By PAN PYLASAP Business Writer
LONDON (AP) - Chinese shares led global markets higher on Thursday after surveys showed the country's manufacturing sector is improving and ahead a raft of U.S. jobs data that could affect to race to the White House.
Investors were breathing a sigh of relief
By FARID HOSSAINAssociated Press
JHARABARSHA, Bangladesh (AP) - Amina Begum had never seen a computer until a few years ago, but now she's on Skype regularly with her husband. A woman on a bicycle brings the Internet to her.
Dozens of "Info Ladies" bike into remote Bangladeshi villages with
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese government's main sovereign wealth fund said Thursday it has bought a 10 percent stake in the operator of London's Heathrow Airport, expanding its investments in British infrastructure.
China Investment Corp. gave no financial details but Ferrovial, the Spanish
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese government's main sovereign wealth fund says it has bought a 10 percent stake in the operator of London's Heathrow Airport, expanding its investments in British infrastructure.
China Investment Corp. gave no financial details Thursday but Ferrovial, the Spanish
By MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - On the eve of the 2012 elections, The Associated Press interviewed dozens of Americans to try to gauge the economic mood of the nation. People were asked about jobs, housing, gas prices, retirement and other issues. Among them was Ray Arvin
TOKYO (AP) - The Tokyo Stock Exchange has slapped a fine of 200 million yen ($2.5 million) against Nomura Securities Co. as penalty for an insider trading scandal, in which top executives resigned at the Japanese brokerage.
The fine, imposed Wednesday, was the highest ever by the exchange. It
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing improved in October, adding to signs the world's second-largest economy might be recovering from its deepest slump since the 2008 global crisis, two business surveys showed Thursday.
The state-sanctioned China
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks closed mixed on Wednesday in their first session since Superstorm Sandy forced a historic two-day shutdown of trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 10.75 points to 13,096.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose, but
By The Associated Press
Nine oil refineries that make up 8 percent of U.S. refining capacity are in the area hit by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly all were affected by the storm, and two still are not operating:
By The Associated Press
New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm
NEW YORK (AP) - Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into