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Quebec's giant pension fund manager, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, posted a 7.6 per cent return on investment last year, bringing its net a
Canadian oil and gas producer Husky Energy Inc is weighing paring down its stakes in some of its Eastern Canadian offshore assets, people familiar wi
Royal Bank of Scotland reported a sharp rise in losses on Friday as higher misconduct charges and restructuring costs underscored the challenges facing the lender nine years after it was bailed out i
German car giant Volkswagen on Friday said it was capping its chief executive`s pay package at 10 million euros as it moved to rein in top brass salaries in the wake of the "dieselgate" sca
Many Americans believe the news media is flawed and often unfair to President Trump, but they won’t go so far as to label the press an “enemy.”
Premium Friday’s goal is to improve productivity, reduce employee overwork and increase consumption. But will Japanese people take the bait?
The Government Accountability Office warned further changes to the Fed’s stock ownership requirement could have “wide-ranging policy implications” for the Fed’s structure, and could diminish the auton
Kenya Airways has welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) decision to clear Kenya to operate direct flights to and from the United States of America.
Kenya Power will not pay shareholders an interim dividend in the six months to December 2016, despite growth in its profits to Sh4.2 billion.
Kenyans still stash money under their mattresses and other ?secret places' despite an increase in the number of more secure platforms for their savings.
Revaluations of assets in South Sudan and a build-up of bad loans in Kenya contributed to cutting Stanbic Bank Group's profits by 10 per cent.
Mid-tier lender Family Bank is looking for partners to raise funds and help keep its doors open.
The sharp drop in share prices of banking stocks pushed the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to a seven-year low, the capital markets regulator says.
Bungoma County Government is distributing fertiliser to each of its 45 wards in a plan that seeks to make its 1.6 million residents food secure.
Kenya Airways has welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) decision to clear Kenya to operate direct flights to and from the United States of America.
Kenya Power will not pay shareholders an interim dividend in the six months to December 2016, despite growth in its profits to Sh4.2 billion.
Kenyans still stash money under their mattresses and other ?secret places' despite an increase in the number of more secure platforms for their savings.
Revaluations of assets in South Sudan and a build-up of bad loans in Kenya contributed to cutting Stanbic Bank Group's profits by 10 per cent.
Mid-tier lender Family Bank is looking for partners to raise funds and help keep its doors open.
The sharp drop in share prices of banking stocks pushed the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to a seven-year low, the capital markets regulator says.
Bungoma County Government is distributing fertiliser to each of its 45 wards in a plan that seeks to make its 1.6 million residents food secure.
The biggest phone show of the year is nearly upon us again.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Sequoia Fund, known for its ties to Warren Buffett, of recklessly making a huge, disastrous investment in Valeant Pharm
BOSTON (Reuters) - Mutual funds run by Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price Group Inc could be poised for a quick win on the upcoming public debut of Snap Inc .
(Reuters) - Boeing Co said it would invest 20 million pounds ($24.98 million) to open its first production facility in Europe to make components for certain aircraft.
WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen forecast broadly stable earnings this year after record sales of luxury Audi and Porsche cars helped it post its highest annual underlying operating profit e
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely held back by heavy rains and flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening housi
A Rhode Island-based jewelry chain has opened its seventh store in the Las Vegas Valley.
A researcher for IBM analyzes interactions among medical professionals and cancer patients.
A consignment seller does not budge even after 89 complaints against him are filed with the New Hampshire attorney general’s office.
Weekday ridership rose to its highest level since 1948, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority recorded a 3 percent drop on weekends in 2016.
The Washington “swamp” President Trump likes to denounce is still teeming with life — and it is converging on lawmakers drafting tax legislation.
The Dow was on track to break its 10-day record-setting streak on Friday, as investors turned cautious after recent comments from Trump administration suggested that pro-growth policies may take longe
New Detroit Tigers owner Chris Ilitch says there is no mandate to cut payroll and that they can win the World Series.        
What do you think about putting a levy on the distributors of sugary drinks? Please vote. Stay for the week's best economy links and the haiku.
Remembering T.R.M. Howard’s inspirational fight for justice: Column              
A Lamar County teacher has been charged with allegedly having a sexual relationship with a high school student.              
'We haven't seen charging documents. As far as charges with this raid, I don't know,' lawyer says.              
MANILA, Philippines - The stock market tumbled yesterday mirroring the general weakness in regional bourses which were mostly muted amid renewed worries on t
MANILA, Philippines - Indian businessmen in the Philippines are urging their fellow countrymen practicing “5-6” money lending to legalize their business to r
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign investment pledges approved by the country’s seven investment promotion agencies (IPA) declined 10.7 percent to P219 billion in
Here is an old story credited to anonymity.
Who would have thought that Filipinos would go for ice hockey as a sport, or even be a fan of it, considering that we are in a tropical country?  But ice and
If Trump bothered to do a little homework, he’d know the truth. It’s not the Japanese who are putting up barriers, but his own automakers who are doing things that make it impossible to sell cars in J
Phuket’s ultra-luxury status receives a boost with the opening of a Rolls-Royce showroom on the island.
Over the past six years, Hyundai Motor's U.S. market share has dropped from 5.1 percent to 4.1 percent. Will its new Prius-fighting Ioniq hybrid be enough to reverse the slide?
Imagine shopping for your next car insurance and the car company offers an insurance that connects a black box or a mobile phone app, which tracks how you drive, and saves you up to 30 percent on prem
Pistons want to build a practice facility and HQ in New Center, says Detroit City Council member        
A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.
Friday would have been Steve Jobs’ 62nd birthday. The inimitable tech leader, innovator and Apple co-founder forever changed the landscape of consumer tech products and was a pioneer in the industry.
Tens of thousands of French voters were hoping former President Barack Obama was ready to get back to work. They’ve signed a petition urging him to run for president again, but this time, in Fra
Ivanka Trump is mostly widely known as an American businesswomen, former model and the daughter of President Donald Trump. Her graceful presence on the political campaign won over the hearts of many A
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for inter
On Thursday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer indicated the federal government would start cracking down on recreational marijuana. Spicer’s statement reflects Department of Justice head
Caitlyn Shipley found her calling at age 20 in the cockpit of a helicopter. While visiting a friend who worked at a tour company in Las Vegas, she met a pilot who offered to take her up. "I fell i
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