A closely-watched survey shows German business confidence rose in November, putting an end to six consecutive months of declines. It was a modestly upbeat sign for the largest ..
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors is in talks with Germany's BMW over a possible collaboration in batteries and lightweight components, Tesla's Chief Executive Elo ..
Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium. Monday's protest actio ..
Britain's GlaxoSmithKline has asked its shareholders to vote at a meeting on Dec. 18 on its proposed major deal with Switzerland's Novartis , which will see the two ..
Aviva shares fell almost 4 percent and Friends Life jumped 7 percent on Monday following news of their possible 5.6 billion pound merger, seen as providing a good fit in the l ..
China's banks , already saddled with mounting bad debt, face the risk of sagging profit growth after an interest-rate cut slashed their margins on loans. The twist: some inves ..
The world is locked into 1.5°C global warming posing severe global risks, according to a new climate report commissioned by the World Bank. ..
U.S. petrochemicals giant Dow Chemical Co is not pulling out of Kuwait but is shifting strategy, its chief executive said on Monday, after the company announced plans to reduc ..
Australian police are investigating allegations about the misuse of A$12 million in Chinese funds during the 2013 political campaign of mining magnate Clive Palmer, The Austra ..
U.S. fund firms are taking extra measures to make sure they don't get stuck holding hard-to-sell bonds in the event that fixed income markets see a massive race to the exits w ..