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June 7, 2016
business

LONDON: World stocks hit their highest in five weeks on Tuesday as a dovish tone from Janet Yellen cooled... More ››

June 7, 2016
IOI-Group

IOI filed a lawsuit against the RSPO in Zurich, where RSPO is based, saying the move had "caused significant... More ››

June 7, 2016
shell

LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell will exit oil and gas operations in up to 10 countries in a drive to... More ››

June 7, 2016
asian market

HONG KONG: Asian stock markets rose for a third straight trading day Tuesday after Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen... More ››

June 7, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices edged down slightly Tuesday but held around 11-month highs thanks to a weaker dollar and forecasts... More ››

June 7, 2016
reserve-bank-of-australia

SYDNEY: Australia’s central bank held interest rates steady at the all-time low of 1.75 percent Tuesday following strong growth... More ››

June 7, 2016
china-investment

BEIJING: Pessimism among European companies about their prospects in China has hit an all-time high, a lobby group said... More ››

June 7, 2016
nissan

SEOUL: South Korea has called for car giant Nissan to face criminal charges for allegedly manipulating emissions data on... More ››

June 7, 2016
oil

NEW YORK: Brent oil prices inched lower on Tuesday after hitting a seven-month high a day earlier, but the... More ››

June 7, 2016
Saudi-Aramco

RIYADH: Saudi Aramco could invest in importing gas into the kingdom, but the priority would be on finding new... More ››

June 7, 2016
china-cop

BEIJING: Senior US officials pressed China again on Tuesday to reduce barriers for foreign businesses, saying concerns have grown... More ››

June 7, 2016
oil

NEW YORK: Oil prices surged Monday, with the US benchmark hitting the highest level in nearly a year, as... More ››

June 7, 2016
US-newspaper

WASHINGTON: The US newspaper industry has shed more than half its jobs since 1990, losses which have only been... More ››

June 7, 2016
Janet-Yellen

PHILADELPHIA: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday the dismal US jobs report for May was “concerning” and “disappointing”,... More ››

June 7, 2016
lse

LONDON: The pound came under renewed pressure Monday after polls put the British referendum vote back on a knife-edge,... More ››

June 6, 2016
business-2

LONDON: The pound fell on Monday after a boost for Brexit backers in Britain’s EU referendum put the polls... More ››

June 6, 2016
business-1

NEW DELHI: India is committed to protecting state banks suffering from mounting bad loans after they reported almost $2.7... More ››

June 6, 2016
crude-oil

SINGAPORE: Brent crude oil prices rose to $50 a barrel on Monday, lifted by a plunge in the U.S.-dollar... More ››

June 6, 2016
dollar

HONG KONG: The dollar struggled to recover sharp losses in Asia Monday after last week’s disappointing US jobs report... More ››

June 6, 2016
oil-iran

SINGAPORE: More than 20 European and Asian-owned supertankers are shipping Iranian crude oil, data seen by Reuters shows, allowing... More ››

June 6, 2016
abenomics

TOKYO: When Fumiko Kasai returned to work a decade ago she found Japan’s job market was very different to... More ››

June 6, 2016
master-of-cybersecurity

SINGAPORE: The South China Sea dispute and worries about North Korea dominated an Asian security summit at the weekend,... More ››

June 6, 2016
orchard-road

SINGAPORE: After serving only a handful of customers in five hours on a recent weekday, Sam Goh said he... More ››

June 5, 2016
oil-drilling

VIENNA: OPEC looks to be in a happier place with oil prices recovering, but its inability to agree an... More ››

June 5, 2016
brexit2

Back then, the left wing of Wilson's Labour party wanted to leave the Common Market, among them current leader... More ››

June 5, 2016
landwind-china

BEIJING: Jaguar Land Rover is suing Chinese automaker Jiangling Motor for allegedly copying the British firm’s Range Rover Evoque,... More ››

June 5, 2016
swift

DHAKA: Hours before the Federal Reserve Bank of New York approved four fraudulent requests to send $81 million from... More ››

June 4, 2016
todd

NEW YORK: U.S. prosecutors have agreed to a rare settlement refund of $6 million to hedge fund Diamondback Capital... More ››

June 4, 2016
arco

ROME : ArcelorMittal (ISPA.AS) has asked Italy’s state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) to back its bid for the... More ››

June 4, 2016
gold

Gold has fallen for the last four weeks after comments from senior U.S. central bank officials, including chief Janet... More ››

June 3, 2016
Janet-Yellen

WASHINGTON: The US Federal Reserve may be forced to delay a rate hike at its June meeting because of... More ››

June 3, 2016
brexit

OSLO: The small Norwegian company Nordox has prospered in Oslo for 50 years, but it now stands to lose... More ››

June 3, 2016
dollar

TOKYO: The dollar edged lower Friday as traders focus on US jobs data later in the day that will... More ››

June 3, 2016
suzuki

TOKYO: Japan’s transport ministry raided small-car maker Suzuki’s headquarters Friday in the wake of its shock admission that it... More ››

June 3, 2016
takata

WASHINGTON: The push by US auto safety regulators to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators in millions of... More ››

June 3, 2016
opec

VIENNA: OPEC decided Thursday to keep oil gushing after a moderate recovery in the crude eased the pressure to... More ››

June 2, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices were flat in early Asian trading Thursday as investors awaited the outcome of an OPEC meeting... More ››

June 2, 2016
apple-pay

SAN FRANCISCO: More than 18 months after Apple Pay took the United States by storm, the smartphone giant has... More ››

June 2, 2016
oil-iran

VIENNA: Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on Wednesday rejected suggestions OPEC would agree a production cap at a meeting... More ››

June 2, 2016
takata

The airbag inflators have been tied to at least 13 deaths and 100 injuries worldwide. More ››

June 2, 2016
world-bank

JAKARTA: Indonesia has secured a $400 million loan from the World Bank to help finance its fiscal deficit and... More ››

June 2, 2016
uber46_

SAN FRANCISCO: Uber has raised $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the US ride-hailing service said on... More ››

June 2, 2016
alibaba

SINGAPORE: Singapore sovereign wealth funds bought $1 billion of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s shares as part... More ››

June 2, 2016
panama-papers

The requests by HKMA and MAS follow a series of measures taken by regulators in different parts of the... More ››

June 1, 2016
Oilffal2

OPEC ministers were cautiously confident Wednesday that the oil market is finally on the mend, cementing expectations that the... More ››

June 1, 2016
BL_DBG_0684_G2

Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange said Wednesday that around one in ten jobs would go after their... More ››

June 1, 2016
xiaomi

SHANGHAI: Upstart smartphone maker Xiaomi has bought nearly 1,500 patents from US technology giant Microsoft, the companies and reports... More ››

June 1, 2016
abe-tokyo

TOKYO: Japan’s prime minister said Wednesday that he will delay a consumption tax hike that threatened the fragile economy,... More ››

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