Boeing, creator of some of the world's most iconic aircraft of the 20th century, commemorates its centennial Friday facing multiple challenges to remain at the forefront of global aerospace innovation.
At the top of the list is European archrival Airbus, which has topped Boeing in commercial orders in recent years and made inroads into the American market by building planes on US shores.Full Story
The pound built on the previous day's gains in Asia Friday after the Bank of England surprised markets by holding fire on an interest rate cut at its first meeting since Britain voted to leave the European Union.Full Story
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo soared again Thursday, taking a week-long rally to 75 percent as investors ride the coattails of the Pokemon Go phenomenon sweeping the planet.Full Story
World oil prices rebounded Thursday as dealers snapped up bargain crude, one day after the commodity sank to fresh two-month lows on disappointing US inventories.Full Story
Britain's new finance minister Philip Hammond on Thursday ruled out an emergency budget in response to economic turbulence triggered by the country's vote in favor of exiting the European Union.Full Story
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended the country's state of "economic emergency" for another 60 days, an official newspaper reported, a sign of declining conditions in the crisis-hit country.
The state of emergency, in place since January, was necessary due to "extraordinary... social, economic, political, natural and ecological" pressures, according to the presidential decree, signed by Maduro on Tuesday and released Wednesday.Full Story
The Bank of England is mulling whether to cut interest rates for the first time in over seven years to curb economic fallout from Britain's vote to exit the EU.Full Story
Their heads bowed, young Saudi men concentrate on exam papers in a workshop filled with industrial machines that will help them earn a living.Full Story
A year after it fought and lost a tug-of-war with its creditors, Greece remains a country that seems adrift, and many of its citizens view the present as joyless and the future as grim.Full Story