posted: 05/26/2016 2:08 a.m.
Chinese officials plan to ask their American counterparts in annual talks next month about the chance of a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase in June, according to people familiar with the matter.
posted: 05/26/2016 2:07 a.m.
French drivers are fuming, oil industry workers are divided, and the government is reaching into its fuel reserves to end gasoline shortages that have heightened the stakes of nationwide protests to defend labor protections.
posted: 05/26/2016 1:59 a.m.
U.S. probes Alibaba accounting methods HONG KONG -- Alibaba Group, the China-based e-commerce giant, said it is under investigation by U.S. securities regulators over its accounting practices.
posted: 05/25/2016 2:09 a.m.
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small and medium-size private businesses, a move that expands the space allowed for private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.
posted: 05/25/2016 2:08 a.m.
French police and prosecutors raided Google's Paris offices on Tuesday, intensifying a tax-fraud investigation amid accusations across Europe that Google fails to pay its fair share.
posted: 05/25/2016 2 a.m.
Monsanto rejects Bayer's $62B buyout NEW YORK -- Monsanto rejected Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid on Tuesday, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate."
posted: 05/24/2016 2:41 a.m.
Bayer AG said Monday that it has offered $62 billion to buy Monsanto Co., deepening investor concern that it's stretching its finances to become the world's biggest seller of seeds and farm chemicals.
posted: 05/24/2016 2:38 a.m.
India successfully launched a scale model of a reusable spacecraft on Monday, a project that in time could pit the nation against billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in the race to make access to space cheaper and easier.
posted: 05/24/2016 2:37 a.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil.
posted: 05/24/2016 2:37 a.m.
LONDON -- Mixed economic signals emerged Monday about the state of the eurozone economy.
posted: 05/24/2016 1 a.m.
Coca-Cola Co. is halting production of sugar-sweetened beverages in Venezuela as the company's namesake soda becomes the latest victim of a lack of raw materials in the country.
posted: 05/23/2016 2:16 a.m.
SHENZHEN, China -- Forget Beijing and Shanghai. China's economic future is emerging in Shenzhen.
posted: 05/23/2016 2:10 a.m.
BANGKOK -- Traveling on two wheels is often the best way to maneuver through Thailand's notorious traffic. However, the Department of Land Transport has put the brakes on motorbike-hailing services offered by Uber and Grab barely two months after they started.
posted: 05/22/2016 1:46 a.m.
One of the most talked-about television commercials in Japan this year advertises an unusual product: contrition.
posted: 05/22/2016 1 a.m.
Macau's gaming promoters are betting they can make money directing high rollers to casinos in Southeast Asia and other tropical destinations as increased government control crimps casino revenue in the world's biggest gambling center.