U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing an annual ...
LONDON The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against its peers at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S.
Cyber Monday is expected to add to one of the busiest weekends for online shopping, following Black Friday. Shoppers are expected to spend almost �1bn online on Monday - up almost a third from last year, according to analysts at Experian-IMRG.
BEIJING/NEW DELHI The capitals of the world's two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are leading participants.
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