LONDON The dollar hit its strongest since mid-March against its peers at the start of a week likely to highlight the divergent outlooks for U.S.
(Reuters) - U.S. holiday shopping is on track for a modest 3.7 percent rise this year after strong turnout during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend and thanks to strong online sales, the National Retail Federation said on Sunday after releasing ...
BEIJING - Beijing is experiencing its worst air pollution this year, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.
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HONG KONG—A widening Chinese investigation into what officials have deemed suspicious or illegal trading activity has put the brakes on a rebound in the Shanghai Composite Index, wiping out much of the market's November gains.