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OPEC set for pivotal decision on oil output amount

The OPEC oil producers cartel meets in Vienna on Thursday for a pivotal decision on whether to reduce the amount of oil it produces, faced with a global...

Asia shares ride on stimulus hopes, dollar hit by weak U.S. data

Asia shares ride on stimulus hopes, dollar hit by weak U. S. data

Samsung Electronics shares up sharply on $2 billion share buyback plan

Shares of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened sharply higher on Thursday on the...

S&P 500 ends at record high boosted by tech shares

U. S. stocks rose on Wednesday boosted by tech shares, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials closing at records, while the energy sector was once more...

Thomas Cook shares slump as chief executive quits

Thomas Cook's share price tumbled by more than a fifth on Wednesday after the British travel group announced the exit of chief executive Harriet Green.

Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 billion for 2011 oil spill

Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011...

Online protest delays EU plan to resolve US trade row

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European campaigners against an EU‑U. S. accord have held up progress towards the world's biggest free trade deal by...

Alibaba founder pledges more investment in India

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, China's wealthiest man, said Wednesday he plans to invest more funds in India and believes the Internet can transform the...

Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilize itself'

VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signaled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major...

Goldman, BASF, HSBC accused of metals price fixing: US lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Germany's BASF SE and two other big platinum and...