A risk premium has returned to oil markets, boosting global prices as escalating fighting in Iraq threatens supplies while political tensions loom between the U.S. and Iran. "In the case of Iran, there are likely no immediate impacts on oil flows and there remains high uncertainty on potential
Housebuilders in the UK are struggling to recruit the talent needed to build significant numbers of homes, holding back the country's construction sector. On Tuesday, homebuilder Bellway released its preliminary results for the 2016=2017 financial year, putting in a solid showing with increased
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government, which owns an 11 percent stake in Airbus , welcomes the airplane maker's deal for a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries jet programme, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday.
Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, holding on to gains made as fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish forces threatened supplies from northern Iraq while political tension rose between the United States and Iran. After months of rangebound trading during which OPEC-led supply cuts supported crude values but
Britain wants more say over deals in its military and technology sectors, as the government tries to prevent homegrown companies in sensitive industries from falling into foreign hands. The proposals, announced on Tuesday as part of a broader consultation on potential changes to takeover rules, mark
Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, holding on to gains made as fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish forces threatened supplies from northern Iraq while political tension rose between the United States and Iran. ...
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Britain wants more say over deals in its military and technology sectors, as the government tries to prevent homegrown companies in sensitive industries from falling into foreign hands. The weakening of the pound since Britain's vote to leave
China's once-in-five-years Communist Party Congress is about politics rather than economics, but investors are still reading the tea leaves.
Embattled Kobe Steel Ltd said on Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department is asking the steelmaker to provide documents related to its data falsification scandal. Japan's No.3 steelmaker is still trying to nail down the extent of the tampering, said the source, requesting anonymity because he was not
European markets were marginally higher on Tuesday morning, as investors monitored the latest political developments coming out of the euro zone.
There's "a reasonable chance" that 11 TPP members could finalize a new deal without the U.S. next month, said Alan Bollard of the APEC Secretariat.
(Reuters) - British peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter on Tuesday said it had received full regulatory authorisation from the country's Financial Conduct Authority watchdog.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Personal trainer Bryant Johnson has been working out 84-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for years.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's "Big Four" supermarkets all lost market share in the 12 weeks to Oct. 8 despite growing sales as the march of the discount chains continued, Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesday.
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. It was a spectacle that mesmerized Washington, as Trump and McConnell appeared side by side for more than a half-hour, the president tossing
China is due to release quarterly economic growth data Thursday, a day after the Communist Party kicks off a meeting that will see President Xi Jinping handed a second five-year term
Borrowing costs in the euro area inched up from one-month lows on Tuesday, as bond investors weighed up the implications of a potentially more hawkish Federal Reserve chief taking over from Janet Yellen. U.S. short-term interest rates and bond yields jumped on Monday on news that Donald Trump met Stanford
MILAN (Reuters) - European shares inched higher in early deals on Tuesday, supported by solid earning updates including from food group Danone and education group Pearson .
Publisher Pearson said on Tuesday it had agreed a deal to insure a third of its pension scheme liabilities totalling 1.2 billion pounds with Legal & General and Aviva. The deal "substantially reduces" the risk that Pearson would be unable to fund future retiree benefits and was agreed at no
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rarely holds formal, stand-alone news conferences. But his freewheeling, last-minute Rose Garden news conference Monday is the latest example of his willingness to talk to journalists on the fly.
Oct.17 -- Swiss activist investor Rudolf Bohli has found a new target. It's the nation's second largest lender, Credit Suisse. According to a person with knowledge of the stake purchase, Bohli has taken a 0.2% stake in Credit Suisse, worth about $100 million francs. Bloomberg's Jan-Henrik