NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar recovered from a six-month low to rise 0.46% on Thursday, the year’s first trading day, after a downbeat December that left the index virtually flat at the end of 2019. FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Seoul February 7, 2011.
FILE PHOTO: A staff member explains the China-made Tesla Model 3 vehicle at the Shanghai Gigafactory of the U.S. electric car maker in Shanghai, China December 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yilei Sun SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will deliver a second batch of China-made Model 3 sedans to customers on Jan. 7 at an event at
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Fugitive former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn met Lebanon’s president after his escape from Japan, where he was smuggled out of house arrest by a private security company, two sources close to Ghosn said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chariman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan April
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) partly halted some semiconductor production at its Hwaseong chip complex in South Korea after about a minute-long blackout on Tuesday afternoon, the company said on Wednesday. Some
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar index recorded its smallest-ever annual move in 2019, up just 0.24% for the year after a drop in December reversed early gains as trade hopes and investor confidence diminished demand for the safe-haven asset. FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollars and other world currencies lie in a charity receptacle at
(Reuters) – The 2010s saw the U.S. economy achieve its longest-ever expansion, with notable milestones such as 110 months of uninterrupted job gains and an unemployment rate near a half-century low becoming easy bragging points for politicians and economists alike. FILE PHOTO: The skyline of lower Manhattan is seen before sunrise in New York City,
(Reuters) – U.S stock indexes slipped from record highs on Monday as investors booked profits on the penultimate day of the decade after optimism over improving U.S.-China trade relations fueled a Wall Street rally this month. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor at the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices traded at three-month highs on Monday, underpinned by optimism over an expected U.S-China trade deal, while traders kept a close eye on the Middle East following a U.S. air strike. General view of the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, September 17. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier Markets showed little initial reaction to
FILE PHOTO: An UBER bus ushers Egypt fans to a soccer stadium before the start of a game against Ghana. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO (Reuters) – The Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA) said on Sunday it had approved ride-hailing group Uber’s (UBER.N) acquisition of former regional rival Careem after the regulator agreed to a set of
FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet their Chinese counterparts for talks in Shanghai, China July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Ministry has “proactively dealt with” trade frictions with the United States this year, it said on Sunday after an annual work conference.
LONDON (Reuters) – Helicopter cash, climate crises, smart cities and the space economy — investors have all those possibilities ahead as they enter the third decade of the 21st century. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid They go
FILE PHOTO: Christopher Landau, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, looks on during the signing of a letter of interest to support critical energy Infrastructure in Southern Mexico, in Mexico City, Mexico November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Luis Cortes MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States is looking at ways to cooperate with Mexico on customs along their border
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will begin delivering Model 3 vehicles built at its Shanghai factory on Monday, a company representative told Reuters. FIL PHOTO: China-made Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles are seen at the Gigafactory of electric carmaker Tesla Inc in Shanghai, China December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song Construction
TOKYO (Reuters) – Astellas Pharma Inc (4503.T) has bought U.S.-based Xyphos Biosciences Inc to expand its immuno-oncology business, a deal worth up to $665 million including potential development milestones and its second acquisition announced this month. Astellas Pharma’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan’s second biggest
(Reuters) – The Nasdaq breached the 9,000-point mark for the first time and the S&P 500 hit a fresh record high on Thursday, boosted by optimism over U.S.-China trade relations and gains in Amazon.com after a report signaled robust online holiday sales. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange
(Reuters) – California attorney Michael Avenatti, known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump, was more than $15 million in debt when he allegedly tried to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc (NKE.N), U.S. prosecutors claimed. FILE PHOTO: Attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at the United