WASHINGTON U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month.
Meeting strict new EU pollution standards has added �1,500 to the cost of every new vehicle, say carmakers who claim that because of European legislation to cut tailpipe pollution, Britain's air quality is better now than it has been for centuries.
British holidaymakers made a last-minute dash to catch some summer sun and take advantage of the strong pound last month, sending airlines' profit hopes rising.
After taking a few minutes to analyze U.S. payrolls data that missed estimates, investors sent European stocks even lower. Equity markets have been unable to shake off volatility triggered by concerns about China's slowdown after the country devalued ...
ANKARA The U.S. Federal Reserve is coming under pressure from emerging markets not to raise rates too soon as turmoil in China threatens global growth, but the G20 will not publicly call for any delay, delegates meeting in Turkey said on Friday.