TORONTO China's central bank welcomed the inclusion of the country's currency into the International Monetary Fund's benchmark currency basket on Monday, saying it was an endorsement of the country's economic development and its recent reforms.
CHICAGO Nov 30 Sales on Cyber Monday, the busiest day of the year for internet shopping, were up 14 percent from a year earlier, totalling $490 million between midnight and 10 a.m.
Amazon unveiled a new prototype drone for its planned Prime Air unmanned delivery service and offered more details on how it could be delivering packages to consumers in the near future.
It looks like the cheapest gas in the country is at a Sam's Club in Lafayette, Indiana, where a gallon of regular goes for just $1.39 a gallon.
(Updates with closing prices). * FTSEurofirst 300 closes up 0.4 pct, Euro STOXX up 0.5 pct. * Carmakers among stocks benefiting from weaker euro.