The economy relied on shoppers and businesses to drive the recovery between July and September as the UK faced a record trade headwind, official figures showed yesterday.
Geneva/New Delhi: HSBC whistleblower Herve Falciani, whose 'Swissleaks' revelation which forced the Indian government to probe ill-gotten money stashed abroad, was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison by a Swiss federal court.
Shoppers looking to nab some deeply discounted Christmas presents have a big opportunity starting this Friday. That's because the biggest sales days in the United States occur during the US Thanksgiving holiday period.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 14.9 points, or 0.08 percent, to 17,798.49, the S&P 500 gained 1.24 points, or 0.06 percent, to 2,090.11 and the Nasdaq Composite added 11.38 points, or 0.22 percent, to 5,127.53.
An aerial view of the Doce River, which was flooded with toxic mud after a dam owned by Brazilian Vale SA and Australian BHP Billiton Ltd burst early this month, flowing into the Atlantic Ocean.