Economy

Italian minister meets Hungary premier, vows historic change

Italian minister meets Hungary premier, vows historic change

Top officials vow to forge union "that excludes socialists and the left, that brings back to the center the values and identity" their parties embody. The anti-migrant view was also shared by Czech Pr...

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Elon Musk revives 'pedo' controversy in Twitter spat

Elon Musk revives 'pedo' controversy in Twitter spat

The 47-year-old's hostility towards Unsworth stems from the diver's comments he made about the billionaire's submarine, which he said "had absolutely no chance of working" in the rescue. He was resp...

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WestJet and Air Canada announce fee increases for checked luggage

WestJet and Air Canada announce fee increases for checked luggage

The airline will now charge $30 for the first checked bag, the first of the major US airlines to charge customers that price, according to the company's website . hiked its fees for checked bags and ...

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99.40% of demonetised notes returned: RBI

99.40% of demonetised notes returned: RBI

Over 99.3% of the banned banknotes in circulation before demonetisation have been returned to the Reserve Bank of India , its annual report for 2017-'18 said on Wednesday. The total value of th...

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Kushner Company Fined $210,000 For Lying About Rent-Protected Tenants

Kushner Company Fined $210,000 For Lying About Rent-Protected Tenants

According to a report tenant activists issued Monday, an investment group headed by Michael Cohen has also allegedly falsified construction permits by lying about how many rent-stabilized tenants o...

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Mexico trade agreement sends markets to record highs

Mexico trade agreement sends markets to record highs

Major sections of the deal have been agreed upon, including intellectual property rights and the auto sector, and it seems that those arrangements would be acceptable for the Canadian delegation as ...

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Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal

Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal

Trump had been pushing to renegotiate NAFTA since he became president in January 2017, having repeatedly called the trilateral pact - in force since 1994 and encompassing more than $1 trillion in ann...

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Tez is rebranded to Google Pay as Google unifies its payment services

Tez is rebranded to Google Pay as Google unifies its payment services

In the coming days, we will also be seeing Google offering instant loans by partnering with leading banks including HDFC, ICICI, and Kotak Mahindra Bank . The company said it will be soon support Boo...

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What’s in Trump’s proposed trade deal with Mexico?

What’s in Trump’s proposed trade deal with Mexico?

U.S. stock indexes hit fresh records Monday as the U.S. and Mexico struck a tentative a bilateral trade deal that's expected to replace the 24-year old North American Free Trade Agreement . Trade P...

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US, Mexico reach trade "understanding", Trump threatens to cut out Canada

The US-Mexico Trade Agreement is "a really good deal for both countries", Trump said before telephoning Mexican President Enrique Peña in the presence of the media. "We'll have a formal news confe...

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NAFTA: Today’s agreement is a huge step in the right direction - Rabobank

NAFTA: Today’s agreement is a huge step in the right direction - Rabobank

A Canadian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said earlier on Monday that Ottawa was encouraged by "progress" between the U.S. and Mexico, but cautioned any new version of NAFTA would need to be benefi...

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Seth Frotman, top student loan official, resigns, blaming Trump administration

Seth Frotman, top student loan official, resigns, blaming Trump administration

Frotman's letter pointed to specific wrongdoing by Mulvaney, NPR reported , including the alleged suppression of a report from his office revealing that big banks were "saddling [students] with leg...

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Toyota to invest about $500 million in Uber for driverless cars

Toyota to invest about $500 million in Uber for driverless cars

Under the agreement, Toyota vehicles will be equipped with Uber's self-driving technology, an unnamed source familiar with the deal told TechCrunch. The companies anticipate that mass-produced auton...

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Uber plans to ditch cabs for e-bikes and scooters

Uber plans to ditch cabs for e-bikes and scooters

The move is part of a longer-term strategy from the company to find ways of improving inner-city travel, with scooters and bicycles better-suited than cars, according to Mr Khosrowshahi. An Uber spoke...

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NAFTA is being renamed US-Mexico Trade Agreement, President Trump says

In response, Mexico slapped tariffs on $3 billion of US goods, including steel, pork, apples, potatoes, bourbon and different types of cheese. "Canada is encouraged by the continued optimism shown b...

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Trump 'terminating' NAFTA, announces trade 'understanding' with Mexico

Trump 'terminating' NAFTA, announces trade 'understanding' with Mexico

Judging by initial reports about the revised agreement with Mexico, which focused heavily on auto manufacturing, Trump and his hard-line nationalist trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, got a good...

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Tesla Share Price Stumbles After Elon Musk Abandons Go-Private Plan

Tesla Share Price Stumbles After Elon Musk Abandons Go-Private Plan

Some analysts said the drama has damaged the credibility of both Musk and his board, and called for the company to bring in a top operations executive to help right the ship. In the end, Musk withdr...

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USA and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal

USA and Mexico reach a preliminary trade deal

U.S., Mexican and Canadian stocks opened higher on Monday on optimism about a trade deal. Trump said the conference call, which was broadcast live on television on Monday, was being held to "celebra...

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Trump boasts about approval rating that doesn't seem to exist

Trump boasts about approval rating that doesn't seem to exist

As ever in this tale, however, it is worth following the money. Weisselberg has been a Trump confidant who started working for his family in the early 1970s. Trump's circle and his own corrupt bu...

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Trump announces new U.S.-Mexico trade deal, eliminating NAFTA name

There is no deal reached yet with Canada, the people said . The trilateral treaty has been a key target in Trump's aggressive trade strategy, and he has repeatedly threatened to scrap it altogether...

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Land Rover launches optional Pet Packs

Land Rover launches optional Pet Packs

Meanwhile, the Pet Care and Access package includes the luggage partition, as well as a a fold-out ramp that can support dogs up to 187 pounds. Next is the Pet Load Space Protection Pack , which co...

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Warren Buffett's Next Investment Will Be a First for Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett's Next Investment Will Be a First for Berkshire Hathaway

Digital payments are a burgeoning space in India and Buffett is looking to get in as the market heats up, despite the fact that Paytm is still generating losses. Till date, Paytm has raised about $2 b...

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Saudi Arabia has called off Aramco float, reports suggest

Saudi Arabia has called off Aramco float, reports suggest

Saudi Arabia calls off both domestic and global stock listing of state oil giant Aramco, sources tell Reuters . It is all part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's plan to open up the Saudi A...

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Kalashnikov launches Tesla-rivalling electric vehicle

Kalashnikov launches Tesla-rivalling electric vehicle

Russian defence business Kalashnikov has unveiled an electric vehicle prototype which it said will rival cars produced by Tesla. Kalashnikov's press office stated that the electric cars will let...

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VW accused of ruining crops by using weather-altering technology

VW accused of ruining crops by using weather-altering technology

According to them, the plant was installed hradobiynoyu guns, which defended the new cars parked next to the enterprise from hail. The country's farming communities have accused the manufacturer of ...

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Ant Financial, Tencent to Bolster Checks of Accounts Involved in Crypto Trading

Ant Financial, Tencent to Bolster Checks of Accounts Involved in Crypto Trading

Ant Financial reported in an interview with Beijing News that they would be "beefing up" its efforts to regulate and monitor the accounts of both merchants and customers operating on the Alipay ...

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Oil prices move higher as Iran supply issue looms

Oil prices move higher as Iran supply issue looms

Traders said the supply versus demand outlook for oil markets was relatively tight because of the looming US sanctions against Iran, which will target oil exports from November. Islamic Republic of ...

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Steve Jobs’ daughter rips dad in new memoir - but forgives him anyway

Steve Jobs’ daughter rips dad in new memoir - but forgives him anyway

Their relationship grew over time, and now Lisa is telling her side of the story in a memoir called Small Fry . But, speaking to NY Times , Lisa wants the reader to know she forgives him. Jobs' d...

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Is your local airport rated as Scotland's worst? Which? reveals all

Is your local airport rated as Scotland's worst? Which? reveals all

The survey was based on 11,265 passenger visits to United Kingdom airports, taking into account everything from the queues at bag drop to the cleanliness of toilets. Serving just under ten million pas...

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Procter & Gamble bids to trademark LOL, WTF and other acronyms

Procter & Gamble bids to trademark LOL, WTF and other acronyms

P&G in April registered the trademark applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office. According to the Daily Mail Australia, the company hopes to use the terms in liquid soap, dishwashing det...

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Markets welcome Fed speech aimd emerging market jitters

Markets welcome Fed speech aimd emerging market jitters

The dollar slid against the euro Friday while stock markets mostly rose before a key speech by the head of the US Federal Reserve . In addition, he stressed that estimates of how the economy works ...

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Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift

Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift

How is Trump's policy of "Be loyal to be, and I will treat you like dirt" working? The charges brought by federal prosecutors on Tuesday, which included a count of false statements to a bank and cam...

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New Australian PM knows NZ political psyche

New Australian PM knows NZ political psyche

That decision could have serious implications for Morrison's government, which has a parliamentary majority of only one seat. "I think in politics, especially in the Liberal party, it is far too eas...

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China's top ride-hailing firm suspends carpool service after woman is killed

China's top ride-hailing firm suspends carpool service after woman is killed

The halt of the company's "hitch" function, which allows vehicle owners to provide taxi services, came in response to public anger and will take effect nationwide. But the company said on Saturday the...

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Enbridge to Buy Rest of Spectra Energy for $3.3 Billion

Enbridge to Buy Rest of Spectra Energy for $3.3 Billion

It opened the session with a $14.15 price tag, later ranging from $13.95 to $14.55, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The stock of Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) e...

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