Japan cabinet approves record $939 billion budget spending plan for fiscal year 2020/21

By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government has approved a record budget spending worth $939…

Turkish Airlines prepping case against Boeing over 737 MAX: news agency

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish Airlines <THYAO.IS> is preparing to open a court case against Boeing Co…

China keeps LPR lending rate steady, but more easing expected

By Winni Zhou and Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China kept its lending benchmark rate unchanged…

Australia’s Westpac names two members of money laundering review panel

(Reuters) – Australia’s second-largest lender Westpac Banking Corp <WBC.AX> on Friday appointed two people to a…

Chipotle accused of violating U.S. labor law on union organizing

By Hilary Russ (Reuters) – The general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has accused Chipotle…

Mexican central bank cuts rates, flags higher inflation risk

By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican central bank on Thursday cut its benchmark…

U.S. House passes new North American trade deal, Senate timing unclear

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North…

Australia fines Volkswagen record $86 million for emissions breach: regulator

(Reuters) – Australia’s competition regulator said the federal court has penalized Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> a record…

AFL-CIO’s Trumka says USMCA is first step to undoing evils of NAFTA

By Andrea Shalal and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new North American trade deal addresses…

French court to rule on culpability of ex-Orange bosses in workers’ suicides

PARIS (Reuters) – Judges will rule on Friday whether former bosses at telecoms group Orange <ORAN.PA>…

Japan’s consumer inflation ticks up as shoppers pay more for sushi, ice cream

By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s annual core consumer inflation ticked up in November and…

China’s Great Wall revs up for India as rivals hit the brakes

By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Chinese automakers Great Wall Motor <601633.SS> and Changan Automobile…