Stories about Finance

Dec 11 2018

Theresa May buys one last chance after shelving Brexit vote

On the evidence of her latest remarkable Brexit u-turn, she clearly decided that sometimes it is better to run for the hills and raise the white flag than suffer humili...

Dec 11 2018

Macron must unify France as unrest is hurting economy: Le Maire

In a massive climbdown he then vowed to increase the minimum wage by 100 euros per month from 2019. He also announced that the worse-off pensioners, who had accused Mac...

Dec 10 2018

Qualcomm wins import ban on iPhones in China

It claims the order only affects iPhones running on older versions of iOS and that iOS 12 (which all of the above devices are compatible with ) doesn't violate the pat...

Dec 10 2018

Over 1,700 arrested in 'yellow vest' protests: French gov't

The BBC reports that at least 1,000 people have been taken into custody across France. He added: "No tax should jeopardise our national unity". He said President E...

Dec 10 2018

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant

Authorities are also said to have re-arrested Mr Ghosn on Monday on separate allegations that he underreported his income by a further 4 billion yen (£28m) over the pas...

Dec 10 2018

Huawei executive 'was taken to hospital' after extradition arrest

The ministry said in a statement that Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng had issued the warning to Canada's ambassador in Beijing, summoning John McCallum to lodge a "stron...

Dec 10 2018

Tumblr to Permanently Ban All Adult Content from Platform

This ban on nudity comes weeks after the Tumblr app was removed from the App Store for the iPhone and iPad after it was discovered that child pornography could be f...

Dec 10 2018

Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

It's uncertain which company filed first, since details on Uber's filing, such as the time it was submitted, have not been immediately available. The San Francisco-ba...

Dec 10 2018

China Says It's Implementing Deals Done With U.S. on Trade

The Chinese and American trade teams have good communication and have already reached a high level of consensus, he added. The commerce ministry's statement said that B...

Dec 10 2018

Japan to indict Nissan as well as Ghosn

Several employees admitted to carrying out "improper" tests on brake and other systems before shipment, reported AFP . Kelly is also set to face fresh arrest on Monday...

Dec 09 2018

Fiat Chrysler To Open New Assembly Plant In Detroit

This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the a year ago and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. They issued a "pe...

Dec 09 2018

Winter Weather Advisories Extended On Saturday

According to a website that tracks live power outages, nearly 150,000 people in North Carolina were without power as of Sunday morning. Heavy wet snow may also lead t...

Dec 09 2018

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott responds to NFL over Salvation Army kettle penalty

In an attempt to raise more funds, Seiler plans to ring the Salvation Army bell for 48 hours, something not often seen among staff members at the Salvation Army . ...

Dec 09 2018

OPEC backs 6-month oil production cut package

Saudi Arabia first denied the Hook-Falih discussion took place but later confirmed it. OPEC and Russian output was lower in October than in November . OPEC members a...

Dec 09 2018

Unemployment rate up slightly in November: Statistics Canada

Kelowna saw a big drop in its jobless figures last month to 3.9 per cent, compared to five per cent in October. The province's unemployment rate increased from 7.2 per ...

Dec 09 2018

Manufacturing jobs continue to rise in November labor report

Average hourly earnings rose 3.1 percent as compared with November 2017, matching the pace recorded in October, which had been the strongest increase in almost a decade. ...

Dec 09 2018

Southwest flight slides off runway in Burbank, California

EMAS is created to safely stop planes that overshoot runways, according to the FAA's website. There were 112 passengers and five crew members on the flight, Southwest...

Dec 09 2018

Skoda Scala makes global debut - Sits between Rapid and Octavia

Skoda is going upscale in Europe's compact auto segment with the Scala hatchback, which will go on sale in the first half of next year. It also comes with a wheelbase 2,...

Dec 08 2018

Altria investing $2.4B in Cronos cannabis producer

Altria also will receive warrants, which, if exercised, would increase its ownership to 55% and provide an additional CA$1.4 billion in proceeds for the integrated marij...

Dec 08 2018

Australia’s new anti-encryption laws are bad news for Apple

On Thursday, Australia's parliament passed the most expansive bill of all Western countries that could force major United States tech companies such as Google , Ap...