Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:05:16 GMTFor the last year, Sanofi's chief executive has made clear his quest for deals to help revive the fortunes of France's biggest drugmaker.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:25:29 GMTAs he is sworn in as the 45th U.S. president on Friday, Donald Trump will mark one of the best performances for the American stock market for any presidential transition period of the modern era.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:15:25 GMTTax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:20:38 GMTThe Jurong Port Academy will cater to about 1,900 workers from Jurong Port and its partner companies.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:45:12 GMTBoosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, China's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter, giving it a solid tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent 2017.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:13:52 GMTThe world's second-largest economy expanded 6.7 per cent in 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics said.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:35:36 GMTWith monetary policy still modestly accommodative, the U.S. central bank should continue to raise interest rates slowly or risk harm to the recovery the Fed has sought to nurture, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:55:30 GMTJapan's Toshiba Corp has begun preparations to sell a minority stake in its core chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said, as it urgently seeks funding to help avoid being crippled by an upcoming multi-billion dollar writedown.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:30:41 GMTShares in Japan's Toshiba Corp extended losses on Friday, weighed down by concern over a potentially bigger-than-expected US$6 billion writedown triggered by cost overruns at its U.S. nuclear business.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:10:19 GMTSamsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will announce on Jan. 23 the results of a probe on what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, as the firm seeks to recover from one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:35:23 GMTOne of the strongest proponents of the Democrats on financial regulation demanded on Thursday that big brokerages come clean about whether they would support delaying a new rule by the U.S. Department of Labor if President-elect Donald Trump's administration makes a move to do so.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:15:14 GMTBoosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, China is expected to report on Friday that its economy grew by a steady 6.7 percent in the fourth quarter, giving it a solid tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent 2017.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:35:36 GMTJPMorgan Chase & Co directors paid Chief Executive Jamie Dimon US$28 million in total compensation for 2016, a 3.7 percent increase from the prior year, the company said on Thursday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:55:17 GMTWells Fargo & Co , the third-largest U.S. bank by assets, said on Thursday it would merge its international business with its wholesale banking unit that serves corporate clients.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:55:30 GMTA month ago, the dollar and stock markets were riding high as investors bet that the Trump administration, together with the Republican-controlled Congress, would usher in an era of lower taxes, more government spending and looser regulations.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:38 GMTWall Street stocks dropped on Thursday (Jan 19) in the final session before the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:25:11 GMTOne day before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is set to be sworn in, an influential Federal Reserve policymaker said that while there is uncertainty over the economic outlook, it is no more pronounced now than it usually is.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:34 GMTRide-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to pay US$20 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it exaggerated prospective earnings in seeking to recruit drivers, documents filed with a federal court on Thursday showed.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:50:24 GMTInternational Business Machines Corp reported its 19th straight quarter of declining revenue, but forecast full-year earnings above Wall Street estimates due to growth in newer areas such as cloud-based services and analytics.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:20:14 GMTAmerican Express Co posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as the credit card issuer boosted spending on marketing and promotion to fend off rising competition.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:20:15 GMTViacom Inc's Paramount Pictures will receive a US$1 billion cash investment from two Chinese film companies, Shanghai Film Group (SFG) and Huahua Media, giving the U.S. studio much-needed cash and support as it attempts to grow.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:40:45 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the US Treasury on Thursday fended off questions about his role in offshore investment firms and his real-estate holdings as well as his lending practices.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:05:12 GMTThe billionaire investor George Soros said on Thursday that global markets will falter given the uncertainty of incoming U.S. President Donald Trump's policies.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:35:32 GMTMylan NV has yet to reach a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the classification in the Medicaid program of its life-saving EpiPen allergy treatment, according to a letter from a regulatory agency disclosed on Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:10:18 GMTSpirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc , a major supplier to aircraft maker Boeing Co , is considering outsourcing up to 85 U.S. supply chain jobs, possibly to a company overseas, according to three people familiar with the plan.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:20:23 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, on Thursday told a Senate panel he does not believe in severing federal ties with and privatizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac .
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:01:16 GMTPresident Xi Jinping wowed the audience in Davos with his exaltation of globalisation, but China's real "Davos Man" may be the omnipresent and deal-hungry founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:49:37 GMTUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used his first address at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday to push for a new partnership with business to help fight climate change and reduce poverty.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:00:13 GMTCostco Wholesale Corp will pay US$11.75 million to resolve claims that some of its pharmacies filled improper or incomplete prescriptions for controlled substances in violation of federal regulations, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:29:30 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May told the world's elite on Thursday (Jan 19) that Britain would become a champion for business and free trade despite Brexit, even as major banks said they planned to shift jobs out of London.