LONDON World shares slid towards their fourth weekly loss in the last five on Friday, as a boost from a supportive-sounding European Central Bank gave way to caution before U.S.
... * Orders fall 1.4 pct month-on-month. * Domestic demand up 4.1 pct, foreign orders down 5.2 pct. * Economy Ministry says orders trend remains upward.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Long Island Rail Road is being restored following a morning of delays caused by signal problems. Officials said at midday Wednesday that there were still residual delays into and out of Penn Station in Manhattan.
FRANKFURT Bayer's (BAYGn.DE) plastics maker Covestro aims to raise about 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) with an initial public offering in the fourth quarter, sources said, leaving its parent to focus on drugs and pesticides.
HONG KONG - Bohai Leasing of China plans to buy the Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon in a deal with worth $7.6 billion, the companies said.