Emerging-market equities slid after Chinese shares tumbled, while small-cap U.S. stocks gained in a shortened trading session. Oil pared a weekly advance and gold slipped to the lowest since 2010.
LONDON Britons splashed out on "Black Friday" bargains on Friday but many opted to go online rather than head to the shops for an event imported from the United States that has become a key feature of the UK retail calendar.
Shoppers entered the Herald Square subway station after early morning Black Friday shopping in New York on Friday. brendan mcdermid/Reuters.
While chain stores everywhere are trying to get you to buy things in their physical and online marketplaces, one brand decided to sell absolutely nothing.
The lighting of the solar powered tree with 16000 lights in Brisbane's King George Square. Photo: Robert Shakespeare. Glittery flashing star wands waved amongst the thousands of people, young and old, who gathered in Brisbane's CBD to watch as ...