NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global equity performance scaled fresh record highs on Wednesday, propelled by bullish growth and company earnings outlooks, while crude oil prices rose to more than two-year highs.
A gauge of global equity performance scaled fresh record highs on Wednesday, propelled by bullish growth and company earnings outlooks, while crude oil prices rose to more than two-year highs. Asia again led global stock markets higher as Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index closed above 30,000 for
The Chancellor has given first-time buyers a boost by abolishing stamp duty on homes up to £300,000, but there were gloomy forecasts about the health of the economy. Philip Hammond had been expected to ...
Nanobots promise a breakthrough in medicine by letting doctors study and treat you without invasive surgery or relatively ineffective drugs.
Apple's stock has seen major gains this year, but some traders are wary of its run continuing.
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. International TradeCommission said on Wednesday it had launched an investigationinto allegations that German manufacturers Wirtgen GmbH andJoseph Voegele AG infringe on patents held by Caterpillar Inc.
The board of Brazilian telecoms company Oi SA has approved a proposed restructuring plan in which fees it pays to creditors in return for a capital injection will not be paid beforehand, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel had previously criticized the structure
Brazil's antitrust agency Cade could extend by as much as 90 days its analysis of the proposed takeover of seeds company Monsanto Co. by Bayer AG, according to a regulatory filing posted on the watchdog's website on Wednesday. The $66 billion (£49.55 billion) Bayer-Monsanto transaction, announced
Most taxpayers should find themselves with a little extra in their pockets, following a Budget that announced increases to the personal allowance and the basic rate band but no increases to income tax rates or National Insurance.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on Electronic Arts' "Star Wars Battlefront II" game and the controversy over in-game purchases.
The chairman of CMC Markets (LSE: CMCX.L - news) , the financial spread-betting firm founded by Peter Cruddas, the former Tory treasurer, is to step down two years after its London flotation. Sky News has learnt that Simon Waugh, who has chaired the company for almost a decade, will retire from CMC
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional leaders next week to discuss "end-of-year legislative issues," a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday. "The president will be meeting with congressional leaders next week to discuss end-of-year legislative issues," White
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Grant Williams scored all 22 of his points after halftime and hit the go-ahead shot with 14.5 seconds left in regulation to lift Tennessee past No. 18 Purdue 78-75 in Wednesday's opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Stephen Gray, Gray Construction president and CEO, discusses how tax reform legislation could affect the domestic manufacturing sector.
It's highly unlikely that the FCC's latest plan to gut net neutrality won't go through, thanks to chairman Ajit Pai's record of consumer-unfriendly viewpoints and a Republican majority on the Federal Communications Commission.
MARSOC — or Marine Special Operations Command — is one of our nation’s most elite fighting forces, as its members are ready to respond to any crisis, anywhere. Depending on the mission, a MARSOC team or individual may find himself under attack and must negotiate any obstacle that presents itself.
Air New Zealand said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based on blockchain technology that could help the national flag carrier of New Zealand improve the efficiency and security of services such as booking and baggage tracking. Blockchain,
Former Wal-Mart USA CEO Bill Simon discusses the current retail environment going into holiday season including buy online, pick up in store deals.
Britain's budget forecasters cut the country's economic outlook on Wednesday, confirming a widening gap with the resurgent euro zone. Britain's relative decline comes as London and Brussels position themselves ...
Italy's Eni said on Wednesday its refineries in Italy were at risk of shutdown after Italian tax police seized assets as part of a probe into alleged tax evasion. The state-controlled oil major said in a statement a judge had ordered the seizure of devices used to measure oil products at its refineries