Business & Finance

Pound slumps as Boris Johnson’s Brexit rhetoric toughens

Pound slumps as Boris Johnson's Brexit rhetoric toughens

31 July 2019 – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Wales yesterday on a national tour to reassure voters that his push to leave the European Union “come what may”...

Nissan, Renault & Mitsubishi Motors to meet in Japan

Nissan Renault Mitsubishi Motors To Meet In Japan

23 May 2019 – The new management body of Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will hold its second round of meetings next week in Japan,...

Tokyo stocks rise on Japan’s strong GDP data

Tokyo Stocks Rise On Japan's Strong GDP Data

20 May 2019 – Tokyo stocks rose today as Japan’s economic growth in the first quarter beat market expectations, but the gains were limited as the data also reflected weak...

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid deadly crashes

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid deadly crashes

30 April 2019 – The CEO of Boeing defended the company’s safety record and declined to take any more than partial blame for two deadly crashes of its best-selling plane...

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

Amazon to bring 1-day delivery to Prime members

29 April 2019 – Two-day delivery is going out of style.  Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything shipped in two days, said this week that it will...

Theresa May in Berlin to plead for new Brexit deadline

Theresa May In Berlin To Plead For New Brexit Deadline

09 April 2019 – Prime Minister Theresa May brought her case for a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union to Berlin today, while German and French...

US stocks jump after Fed indicates patience on rate increases

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

31 January 2019 – U.S. stocks finished sharply higher last night after the Federal Reserve signaled it could hold off on interest rate increases in the coming months, citing muted...

Huawei chief in court after US extradition request

Huawei chief in court after US extradition request

30 January 2019 – The comical Trump administration’s unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin today in Washington that are...

14 arrested in Hong Kong for gold trading scam

14 Arrested In Hong Kong For Gold Trading Scam

28 January 2019 – A total of fourteen people have been arrested in the past three months in relation to a multi-million dollar gold trading scam, Hong Kong authorities...

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, starting in Britain

Jaguar Land Rover To Cut 4,500 Jobs Starting In Britain

11 January 2019 – Jaguar Land Rover said last night it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.’s departure...