• Apple

    Apple to reopen over 25 of its branded stores in the US

    The iPhone maker shut all its stores outside of Greater China in March in response to the spread of the coronavirus Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States, the company said on Sunday, continuing a gradual process that has unlocked ...
  • Asia shares

    Asia shares make marginal gains, oil and gold jump

    Asian shares crept ahead on Monday and oil prices hit a five-week high as more countries re-opened their economies Asian shares crept ahead on Monday and oil prices hit a five-week high as more countries re-opened their economies, stirring hopes the world was nearer to emerging from recession.
  • South Korea shares

    South Korea shares rise as several economies ease virus restrictions

    South Korean shares rose on Monday as several economies gradually re-opened, but gains were capped on concerns around US-China tensions South Korean shares rose on Monday as several economies gradually re-opened, but gains were capped on concerns around tensions between the United States and China. The Korean won held steady ...
  • General Motors

    General Motors advises Mexican suppliers to prepare to resume operations

    The president of General Motors Co’s Mexican unit advised suppliers to prepare to resume operations after the Mexican government said the automotive industry could exit the coronavirus lockdown with adequate safety measures The president of General Motors Co’s Mexican unit advised suppliers to prepare to resume operations after the Mexican ...
  • US stocks

    US stocks swing higher despite rising US-China tensions

    US stocks ended slightly higher, as investors worried about increased China-US trade hostilities and disappointing retail sales figures, while signs of a pick-up in crude demand boosted oil prices US stocks gyrated yesterday before ending slightly higher, as investors worried about increased China-US trade hostilities and disappointing retail sales figures, ...
  • UK-EU

    UK, EU demand each other give ground in trade talks

    Britain and the European Union both demanded that the other side give ground in talks on a new post-Brexit trade deal or risk a no deal Britain and the European Union both demanded that the other side give ground in talks on a new post-Brexit trade deal or risk severe ...
  • economic recovery

    European, Asian equities sink on worries over economic recovery

    Major European and Asian bourses extended losses following a downcast outlook from the Fed European and Asian equities sank Thursday on worries about a slow economic recovery and a second wave of the deadly coronavirus, but US stocks finished higher despite another spike in jobless claims.
  • US markets

    US markets up, while Europe, Asia post losses

    Global markets traded with mixed results, with investors’ concerns about the state of the global economy conflicting with optimism about the world emerging from coronavirus restrictions Global markets traded with mixed results Thursday with investors’ concerns about the state of the global economy conflicting with optimism about the world slowly ...
  • China factory

    China’s factory output rises but consumption remains depressed

    Industrial production climbed 3.9% in April from a year earlier, data showed on Friday China’s factory output rose for the first time this year as the world’s second-largest economy slowly emerged from its coronavirus lockdown, although consumption remained depressed amid increased job losses.
  • Petrobras

    Petrobras takes $11.14 billion impairment as it warns on economic changes

    Brazil’s Petrobras took a 65.3 billion real ($11.14 billion) impairment on its exploration and production assets on Thursday as it warns economy has changed forever Brazil’s Petrobras took a 65.3 billion real ($11.14 billion) impairment on its exploration and production assets on Thursday, warning investors that changes in consumer behaviour ...