Shares in some of the U.K.'s biggest banks climbed by the most in months Tuesday, propelled higher after the sector escaped largely unscathed from the Bank of England's financial stress tests.
Automakers used early holiday-season dealmaking to keep U.S. sales churning toward a record pace in November, aided by a strengthened economy and cheap fuel prices that whetted buyers' appetite for trucks.
Consumer spending at brick-and-mortar retail locations fell 10 percent over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend as U.S. retailers cut store hours on the holiday, according to ShopperTrak.
People who opened their wallets for Black Friday and Cyber Monday may want to keep them open just a bit longer to give back to an organization of their choice today, which is known as #GivingTuesday.
(Adds details from report). OTTAWA Dec 1 Canada pulled out of recession in the third quarter as an acceleration in exports and increased spending in the consumer and housing sectors revived growth, data from Statistics Canada showed on Tuesday.