UBS’s tech-savvy new boss Hamers not always loved by the Dutch

By Bart H. Meijer AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ralph Hamers made his mark as a tech-savvy chief…

China Jan new bank loans hit record, more policy support seen

By Judy Hua and Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) – New bank loans in China rose more…

China cuts benchmark lending rate as economy struggles to shake off virus shock

By Winni Zhou and Stanley White SHANGHAI/TOKYO (Reuters) – China cut the benchmark lending rate on…

New British 20 pound banknote, featuring artist Turner, enters circulation

LONDON (Reuters) – A new British banknote featuring a self-portrait by the 19th century painter J.M.W.…

Oil near one-month high on supply threats, easing demand woes

By Ahmad Ghaddar LONDON (Reuters) – Brent oil prices held near one-month highs on Thursday supported…

Dollar tramples yen and everything else in its path

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar trampled everything in its path on Thursday after…

Daimler slims down Mercedes management in efficiency drive

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German cars and trucks maker Daimler <DAIGn.DE> said it would revamp the management…

IMF experts meet Lebanese PM at start of visit

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A team of IMF experts met Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Thursday at…

Walmart’s struggling Japan unit finally delivers with online grocery growth

By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) – Walmart Inc <WMT.N> might finally have found the sweet spot…

European shares dip on weak corporate earnings, virus risks

By Sagarika Jaisinghani (Reuters) – European shares eased from record highs on Thursday, as a raft…