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Fukushima workers still in murky labor contracts: Tepco survey

The number of workers at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant on false contracts has increased in the...

Asian energy shares slide after OPEC decision

Crude oil and Asian energy shares tumbled Friday as OPEC's decision to keep production steady rippled across the globe. Japanese stocks rose after a...

Japan inflation eases, other data mixed in October

Japan's inflation rate edged lower in October, highlighting the difficulty Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in his campaign to overcome deflation in...

Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion

Argentina's tax agency has charged British bank HSBC with helping more than 4,000 Argentines to commit tax evasion by stashing money in secret Swiss...

OPEC policy ensures US shale crash, Russia oil tycoon says

OPEC policy on crude production will ensure a crash in the U. S. shale industry, a Russian oil tycoon said.

Branson boost as Virgin-Stagecoach win marquee rail contract

Virgin Trains and partner Stagecoach Group Plc were chosen to run the London‑Edinburgh rail route, fending off rival bids from FirstGroup Plc and...

Tchenguiz sues Grant Thornton, Kaupthing, others for $3.5 billion

UK‑based property mogul Vincent Tchenguiz said on Thursday he had filed a 2.2 billion pounds...

Oil prices dive after OPEC decides against output cut

Brent crude oil plunged as much as $6.50 a barrel on Thursday, and U. S. crude fell by nearly as much, posting the steepest one‑day falls since 2011,...

Mercedes performance car sales may double through 2017 - unit head

Daimler's Mercedes‑AMG performance cars division aims to more than double vehicle sales over...

China's official PMI seen edging down to 50.6 in November

Growth in China's manufacturing sector likely slowed slightly in November as demand remained sluggish, a Reuters poll showed.