Brent extended its decline from a four-year low as OPEC braced for a price war with U.S. shale producers after taking no action to relieve a glut.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's tax agency accused the HSBC bank on Thursday of helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.
Japan's consumer price gains slowed for a third straight month, challenging Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's effort to stoke faster inflation.
Black Friday has long been the most important day of the year for the US retail sector. But in a new twist, it is also becoming the most important day for some US workers.
Less than a month after assuming the helm at the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled his much awaited investment plan for Europe.