NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs analysts said on Thursday concerns about a U.S. yield curve inversion among traders as an omen of a looming recession are "overblown," though an inversion is often...
LONDON (Reuters) - Global chocolate makers are buying more cocoa sourced through schemes aimed at stamping out poverty as they rush to make their supply chains more ethical ahead of self-imposed 2020 deadlines.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lyft Inc is launching a program on Thursday to offset emissions from the 1.4 million cars that drive for the U.S. ride-hailing service by investing in projects to reduce other sources of greenhouse gas, the company said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Amazon.com confirmed on Thursday it has secured UK and Ireland rights to broadcast the US Open Tennis Championship, adding its first Grand Slam to a sports offer that already includes action from the ATP World Tour.
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One is targeting the lucrative U.S. fantasy sports market with the launch on Thursday of daily pay-to-play and traditional free F1 games in partnership with Dublin-based PlayON.
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical is in negotiations with Shire after making a third takeover bid worth around $61 billion that was rejected by the London-listed rare diseases drugmaker.
ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - First-quarter sales growth at Nestle and Unilever was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for consumer products makers to raise prices in a competitive retail environment.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A venture capital firm aiming to bring more U.S. startups to Russia has raised a $200 million fund, hoping to use the fresh pool of money to help Silicon Valley companies deliver their services to Russia's biggest corporations an
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is looking to accelerate plans to develop its domestic semiconductor market amid a fierce trade stand-off with the United States and a U.S. ban on sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE that has underscored the country's reliance on im
PARIS (Reuters) - France's far-left CGT labor union sought to broaden resistance to hard-hitting economic reforms on Thursday, urging employees across the public sector to join striking railway workers in their showdown with President Emmanuel Macron.
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar minister expressed concerns on Thursday about "very poor conditions" in Rohingya refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh, and said repatriation of the Muslim minority should start as soon as possible due to the coming monsoon
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Expert toxicologists for both sides are expected to take the stand on Thursday in the trial of Bill Cosby who is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former friend more than a decade ago.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party taunted the main opposition party on Thursday to name a candidate to challenge Tayyip Erdogan for June elections which are expected to tighten the president's 15-year hold on power.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's lower house of parliament will debate staying in a customs union with the European Union next week, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to change her Brexit blueprint.
LUANDA (Reuters) - A front page complains that the city traffic lights do not work, audiences laugh a little louder at risky political gags, and a policeman admits mistakes were made. After decades of iron rule in Angola, there are signs of a softer touch
ZURICH (Reuters) - Andreas "Andy" Rihs, a Swiss billionaire whose success with the world's largest hearing aid company Sonova financed his passion for professional bicycle racing and soccer, has died at the age of 75.
LONDON (Reuters) - More than half of wealthy investors around the world expect to live to the age of 100, with almost two in three planning to work longer in life to afford a comfortable retirement, according to a survey on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sky , the pay-TV group at the center of a takeover battle between Fox, Disney and Comcast, reported a strong third quarter on Thursday, underlining its appeal to rival U.S. entertainment groups who want to expand in Europe.
(Reuters) - Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will miss Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Southampton after being handed a three-match suspension for violent conduct, the Football Association (FA) said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gang-related melee at a South Carolina prison that ended with seven dead and 17 injured, the deadliest U.S. prison riot in a quarter century, exposed the vulnerability of an understaffed system.
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A St. Louis judge is expected to rule on Thursday on a request by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens' lawyers to dismiss a criminal invasion of privacy case brought against the politician in connection with an admitted extramarital affa
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Some of Opel's German plants cost twice as much to run as new French owner PSA Group's other factories, Opel's chief executive told employees as the company tries to hammer out an effiency deal with labor leaders in return for investm
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United State is hopeful of reaching agreement with Britain, France and Germany to address U.S. concerns about the Iran nuclear deal, U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood told a news conference in Geneva on Thursday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has expressed its desire for "complete denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions such as U.S. troops withdrawing from the South first, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union said on Thursday it could impose further sanctions on Venezuela if it believes democracy is being undermined there, after its president called for elections next month that the main opposition has said it will boyco