LONDON China's giant manufacturing industry contracted and euro zone and U.S. growth eased in August in data published on Tuesday, while the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for world growth this year.
Dollar Tree reported a loss in its fiscal second quarter due to higher costs from buying rival Family Dollar. The discount retailer also posted revenue guidance for the current quarter that was below expectations and Dollar Tree's shares fell in ...
U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace in more than two years, a sign global turmoil and a strong dollar could be limiting factories.
OTTAWA The Canadian economy shrank again in the second quarter, putting the country in recession for the first time since the financial crisis, with a plunge in oil prices taking a toll as business investment fell and inventory accumulation slowed.
Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 7.8 per cent to $49.94 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate, the US oil standard declined 7.7 per cent to $45.43 a barrel on Tuesday.