It's been impossible to escape the shadow of Donald Trump at this year's gathering of the business elites at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza.
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Friday ahead of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Phone company stocks led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose as oil prices headed higher. Investors also had their eye on the latest batch of company earnings and outlooks.
European stock markets climbed Friday before Donald Trump's inauguration, with markets hoping that the U.S. president's speech will expand on his planned economic policy.
Billionaire investor George Soros said Thursday he views President-elect Donald Trump as an "impostor and con man and a would-be dictator" who will rattle financial markets.
European stock markets fell Thursday with all eyes on the ECB's first policy meeting of the year.
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).