Economy

Brazil to increase capacity to help Venezuelan migrants.

Apr 18, 2018

Brazil is increasing its capacity to help migrants crossing the border from Venezuela to escape the economic and political crisis affecting their country

Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

Apr 18, 2018

As Israelis mark 70 years as a country this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage

Belgium probing if chemical was illegally exported to Syria

Apr 18, 2018

Belgian authorities are investigating whether three companies might have been involved in the illegal export of chemicals to Syria

Kosovo, Serbian business ties withstand political dispute

Apr 18, 2018

Despite simmering diplomatic tensions between Serbia and Kosovo, business ties seem to be growing, with companies from both sides flocking to strike deals at a regional trade fair.

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

Apr 18, 2018

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'

UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

Apr 18, 2018

For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set

French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

Apr 18, 2018

Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes despite French President Emmanuel Macron's insistence that protests won't prevent him from overhauling the economy.

Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

Apr 18, 2018

Global stocks have followed Wall Street higher despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a swelling trade dispute

Drop in UK inflation raises doubts over rate hike

Apr 18, 2018

Inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting that the Brexit vote's boost to prices is running its course and raising questions as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again this month.

EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

Apr 18, 2018

The EU's trade chief says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.

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