... * Latest China data points to slowing economy. * Ukraine tensions continue, Merkel warns Russia. * Initial claims fall, retail sales tops estimate.
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Sales at U.S. retailers rose in February for the first time in three months, claims for jobless benefits dropped last week and consumer confidence improved, pointing to an economy regaining traction after a harsh winter slowed demand ...
Royal Dutch Shell will cut spending by a fifth and lay off staff at its American exploration and production business, the company said on Thursday, in another sign that oil majors are struggling to profit from the booming U.S.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Industrialist Dmytro Firtash, one of Ukraine's most influential oligarchs with close links to Russia through his gas interests, has been arrested in Austria at the request of the United States.
King Digital Entertainment, the London games studio behind the mobile hit Candy Crush Saga, is to make history as the most valuable British Internet company to join the stock markets after pricing its initial public offering (IPO) at US$7.6 billion.