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US jobless claims hover near lowest in four decades

Apr 28 2016 16:45

Jobless claims has hovered around four-decade lows, showing the labour market remains the strongest part of the US economy.


Emerging market pessimism dying

Apr 27 2016 19:00

You’ll be hard-pressed to find an investment that’s as profitable and safe as the dollar-denominated bonds of higher-rated companies in developing nations.


German consumer morale on the rise - survey

Apr 27 2016 13:15

Consumer confidence in Germany is on the rise again as households feel that economic recovery will gather pace in the coming months, a poll finds.


US approves billion-dollar arms deal with Australia

Apr 25 2016 19:22

The United States government has approved a deal for US firms to sell its close ally Australia $1.22bn in air-to-air missiles and support equipment.


Saudi unveils vast plan to move away from oil

Apr 25 2016 16:18

Saudi Arabia will create the world's largest wealth fund and sell shares in state energy giant Aramco as it unveiled a plan to transform its oil-dependent economy.

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US orders 'urgent' engine fix for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Apr 24 2016 11:18

US officials have ordered Boeing to fix engines on some of its 787 Dreamliner airplanes to avoid sudden failure in icy conditions.


France to lead €4bn cash injection for EDF

Apr 24 2016 11:28

France will lead a €4bn capital increase for power company EDF, months after agreeing a similar cash injection for the other pillar of its nuclear industry, Areva.


China could electrify global rechargeable car market

Apr 24 2016 13:43

So far only around one percent of cars owned in China are electric, but authorities are pushing them as a potential solution to the country's crippling air pollution health crisis.


UK retail sales fall more than forecast

Apr 21 2016 13:28

UK retail sales have posted their biggest monthly decline in more than two years in March as Britons bought less of everything from food to clothing.


RWE warns of 'horror scenario' for power sector

Apr 20 2016 18:00

The head of Germany's biggest power supplier RWE has warned of a "horror scenario" for the electricity sector.

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Argentina borrows $16bn

Apr 20 2016 16:59

Argentina borrowed $16.5bn in its triumphant return to international credit markets 15 years after a disastrous default, says the government.


World's top oil rig builder to starts diversifying

Apr 20 2016 18:30

The world's largest builder of offshore oil rigs is looking to diversify its business while trying to ride out the energy market downturn, a top executive says.

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