Global shares gain in record year-end rally, dollar slips

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets scaled records on Friday with global…

Turkish central bank lowers interest rates on credit cards: Official Gazette

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s central bank lowered the maximum limit for monthly interest rates on credit…

S&P 500, Dow eke out records; Nasdaq win streak ends

By Lewis Krauskopf (Reuters) – The Nasdaq snapped an 11-day streak of gains on Friday after…

Sudan to lift fuel subsidies gradually in 2020: minister

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s transitional government plans to remove fuel subsidies gradually in 2020 and double…

Amazon’s Ring cameras are vulnerable to hackers, lawsuit in U.S. claims

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> and its Ring home security camera unit have…

Dollar retreats as risk appetite returns at year-end

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar weakened across the board on…

Oil hits three-month high on falling oil stocks, investor optimism

By Collin Eaton HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose to the fourth consecutive weekly gain on…

Italy depositor guarantee fund to decide on Dec. 30 on Pop Bari rescue: source

ROME (Reuters) – A depositor protection fund financed by Italian banks will meet on Monday to…

Oilfield service firms have a bearish outlook for 2020: Dallas Fed

(Reuters) – With their business outlook worsening, about half of oil field service firms plan to…

Facebook’s Libra has failed in current form: Swiss president

ZURICH (Reuters) – Facebook’s <FB.O> Libra project has failed in its current form and needs reworking…

European markets ends festive week at fresh record highs

By Medha Singh (Reuters) – European stocks wrapped up a holiday-thinned week at record highs on…

German cabin crew union says to strike next week at Germanwings

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German cabin crew will go on strike from Monday to Wednesday next week…