Economy

Romania's left-wing government survives no-confidence vote

Nov 23, 2017

Romania's left-wing government easily survives no-confidence vote amid economy complaints

China stock slump weighs on global markets

Nov 23, 2017

European stock markets were weighed down Thursday by the earlier slump in China's main stock market to its lowest level since September. Trading levels were relatively modest though with U.S. markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Swiss to send new funds to EU to help eastern states

Nov 23, 2017

Switzerland's executive body will contribute 1.3 billion Swiss francs (1.1 billion euros) to the European Union to help lower economic inequalities faced by some EU members, notably in eastern Europe

Eurozone economy heading for strongest quarter since 2011

Nov 23, 2017

Eurozone economy heading for strongest quarter since 2011, new survey says

Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos

Nov 23, 2017

Angola's new leader shakes up old order after dos Santos, including firing his daughter

Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hike

Nov 23, 2017

Asian stock markets are largely flat as investors are little surprised by the latest Fed minutes showing most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon

Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year

Nov 22, 2017

Fed officials likely to boost key rate soon, though some remain concerned about inflation

Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

Nov 22, 2017

Incoming leader of Zimbabwe returns home to cheers, promises new democracy

Markets Right Now: Indexes end mostly lower in quiet trade

Nov 22, 2017

Stock indexes ended mostly lower on Wall Street in a quiet day of trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S.

World Trade Organization sets up panel on Qatar-UAE crisis

Nov 22, 2017

World Trade Organization sets up panel to decide on Qatar's complaint against UAE measures

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