SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday as Asian markets opened strongly into a holiday-shortened week and consensus spread that Brent crude futures would likely remain above $60 for the rest of the year.
SEOUL, South Korea - Asian markets were mostly higher Monday after the Fed's pledge not to rush to raise interest rates prompted investors to add risky assets ahead of the year-end holiday.
Opponents of fracking rally outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center before Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address in January in Albany.
Chinese private equity firm Hopu is among an investor group putting just over $1 billion into Xiaomi Corp. Here, Xiaomi's office in Beijing.
The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. pumps slid to the lowest level since May 15, 2009, dropping 24.68 cents in the two weeks ended Dec. 19 to $2.4713 a gallon, according to Lundberg Survey Inc. Prices are 79.05 cents lower than a year ago, ...