The New Zealand dollar surged Wednesday after the country's central bank defied expectations for an interest rate cut, and left policy unchanged. The kiwi dollar jumped 1.1% to 0.6402 U.S. cents. In a statement, the Reser...
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When India stripped Kashmir of its relative autonomy, sending in tens of thousands of troops and blocking communications to quell the region, it mostly halted trade of the prized purple flower.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell heads to Capitol Hill for two days of congressional hearings beginning Wednesday. Here’s what to watch:
Job-sharing started as a way to help working mothers juggle jobs and family. Today, some potential executives are successfully using the 2-for-1 job arrangement to move into leadership positions.
The nation will hear public testimony from House impeachment witnesses for the first time Wednesday morning, including from one whose description of President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine strikes at the heart of De...
Japan’s booming labor market has been the bright spot of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic record. But the shine is now coming off, with economic forces at home and abroad weighing on the employment gains made.
Stocks to Watch: Nike; Datadog; SmileDirectClub and Skyworks Solutions are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively.
Global stocks moved lower after stumbling blocks emerged in trade talks between the U.S. and China and violence continued to grip Hong Kong.
The world’s largest contract electronics maker’s net profit rose 23.3% in the third quarter , beating expectations.
Alibaba Group’s leaders used the code “Project Orange” to discuss the company’s blockbuster initial public offering in 2014. Now they are close to seeing the fruition of “Project Tangerine,” the internal name for their eff...
A date for a hearing hasn’t been set, but it is likely to be early next year in front of a full bench of seven judges, and it would be Cardinal George Pell’s last chance to challenge the conviction for assaulting two choir...
Life in Hong Kong was crippled for a third straight day, as the aftermath of two days of violence and fears of further clashes disrupted transportation and kept many children home from school.
Marijuana is seen as a dangerous narcotic in China, and possession there is strictly punished. That hasn’t stopped the country from trying to become a powerhouse in the fast-growing industry for cannabis products.
Google’s project with the country’s second-largest health system to collect detailed information on 50 million American patients sparked a federal inquiry and criticism from patients and lawmakers.
Two Midwestern hospital giants became the latest to break off merger talks, another drag on deal making across the $1 trillion hospital sector.
The Internal Revenue Service is pursuing criminal cases surrounding land-conservation deals that have emerged as a focus of the agency’s enforcement efforts, the tax agency said.
House Democrats this week hold the first two in a series of open hearings that aim to build public support for one of the gravest actions Congress can take: the removal of a president.
SmileDirectClub posted wider losses in the latest quarter as the company continued to spend heavily on marketing and sales, as well as other expenses.