By By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's economic growth slid to 5.3 percent in the September quarter, stuck at its lowest levels in three years as New Delhi struggles to enact reforms to kick start Asia's third-largest economy.
The number released Friday by the
By By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil fluctuated near $88 a barrel on Friday amid uncertainty about progress in U.S. budget talks meant to avoid automatic tax increases and budget cuts.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark crude for January delivery was down 27 cents to $87.80
By By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
HONG KONG (AP) - The notorious Macau crime boss known as Broken Tooth Koi, who was released from prison Saturday after serving nearly 15 years, will hardly recognize the city he terrorized in the late 1990s with a brutal gangland war.
Wan Kuok-koi was
By By CARLO PIOVANOAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Uncertainty over whether U.S. leaders can resolve a critical budget deadlock and figures showing the unemployment rate across the 17-country eurozone at a record high kept a lid on markets Friday.
However, most stock indexes looked like they
By By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan unleashed yet another barrage of stimulus at its stagnant economy on Friday as debate over how to revive growth heated up ahead of a general election widely expected to deal a severe blow to the ruling Democratic Party.
Fresh data for
NEW YORK (AP) - Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $10.09 billion to $2.612 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $1.32 billion to $904.22 billion, the Washington-based
By By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - An attempt by Ecuadorian villagers to have a Canadian court enforce a $19 billion judgment awarded in their country against multinational oil giant Chevron Corp. faced a judge's skepticism Thursday.
Ontario Superior Court Justice David
NEW YORK (AP) - Zynga shares tumbled nearly 13 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the online game company and Facebook disclosed that they changed their relationship status to become less attached to each other.
Zynga Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that it will no longer have
By By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers will step down as head of the largest U.S. electric utility by the end of 2013 as part of a settlement with the North Carolina utilities regulator that ends an investigation into the company's takeover
By By The Associated Press
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: A study by researchers at Babson College and Baruch College found that the number of people starting or running new businesses grew 60 percent to 29 million in 2011.
FUTURE FORTUNES: Forty percent of those entrepreneurs expected to create more