Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 8:03am
The chairman of French carmaker PSA Group wants to create a "European car champion" with the potential purchase of General Motors' European car business, and pledged to work with governments and unions worried over job cuts.
The chief executive of Glencore says the Swiss mining and metals company is better positioned than ever before as core profits rose 48 percent last year, amid recovering commodity prices and cost cutting policies.
Aritz Parra, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:20am
The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe will avoid imprisonment but must show up in court in Switzerland, where he lives, once per month while he waits for the Supreme Court to rule on an appeal to a fraud and tax evasion guilty verdict, a court ruled Thursday.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:04am
Australia's highest-paid public servant announced his resignation Thursday, two weeks after the revelation that he made 5.6 million Australian dollars ($4.3 million) last year sparked a public furor and created a political headache for the government.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:04am
With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.
Global stock markets were trading in narrow ranges Thursday after the minutes to the last policymaking meeting of the Federal Reserve failed to provide much of a steer as to the timing of the U.S. central bank's next interest rate increase.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:32am
China's defense ministry said Thursday it expects economic growth and a strengthened social security system to solve problems faced by former soldiers, following reports of new street protests by disgruntled veterans who say they've been denied their promised retirement benefits.