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NYC restaurants fear a 'difficult' new shutdown

New York City restaurant owners like Gianfranco Sorrentino are worried that another possible shutdown of indoor dining due to rising COVID-19 infections will further decimate an already crippled industry. Conway G.

New York City restaurant owners like Gianfranco Sorrentino are worried that another possible shutdown of indoor dining due to rising COVID-19 infections will further decimate an already crippled industry. Conway G.

Cineworld buys time until screenings resume

Cineworld, owner of the U.S. Regal cinema chain, secured an additional $750 million in funding on Monday to cushion itself against the impact of the coronavirus as it aims to reopen next year.

Cineworld, owner of the U.S. Regal cinema chain, secured an additional $750 million in funding on Monday to cushion itself against the impact of the coronavirus as it aims to reopen next year.

Euro zone business activity shrinks

Euro zone business activity contracted sharply this month as renewed lockdowns forced many firms in the bloc's dominant service industry to close temporarily, although news of possible vaccines boosted hopes for 2021, surveys showed on Monday. Ciara

Euro zone business activity contracted sharply this month as renewed lockdowns forced many firms in the bloc's dominant service industry to close temporarily, although news of possible vaccines boosted hopes for 2021, surveys showed on Monday. Ciara

AstraZeneca says COVID vaccine 90% effective

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive interim data in a scientific race to curb a global pandemic.

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive interim data in a scientific race to curb a global pandemic.

US targets Chinese firms with 'military ties'

The Trump administration is close to declaring that 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies have military ties, restricting them from buying a range of U.S. goods and technology, according to a draft copy of the list seen by Reuters.

The Trump administration is close to declaring that 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies have military ties, restricting them from buying a range of U.S. goods and technology, according to a draft copy of the list seen by Reuters.

European shares extend rally on vaccine cheer

European shares jumped on Monday as encouraging developments around a coronavirus vaccine spurred bets of a faster economic revival globally, even as a surge in infection rates clouded near-term outlook. Ciara Lee reports

European shares jumped on Monday as encouraging developments around a coronavirus vaccine spurred bets of a faster economic revival globally, even as a surge in infection rates clouded near-term outlook. Ciara Lee reports

US retailer Guitar Center files for bankruptcy

Guitar Center Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Saturday, saying it has negotiated to have a total of $375 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders and intends to raise $335 million in new senior secured notes. This re

Guitar Center Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Saturday, saying it has negotiated to have a total of $375 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders and intends to raise $335 million in new senior secured notes. This re

Apple to pay $113 million for intentionally slowing down iPhones

According to CNN, Apple has agreed to settle an investigation over how it pushed a software update in December 2016.

According to CNN, Apple has agreed to settle an investigation over how it pushed a software update in December 2016.

Treasury pulls plug on some Fed lending programs

House speaker Nancy Pelosi went after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday for his decision to end some Federal Reserve COVID-19 emergency lending programs, a move also criticized by many Fed officials. Conway G.

House speaker Nancy Pelosi went after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday for his decision to end some Federal Reserve COVID-19 emergency lending programs, a move also criticized by many Fed officials. Conway G.

Wall Street dips on fading stimulus prospect

Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Friday as fears grew over fading stimulus and the blow to the economy from increasing coronavirus infections.

Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Friday as fears grew over fading stimulus and the blow to the economy from increasing coronavirus infections.

Amazon France delays 'Black Friday' sales

Amazon has bowed to government pressure to postpone its "Black Friday" discount shopping sales in France to help local shopkeepers struggling with a nationwide lockdown. Ciara Lee reports

Amazon has bowed to government pressure to postpone its "Black Friday" discount shopping sales in France to help local shopkeepers struggling with a nationwide lockdown. Ciara Lee reports

Oil prices set for third week of gains

Oil prices look set for a third week of gains, with traders buoyed by hopes that vaccines will soon start to restore some kind of normality to economies around the world.

Oil prices look set for a third week of gains, with traders buoyed by hopes that vaccines will soon start to restore some kind of normality to economies around the world.

Pfizer seeks emergency use approval for vaccine

Pfizer said it will apply to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus.

Pfizer said it will apply to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus.

Poland, Hungary veto EU's $2 tln recovery plan

Poland and Hungary have vetoed the EU's ambitious spending plans, even though they stand to benefit from the funds. Beneath the dispute lie deep differences over the rule of law, and what it means to be an EU member.

Poland and Hungary have vetoed the EU's ambitious spending plans, even though they stand to benefit from the funds. Beneath the dispute lie deep differences over the rule of law, and what it means to be an EU member.

EU could pay $10 billion for vaccines - source

The European Union could pay more than $10 billion to secure hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccine candidates being developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and CureVac, an EU official involved in the talks has told Reuters. Ciara Lee reports

The European Union could pay more than $10 billion to secure hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccine candidates being developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and CureVac, an EU official involved in the talks has told Reuters. Ciara Lee reports

Vietnam threatens to shut down Facebook: source

Vietnam has threatened to shut down Facebook in the country if it does not bow to government pressure to censor more political content on its platform, according to a senior official at the social media giant.

Vietnam has threatened to shut down Facebook in the country if it does not bow to government pressure to censor more political content on its platform, according to a senior official at the social media giant.

Pepsi releases limited edition apple pie flavour

On Tuesday, Pepsi announced the release of a new, dessert-inspired flavour, 'Apple Pie Pepsi'.

On Tuesday, Pepsi announced the release of a new, dessert-inspired flavour, 'Apple Pie Pepsi'.

Stocks rally despite pandemic fears

U.S. stocks rallied for the first time in three sessions despite rising COVID-19 infections and an unexpected jump in new claims for jobless benefits as investors tiptoed back into stay-at-home stocks. Conway G.

U.S. stocks rallied for the first time in three sessions despite rising COVID-19 infections and an unexpected jump in new claims for jobless benefits as investors tiptoed back into stay-at-home stocks. Conway G.

Another bitcoin bubble? Backers hope this time is different

With bitcoin surging to the cusp of its 2017 all-time high, backers are hoping fewer frenzied retail investors means less chance of a crash this time around.

With bitcoin surging to the cusp of its 2017 all-time high, backers are hoping fewer frenzied retail investors means less chance of a crash this time around.

Wall Street retreats on rising COVID-19 cases

Wall Street's main indexes edged lower at the open on Thursday as soaring coronavirus cases and an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims raised fears of stalling economic growth. But the Nasdaq later turned positive.

Wall Street's main indexes edged lower at the open on Thursday as soaring coronavirus cases and an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims raised fears of stalling economic growth. But the Nasdaq later turned positive.

Virus cases cast shadow over Macy's outlook

Macy's reported a more than 20% drop in quarterly comparable sales on Thursday and said it expects that decline to continue into the fall, signaling a tough holiday season for the coronavirus-battered department store chain.

Macy's reported a more than 20% drop in quarterly comparable sales on Thursday and said it expects that decline to continue into the fall, signaling a tough holiday season for the coronavirus-battered department store chain.

Thyssenkrupp to cut another 5,000 jobs

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp plans to cut another 5,000 jobs to stem losses across its sprawling empire after posting a 1.6 billion euro ($1.9 billion) operating loss in its latest financial year, it said on Thursday. Ciara Lee reports

German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp plans to cut another 5,000 jobs to stem losses across its sprawling empire after posting a 1.6 billion euro ($1.9 billion) operating loss in its latest financial year, it said on Thursday. Ciara Lee reports

AirAsia X losses mount; Norwegian seeks shelter

AirAsia X says its losses are mounting, with implementation of a restructuring plan now seen key to survival. The news comes a day after fellow budget airline Norwegian Air said it had filed for bankruptcy protection.

AirAsia X says its losses are mounting, with implementation of a restructuring plan now seen key to survival. The news comes a day after fellow budget airline Norwegian Air said it had filed for bankruptcy protection.

Before IPO, Roblox may need to mind its language

Profanities and other offensive content that basic word-filtering tools are designed to catch can be found in some game titles and user profiles on children's gaming platform Roblox, searches of the website show, despite the company’s "no tolerance"

Profanities and other offensive content that basic word-filtering tools are designed to catch can be found in some game titles and user profiles on children's gaming platform Roblox, searches of the website show, despite the company’s "no tolerance"

AstraZeneca Covid shot shows promise in elderly

Test results show that a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford can produce a strong immune response in older people.

Test results show that a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford can produce a strong immune response in older people.

BioNTech CEO: Vaccine 'Christmas present' possible

BioNTech Chief Executive Officer Ugur Sahin told Reuters Wednesday that doses of the coronavirus vaccine could be available for some in the U.S. and Europe by next month, pending regulatory approval. Gavino Garay has more.

BioNTech Chief Executive Officer Ugur Sahin told Reuters Wednesday that doses of the coronavirus vaccine could be available for some in the U.S. and Europe by next month, pending regulatory approval. Gavino Garay has more.

Jamie Dimon slams 'childish' politicians

U.S. politicians are behaving like children by not passing a new stimulus bill that could help Americans whose income has been wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic, JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Wednesday at a New York Time

U.S. politicians are behaving like children by not passing a new stimulus bill that could help Americans whose income has been wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic, JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on Wednesday at a New York Time

Growth stocks could pull back 10%: adviser

Summit Place Financial Advisors' Liz Miller tells Reuters' Fred Katayama she wouldn't be surprised to see highly appreciated stocks drop 10% by year end. She names some badly beaten industrial stocks she says investors should consider adding to their

Summit Place Financial Advisors' Liz Miller tells Reuters' Fred Katayama she wouldn't be surprised to see highly appreciated stocks drop 10% by year end. She names some badly beaten industrial stocks she says investors should consider adding to their

Apple to cut App Store fees for some developers

Apple on Wednesday said it plans to start a program to lower its App Store commissions for software developers who make $1 million or less in proceeds each year from the store. Conway G. Gittens has more.

Apple on Wednesday said it plans to start a program to lower its App Store commissions for software developers who make $1 million or less in proceeds each year from the store. Conway G. Gittens has more.

Lowe's shares slump on disappointing outlook

Lowe's forecast holiday-quarter earnings below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, as the company invested heavily in online business and benefits for employees working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lowe's forecast holiday-quarter earnings below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, as the company invested heavily in online business and benefits for employees working through the COVID-19 pandemic.

FDA approves first at-home Covid-19 test kit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved the first COVID-19 self-testing kit for home use that provides results within 30 minutes. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved the first COVID-19 self-testing kit for home use that provides results within 30 minutes. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Target results crush Wall Street's forecasts

Target blew past Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit and sales on Wednesday as more Americans used the big-box retailer's quick delivery services to buy everything from electronics to home goods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Target blew past Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit and sales on Wednesday as more Americans used the big-box retailer's quick delivery services to buy everything from electronics to home goods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global luxury sales set for record fall - Bain

Worldwide sales of luxury goods are set for a record 23% drop this year, according to a closely watched forecast from consultants Bain.

Worldwide sales of luxury goods are set for a record 23% drop this year, according to a closely watched forecast from consultants Bain.

Nissan: tough to stay in UK without Brexit deal

Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan's UK operations, the Japanese car maker's chief operating officer has warned.

Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan's UK operations, the Japanese car maker's chief operating officer has warned.

U.S. approves Boeing 737 MAX return

After nearly two years of scrutiny, corporate upheaval and a standoff with global regulators, Boeing won approval on Wednesday from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again.

After nearly two years of scrutiny, corporate upheaval and a standoff with global regulators, Boeing won approval on Wednesday from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again.

Hyundai Motor sued over EV battery fires

Hyundai Motor faces a class-action suit over fires in its Kona EVs, according to lawyers involved, and it's just the latest in a string of incidents involving battery-powered vehicles worldwide.

Hyundai Motor faces a class-action suit over fires in its Kona EVs, according to lawyers involved, and it's just the latest in a string of incidents involving battery-powered vehicles worldwide.

U.S. to approve Boeing 737 MAX return

After nearly two years of scrutiny, corporate upheaval and a standoff with global regulators, Boeing is set to win approval on Wednesday from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again.

After nearly two years of scrutiny, corporate upheaval and a standoff with global regulators, Boeing is set to win approval on Wednesday from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to fly its 737 MAX jet again.

Sinovac's vaccine 'attractive option,' study finds

Sinovac Biotech's experimental COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac triggered a quick immune response but the level of antibodies produced was lower than in people who had recovered from the disease, preliminary trial results showed on Wednesday (November 18).

Sinovac Biotech's experimental COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac triggered a quick immune response but the level of antibodies produced was lower than in people who had recovered from the disease, preliminary trial results showed on Wednesday (November 18).

Walmart, Home Depot beat expectations

Walmart and Home Depot posted better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday as both U.S. companies benefit from increased sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Walmart and Home Depot posted better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday as both U.S. companies benefit from increased sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

U.S. retail sales slow as pandemic weighs

U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in October and could slow further, restrained by spiraling new COVID-19 infections and declining household income as millions of unemployed Americans lose government financial support.

U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in October and could slow further, restrained by spiraling new COVID-19 infections and declining household income as millions of unemployed Americans lose government financial support.

Vaccine news boosts easyJet bookings

EasyJet's bookings jumped by 50% on positive news about a coronavirus vaccine - a brief respite during a pandemic which pushed the British airline to a $1.68 billion annual loss. Ciara Lee reports

EasyJet's bookings jumped by 50% on positive news about a coronavirus vaccine - a brief respite during a pandemic which pushed the British airline to a $1.68 billion annual loss. Ciara Lee reports

Baidu beats forecasts, buys streaming service

Top Chinese search engine Baidu beat forecasts in the third quarter, and says it's bulking up with the acquisition of another streaming service.

Top Chinese search engine Baidu beat forecasts in the third quarter, and says it's bulking up with the acquisition of another streaming service.

Tesla gets green light to join S&P 500

Tesla is set to join the S&P 500 in December, a major win for Chief Executive Elon Musk that boosted the electric car maker's shares 14% on Monday.

Tesla is set to join the S&P 500 in December, a major win for Chief Executive Elon Musk that boosted the electric car maker's shares 14% on Monday.

Airbnb IPO filing shows profitable third quarter

Airbnb's initial public offering filing Monday showed profits in the third quarter but a fall in revenue.

Airbnb's initial public offering filing Monday showed profits in the third quarter but a fall in revenue.

Vaccine hopes send Dow, S&P 500 to record close

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average notched record closing highs on Monday as news of another promising coronavirus vaccine fanned hopes of eradicating COVID-19, while spiking infections and new shutdowns threatened to hobble a recovery from

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average notched record closing highs on Monday as news of another promising coronavirus vaccine fanned hopes of eradicating COVID-19, while spiking infections and new shutdowns threatened to hobble a recovery from

Buy Disney on Covid-19 vaccine news -investor

The prospects of a COVID-19 vaccine is a positive for Walt Disney's future business, but not all entertainment companies will benefit once life returns to normal after a vaccine is distributed, Andy Kapyrin, co-head of investments at RegentAtlantic t

The prospects of a COVID-19 vaccine is a positive for Walt Disney's future business, but not all entertainment companies will benefit once life returns to normal after a vaccine is distributed, Andy Kapyrin, co-head of investments at RegentAtlantic t

Trump admin races to sell Alaska oil leases

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday issued a request to energy companies to identify what specific land areas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be offered for sale, according to a government document. This report produc

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday issued a request to energy companies to identify what specific land areas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be offered for sale, according to a government document. This report produc

Disney reveals subscriber numbers for Hulu and Disney+

On Thursday, the Walt Disney Company released its fourth-quarter earnings report.

On Thursday, the Walt Disney Company released its fourth-quarter earnings report.

Harry Potter broomstick scooter is a magical ride

This Harry Potter broomstick is flying high. See the motorized vehicle in action in Sao Paolo, Brazil, reaching speeds of 37 mph. The company behind the scooter, Nuvem Vassouras, plans to sell the broomsticks

This Harry Potter broomstick is flying high. See the motorized vehicle in action in Sao Paolo, Brazil, reaching speeds of 37 mph. The company behind the scooter, Nuvem Vassouras, plans to sell the broomsticks

737 MAX brand faces uncertain future at Boeing

Boeing is set to win approval for its grounded 737 MAX this week, but some airlines have begun to soft-pedal references to the aircraft's tainted name following two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. Conway G.

Boeing is set to win approval for its grounded 737 MAX this week, but some airlines have begun to soft-pedal references to the aircraft's tainted name following two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. Conway G.

Korean Air takes over at Asiana in $1.6 bln deal

Korean Air Lines is set to become the biggest shareholder at local rival Asiana, with the two hoping that a tie-up can help them weather this year's slump in demand.

Korean Air Lines is set to become the biggest shareholder at local rival Asiana, with the two hoping that a tie-up can help them weather this year's slump in demand.

Privacy activists target Apple's tracking tool

Privacy activists have filed complaints against Apple in the EU, saying its tracking tool stores users' data without their consent, in breach of European laws.

Privacy activists have filed complaints against Apple in the EU, saying its tracking tool stores users' data without their consent, in breach of European laws.

China's economy shakes off Covid slump

China's factory output rose faster than expected in October and retail sales sped up, as the recovery in the world's second-largest economy from its COVID-19 slump gathered momentum. Ciara Lee reports

China's factory output rose faster than expected in October and retail sales sped up, as the recovery in the world's second-largest economy from its COVID-19 slump gathered momentum. Ciara Lee reports

Amazon sues 2 influencers for selling counterfeit items on TikTok and Instagram

According to a lawsuit filed by Amazon on Thursday.

According to a lawsuit filed by Amazon on Thursday.

S&P 500 surges to record closing high

Wall Street closed higher on Friday with upbeat earnings reports helping to drive optimism about the economy along with hopes for successful COVID-19 vaccines even as investors monitored a surge in virus cases and restrictions around the country.

Wall Street closed higher on Friday with upbeat earnings reports helping to drive optimism about the economy along with hopes for successful COVID-19 vaccines even as investors monitored a surge in virus cases and restrictions around the country.

Elon Musk 'most likely' has moderate Covid-19

Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that he “most likely” has a moderate case of COVID-19, but called into doubt the accuracy of the test results.

Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that he “most likely” has a moderate case of COVID-19, but called into doubt the accuracy of the test results.

Russia detains Aeroflot exec for spying - agencies

Russia has detained an executive at national airline Aeroflot on suspicion of passing secrets to the UK, according to news agencies TASS and RIA.

Russia has detained an executive at national airline Aeroflot on suspicion of passing secrets to the UK, according to news agencies TASS and RIA.

Wall Street ends sharply lower

Wall Street dropped in a broad sell-off and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as spiking COVID-19 infections raised the probability of a new round of economic shutdowns, and investors grappled with the realization that any potential vaccine remai

Wall Street dropped in a broad sell-off and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as spiking COVID-19 infections raised the probability of a new round of economic shutdowns, and investors grappled with the realization that any potential vaccine remai

How to play the market rotation: strategist

Amid the on-again off-again sector rotation hitting stocks, National Securities' Art Hogan tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should employ a barbell approach that bets on growth and cyclical stocks. He also identifies his favorite cyclical secto

Amid the on-again off-again sector rotation hitting stocks, National Securities' Art Hogan tells Reuters' Fred Katayama investors should employ a barbell approach that bets on growth and cyclical stocks. He also identifies his favorite cyclical secto

IKEA opens its first-ever second-hand store in sustainability push

IKEA has just opened its first-ever second-hand store in Sweden.

IKEA has just opened its first-ever second-hand store in Sweden.

The Duet: Porsche and Embraer offer matching limited-edition private jet and supercar

If you buy a private jet you may as well buy a matching Porsche at the same time. Luxury companies Embraer and Porsche have collaborated to create duet a limited-edition, limited-quantity. Embraer Phenom 300E Aircraft and Porsche 911 Turbo S car p...

If you buy a private jet you may as well buy a matching Porsche at the same time. Luxury companies Embraer and Porsche have collaborated to create duet a limited-edition, limited-quantity. Embraer Phenom 300E Aircraft and Porsche 911 Turbo S car p...

McDonald's to launch 'McPlant' burgers next year

The fast-food chain made the announcement on Monday.

The fast-food chain made the announcement on Monday.

Amazon is hit with antitrust charges by the European Union

On Tuesday, Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission's top antitrust official.

On Tuesday, Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission's top antitrust official.

Kenya's Equity Group eyes the trillion mark

James Mwangi, chief executive of Kenya's Equity Group, talks through his company's ambition to hit a one trillion Kenyan shilling balance sheet and the economic headwinds facing the commercial banking sector.

James Mwangi, chief executive of Kenya's Equity Group, talks through his company's ambition to hit a one trillion Kenyan shilling balance sheet and the economic headwinds facing the commercial banking sector.

Jobless claims drop to 7-month low in U.S.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a seven-month low last week, but the pace of decline has slowed and further improvement could be limited by a raging COVID-19 pandemic and lack of additional fiscal stimulus.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a seven-month low last week, but the pace of decline has slowed and further improvement could be limited by a raging COVID-19 pandemic and lack of additional fiscal stimulus.

Japan's Nissan slashes whopping loss forecast

Japan's Nissan Motor cut its forecast for an annual operating loss by 28% on Thursday, albeit to a still-whopping $3.2 billion, helped by restructuring efforts and better-than-expected sales. Ciara Lee reports

Japan's Nissan Motor cut its forecast for an annual operating loss by 28% on Thursday, albeit to a still-whopping $3.2 billion, helped by restructuring efforts and better-than-expected sales. Ciara Lee reports

TikTok to reach approximately 1.2 billion users in 2021, study says

According to a report from app analytics and market data website App Annie.

According to a report from app analytics and market data website App Annie.

UK rebound losing speed, even before lockdown

The UK economic rebound was losing steam even before the country entered a second lockdown, according to new figures out Thursday.

The UK economic rebound was losing steam even before the country entered a second lockdown, according to new figures out Thursday.

Group of 165 Google critics call for EU action

A group of 165 companies and industry bodies has called on EU antitrust enforcers to take a tougher line against Google, saying the U.S. tech giant unfairly favours its own services on its web searches. Ciara Lee reports

A group of 165 companies and industry bodies has called on EU antitrust enforcers to take a tougher line against Google, saying the U.S. tech giant unfairly favours its own services on its web searches. Ciara Lee reports

US top seller to China during Singles' Day

Alibaba and JD.com said the United States was the top seller of goods to China during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza that generated about $116 billion in merchandise volume for the pair.

Alibaba and JD.com said the United States was the top seller of goods to China during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza that generated about $116 billion in merchandise volume for the pair.

American Airlines restarts flights to China

American Airlines said it is restarting passenger flights to China on Wednesday, lifting the total number of U.S. weekly flights to 10. The U.S. government continues is pushing for more air service between the world's two largest economies.

American Airlines said it is restarting passenger flights to China on Wednesday, lifting the total number of U.S. weekly flights to 10. The U.S. government continues is pushing for more air service between the world's two largest economies.

Nasdaq ends higher with tech back in favor

The Nasdaq closed higher on Wednesday as investors switched back to technology stocks and away from economically sensitive sectors as they weighed COVID-19 vaccine progress against a virus surge and likely timing for a economic rebound.

The Nasdaq closed higher on Wednesday as investors switched back to technology stocks and away from economically sensitive sectors as they weighed COVID-19 vaccine progress against a virus surge and likely timing for a economic rebound.

Alibaba's Singles Day sales top $74 bln

China's Alibaba raked in $74 billion in sales for its closely-watched Singles' Day shopping extravaganza, which has become the world's biggest sales event, topping even Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States. Conway G. Gittens has the fi

China's Alibaba raked in $74 billion in sales for its closely-watched Singles' Day shopping extravaganza, which has become the world's biggest sales event, topping even Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the United States. Conway G. Gittens has the fi

Buy stay-at-home stocks on dips: advisor

Gerber Kawasaki’s Ross Gerber tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama the spike in coronavirus cases keeps him cautious on the markets, so he’s bullish on stay-at-home stocks and on what he calls “Biden winners.

Gerber Kawasaki’s Ross Gerber tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama the spike in coronavirus cases keeps him cautious on the markets, so he’s bullish on stay-at-home stocks and on what he calls “Biden winners.

Facebook extends ban on US political ads

Facebook expects that its post-election ban on political ads will last another month, according to an email the social media company sent to advertisers on Wednesday.

Facebook expects that its post-election ban on political ads will last another month, according to an email the social media company sent to advertisers on Wednesday.

OPEC sees even slower oil demand recovery

OPEC says oil demand will recover even more slowly in 2021 than it previously thought.

OPEC says oil demand will recover even more slowly in 2021 than it previously thought.

EU agrees to buy 300 mln doses of Pfizer vaccine

The European Commission said on Wednesday it had sealed a deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of up to 300 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

The European Commission said on Wednesday it had sealed a deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of up to 300 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

BP's green hydrogen project takes off

BP and Danish renewable energy group Orsted have partnered to develop zero-carbon hydrogen at a German oil refinery. It's the oil major's first full-scale project in a sector that is expected to grow rapidly.

BP and Danish renewable energy group Orsted have partnered to develop zero-carbon hydrogen at a German oil refinery. It's the oil major's first full-scale project in a sector that is expected to grow rapidly.

Vaccine hopes drive European stocks higher again

European stocks gained for a third session on Wednesday as optimism over vaccines rose.

European stocks gained for a third session on Wednesday as optimism over vaccines rose.

$56 bln and counting: Alibaba's Singles' Day

China's Alibaba said orders on its e-commerce platforms during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza had exceeded $56 billion by Wednesday morning, as lockdown-weary consumers splashed out on as many as 16 million discounted goods.

China's Alibaba said orders on its e-commerce platforms during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza had exceeded $56 billion by Wednesday morning, as lockdown-weary consumers splashed out on as many as 16 million discounted goods.

ByteDance challenges Trump's order to divest TikTok

The Chinese parent company of popular video app TikTok has filed a legal challenge to a Trump administration order set to take effect on Thursday.

The Chinese parent company of popular video app TikTok has filed a legal challenge to a Trump administration order set to take effect on Thursday.

Boeing lost more 737 MAX orders in October

Boeing lost another 12 orders for its grounded 737 MAX jetliner last month and delivered just 13 aircraft to customers -- down from the 20 jets delivered in October of last year.

Boeing lost another 12 orders for its grounded 737 MAX jetliner last month and delivered just 13 aircraft to customers -- down from the 20 jets delivered in October of last year.

Focusing on customers in a product-centric world

Twilio’s senior director for product marketing Vanessa Thompson provides practical advice on how to develop customer personas, identify and target key customers, and how to position your products to stand out from the competition.

Twilio’s senior director for product marketing Vanessa Thompson provides practical advice on how to develop customer personas, identify and target key customers, and how to position your products to stand out from the competition.

Putting customers at the centre of your world

Jessie Wong, founder and CEO of luxury leather goods brand Yu Mei, talks about the importance of understanding and listening to your customers when selling online.

Jessie Wong, founder and CEO of luxury leather goods brand Yu Mei, talks about the importance of understanding and listening to your customers when selling online.

All is for All CEO on designing for accessibility

All is for All founder and CEO Grace Stratton shares insights into how to make your products and services more accessible to customers who experience them differently, including people living with a disability.

All is for All founder and CEO Grace Stratton shares insights into how to make your products and services more accessible to customers who experience them differently, including people living with a disability.

Tech stocks drag down Nasdaq

The Nasdaq closed lower on Tuesday as investors sold off technology stocks that benefited from virus lockdowns and favored the sectors that suffered most during the pandemic on optimism that a COVID-19 vaccine would turn around the economy.

The Nasdaq closed lower on Tuesday as investors sold off technology stocks that benefited from virus lockdowns and favored the sectors that suffered most during the pandemic on optimism that a COVID-19 vaccine would turn around the economy.

Apple breaks with Intel for new laptops

Apple introduced a MacBook Air notebook and other machines with its first central processor designed in-house for Macs, a move that will tie its computers and iPhones closer together technologically. Conway G.

Apple introduced a MacBook Air notebook and other machines with its first central processor designed in-house for Macs, a move that will tie its computers and iPhones closer together technologically. Conway G.

Stick with stay-at-home stocks: CIO

Some stay-at-home stocks have gotten slammed this week, but O’Neil Global Advisors’ Randy Watts tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama why investors shouldn’t be in a rush to sell them.

Some stay-at-home stocks have gotten slammed this week, but O’Neil Global Advisors’ Randy Watts tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama why investors shouldn’t be in a rush to sell them.

Vans owner buys Supreme for $2.1 bln

VF Corp said on Monday it would pay $2.1 billion to buy streetwear apparel company Supreme, adding another popular brand to the Vans shoe maker's roster.

VF Corp said on Monday it would pay $2.1 billion to buy streetwear apparel company Supreme, adding another popular brand to the Vans shoe maker's roster.

J.C. Penney rescue deal approved by judge

A U.S. judge approved a deal to rescue J.C. Penney from bankruptcy proceedings precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic, averting a liquidation that would have put the beleaguered department store chain out of business and jeopardized tens of thousan

A U.S. judge approved a deal to rescue J.C. Penney from bankruptcy proceedings precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic, averting a liquidation that would have put the beleaguered department store chain out of business and jeopardized tens of thousan

EU charges Amazon with anti-competitive action

EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday charged U.S. retail giant Amazon with distorting competition in online retail markets, and also opened a second investigation into its e-commerce business practices. Ciara Lee reports

EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday charged U.S. retail giant Amazon with distorting competition in online retail markets, and also opened a second investigation into its e-commerce business practices. Ciara Lee reports

Norwegian Air begs for cash as bankruptcy looms

Norwegian Air says it's likely to run out of cash early next year without a fresh infusion of cash, and analysts aren't optimistic about its chances of survival.

Norwegian Air says it's likely to run out of cash early next year without a fresh infusion of cash, and analysts aren't optimistic about its chances of survival.

Microsoft launches new Xbox amid gaming boom

Microsoft has launched its new Xbox consoles, and the timing looks good for the firm as gaming enjoys a global boom thanks to locked-down consumers.

Microsoft has launched its new Xbox consoles, and the timing looks good for the firm as gaming enjoys a global boom thanks to locked-down consumers.

UK redundancies hit record high in Q3

British employers made a record number of staff redundant in the third quarter and the jobless rate jumped, according to official data, with numbers out of France painting a similar picture. Ciara Lee reports

British employers made a record number of staff redundant in the third quarter and the jobless rate jumped, according to official data, with numbers out of France painting a similar picture. Ciara Lee reports

Huawei to sell Honor brand for $15 bln - sources

Huawei is set to sell its Honor brand of budget smartphones for just over $15 billion, according to Reuters sources.

Huawei is set to sell its Honor brand of budget smartphones for just over $15 billion, according to Reuters sources.

U.S. in final stages of review of Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is in the final stages of reviewing proposed changes to Boeing Co's 737 MAX and expects to complete the process in the "coming days," the agency's chief told Reuters on Monday.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is in the final stages of reviewing proposed changes to Boeing Co's 737 MAX and expects to complete the process in the "coming days," the agency's chief told Reuters on Monday.

Wall Street rallies on vaccine trial results

The Dow jumped more than 800 points and the S&P 500 ended higher but closed just shy of a record on Monday as investors bet that a full economic reopening was finally in sight following the first positive data from a late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial

The Dow jumped more than 800 points and the S&P 500 ended higher but closed just shy of a record on Monday as investors bet that a full economic reopening was finally in sight following the first positive data from a late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial

Stock market rally is sustainable: asset manager

Stocks soared Monday adding to last week's rally. Victory Capital Management president Mannik Dhillon tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that stocks have more room to run.

Stocks soared Monday adding to last week's rally. Victory Capital Management president Mannik Dhillon tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that stocks have more room to run.

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