China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
Shire Buying NPS Pharmaceuticals For $5.2B
January 11 2015 1:02 PM
The sale price represents a 51 percent premium on NPS Pharma's mid-December value.
United States Steel Corp. To Fire 756 Workers, Idle Plants
January 07 2015 5:31 AM
At the end of 2013, U.S. Steel Corp. had about 26,000 employees in North America and about 12,500 in Europe.
How Will India's New Economic Think Tank Be Different?
January 06 2015 4:33 AM
Narendra Modi has appointed free-market advocate Arvind Panagariya to head the new think tank, but there is no clarity on its role.
UK Construction Sector Grew At Its Slowest Pace Since July 2013
January 05 2015 6:42 AM
The Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers' index fell to 57.6 in December from 59.4 in November.
Manufacturing In Japan Grew Steadily In December, Data Show
January 05 2015 12:22 AM
New export orders rose for a sixth straight month but at a slightly slower pace than in November.
Safety Overhaul Puts Strain On Bangladesh Garment Industry
January 04 2015 7:08 PM
Already about 450 factories have gone to the wall since last year's disaster, the BGMEA says.
UK Manufacturing Growth Cools Unexpectedly
January 02 2015 5:28 AM
The Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 52.5 from 53.3 in November, hitting a three-month low.
Growth In India's Factories At 2-Year High In December, Data Show
January 02 2015 12:35 AM
Indian manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace in two years in December as new orders flooded in.
Chinese Factories Suffer As Slowdown Deepens
December 30 2014 11:36 PM
The data put a final sluggish stamp on what has been a surprisingly grim fourth quarter for the world's second-largest economy.
GM Develops Contingency Plans In Case Takata Recalls Widen
December 20 2014 12:45 AM
General Motors has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens.
China Factory Activity Contracts For First Time In 7 Months, Stimulus Expected
December 16 2014 3:00 AM
The gloomy report reinforces investors' fears that the world's second-largest economy is losing momentum.
Coal-Mine Explosion Kills 11 In China's Guizhou Province
November 27 2014 2:50 AM
There were 589 mining-related accidents in China last year and about 1,049 people have been killed or reported missing in these incidents.
Driver Of Ford Mustang In North Carolina Injured By Air Bag Fragment
November 17 2014 3:45 AM
An Oct. 30 complaint alleges that a crash of a 2007 Ford Mustang caused a metal fragment to injure the driver when the air bag deployed.
Chemical Leak Kills 4 At DuPont Plant Outside Houston
November 15 2014 8:43 PM
The odor from the leak reached 40 miles.
Toyota Recalls Vehicles Globally Over Three Separate Defects
November 12 2014 5:33 AM
Toyota is the largest seller of automobiles in the world, having recently pulled ahead of other players like Volkswagen and General Motors.
Boeing Bags $8.5B Order For 737 MAX Jets
November 10 2014 6:15 AM
Boeing has been operating in Japan for the last 60 years and considers the country to be one of its strongest markets.
Takata Hid Air Bag Problems For Years: Report
November 07 2014 1:30 AM
Workers were told to delete and destroy results of three-month-long secret tests conducted by Takata on its air bags in the U.S.
Ukraine Problems Set Aside As US, Russia Do Business
November 04 2014 10:42 AM
Despite strained relations between East and West right now, Russia has delivered the last batch of U.S.-built helicopters to the Afghan military.
F-35 Makes First-Ever Landing On Aircraft Carrier
November 03 2014 5:52 PM
The most expensive military airplane ever has marked a milestone, landing for the first time on an aircraft carrier.