papers leak of information on how and where the world’s wealthy stash... More ››

May 4, 2016
takata

WASHINGTON: Takata is preparing to recall at least another 35 million airbags in the US to address a defect... More ››

May 4, 2016
oil-output

NEW YORK: World oil prices sank for a third straight session Tuesday, pulling back from 2016 peaks on renewed... More ››

May 4, 2016
microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Tuesday announced it has bought an Italian firm specializing in connecting smart objects in the... More ››

May 3, 2016
bs1

Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) reported first-quarter results that blew past analyst estimates, boosted by sales of its new cancer and... More ››

May 3, 2016
brexit1

BRUSSELS: The EU warned on Tuesday that uncertainty over Britain’s referendum on membership of the 28-member bloc in June... More ››

May 3, 2016
socially-responsible-invest

SINGAPORE: Appetite for socially responsible investments in Asia is growing but fund managers say there are still major obstacles... More ››

May 3, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rebounded in Asia Tuesday but nagging worries about excess supplies kept them below 2016 highs after... More ››

May 3, 2016
TTIP2

There are plenty of thorny issues to tackle, from market access to opening up the EU services sector and... More ››

May 3, 2016
HSBC2

HONG KONG: HSBC’s net profit fell by a fifth in the first quarter as it was hit by “extreme... More ››

May 3, 2016
TTIP

WASHINGTON: The United States denounced Monday interpretations of leaked documents on its free-trade negotiations with the European Union, insisting... More ››

May 3, 2016
korea-iran

TEHRAN: Iran and South Korea have decided to triple their annual trade volume to $18 billion, President Hassan Rouhani... More ››

May 3, 2016
Bahrain's-Oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices dipped in early Asian trading on Tuesday on signs that production in the Middle East is... More ››

May 3, 2016
obama

Obama, who plans a visit to TPP partners Japan and Vietnam later this month, argued the TPP would allow... More ››

May 3, 2016
chanel

HAVANA: Chanel, the world’s second largest luxury brand, said on Monday its efforts to curb the grey market have... More ››

May 3, 2016
silicon-valley-SEC

WASHINGTON: A Silicon Valley executive agreed to pay $534,303 to settle US Securities and Exchange Commission charges he conducted... More ››

May 3, 2016
Johnson-&-Johnson

NEW YORK: Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a US jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs4

BERLIN: The German Finance Ministry wants to limit to 0.9 percent the interest rate that life insurance firms guarantee... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs3

Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on the first trading day of the month on Monday as... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs2

BERLIN: A sweeping free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States would lower food... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs1

European shares rallied Monday in holiday-thinned trading ahead of key US and eurozone data despite a sharp drop in... More ››

May 2, 2016
norway

OSLO: Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the biggest in the world with shares in more than 9,000 companies, will take... More ››

May 2, 2016
UPDATED
bitcoin

He digitally signed messages using encryption keys that were created in the days following Bitcoin's 2009 launch. More ››

May 2, 2016
asia-factory

SYDNEY: Japanese manufacturing activity shrank in April at the fastest pace in more than three years as deadly earthquakes... More ››

May 2, 2016
goldman-sachs

NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs Group Inc, the banking gold standard for the world’s elite, sees a future in less... More ››

May 2, 2016
sale-australia

CANBERRA: The Australian government is expected to announce a A$5 billion (2.6 billion pounds) fund for major public transport... More ››

May 2, 2016
paddy-field-elnino

World rice production is expected to decline for the first time this year since 2010, as failing rains linked... More ››

May 2, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices dipped in early Asian trade on Monday as rising production in the Middle East outweighed falling... More ››

May 2, 2016
TTIP

PARIS: France will reject the ambitious TTIP transatlantic trade pact if it endangers the future of French agriculture, President... More ››

May 1, 2016
justin

OTTAWA: The Canadian government is eager to consider joining the pension fund Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec... More ››

May 1, 2016
vw

BERLIN: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he didn’t understand how Volkswagen bosses could defend their bonuses after a... More ››

May 1, 2016
australia-education

SYDNEY: The Australian government outlined a plan on Saturday to boost the appeal of its universities and education institutions... More ››

May 1, 2016
brexit

LONDON: Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Friday it expected Britons to vote to remain in the European... More ››

May 1, 2016
currencies

NEW YORK: The United States on Friday flagged concerns over economic policies in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Germany... More ››

May 1, 2016
buffett

WASHINGTON: Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins... More ››

April 30, 2016
business-4

HOUSTON: Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corpon Friday reported their most dismal quarterly results in more than a decade... More ››

April 30, 2016
business-3

SAN FRANCISCO: A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop... More ››

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