A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. showing Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index that edged 9.93 points higher to 17,818.68 while the U.S.
MOSCOW Dec 26 (Reuters) - Russia's rouble strengthened in early trade on Friday amid thin trading volumes as many Western markets were closed for the Christmas Day holidays.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The People's Bank of China (PBOC) is weighing changing rules governing how loan-to-deposit ratios are calculated at banks, a move that would boost liquidity conditions, sources with direct knowledge told Reuters.
Strategically, North American shale oil will be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the current industry downcycle. The most damaging impact will be on long lead-time mega-projects, particularly in high political risk areas.
45 Philadelphian taxi companies have filed a lawsuit against Uber, a taxi enterprise that's app-based. Text size: Small · Medium · Large.