BoE’s Carney says finance must act faster on climate change

LONDON (Reuters) – Financial services have been too slow to cut investment in fossil fuels, a…

Thai November exports fall 7.7% year-on-year, current account surplus widens: central bank

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s current account surplus was $3.38 billion in November, up from $2.91 billion…

Oil price rise muted in 2019 despite sanctions, supply cuts, attack in Saudi Arabia

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Florence Tan NEW YORK/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose more than…

U.S. LNG exports soar in 2019 but supply glut may await in 2020

By Scott DiSavino (Reuters) – U.S. exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) head into 2020 after…

China’s 2019 retail sales to rise 8%: commerce ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s retail sales are expected to increase 8% in 2019 to 41.1 trillion…

Airport strike prompts cancellation of flights to and from Portugal’s capital

By Victoria Waldersee LISBON (Reuters) – A three-day strike by workers at Lisbon airport led to…

Egypt competition watchdog approves Uber acquisition of Careem with conditions

By Yousef Saba CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian regulators have approved Uber’s $3.1 billion acquisition of regional…

China commerce ministry says it has proactively dealt with U.S. trade frictions

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Ministry has “proactively dealt with” trade frictions with the United States…

Lufthansa’s Germanwings fails in bid to avert cabin crew strike

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – An attempt by Deutsche Lufthansa <LHAG.DE> to avert a planned cabin crew strike…

Musk says Boring Co’s Las Vegas tunnel to ‘hopefully’ be operational next year

(Reuters) – Elon Musk, founder of tunneling enterprise Boring Company, said in a tweet that a…