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Garry Jones to Head LME 27 Aug 2013 | 04:29 pm
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, which bought London Metal Exchange last year, has appointed Garry Jones as chief executive of the U.K.-based bourse.
Syria Weighs on U.S. Stock Futures 27 Aug 2013 | 04:28 pm
U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street, with investor concern building over potential U.S. military action in Syria as well as fresh debt-ceiling worries.
Accor Appoints Bazin CEO 27 Aug 2013 | 03:33 pm
Accor's board unanimously appointed Colony Capital Europe's managing director Sebastien Bazin as chief executive of the hotel group.
Starbucks Takes Juices, Snacks to Whole Foods 27 Aug 2013 | 03:00 pm
Starbucks is taking its Evolution Fresh juice nationwide and stocking a new line of snack bars called Evolution Harvest through a partnership with Whole Foods.
German Business Mood Brightens 27 Aug 2013 | 01:37 pm
German business sentiment leapt in August amid an improving export outlook, the Ifo institute said, confirming that Europe's largest economy is moving up a gear following a weak start to the year.
Rupee Weakens Toward Record Low 27 Aug 2013 | 12:24 pm
The Indian rupee fell to a fresh record low on Tuesday, as growing expectations of a U.S. military intervention in Syria pushed investors to the dollar's safety.
China Faces Tough Economic Choices 27 Aug 2013 | 11:07 am
Beijing's efforts to shift from China's investment-heavy growth model to one more driven by domestic demand faces hurdles from within the ruling Communist Party.
Study Shines Light on Fracking 27 Aug 2013 | 11:06 am
So much oil and water is being removed from South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale that the activity has probably led to a recent wave of small earthquakes, according to a recent study.
Billabong Reports Record Loss 27 Aug 2013 | 10:47 am
Billabong International's loss highlights the challenges facing its new owners as they move to complete a rescue deal for the cash-strapped company.
Asian Shares Mostly Lower 27 Aug 2013 | 07:11 am
Asian stocks were mostly lower as fears of U.S. military intervention in Syria damped regional sentiment. Japan's Nikkei was down 0.5%.