By Steve Scherer and Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed to 0.7% in December from 1.0% the previous month amid a new round of COVID-19 lockdowns and declining costs
By Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Kathy Kraninger has resigned effective immediately as director of the U.S. consumer watchdog at the request of President Joe Biden’s administration, she
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell against most currencies on Wednesday, as risk appetite held up on optimism about a massive stimulus package under
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S.
By David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity benchmarks rose to new record highs and oil prices rose on Wednesday as investors moved into riskier assets in anticipation of further U.S. stimulus
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday wrote to newly inaugurated U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have agreed to hold their spring meetings, planned for April 5-11, online instead of in person due to continued concerns about
By Vivek Mishra BENGALURU (Reuters) – Australia’s economy, which entered 2021 in better shape than most of its peers, will gain further momentum from the successful domestic suppression of the
By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s exports rose for the first time in two years in December, driven by shipments to China, government data showed, offering a glimmer of hope for