The dollar recovered against its major peers Wednesday after taking a battering the previous day, while the pound fell back having surged on the U.K.'s Brexit plans.
With the anti-globalization wave impacting major elections, including that of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the United States and European Union made a final plea on Tuesday to conclude a trans-Atlantic free trade deal.
Europe's main stock markets slid Tuesday but the pound rebounded somewhat, as British Prime Minister Theresa May was set to make a hotly-anticipated speech on Brexit strategy.
The collaborative robotics sector is expected to grow rapidly in the next four years and be worth US$1 billion by 2020, according to the Institute for Information Industry's Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC).
The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday.1 Comment
The pound slumped Monday on reports British Prime Minister Theresa May was ready to take the country out of the European Union in a so-called "hard Brexit."
Spending on information technology in Taiwan for 2017 is expected to grow more than 2 percent from a year earlier largely on the back of investments in communications services, according to global market information advisory firm Gartner Inc.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says that the study of economics not only can help students manage their personal finances but also provide them with the skills for analytical and critical thinking needed for success later in life.
World stock markets retreated Thursday and the dollar sank, with investors deflated by a lack of economic detail from Donald Trump at his first post-election press conference.
European stocks rose Wednesday, with London striking another record pinnacle on the sliding pound and rebounding commodity prices.