Exxon, Chevron results augur tough year ahead, shares drop

By Jennifer Hiller HOUSTON (Reuters) – Weaker crude oil and gas prices drove quarterly results sharply…

Mexico aims to boost business with Brazil’s ‘very closed’ economy

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is negotiating with Brazil to expand economic cooperation and believes it…

Major U.S. airlines cancel China flights as government steps up warnings

By David Shepardson and Tracy Rucinski WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – All three major U.S. airlines announced the…

Venezuela to impose tax up to 25% on purchases in foreign currency

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela will begin applying an extra sales tax on purchases of goods using…

Global shares slump on China virus economic concerns, gold gains

By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets posted their biggest weekly and monthly…

Oil slides as virus outbreak shakes economic growth predictions

By Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday and were on…

Imperial Oil says ‘it makes good economic sense’ to move crude by rail

By Shanti S Nair (Reuters) – Canada’s Imperial Oil Ltd <IMO.TO> on Friday vowed to move…

Boeing discloses U.S. SEC probe over 737 MAX

(Reuters) – Boeing Co <BA.N> on Friday disclosed it was being investigated by the Securities and…

Canada November budget deficit edges up to C$2.70 billion

OTTAWA, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Canada posted a budget deficit of C$2.70 billion ($2.05 billion) in…

Colombia’s central bank holds key lending rate at 4.25%, as expected

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s central bank unanimously held its benchmark interest rate steady at 4.25% yet…