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…

U.S. eyes customs deal with Mexico, plans attorney general visit in January

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States is looking at ways to cooperate with Mexico on…

Recession, robots and rockets: another roaring 20s for world markets?

By Tom Arnold and Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON (Reuters) – Helicopter cash, climate crises, smart cities and…

Tim Hortons President Alex Macedo to leave next year

(Reuters) – Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Friday Alex Macedo, the president of coffee and…

China to switch benchmark for floating-rate loans to lower funding costs

By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s central bank will use the loan prime rate (LPR)…

Sinochem unit gets $1.65 billion investment from state firms

BEIJING (Reuters) – Sinochem Energy, a unit of China’s Sinochem Group, has agreed to sell a…