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UK-CPMI-120216.jpg U.K. construction sector expanded at a faster pace in November on robust activity and new orders, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The Markit/Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply construction Purchasing Managers' Index rose unexpectedly to 52.8 in November from 52.6 in October.

stock-market-down_02Dec16.jpg European stocks fell sharply on Friday as nervous investors looked ahead to the U.S. jobs report due tonight and Sunday's Italian referendum and presidential election in Austria. While positive U.S. jobs data for November may prompt the Federal Open Market Committee to hike rates this month, a 'no'...

Magicmushroom-120216.jpg A study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers has found that Psilocybin can ease psychologically harmful symptoms of fear, anxiety or depression in cancer patients.

Stock-Market-010815_02Dec16.jpg European stocks are poised for a weak open on Friday after a lackluster session on Wall Street overnight and a broadly weak trend in Asia this morning. With the OPEC-led market surge appearing to fizzle out, investors are now waiting for cues from the U.S. jobs report due tonight, Sunday's constitutional...

ukmanufacturing-120116.jpg British manufacturing sector expanded for the fourth straight month in November, but the pace of growth slowed unexpectedly, as a weaker currency drove up prices. The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 53.4 from 54.2 in October and September's 27-month high, survey results from IHS Markit showed Thursday.

Markets-111714_01Dec16.jpg European stocks dropped from a three-week high on Thursday, although commodity-related stocks gained ground after the oil cartel OPEC took the surprising move to cut production from January next year. Investors seem to be adopting a cautious stance ahead of a crucial referendum on constitutional...

stock-market-8_01Dec16.jpg European stocks look set to open largely unchanged on Thursday despite positive cues from Asia after manufacturing data out of China surprised on the upside. Benchmark U.S. crude futures rose about 1.5 percent above $50 a barrel in Asian deals after climbing more than 9 percent overnight as the oil...

Philip-Morris-113016.jpg Philip Morris International Inc., which has launched a new, less harmful alternative to smoke-based cigarettes in the UK, might eventually halt sales of conventional cigarettes. The alternative product, the iQOS smokeless cigarette, heats but does not burn tobacco.

Asian-Markets1_30Nov16.jpg European shares fluctuated in early trade Wednesday, as investors awaited the outcome of a highly-anticipated OPEC meeting later in the day and the Bank of England warned that the economy has entered a period of adjustment following the referendum. The likelihood that some U.K. specific risks to...

Asian-Market-100912_30Nov16.jpg European stocks are poised to open a tad higher on Wednesday after Wall Street stocks inched up marginally overnight on the back of upbeat GDP, consumer confidence and home price data. Oil prices rebounded a bit in Asian deals after falling as much as 4 percent on Tuesday in the wake of reports that...

dominos-reindeer-112816.jpg Domino's Pizza is training reindeer in Japan for pizza delivery in the freezing weather during the country's winter season. In a video released by the Japanese unit, employees are shown leading the reindeer with delivery boxes attached to its back around a parking lot, and on a red sleigh.

stock-market-down_29Nov16.jpg European stocks extended losses from the previous session on Tuesday as sliding oil and metals prices weighed on commodity stocks. U.S. crude prices fell about 1 percent in European trade going into Wednesday's OPEC meeting while LME copper futures dropped nearly 1.3 percent ahead of Italy's referendum...

Asian-Markets2_29Nov16.jpg European stocks are likely to open on a flat note on Tuesday amid the absence of positive catalysts. OPEC is to hold a meeting in Vienna on Wednesday as doubts persist over whether or not the oil producing cartel would reach agreement to help curb a global supply overhang. Benchmark U.S. crude...

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