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The US treasury secretary announced that a looming trade war has been put "on hold." But European officials are worried that a new trade deal between the US and China could come "at the expense of Europe."
The first privately-operated high-speed passenger rail service in the US now boasts a new connection to Miami. Daniel Hicks reports from Florida.
The EU has drafted business safeguards to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, including prohibiting firms from complying with US sanctions and sending money to Iran's central bank. Experts doubt such efforts will be enough.
The Federal Transport Authority is seeking a recall of 19,000 SUVs in Germany after discovering the luxury vehicles emitted excessive pollutants due to cheating software. Other countries are expected to follow suit.
Beijing has dropped an anti-dumping investigation into US sorghum, in what experts view as a conciliatory gesture aimed at averting a trade war between the two countries during ongoing talks in Washington.
With a euroskeptic government coalition likely to take over the reins in Italy, fears are mounting that the problems in the eurozone's third-largest economy will only get worse. Financial markets are already jittery.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan takes potshots at financial markets, rating agencies and even his own central bank. Is it all just part of his election campaign theater — or is the economy really running out of steam?
Australia is introducing sweeping reforms in its live export trade after footage of dead or dying sheep on ships bound to the Middle East caused a public outcry. The government said the whole industry needed to change.
The US president has raised the pressure in trade talks with China, urging Beijing to relinquish its cherished trade privileges with the US. He also insisted that his stance on sanctions against ZTE hadn't changed.
The future of work doesn't just interest workers. Germany still dreams of being better connected. Yet digitalization can be a curse and a blessing; global leaders need to be honest and fair.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that global oil supplies could be severely impacted by the US decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. Crisis-hit Venezuela constituted another big risk, it added.
The world's third-largest economy has slid into reverse for the first time in two years as a result of sluggish consumption and seasonal factors. But experts said it was not the beginning of a longer downswing.
Swiss police are investigating the death of a man after his Tesla car crashed and burst into flames last week. The case adds to claims e-vehicle cars batteries may be a safety concern after similar incidents in the US.
The global trade body has found the EU is still ignoring requests to stop its illegal subsidies for Airbus, handing a victory to its US rival Boeing and paving the way for potentially billions in punitive tariffs.
Go along with US sanctions, and you'll face jail — that's the warning Russian lawmakers have for those who adhere to or facilitate business sanctions. Foreign companies have much to lose in this catch-22 situation.
In yet another unforeseen consequence of Brexit, the European Union insists that London will no longer automatically be entitled to Galileo data after it leaves the bloc. The implications could be out of this world.
Thomson Reuters, the parent company of Reuters News, has announced it's planning to transfer its foreign exchange derivatives arm to Dublin, leaving London as the UK prepares to exit the European Union.
The 2016 verdicts handed down to ex-Deutsche Bank employees for their part in a sales tax fraud scheme have been largely confirmed by federal judges, meaning that one former manager faces a three-year jail term.
Economic expansion in Europe's powerhouse is continuing in 2018, but GDP growth has slowed considerably, leaving observers disappointed. Nevertheless, the government sees no cause for alarm right now.
Israel just won the European Song Contest, the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem, and the business world is amazed by the innovative startups the nation produces. Yet the tiny country has a lot of catching up to do.