The price of oil plunged by more than 8 per cent to four year lows on Thursday after Opec decided not to lower its output target in spite of months of falling prices that have battered the budgets of many of the cartel's members.
By the time she arrived at Kmart just before 6 a.m. Thursday morning, Antoinette Wood had already seasoned her turkey. The sweet potatoes were done, the decorations were up, and the house was cleaned to welcome her guests.
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo (R) gestures before a special meeting of the General Council Preparatory Committee on Trade Facilitation at the WTO headquarters in Geneva November 27, 2014.
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has survived a vote of no confidence in his leadership. MEPs backing the motion said Mr Juncker was unfit to hold office, alleging he presided over tax avoidance schemes in Luxembourg while he was ...
A top European Central Bank official has insisted policy makers must do all they can to boost weak eurozone inflation, in spite of warnings that any extension to the ECB's bond-buying spree could increase risks for the bloc's financial system.