Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Leaders from eight of the world's wealthiest countries spent the final hours of their summit on Tuesday focusing on how to make sure that multinational companies can no longer rely on shelters and loopholes to avoid paying taxes.
Boeing launched a bigger version of its next-generation Dreamliner plane at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday with over 100 orders and a clear message — after a run of technical blows, the U.S. firm is back on track.
Stocks edged higher on Tuesday ahead of a two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that could have a huge influence on how investors see the future path of the country's monetary policy.
The U.S. dollar edged up in Asia on Tuesday as investors await the outcome of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for an idea of when it will begin to reel in its massive stimulus drive.
The price of U.S. benchmark oil fell slightly Tuesday, a day after briefly touching a nine-month high, as traders awaited the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The EU and United States are set to launch negotiations on Monday to create the world's biggest free-trade pact despite a hard line by France to protect its film and culture sectors from Hollywood.
The Doric aircraft financing group signed a provisional order on Monday for 20 Airbus superjumbo A380 airliners with a catalogue price of about US$8 billion (6 billion euros), a statement said.
Rumors that Hon Hai Precision is keen on getting a 4G license in Taiwan was confirmed on Monday by an official in the National Communication Commission (NCC), who also revealed a long list of new bidders.
Saipem's share price fell by as much as 25 percent on Monday, after Europe's biggest oil industry services group gave its second major profit warning in less than six months due to problems with contracts in Algeria, Mexico and Canada.
Descendants of German automobile entrepreneur Ferdinand Porsche have bought back a 10-percent stake in their holding company from Qatar's sovereign wealth fund.