Trade applied the brakes to Britain's economic recovery in the third quarter of the year, dragging down growth by the most on record.
A Swiss court has convicted a former HSBC worker of economic espionage and sentenced him to five years in jail. Herve Falciani was on trial for leaking bank data that led to tax evasion probes worldwide against prominent clients with accounts in ...
Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, though it wasn't enough to derail the first weekly rise for metals like copper and zinc since early October.
Cash registers were humming in Windsor in the lead up to the weekend as Canadian and U.S. shoppers scoured for Black Friday deals.
... * U.S. markets close early day after Thanksgiving holiday. * Thin Black Friday crowds kick off holiday shopping season. * Disney drags on Dow, S&P; weighs on media stocks.