Global Stocks Edge Higher in Absence of Fresh Shocks
U.S. dollar drops sharply for brief time after President Trump says he met Fed chair to protest against high interest rates.
Technology Stocks Head Toward Best Year in a Decade
Regulatory scrutiny and mixed earnings aren't stopping tech stocks from rallying. The S&P 500 technology sector's 41% gain for the year has put it well above the wider index's 25% climb.
Powell Meets With Trump, a Frequent Critic, to Discuss Economy
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell met with President Trump, a frequent critic, at the White House to discuss the economy.
RBA Still Prepared to Ease Further, November Minutes Show
Australia's central bank is prepared to ease monetary policy further to support economic growth, full employment and the meeting of inflation targets, policy meeting minutes showed.
Undermining Hong Kong Courts Is Bad for Business
Hong Kong's independent court system is a cornerstone of its prosperity, but a warning from China's legislature casting doubt on that risks deeper harm to the city's economy and competitiveness.
New Zealand to Broaden Scrutiny of Foreign Investment
New Zealand's government plans to strengthen its powers to veto foreign investment in sensitive or strategic industries, the country's associate finance minister said Tuesday.
EU Car Sales Hit Decade High
New car registrations in the European Union rose 8.7% to 1.18 million vehicles in October, the highest monthly total for a decade, with most of the bloc's major markets recording strong gains.
Impeachment Probe Examining if Trump Lied to Mueller, House Lawyer Says
The House general counsel indicated the impeachment case against the president could go beyond his interactions with Ukraine that lawmakers are currently focused on.
Trade Flows Set to Stay Weak, Says WTO
Global flows of goods across borders are on course to grow at the weakest pace since the financial crisis, according to the World Trade Organization, as trade tensions and rising tariffs continue to weigh on exports and imports.
U.K. Politicians Pitch Their Plans to Brexit-Fatigued Business Leaders
The U.K.'s political leaders pitched to Brexit-weary business executives ahead of next month's national election, presenting radically different plans to resolve the country's tortured exit from the European Union and fire up the national economy.