Economy & Finance

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Hunter Harrison speaks to the economic community at a business luncheon in Toronto, March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch(Reuters) - CSX Corp (CSX.O) [more…]

TSX futures point to flat opening

TSX futures point to flat opening

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) stock information is seen in Toronto June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo(Reuters) - Canada’s main [more…]

Let board do its job finding successor, Airbus CEO urges staff

Let board do its job finding successor, Airbus CEO urges staff

Published 15/12/2017

Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders attends a ceremony during the delivery of the new Airbus A380 aircraft to Singapore Airlines at the French headquarters of [more…]

Venezuela’s PDVSA begins making delayed bond interest payments

Venezuela’s PDVSA begins making delayed bond interest payments

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the corporate logo of the state oil company PDVSA at a gas station in Caracas, Venezuela December 1, 2017. [more…]

Oil prices edge up on North Sea pipeline outage, falling stocks

Oil prices edge up on North Sea pipeline outage, falling stocks

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - A pumpjack brings oil to the surface in the Monterey Shale, California, U.S. April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoSINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil [more…]

India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple

India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A woman talks on her mobile phone on a pavement in Kolkata, India July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File PhotoNEW DELHI (Reuters) - [more…]

Germany’s Merck in fresh bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

Germany’s Merck in fresh bid to enter U.S. MS pill market

Published 15/12/2017

The logo of German pharmaceuticals company Merck is seen in front of the company's headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachFRANKFURT (Reuters) - [more…]

Investors pull most money in 2017 from U.S. stock funds: Lipper

Investors pull most money in 2017 from U.S. stock funds: Lipper

Published 15/12/2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $16.2 billion from U.S.-based equity funds during the latest week, according to Lipper on Thursday, marking the largest withdrawals [more…]