Stories about Finance

Feb 06 2016

US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

The goods deficit increased $1.3 billion to $62.5 billion, while the services surplus increased $0.1 billion to $19.2 billion. The total 2015 deficit of $23.3-billion w...

Feb 06 2016

Obama visits US mosque, says impression of Muslims distorted

President Barack Obama on Wednesday sought to correct what he called a "hugely distorted impression" of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a USA mosque. "Th...

Feb 06 2016

Continental recalls 5m cars on air-bag control units

The company says the air bags may not inflate in a crash. Continental's airbag problem is far less dramatic than Takata's. A new SRS control unit will be installed ...

Feb 06 2016

Oil slump looms as Canada's job growth sputters and unemployment rate rises

With the labour force growing faster than the job market, the unemployment rate rose from 6.6 per cent to 7.2 per cent. Significant January job losses in Alberta, as we...

Feb 05 2016

Bank of England cuts UK growth forecasts, holds rates

But Mr Carney sought to calm fears over the impact on Britain's economy, after a number of United Kingdom bank share prices have suffered in recent days. "With uncertaint...