Barclays has been fined by British regulators over anti-money-laundering control failings linked to a secretive $2.83 billion deal it arranged for a number of rich clients.
The government of the Netherlands said Friday it would appeal last month’s decision by the European Union that its tax ruling with Starbucks amounts to illegal state aid.
Low heating bills and inexpensive gasoline prices should benefit holiday spending.
Chinese nationals are the top foreign buyers of U.S. homes, but in recent weeks they have started to pull back, scared off by their country’s stock slump and weakening economy.
Sales of newly built homes rose in October, leaving the housing market on track for its best year since 2007.
A possible tax on drinks with added sugar threatens to compound woes for beverage companies already wrestling with a slowdown in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would increase spending on social programs and raise the minimum wage as he tries to jump-start the flagging economy.
Official data is understating the growth in Japanese workers’ compensation.
As Apple Pay enters China, the country’s lead in mobile payments provides a road map of sorts.
A sharp slowdown in printer supplies poses a growing problem for the new HP.