European markets pushed higher Monday, relieved that centrists remain in control in the European parliament following a bloc-wide election, while the chance of a big merger in the auto industry also sparked confidence.
A positive statement on US-China trade talks from President Donald Trump added to the positive vibe, dealers said.Full Story
Asad Ahmed, one of about 1.2 million young Indians entering the cutthroat job market each month, diligently scribbles notes at a computer class in New Delhi.Full Story
Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt.Full Story
The United States and Japan are making "great progress" on trade talks, but "much" of the negotiations will wait until after Japanese elections in July, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday.
"Great progress being made in our Trade Negotiations with Japan. Agriculture and beef heavily in play. Much will wait until after their July elections where I anticipate big numbers!" Trump wrote, referring to upper house elections in Japan this summer.Full Story
French carmaker Renault is in talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with the long-term prize a world-leading alliance including Japan's Nissan and Mitsubishi, reports say.Full Story
The British pound wobbled Friday following Prime Minister Theresa May's widely-expected resignation, while stock markets mostly rebounded as U.S. President Donald Trump offered an "olive branch" to China in their trade war, dealers said.Full Story
Chinese financial regulators on Friday took over a bank based in the northern Inner Mongolian region because of its "serious credit risk".Full Story
The U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott Russia's annual showcase economic forum in Saint Petersburg next month over the prosecution of a top American investor, the embassy said Friday.Full Story
The increasingly fractious trade row between China and the United States was the main focus of Asian investor angst Friday, with most markets down to extend the previous day's steep losses, though oil edged back from a painful sell-off.Full Story
The United States on Thursday unveiled a new $16 billion aid package to help farmers caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump's trade war with China.Full Story