Economy

Survey: New York factories grow at slower pace in November

Nov 15, 2017

Survey: New York manufacturing expands at slower pace in November, still looks healthy

US consumer prices barely up in October

Nov 15, 2017

US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in October, smallest gain in 3 months, as energy retreated

Oil price decline weighs on markets ahead of US tax vote

Nov 15, 2017

Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks

Target sees highly competitive holiday on the way

Nov 15, 2017

A cautious outlook on the crucial holiday season overshadowed a strong quarter from Target

Russia, Venezuela sign debt restructuring deal

Nov 15, 2017

The Russian Finance Ministry says it has signed a deal to restructure Venezuela's debt

UK employment falls for first time in nearly a year

Nov 15, 2017

Official figures have shown that employment in Britain fell for the first time in nearly a year, a sign that the economic slowdown is starting to impact upon the labor market

Dutch advisory council orders new government gas decision

Nov 15, 2017

A Dutch government advisory council has ordered the country's economic affairs ministry to draw up a new decision on how much gas can be extracted from an underground field in the north of the country, where the drilling has triggered minor earthquakes

Japan exports drive expansion, offset weak consumer spending

Nov 15, 2017

Japan reports its economy expanded at a 1.4 percent annualized rate in July-September, as exports offset weak private demand

Asian shares fall, tracking Wall St, drop in oil prices

Nov 15, 2017

Shares fall in Asia, tracking Wall Street, drop in crude oil prices

Trump in Asia: A break from the past but uncertain results

Nov 15, 2017

President Donald Trump returns from 12-day trip to Asia with few concrete accomplishments in hand and leaving uncertain Asian capitals in his wake.