TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hailed the hard-won Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal Tuesday, saying it would help raise stubbornly anemic growth at home but also boost the entire Asia-Pacific region.
BERLIN - German factory orders dropped for the second consecutive month in August, led by a drop in demand from countries outside the eurozone and lower demand at home.
The chances of an interest rate cut before Christmas are diminishing, with the Reserve Bank still on hold and barely changing its commentary from a month ago.
(Adds forecast, share activity). Oct 5 (Reuters) - Chemicals maker DuPont said Chief Executive Ellen Kullman would retire on Oct. 16.
Sitting in the cinema before the latest instalment of the Mission Impossible franchise last week, we were forced to sit through a lengthy series of advertisements for smaller cars, evidence of a broader push on sales to keep the car industry performing ...