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SE Asia Stocks-Largely up; Philippines bounces back on bargain buying

By Ambar Warrick March 13 (Reuters) – Most Southeast Asian stock marketsclosed higher on Monday, with the Philippines clocking itsbiggest…

Skyrocketing drug prices key question in Trump health care reform

Author: AFPMon, 2017-03-13ID: 1489348587599033100NEW YORK: Amid the drive to repeal and replace Obamacare, the question remains whether President Donald Trump and the…

Oil industry revives quest for deepwater reserves

Author: REUTERSSat, 2017-03-11ID: 1489175462160935100HOUSTON: Deepwater oil drilling can be expensive, time-consuming and a hard sell to investors. But the world’s top energy…

Gold hits lowest since January

Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-11ID: 1489175462150934800LONDON: Gold fell to its lowest in more than five weeks on Friday. Growing expectations that the US Federal…

Trudeau says US border tax will hurt both economies

Author: REUTERSSat, 2017-03-11ID: 1489175462090934500HOUSTON: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday repeated his opposition to a US proposal for an import tax,…

Carmakers eye more UK suppliers to handle Brexit

Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-11ID: 1489174756120861500GENEVA: As Britain prepares to leave the EU, some carmakers are considering softening the blow of any tariffs by…

Core inflation still too low: ECB

Author: ReutersSat, 2017-03-11ID: 1489174756080860900FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank (ECB) has opted against any change to its stimulus programs even though economic growth…

Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

By Sinead Carew (Reuters) – Bank shares have been the runaway winners of the post-election U.S. stock market boom as…

Wall St. ends up; jobs data points to economic strength

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a solid jobs report pointed to strength…

U.S. extends leniency programme for companies that disclose bribery

By Joel Schectman MIAMI (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend a programme that offers companies leniency if they…
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