Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:00:30 GMTChinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp on Wednesday pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in Texas for illegally shipping U.S. goods and technology to Iran.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:45:29 GMTCanada's Liberal government unveiled a stay-the-course budget on Wednesday that targeted export growth and some measure of tax reform but did little to whittle away at deficits even as it backed off from an explicit pledge to improve the debt outlook.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:40:32 GMTSears Holdings Corp's disclosure that it could lack the financial strength to continue as a going concern is turning attention to the key difference maker for any cash-strapped retailer: vendors.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:20:39 GMTUS stocks finished mostly higher on Wednesday, shaking off the prior session's rout, ahead of a key congressional vote seen as a proxy for the policy agenda of President Donald Trump.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:05:14 GMTThe Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the new U.S. administration's healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street about tax cuts and other measures aimed at promoting economic growth.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:40:32 GMTThe slumping U.S. healthcare stocks at the center of efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act are expected to stay volatile as Republican legislation heads into a vote on Thursday that could signal how protracted their battle to repeal the law will be.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:40:34 GMTU.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended some digital advertising from Google and YouTube because of concerns that their ads may have run next to offensive content.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:40:36 GMTIf the U.S. healthcare legislation overhaul is not passed, or is postponed, it will put "a lot of doubt" on the "Trump trades," which include higher U.S. equities and bond yields, DoubleLine Capital Chief Executive Jeffrey Gundlach said on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:55:31 GMTAbout 17,000 AT&T Inc workers in California and Nevada went on strike on Wednesday, alleging that the company violated contract terms by forcing employees to do work outside their areas of expertise.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:12:13 GMTBritain must reach a deal on what it owes the European Union before talks can start on a post-Brexit trade deal, the EU's negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:45:25 GMTShares of Snap Inc jumped 9 percent on Wednesday after the owner of messaging app Snapchat received a second analyst "buy" rating following a red-hot public listing this month and with Wall Street skeptical about its lofty valuation.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:38 GMTAmid rising prices and slim inventory, sales of existing homes slowed in February, cooling from January's record pace which saw the biggest jump in 10 years, an industry group reported on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:05:36 GMTStarbucks Corp co-founder Howard Schultz will host his final shareholder meeting as chief executive officer on Wednesday before Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson takes the helm of the global coffee chain on April 3.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:05:25 GMTSears Holdings Corp's shares tumbled as much as 16 percent on Wednesday as bondholders and investors questioned how long the storied retailer could remain in business after it flagged doubts that it could continue as a going concern.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:20:22 GMTA ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States from some cities could deal a blow to the big, fast-growing Gulf airlines, which depend on business-class flyers stopping over in places like Dubai or Doha for far-flung destinations.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:15:35 GMTWal-Mart Stores Inc's Chilean unit will invest US$800 million in the country over the next three years and open 55 to 60 new supermarkets, the company said on Wednesday, a significant outlay at a time of slow economic growth.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:15:31 GMTEU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Wednesday she was reviewing Facebook's response to charges the U.S. social network provided misleading information during its bid for messaging service WhatsApp which may result in a hefty fine for the company.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:55:26 GMTThe Republican chairman of a powerful House of Representatives committee said on Wednesday that he remains confident Congress will act to overhaul financial regulations "this year."
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:45:15 GMTU.S. securities regulators moved on Wednesday to modernize regulations that require stock and bond trades to settle within three business days, a step the industry has urged the government to take for years.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:30:39 GMTDr Yaacob said that cyber security is one of the emerging growth sectors in Singapore's digital economy, with the potential to provide more than 2,500 additional job openings by 2018.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:20:32 GMTIndia's competition regulator said the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and duPont was likely to hurt competition, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:10:19 GMTAlphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday that it will revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing strategic importance to the search giant.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:30:29 GMTU.S. home resales fell more than expected in February amid a persistent shortage of houses on the market that is pushing up prices and sidelining prospective buyers.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:05:17 GMTThe European Commission will shortly veto a proposed merger between Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange , four sources close to the matter said on Wednesday, scuppering plans to create Europe's biggest exchange.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:35:34 GMTGeneral Electric Co said it expected to cut costs and boost operating profit in its industrial unit and linked the bonuses of its senior management to meeting these goals, as it bows to pressure from Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:35:22 GMTWall Street ended mixed after a choppy session on Wednesday as investors focused on President Donald Trump's struggle to push through a healthcare bill and snapped up stocks after a steep drop the day before.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:42 GMTMore than 100 institutional investors opposed efforts by the U.S. securities regulator to delay a rule requiring companies to disclose a ratio comparing their chief executive's pay with their workforce median.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:38 GMTInstagram is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has reached more than 1 million monthly active advertisers, as the Facebook Inc-owned photo-sharing app tries to become a center of online commerce.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:40:38 GMTThe Listing Rules will be amended from Mar 31 this year.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:28 GMTBank lobbyists who opened the Trump era with great expectations for sweeping regulatory reform are privately striking an increasingly dismal tone as hopes for a quick and thorough rewrite of Dodd-Frank legislation dim.