• U.S. senator to liquidate individual stock shares after coronavirus flapPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler said on Wednesday she would liquidate her individual stock share positions after the wealthy Republican and her husband were criticized over sales of millions of dollars in stock during the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Exxon used economic uncertainty to push for Paulsboro, N.J., contract: sourcesPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Exxon Mobil Corp used economic uncertainty tied to the coronavirus pandemic to urge workers at its lubricants and packaging plant in Paulsboro, New Jersey, to vote for a proposed contract, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
  • Exclusive: Airbnb to restrict bookings on its platform in BritainPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Home rental firm Airbnb will block British bookings on its platform for the vast majority of customers on Thursday, allowing only key workers to stay in properties for as long as emergency government coronavirus restrictions are in place.
  • Mexican president lashes out at companies over layoffs, taxes as big business seethesPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Mexico's president threw himself into a new confrontation with businesses on Wednesday, accusing big companies of not paying taxes and upbraiding others for laying off workers during the coronavirus crisis.
  • Crude futures climb ahead of OPEC+ meetingPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Crude futures rose on Thursday on expectations the world's largest oil producers would agree to cut production at a meeting later in the day as the industry grapples with the coronavirus-driven collapse in global oil demand.
  • Risk currencies buoyed by cautious hopes pandemic is peakingPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Risk-sensitive currencies climbed on Thursday on budding optimism the coronavirus pandemic may be peaking although the euro was dented by the European Union's failure to agree on more support for their weakened economies.
  • Mexico auto sector to resume operations once U.S. industry gears upPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the domestic auto sector can resume operations shortly after the U.S. industry gears up from a coronavirus-led halt, to avoid further disruption to closely interconnected supply chains.
  • Russia, Saudi to debate oil output cuts as U.S. resists joiningPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    OPEC and Russia meet on Thursday to try to agree to record oil output cuts but their efforts to address the slump in prices wrought during the coronavirus pandemic have been complicated by mutual animosity and the reluctance of the United States to join the action.
  • Asia shares set to follow Wall Street's rallyPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Asian shares were poised to track Wall Street's gains on Thursday on hopes the coronavirus pandemic is nearing a peak and that governments would roll out more stimulus measures.
  • U.S. senators question Amazon CEO about firing of warehouse protest leaderPosted on Wednesday April 08, 2020
    Five Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday wrote Amazon.com Inc to raise concern about its firing of a worker who protested warehouse operations during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters.