SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar inched up against major currencies but stayed well off highs on Tuesday as investors cautiously traded expectations of whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will hint at a sooner than expected reduction in bond-buying … Continue reading
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s parliament will this week consider whether to probe the transparency of oil and mining firms listed in London, an issue highlighted by corruption probes at emerging market miners which lawmakers fear have dented the stock market’s … Continue reading
* Govt says to sell No. 2 lender, telecoms operator, airline
* Build-operate-transfer model includes 25-year lease (Adds prime minister, Limak chairman, details on timeframe)
The White House announced a significant new effort Tuesday to reduce unemployment and improve job prospects among veterans, enlisting the support of U.S. companies to hire 435,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. Read full article >> … Continue reading
BEIJING (Reuters) – A quarter of firms that are members of a leading U.S. business lobby in China have been victims of data theft, a report by the group said on Friday, amid growing vitriol between Beijing and Washington over … Continue reading
March 18 (Reuters) – Dex One Corp and SuperMedia Inc have both filed for bankruptcy protection after the directories publishers failed to win the full support of senior secured lenders for a change to a credit agreement needed to complete … Continue reading
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A dentist’s office may not be everyone’s idea of a perfect holiday destination.
Businesses kept hiring workers at a steady pace in January despite uncertainty over fiscal policy in Washington, but the gain was not enough to improve the nation’s jobless rate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the unemployment rate … Continue reading
An overhaul of the probation service in England and Wales will see more offenders supervised by private sector bodies, the government is to announce.