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Hyundai to replace EV batteries over fire risk

Hyundai Motor is recalling some 82,000 electric vehicles over risks their batteries could catch fire.

Hyundai Motor is recalling some 82,000 electric vehicles over risks their batteries could catch fire.

FAA orders inspections of some Boeing 777 engines

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines before further flights after an engine failed on a United flight on Saturday.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines before further flights after an engine failed on a United flight on Saturday.

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM Over 200 people could lose their jobs a part of a proposal to shut down Whakatane Mill, Juha Verajankorva.

Whakatane Mill facing closure because it can‘t compete with European or Asian rivals, says GM Over 200 people could lose their jobs a part of a proposal to shut down Whakatane Mill, Juha Verajankorva.

Spotify announces new high-end subscription, Spotify HiFi

On Feb. 22, Spotify announced an upcoming "add-on" for Premium subscribers

On Feb. 22, Spotify announced an upcoming "add-on" for Premium subscribers

S&P 500 closes higher in late session U-turn

Wall Street reversed its losses late Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow reclaiming positive territory by the close in a tug-of-war between stocks that thrived amid lockdowns and those that stand to benefit most from a reopening economy. This repor

Wall Street reversed its losses late Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow reclaiming positive territory by the close in a tug-of-war between stocks that thrived amid lockdowns and those that stand to benefit most from a reopening economy. This repor

Macy's delivers upbeat 2021 sales forecast

Macy's is betting that its full-year sales will exceed current Wall Street estimates due to another expected round of government stimulus checks and a return of customers to its department stores once COVID-19 vaccinations curb the pandemic's impact.

Macy's is betting that its full-year sales will exceed current Wall Street estimates due to another expected round of government stimulus checks and a return of customers to its department stores once COVID-19 vaccinations curb the pandemic's impact.

Bitcoin plunge drags Tesla down

The price of bitcoin plummeted on Tuesday and took shares of electric car maker Tesla along for the ride. Investors now fret about Tesla's exposure to the cryptocurrency that has seen its value plunge since hitting a record high on Sunday. Conway G.

The price of bitcoin plummeted on Tuesday and took shares of electric car maker Tesla along for the ride. Investors now fret about Tesla's exposure to the cryptocurrency that has seen its value plunge since hitting a record high on Sunday. Conway G.

Hyundai launches 'Ioniq 5' in ambitious EV push

South Korean automaker Hyundai has launched its Ioniq 5 midsize crossover, the first in a planned family of electric vehicles that it hopes will propel it into the third rank of global EV makers by 2025.

South Korean automaker Hyundai has launched its Ioniq 5 midsize crossover, the first in a planned family of electric vehicles that it hopes will propel it into the third rank of global EV makers by 2025.

EasyJet bookings soar on travel restart hopes

EasyJet said flight bookings jumped over 300% and holiday bookings surged by more than 600% week on week, after Britain laid out plans for international travel to restart. Ciara Lee reports

EasyJet said flight bookings jumped over 300% and holiday bookings surged by more than 600% week on week, after Britain laid out plans for international travel to restart. Ciara Lee reports

Facebook refriends Australia

Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to legislation that would force the tech giant to pay for media content, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Tuesday.

Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to legislation that would force the tech giant to pay for media content, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Tuesday.

HSBC bets on Asian wealth as profits tumble

HSBC saw profits tumble by more than a third last year. Now it's hoping a focus on wealth management in Asia is the key to turning things around.

HSBC saw profits tumble by more than a third last year. Now it's hoping a focus on wealth management in Asia is the key to turning things around.

Businesses apply for $10 million worth of Government support in wake of last week’s lockdown

About 3500 businesses asked for help today, the first day to apply.

About 3500 businesses asked for help today, the first day to apply.

Nasdaq, S&P 500 end lower as US yields rise

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower on Monday as climbing Treasury yields and prospects of rising inflation triggered valuation concerns, hitting shares of high-flying growth companies. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower on Monday as climbing Treasury yields and prospects of rising inflation triggered valuation concerns, hitting shares of high-flying growth companies. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Expect rotation into EV, battery stocks: Kramer

Hilary Kramer of Kramer Capital Research said investors should have cash on the sidelines in preparation of what she calls the 'real rotation' from big tech companies into electric vehicle and battery stocks.

Hilary Kramer of Kramer Capital Research said investors should have cash on the sidelines in preparation of what she calls the 'real rotation' from big tech companies into electric vehicle and battery stocks.

SCOTUS denies Trump bid to shield tax returns

Donald Trump suffered a major setback on Monday in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York City prosecutor to obtain the former president's tax returns and other financial records as pa

Donald Trump suffered a major setback on Monday in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for a New York City prosecutor to obtain the former president's tax returns and other financial records as pa

Moet Hennessy buys in to Jay-Z's champagne brand

LVMH's Moet Hennessy is buying a 50% stake in rap star Jay-Z's Armand de Brignac champagne brand.

LVMH's Moet Hennessy is buying a 50% stake in rap star Jay-Z's Armand de Brignac champagne brand.

Boeing advises airlines to ground some 777s

Boeing urged airlines to suspend the use of 777 jets with the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver at the weekend after U.S. regulators announced extra inspections and Japan suspended their use while considering further action. Ciara Lee

Boeing urged airlines to suspend the use of 777 jets with the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver at the weekend after U.S. regulators announced extra inspections and Japan suspended their use while considering further action. Ciara Lee

Singapore builds bubble hotel for business travel

Singapore has created a safe bubble hotel for business travellers, aiming to tap into conference demand even if the global health crisis drags on.

Singapore has created a safe bubble hotel for business travellers, aiming to tap into conference demand even if the global health crisis drags on.

Sudan devalues currency to get debt relief

Sudan's central bank sharply devalued the currency on Sunday, announcing a new regime to "unify" official and black-market exchange rates and meet demands by foreign donors and the IMF. Ciara Lee reports

Sudan's central bank sharply devalued the currency on Sunday, announcing a new regime to "unify" official and black-market exchange rates and meet demands by foreign donors and the IMF. Ciara Lee reports

BA-owner IAG raises $3.4 bln to keep flying

British Airways-owner IAG has raised another $3.4 billion to see it through the ongoing slump in travel demand.

British Airways-owner IAG has raised another $3.4 billion to see it through the ongoing slump in travel demand.

US inspects Boeing planes after engine fail

U.S. regulators announced extra inspections on Boeing Co 777 jets using the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver on Saturday, while Japan went further and suspended their use as it considers what action to take.

U.S. regulators announced extra inspections on Boeing Co 777 jets using the same type of engine that shed debris over Denver on Saturday, while Japan went further and suspended their use as it considers what action to take.

Foldable wheelchair with collapsible wheels folds to the size of your carry-on luggage

This is the world's first foldable wheelchair that fits in the overhead storage locker on a plane. Italian designer Andrea Mocellin created Revolve Air to "give a total new independence to all active wheelchair users, who commute and travel everyd...

This is the world's first foldable wheelchair that fits in the overhead storage locker on a plane. Italian designer Andrea Mocellin created Revolve Air to "give a total new independence to all active wheelchair users, who commute and travel everyd...

Bitcoin hits new record, nears $1 tln total value

Bitcoin steamed to fresh record highs above $50,000 on Friday, with its total market capitalisation now approaching $1 trillion.

Bitcoin steamed to fresh record highs above $50,000 on Friday, with its total market capitalisation now approaching $1 trillion.

Renault clings to turnaround after record loss

Renault said on Friday that margins and sales had begun to recover in the second half of 2020 as it embarks on a turnaround plan, though the pandemic dragged the French carmaker to an 8 billion euro ($9.68 billion) loss last year. Ciara Lee reports

Renault said on Friday that margins and sales had begun to recover in the second half of 2020 as it embarks on a turnaround plan, though the pandemic dragged the French carmaker to an 8 billion euro ($9.68 billion) loss last year. Ciara Lee reports

Phonemakers beat carmakers in battle for chips

Major carmakers are waking up to an uncomfortable reality: when there's a shortage of silicon chips, phonemakers and other big tech names get priority.

Major carmakers are waking up to an uncomfortable reality: when there's a shortage of silicon chips, phonemakers and other big tech names get priority.

Pfizer seeks approval to ease handling of vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted new temperature data to the U.S. health regulator which they said on Friday could allow their COVID-19 vaccine to be stored in pharmacy freezers rather than in ultra-cold storage facilities.

Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted new temperature data to the U.S. health regulator which they said on Friday could allow their COVID-19 vaccine to be stored in pharmacy freezers rather than in ultra-cold storage facilities.

Is Amsterdam luring all the post-Brexit business?

All the talk was of Frankfurt or Paris luring London's financial business as Britain peeled away from the EU. Yet it is Amsterdam that is proving the most visible early winner.

All the talk was of Frankfurt or Paris luring London's financial business as Britain peeled away from the EU. Yet it is Amsterdam that is proving the most visible early winner.

Big tech could lose bargaining power under U.S. bill

Bipartisan members of Congress plan to introduce a bill in coming weeks to make it easier for smaller news organizations to negotiate with Big Tech platforms, said Rep. Ken Buck, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel.

Bipartisan members of Congress plan to introduce a bill in coming weeks to make it easier for smaller news organizations to negotiate with Big Tech platforms, said Rep. Ken Buck, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel.

Wall Street ends little changed

Stocks on Wall Street ended mixed as investors sold tech shares and rotated into cyclical stocks.

Stocks on Wall Street ended mixed as investors sold tech shares and rotated into cyclical stocks.

Bitcoin not an effective hedge: advisor

As bitcoin touches $1 trillion in market capitalization, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he doesn't see the popular cryptocurrency as an effective hedge against equities or inflation.

As bitcoin touches $1 trillion in market capitalization, Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he doesn't see the popular cryptocurrency as an effective hedge against equities or inflation.

Robinhood, hedge fund chiefs grilled in GameStop hearing

The head of trading app Robinhood and Wall Street hedge fund managers on Thursday fielded a barrage of questions in the U.S. Congress about their role in the GameStop trading frenzy, at times being cut off by irate lawmakers. This report produced by

The head of trading app Robinhood and Wall Street hedge fund managers on Thursday fielded a barrage of questions in the U.S. Congress about their role in the GameStop trading frenzy, at times being cut off by irate lawmakers. This report produced by

Tech stocks weigh on Wall Street

Stocks on Wall Street closed lower on Thursday as investors shifted out of big technology names, while an unexpected rise in weekly U.S. jobless claims pointed to a fragile recovery in the labor market. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Stocks on Wall Street closed lower on Thursday as investors shifted out of big technology names, while an unexpected rise in weekly U.S. jobless claims pointed to a fragile recovery in the labor market. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Apple's drop 'not a good sign' for Nasdaq - analyst

As Apple falls into correction territory, Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz Analyst Terence Gabriel tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why the Nasdaq may also be in for a plunge.

As Apple falls into correction territory, Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz Analyst Terence Gabriel tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why the Nasdaq may also be in for a plunge.

Ford invests $1 billion in attempt to go all-electric in Europe by 2030

On Feb. 17, the automaker announced it is investing $1 billion in a production facility in Cologne, Germany

On Feb. 17, the automaker announced it is investing $1 billion in a production facility in Cologne, Germany

Company launches quirky range of four-toed boots

A company has released an eye-catching range of monstrous boots. Florence-based firm AVAVAV have created several styles of footwear featuring four otherworldly toes. The limited-edition styles, ranging from €600 to €900, come in colours including ...

A company has released an eye-catching range of monstrous boots. Florence-based firm AVAVAV have created several styles of footwear featuring four otherworldly toes. The limited-edition styles, ranging from €600 to €900, come in colours including ...

Why have investors been restricted in buying GameStop shares?

The US Congress wants to know why online investors have been limited in buying GameStop and other stocks during a market surge.

The US Congress wants to know why online investors have been limited in buying GameStop and other stocks during a market surge.

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise

The number of Americans filing first-time applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the labor market is steadily recovering as additional fiscal stimulus and falling COVID-19 cases allow more services businesses to reope

The number of Americans filing first-time applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the labor market is steadily recovering as additional fiscal stimulus and falling COVID-19 cases allow more services businesses to reope

Walmart sees sales slowing in 2022; shares drop

Walmart on Thursday forecast slowing sales for fiscal 2022 following a blockbuster year that saw demand for essentials and other items soar as consumers flocked to the retailer during lockdowns.

Walmart on Thursday forecast slowing sales for fiscal 2022 following a blockbuster year that saw demand for essentials and other items soar as consumers flocked to the retailer during lockdowns.

Barclays beats forecasts, though profits halve

Barclays is paying a dividend again after profits fell much less than expected.

Barclays is paying a dividend again after profits fell much less than expected.

Lockdowns help Carrefour sales hit 20-year high

Europe's largest retailer Carrefour on Thursday announced further cost cutting and cash flow targets after achieving a goal of 3 billion euros ($3.6 billion) in savings by 2020. Ciara Lee reports

Europe's largest retailer Carrefour on Thursday announced further cost cutting and cash flow targets after achieving a goal of 3 billion euros ($3.6 billion) in savings by 2020. Ciara Lee reports

Mercedes-maker Daimler eyes 2021 rebound

Daimler says it's expecting gains in sales and profits this year, and reckons it can quickly make up for a shortage of chips that is hampering production.

Daimler says it's expecting gains in sales and profits this year, and reckons it can quickly make up for a shortage of chips that is hampering production.

Pet food helps Nestle outshine peers

Nestle wants to boost organic sales growth towards a mid-single-digit rate this year, the food giant said on Thursday, after strong demand for pet food and health products in the Americas helped its growth outshine peers last year. Ciara Lee reports

Nestle wants to boost organic sales growth towards a mid-single-digit rate this year, the food giant said on Thursday, after strong demand for pet food and health products in the Americas helped its growth outshine peers last year. Ciara Lee reports

Wary Airbus braces for another volatile year

Airbus says jet deliveries will be flat in 2021, and has scrapped its dividend for a second year. Meanwhile, losses are set to deepen at key customer Air France-KLM, and the future of both firms hangs on a recovery in travel demand.

Airbus says jet deliveries will be flat in 2021, and has scrapped its dividend for a second year. Meanwhile, losses are set to deepen at key customer Air France-KLM, and the future of both firms hangs on a recovery in travel demand.

Facebook news goes dark in Australia

Australians woke to empty news feeds on their Facebook pages on Thursday after the social media giant blocked all media content in a surprise and dramatic escalation of a dispute with the government over paying for content.

Australians woke to empty news feeds on their Facebook pages on Thursday after the social media giant blocked all media content in a surprise and dramatic escalation of a dispute with the government over paying for content.

Housing is key economic indicator: advisor

As the benchmark Treasury yield traded at its highest level in nearly a year, Summit Place Financial Advisors President Liz Miller tells Reuters' Fred Katayama a further steepening in rates could slow the hot housing market and impact the economy.

As the benchmark Treasury yield traded at its highest level in nearly a year, Summit Place Financial Advisors President Liz Miller tells Reuters' Fred Katayama a further steepening in rates could slow the hot housing market and impact the economy.

US retail sales rebound sharply

U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in January after households received additional pandemic relief money from the government, suggesting a pick-up in economic activity.

U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in January after households received additional pandemic relief money from the government, suggesting a pick-up in economic activity.

Australian media firms squeeze more from Google

Australia claimed another victory over Google on Wednesday as media companies struck more content deals with the internet giant.

Australia claimed another victory over Google on Wednesday as media companies struck more content deals with the internet giant.

Lockdowns sap sales at Gucci

Sales have taken a hit at Gucci, knocking profits at parent firm Kering, which gets the bulk of its earnings from the luxury brand.

Sales have taken a hit at Gucci, knocking profits at parent firm Kering, which gets the bulk of its earnings from the luxury brand.

Xbox is making it rain at Microsoft

New Consoles = More money.

New Consoles = More money.

Epic Games takes Apple fight to EU regulators

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators, ramping up its dispute with the iPhone maker over its App Store payment system and rules.

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators, ramping up its dispute with the iPhone maker over its App Store payment system and rules.

Bitcoin surpasses $50,000 for the first time

The history-making rally took place on Feb. 16

The history-making rally took place on Feb. 16

New York sues Amazon over worker safety

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Amazon.com on Tuesday over its handling of worker safety issues around the COVID-19 pandemic at two warehouses just days after the retailer filed its own lawsuit seeking to block her case.

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued Amazon.com on Tuesday over its handling of worker safety issues around the COVID-19 pandemic at two warehouses just days after the retailer filed its own lawsuit seeking to block her case.

Ford's Europe car lineup to be all-electric by 2030

Ford on Wednesday said its car lineup in Europe will be all-electric by 2030 as the U.S. automaker races to get ahead of CO2 emissions targets and looming bans in some countries on fossil fuel vehicles.

Ford on Wednesday said its car lineup in Europe will be all-electric by 2030 as the U.S. automaker races to get ahead of CO2 emissions targets and looming bans in some countries on fossil fuel vehicles.

Bumble stock rockets over 70% after Wall Street debut

The company, founded by Whitney Wolfe Herd began trading on the Nasdaq on Feb. 11

The company, founded by Whitney Wolfe Herd began trading on the Nasdaq on Feb. 11

Stimulus hopes drive Dow to a record high

The Dow notched a record closing high on Tuesday, but rising interest rates have some market watchers concerned.

The Dow notched a record closing high on Tuesday, but rising interest rates have some market watchers concerned.

TikTok's US ad business roars back post-Trump

While the Biden administration reviews concerns about Tiktok raised by former U.S. President Donald Trump, corporate sponsors have raced back to the popular short video sharing app, booking advertising campaigns and experimenting with new ways to rea

While the Biden administration reviews concerns about Tiktok raised by former U.S. President Donald Trump, corporate sponsors have raced back to the popular short video sharing app, booking advertising campaigns and experimenting with new ways to rea

Don't buy bitcoin now: trader

After bitcoin topped $50,000 Tuesday, Vespula Capital CEO Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors will get opportunities to buy the cryptocurrency at better prices later.

After bitcoin topped $50,000 Tuesday, Vespula Capital CEO Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors will get opportunities to buy the cryptocurrency at better prices later.

Marriott CEO Sorensen dies after battling cancer

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson, who was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, has died, the company said on Tuesday.

Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson, who was undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, has died, the company said on Tuesday.

Goldman Sachs unveils robo-adviser for the masses

Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday it is launching an automated digital platform to invest customer funds across managed platforms made up of exchange traded funds for stocks and bonds.

Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday it is launching an automated digital platform to invest customer funds across managed platforms made up of exchange traded funds for stocks and bonds.

Euro zone Q4 GDP falls less than estimated

Euro zone gross domestic product fell less than initially estimated in the last quarter of 2020 and employment edged higher against the previous three months despite pandemic lockdowns, new estimates showed on Tuesday. Julian Satterthwaite reports

Euro zone gross domestic product fell less than initially estimated in the last quarter of 2020 and employment edged higher against the previous three months despite pandemic lockdowns, new estimates showed on Tuesday. Julian Satterthwaite reports

Bitcoin vaults above $50,000 for first time

Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday to a new record high, building on a rally fueled by signs that the world's biggest cryptocurrency is gaining acceptance amongst mainstream investors. Ciara Lee reports

Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday to a new record high, building on a rally fueled by signs that the world's biggest cryptocurrency is gaining acceptance amongst mainstream investors. Ciara Lee reports

'A plus to Africa': Nigerians react to new WTO boss

In Nigeria's capital Abuja there has been a delighted response to the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization.

In Nigeria's capital Abuja there has been a delighted response to the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization.

TikTok faces EU complaints over child protection

TikTok faces multiple complaints from consumer groups in Europe alleging it failed to protect children from hidden advertising and inappropriate content, and broke the bloc's consumer laws.

TikTok faces multiple complaints from consumer groups in Europe alleging it failed to protect children from hidden advertising and inappropriate content, and broke the bloc's consumer laws.

Bitcoin within a whisker of $50,000

Bitcoin hit a new record high $60 shy of $50,000 on Tuesday, extending a sharp rally that has been mostly fueled by big investors beginning to take digital assets seriously. Ciara Lee reports

Bitcoin hit a new record high $60 shy of $50,000 on Tuesday, extending a sharp rally that has been mostly fueled by big investors beginning to take digital assets seriously. Ciara Lee reports

Massive refinery cleanup faces century of spills

[NFA] The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is about to be torn down and cleaned up, forcing its new owners to confront 150 years of pollution and a community that has borne the brunt of it. This report was produced by Chris Dignam.

[NFA] The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is about to be torn down and cleaned up, forcing its new owners to confront 150 years of pollution and a community that has borne the brunt of it. This report was produced by Chris Dignam.

BHP sees profits jump, declares dividend bonanza

BHP, the world's biggest listed miner, on Tuesday posted its best first-half profit in seven years, and declared a record interim dividend.

BHP, the world's biggest listed miner, on Tuesday posted its best first-half profit in seven years, and declared a record interim dividend.

BNP Paribas to stop funding Amazon deforestation

BNP Paribas says it will stop financing firms that produce or buy goods cultivated on land in the Amazon that was cleared after 2008.

BNP Paribas says it will stop financing firms that produce or buy goods cultivated on land in the Amazon that was cleared after 2008.

Jaguar cars to be fully electric by 2025

Jaguar cars will be fully electric by 2025 as the carmaker joins a global race to develop zero-emission models to get ahead of looming bans on sales of new fossil-fuel vehicles. Ciara Lee reports

Jaguar cars will be fully electric by 2025 as the carmaker joins a global race to develop zero-emission models to get ahead of looming bans on sales of new fossil-fuel vehicles. Ciara Lee reports

Vivendi shares surge on Lady Gaga label IPO plan

Shares in Vivendi surged Monday after it said it planned a stock market listing for Universal Music, home to Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and other stars.

Shares in Vivendi surged Monday after it said it planned a stock market listing for Universal Music, home to Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and other stars.

Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala to make history at WTO

Three months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to receive unanimous backing on Monday to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization.

Three months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to receive unanimous backing on Monday to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization.

London Zoo fights to survive $1.4m monthly losses

London Zoo is one of the world's oldest zoos and animal research centers. But it's also losing around $1.4 million a month by remaining closed to the public, and staff are worried about its survival chances.

London Zoo is one of the world's oldest zoos and animal research centers. But it's also losing around $1.4 million a month by remaining closed to the public, and staff are worried about its survival chances.

Mideast tensions drive oil to 13-month highs

Oil prices soared on Monday to their highest in about 13 months as fears of heightened tensions in the Middle East prompted fresh buying. Ciara Lee reports

Oil prices soared on Monday to their highest in about 13 months as fears of heightened tensions in the Middle East prompted fresh buying. Ciara Lee reports

Strong exports help Japan growth beat forecasts

Japan's economy expanded more than expected in the fourth quarter, thanks to a rebound in overseas demand that lifted exports and capital spending.

Japan's economy expanded more than expected in the fourth quarter, thanks to a rebound in overseas demand that lifted exports and capital spending.

Australian media company strikes deal with Google

Australia's Seven West Media Ltd became the country's first major news outlet to strike a licensing deal with Google, as the government pushes ahead with a law that would force the internet giant to pay media companies for content.

Australia's Seven West Media Ltd became the country's first major news outlet to strike a licensing deal with Google, as the government pushes ahead with a law that would force the internet giant to pay media companies for content.

Time to rebalance your portfolio: advisor

WealthWise Financial CEO Loreen Gilbert tells Reuters' Fred Katayama she sees stocks making double-digit returns again this year. For those taking profit on equities to rebalance their portfolios, she recommends some fixed income investments.

WealthWise Financial CEO Loreen Gilbert tells Reuters' Fred Katayama she sees stocks making double-digit returns again this year. For those taking profit on equities to rebalance their portfolios, she recommends some fixed income investments.

US millennials swap city life for cheap old homes

American millennials with budget constraints are breaking out of their pandemic coops to find affordable dream homes in far-flung places.

American millennials with budget constraints are breaking out of their pandemic coops to find affordable dream homes in far-flung places.

Amazon sues New York AG to preempt a lawsuit

Amazon on Friday sued New York’s attorney general to stop the state from taking legal action over its early COVID-19 response.

Amazon on Friday sued New York’s attorney general to stop the state from taking legal action over its early COVID-19 response.

House committee approves $14bln in airline aid

A U.S. House committee approved a proposal to give airlines another $14 billion in payroll assistance as part of a broader COVID-19 relief package that is working its way through Congress. Conway G.

A U.S. House committee approved a proposal to give airlines another $14 billion in payroll assistance as part of a broader COVID-19 relief package that is working its way through Congress. Conway G.

L'Oreal sees online boom, eyes 'roaring 20s'

L'Oreal is enjoying a surge in online sales, and it's looking forwards to a 'roaring 20s' when lockdowns end and pent-up people are allowed to socialise again.

L'Oreal is enjoying a surge in online sales, and it's looking forwards to a 'roaring 20s' when lockdowns end and pent-up people are allowed to socialise again.

French sex toy sales explode ahead of Valentine’s

Heart-shaped boxes line shelves inside a store in central Paris ahead of Valentine's Day, but instead of housing roses or chocolates, they contained a recently trending gift - sex toys. Ciara Lee reports

Heart-shaped boxes line shelves inside a store in central Paris ahead of Valentine's Day, but instead of housing roses or chocolates, they contained a recently trending gift - sex toys. Ciara Lee reports

UK economy suffers record 9.9% slump in 2020

Britain's virus-ravaged economy suffered a record 9.9% slump in 2020, but looks to be on course for a recovery in 2021.

Britain's virus-ravaged economy suffered a record 9.9% slump in 2020, but looks to be on course for a recovery in 2021.

Bitcoin hits record on BNY Mellon crypto move

Bitcoin has hit fresh all-time highs after BNY Mellon said it formed a new unit to help clients hold, transfer and issue digital assets. Ciara Lee reports

Bitcoin has hit fresh all-time highs after BNY Mellon said it formed a new unit to help clients hold, transfer and issue digital assets. Ciara Lee reports

Nasdaq gains on tech stocks, stimulus hopes

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out modest gains Thursday on investor hopes for more fiscal stimulus.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out modest gains Thursday on investor hopes for more fiscal stimulus.

Bitcoin not for 'faint of heart' – Art Hogan

As bitcoin soars to record highs, National Securities Chief Market Strategist Art Hogan tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he thinks this rally is "different" and justified but still not an investment for everyone.

As bitcoin soars to record highs, National Securities Chief Market Strategist Art Hogan tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why he thinks this rally is "different" and justified but still not an investment for everyone.

Shell sharpens 2050 zero emissions goal

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell vowed to eliminate net carbon emissions by 2050, raising its ambition from previous targets, as its oil output declines from a 2019 peak. Ciara Lee reports

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell vowed to eliminate net carbon emissions by 2050, raising its ambition from previous targets, as its oil output declines from a 2019 peak. Ciara Lee reports

New ArcelorMittal CEO plans $1 bln cost cuts

The world's biggest steelmaker plans to cut 20% of its office staff in a $1 billion cost-cutting move.

The world's biggest steelmaker plans to cut 20% of its office staff in a $1 billion cost-cutting move.

Lockdown living drives solid PepsiCo results

At-home snacking during a global pandemic helped PepsiCo beat fourth-quarter profit and sales forecasts, and the snack and drinks company is optimistic that its financial fortunes will only improve as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout should lead to econo

At-home snacking during a global pandemic helped PepsiCo beat fourth-quarter profit and sales forecasts, and the snack and drinks company is optimistic that its financial fortunes will only improve as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout should lead to econo

AstraZeneca expects growth, not counting vaccine

AstraZeneca expects growth to pick up this year, and that's not even counting its COVID-19 shot, for which sales will be reported separately.

AstraZeneca expects growth to pick up this year, and that's not even counting its COVID-19 shot, for which sales will be reported separately.

Amsterdam ousts London as Europe's top stocks hub

Amsterdam overtook London to become Europe's biggest share trading center in January, benefiting from Brexit forcing European Union investors to use platforms inside the bloc. Ciara Lee reports

Amsterdam overtook London to become Europe's biggest share trading center in January, benefiting from Brexit forcing European Union investors to use platforms inside the bloc. Ciara Lee reports

VW taps Microsoft cloud for self driving cars

Volkswagen will tap into Microsoft's cloud computing services to help develop software for self-driving cars.

Volkswagen will tap into Microsoft's cloud computing services to help develop software for self-driving cars.

'Vaccine' beer sells out within hours

This beer is called ‘Impfstoff’ (vaccine) and made by a small brewery in Germany. David Hertl, brewery owner, says ‘Impfstoff’ is an ‘extremely fruity, hoppy’ New England IPA. The first batch of 4,000 bottles sold out within three and a half hours.

This beer is called ‘Impfstoff’ (vaccine) and made by a small brewery in Germany. David Hertl, brewery owner, says ‘Impfstoff’ is an ‘extremely fruity, hoppy’ New England IPA. The first batch of 4,000 bottles sold out within three and a half hours.

Reddit to double workforce after raising $250 million

The company's funding round announcement comes after the website's subreddit, r/WallStreetBets

The company's funding round announcement comes after the website's subreddit, r/WallStreetBets

Wall Street rally pauses as big tech loses steam

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged slightly lower on Wednesday as energy and financials rose and some big tech stocks fell amid a rotation in portfolio holdings.

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged slightly lower on Wednesday as energy and financials rose and some big tech stocks fell amid a rotation in portfolio holdings.

'Rally in the wrong' cannabis stocks - advisor

As a Reddit forum fuels a rally in cannabis stocks, Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investors should avoid Canadian cannabis shares and instead buy U.S.

As a Reddit forum fuels a rally in cannabis stocks, Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber tells Reuters' Fred Katayama why investors should avoid Canadian cannabis shares and instead buy U.S.

LVMH, Rihanna pause Fenty fashion line

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and music star Rihanna have agreed to suspend her fashion line Fenty less than two years after its launch. Lisa Bernhard has more.

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and music star Rihanna have agreed to suspend her fashion line Fenty less than two years after its launch. Lisa Bernhard has more.

Cannabis stocks get high on Reddit-fueled rally

Interest from retail investors appeared to lift cannabis stocks broadly higher on Wednesday, signaling that the recent trading frenzy behind Reddit favorites such as GameStop is shifting to other companies. Conway G. Gittens has more.

Interest from retail investors appeared to lift cannabis stocks broadly higher on Wednesday, signaling that the recent trading frenzy behind Reddit favorites such as GameStop is shifting to other companies. Conway G. Gittens has more.

Coca-Cola turns to 100% recycled plastic bottles in US

In a major shift to combat plastic waste, Coca-Cola Co will use 100% recycled plastic bottles in the US

In a major shift to combat plastic waste, Coca-Cola Co will use 100% recycled plastic bottles in the US

PepsiCo renames 'Aunt Jemima' pancakes, syrup

PepsiCo said on Tuesday its pancake mix and syrup products would be sold under the new name “Pearl Milling Company” after the company dropped the “Aunt Jemima” brand logo last year, acknowledging its roots in a racial stereotype. Fred Katayama report

PepsiCo said on Tuesday its pancake mix and syrup products would be sold under the new name “Pearl Milling Company” after the company dropped the “Aunt Jemima” brand logo last year, acknowledging its roots in a racial stereotype. Fred Katayama report

Investigation underway after oil spill into SF Bay

[NFA] About 600 gallons of petroleum and water mixture that leaked from Chevron Corp's wharf at its Richmond, California oil refinery was contained on Tuesday (February 9), according to the regional air pollution regulator's official Twitter account.

[NFA] About 600 gallons of petroleum and water mixture that leaked from Chevron Corp's wharf at its Richmond, California oil refinery was contained on Tuesday (February 9), according to the regional air pollution regulator's official Twitter account.

Coca-Cola tops profit forecast, eyes 2021 rebound

Coca-Cola predicted sales will rebound this year after a pandemic-hammered 2020 and the soft-drink giant beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit due to aggressive cost cutting. Conway G.

Coca-Cola predicted sales will rebound this year after a pandemic-hammered 2020 and the soft-drink giant beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit due to aggressive cost cutting. Conway G.

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