Economy

Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal

Oct 17, 2017

Airbus shares are rising after it announced an unusual no-cost deal with Canada's Bombardier that angered U.S. rival Boeing

UK interest rates set to rise as inflation hits 3 percent

Oct 17, 2017

Inflation in Britain has hit 3 percent, cementing expectations that the Bank of England will soon raise interest rates for the first time in a decade

China tries to reassure foreign companies, promises openness

Oct 17, 2017

A spokesman for China's ruling Communist Party has promised Beijing will open its markets further and tried to reassure foreign companies that are increasingly frustrated with regulation and business conditions

China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

Oct 17, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its national congress on Wednesday

Australia rejects clean energy target for cheaper power

Oct 17, 2017

Australian government rejects plan to generate 42 percent of country's power from wind, solar energy

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street records

Oct 17, 2017

Asian stock markets have gained after U.S. stocks hit new highs as China prepares to open a key political meeting

Bombardier Inc. to partner with Airbus on C Series program

Oct 17, 2017

Canadian plane maker Bombardier has a sold a majority stake in its C Series passenger jet business to European aerospace giant Airbus for no cost

Sears' shares fall after key shareholder plans to quit board

Oct 16, 2017

Sears' shares fall after key shareholder plans to quit board

US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week

Pence holds economic talks with Japan ahead of Trump visit

Oct 16, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Japan's deputy prime minister on economic issues ahead of President Donald Trump's trip to Asia next month

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