Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:42:04 -0500SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro fell to a 20-month low on Monday and investors fled riskier assets after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on constitutional reform that could destabilize the country's shaky banking system.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:13:41 -0500SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell by one percent on Monday as a higher U.S. rig count unsettled markets amid nagging concern that output cuts, planned as part of concerted action between producer club OPEC and Russia, might not be as big as initially anticipated.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:52:13 -0500(Reuters) - British luxury fashion brand Burberry has rejected multiple takeover offers from U.S. handbag maker Coach Inc , the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:40:57 -0500TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Panasonic Corp is in talks to buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, a person familiar with the matter said.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:12:36 -0500TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp CEO and President Tai Jeng-wu told reporters on Monday he would step down once the Japanese electronics maker turns profitable again at the net level and its shares return to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:17:51 -0500SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese trainmaker CRRC plans to build more factories abroad as part of its plan to double sales outside of China to up to $15 billion by 2020, state-run China Daily reported on Monday.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:43:11 -0500SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China's wealthiest shoppers are spending at home again, roused from a three-year slumber by a weaker yuan, lower prices and a crackdown on overseas sales agents - a welcome boost for the world's luxury brands.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:01:32 -0500GENEVA (Reuters) - Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization talks aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than $1 trillion.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:52:36 -0500VIENNA (Reuters) - Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez has played down suggestions the Swiss drugmaker could bid for Swiss biotech group Actelion, which is in talks with U.S. healthcare group Johnson & Johnson about a transaction.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:22:02 -0500ATHENS (Reuters) - Political uncertainty in Europe has created fresh momentum for a "comprehensive and permanent" solution to the Greek debt crisis before the year ends, a government spokesman said on Sunday.