Brent Falls To 4-Year Low As OPEC Production Cut Looks Unlikely
November 27 2014 4:10 AM
Some fund analysts have said that oil prices could slide to $60 per barrel if OPEC does not agree to a significant output cut.
Toyota Recalls More Cars Over Takata Air Bags
November 27 2014 1:47 AM
Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for the same problem two weeks ago.
Japan Eyes Military Aid To Spur Defense Exports, Build Security Ties
November 26 2014 11:56 PM
Abe dissolved parliament last week and called lower house elections for Dec. 14.
Congress Can Block Use Of Fees For Immigration Overhaul: Memo
November 26 2014 8:54 PM
Congress can block Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo.
US Regulator Orders National Takata Driver-Side Air Bag Recall
November 26 2014 6:01 PM
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday ordered air bag supplier Takata Corp. to expand its regional recall of driver-side air bags to cover the entire United States.
Online Protest Delays EU Plan To Resolve US Trade Row
November 26 2014 7:33 AM
Investor protection is among the most contentious issues in the proposed EU-U.S. trade pact.
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Sees Market 'Stabilizing Itself'
November 26 2014 5:41 AM
OPEC's meeting on Thursday will be one of the most crucial in recent years, with oil prices having tumbled some 30 percent since June.
Junta Has Not 'Damaged' Thailand: Prime Minister
November 26 2014 4:59 AM
Thailand has seen a fresh wave of resistance to the junta over the past week with dozens detained and arrested for flashing anti-coup signs.
Obama Threatens To Veto $440B 'Tax Extender' Deal
November 26 2014 2:10 AM
The plan, nearing completion, would have made permanent research and development tax credits and other breaks for businesses.
China Considers Suing 'Economic Fugitives' In The US
November 26 2014 1:27 AM
China tried to persuade the United States to sign an extradition treaty but Washington said it was "not ready," according to an official.
Myanmar Political Leaders To Hold Talks On Amending Constitution
November 26 2014 1:14 AM
The National League for Democracy has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament.
Asia Shares Climb On US Optimism, Oil Pressured Before OPEC
November 25 2014 11:21 PM
Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed investor anxiety over a deteriorating global outlook, while the Australian dollar languished near four-year lows against the dollar.
Only Three In 10 Americans Have HIV Under Control: Government Report
November 25 2014 8:49 PM
Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.
India's Right-Wing BJP Party Bids For Power In Kashmir
November 25 2014 7:23 AM
Parliamentary elections in Jammu and Kashmir are usually marked by the country's lowest turn-out and heavy militant violence.
UK Banks Approve Fewest Mortgages Since May 2013: BBA
November 25 2014 6:54 AM
However, unsecured consumer credit lending is picking up strongly, growing at an annual rate of nearly 3 percent.
Nepal Approves $1B India-Built Hydroelectric Plant
November 25 2014 5:52 AM
Indian firms are investing billions to develop Nepal's hydropower potential.
US Prosecutors To Interview London FX Traders
November 25 2014 4:58 AM
The authorities have reportedly given banks under investigation until mid-December to turn over related information.
Private Consumption Helps Germany Avoid Recession In Q3
November 25 2014 4:02 AM
On the downside, equipment investment tumbled by 2.3 percent, while gross capital and construction investment also fell.
Scuffles Break Out As Hong Kong Clears Part Of Protest Site
November 25 2014 3:52 AM
Hundreds of police stood guard as authorities enforced the court order to reopen Argyle Street to free up traffic.
German Business Morale Rebounds In November
November 24 2014 6:29 AM
The German economy has been hit by a slowdown in key euro zone trading partners.