European shares touch all-time peak on cross-Atlantic trade optimism

By Ambar Warrick (Reuters) – European shares clocked a record closing high on Friday after EU…

U.S. housing starts at 13-year high, factory output gains

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as…

Walmart U.S. Chief Merchandising Officer Bratspies departs

(Reuters) – Chief merchandising officer of Walmart Inc’s <WMT.N> U.S. operations, Steve Bratspies, is set to…

Exclusive: Sinopec to review potential $16 billion U.S. gas deal with Cheniere – sources

By Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China’s Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer…

S&P lowers outlook on Bombardier to negative from stable

(Reuters) – S&P Global Ratings on Friday joined fellow credit rating agency Moody’s Investors ServiceĀ in cutting…

Wall Street’s trillion-dollar club dwarfs Europe Inc

By Julien Ponthus and Thyagaraju Adinarayan LONDON (Reuters) – With Google parent Alphabet <GOOGL.O> becoming the…

U.S.-China trade deal to ease global uncertainty: IMF chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The signing of a Phase 1 trade agreement between the United States and…

China’s Liu says Phase 1 trade deal bolsters future Sino-U.S. relations

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Vice Premier Liu He said Beijing and Washington signing the Phase…

U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it…

Mexican autoparts firms eye fast lane after U.S. backs trade deal

By Sharay Angulo MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican auto parts manufacturers with clients across North America…