Trump says he expects to make trade deal with Europe
Latest 737 MAX delay prompts big buyer flydubai to consider leasing options
Toyota union to seek smaller pay rise in 2020 vs last year: NHK
U.S. economy to coast, no big boost expected from trade deal: Reuters poll
UK pay settlements slow in December, start 2020 cautiously: XpertHR
Finance wants competitiveness role for UK watchdogs after Brexit
China central bank to lower funding costs, prevent debt and inflation risks: adviser
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank will continue to lower financing costs for the economy, but it must prevent leverage ratios from rising and should also consider inflation pressure, a central bank adviser said on Thursday. Ma Jun, a member of ...
Boeing delays 777X plane's first test flight due to bad weather
(Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Wednesday it was delaying 777X airplane's first test flight, which was scheduled to take place on Thursday, due to bad weather. Boeing said it was currently assessing the possibility of conducting the test flight on ...
Australia jobless hits nine-month low, analysts give up on February rate cut
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian employment outpaced forecasts for a second month in December pushing the jobless rate to a nine-month low, a much-needed improvement that could forestall a near-term cut in interest rates. The local dollar ...
HSBC appoints Kaber Mclean as Australia CEO
(Reuters) - HSBC <0005.HK> on Thursday appointed Kaber Mclean as chief executive officer of its Australian unit as the lender seeks to expand its footprint in the region, even as its Hong Kong operations continue to face pressure from ...
China central bank surprises by keeping interest rate on TMLF unchanged
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank surprised financial markets on Thursday by keeping the interest rate on its targeted medium-term lending facility (TMLF). The People's Bank of China (PBOC) said on its website that it was keeping the rate on ...
Oil slump deepens as China virus casts cloud over fuel demand, economy
By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell to their lowest in seven weeks on Thursday, sliding more than 1% on concern that the spread of a respiratory virus from China may lower fuel demand if it stunts economic growth in an echo of the ...
Yen up, yuan down over China virus fears; Aussie jumps on jobs data
By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The safe-haven Japanese yen firmed and the Chinese yuan weakened on Thursday, as traders kept a wary eye on the spread of a virus in China, while the battered Australian dollar jumped after a surprise drop in ...
PG&E strikes deal with creditors over restructuring
(Reuters) - Bankrupt California power producer PG&E; Corp said on Wednesday it had reached a deal on its restructuring with creditors, who were pushing for a rival plan. PG&E; said its creditors, led by Elliott Management and Pacific Investment ...
Boutique fitness boom hitting the Halifax area
It’s a cold January morning, and Natalie MacMillan doesn’t feel like going to the gym. When she belonged to a big box gym downtown, the excuses piled up quickly: It’s inconvenient. It’s impersonal. It’s ...
South African miner Samancor Chrome says may cut nearly 2,500 jobs
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African miner Samancor Chrome said it could cut close 2,500 jobs in response to weak chrome prices and power supply problems, according to a letter to unions seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The warning follows a separate ...