CARACAS/HOUSTON (Reuters) – Decisions at some joint ventures with foreign firms are delayed. A growing number of oil tankers sit idle because no one authorizes payments. Employees struggle to get approval for routine expenses, from taxis to training.
A general election in Italy in early 2018 is likely to end in a hung parliament, mimicking the political situation across much of Europe.
No one is certain how the industry will cope with the coming deadline.
Alibaba has bought a 10 percent stake in electric car start-up Xiaopeng Motors.
A key early investor in ride-sharing app Uber has cut ties to his own investment firm.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares erased earlier modest gains on Friday with sentiment dented by Wall Street’s weakness on concerns about the progress of U.S. tax reform, though regional stocks remain on track for a weekly rise.
A South Korean blockchain association announced on Friday measures to boost transparency in trading of cryptocurrencies
Many want a new TPP, but countries like Canada have to resolve their issues, New Zealand’s Prime Minister told CNBC.
Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee wants people to stop fussing over the gravity-defying rally in the cryptocurrency.
JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s Go-Jek has acquired three financial technology businesses, as it expands from ride-hailing and other mobile on-demand offerings into payments and other services.
SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean blockchain association announced on Friday measures to boost transparency in trading of cryptocurrencies, agreed by 14 exchanges in the country including the world’s busiest virtual currency exchange, Bitthumb.
Rob Goldstone dangled a meeting with Putin after Trump declined an invitation to travel to Moscow, the Post reported.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil markets were stable on Friday as the Forties pipeline outage in the North Sea and the ongoing OPEC-led production cuts supported prices, while rising output from the United States kept crude from rising further.
December’s business confidence index among big manufacturers was the highest since December 2006.
DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett said on Thursday the automaker is reviewing its product portfolio as consumers show a preference for sport utility vehicles that have fuel efficiencies closer to sedans.
PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier plans to leave the aerospace group after the board intervened to resolve tensions over the future succession to Chief Executive Tom Enders, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
(Reuters) – A suburban New York hospital technician accused of using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money meant for the militant group Islamic State was arrested on charges of money laundering in support of a foreign terrorist organizati…
Researchers have created a catalyst capable of reducing pollutants at the lower temperatures expected in advanced engines.
The U.S. president and his Russian counterpart discussed tensions in the region, the White House says.
Jim Cramer sat down with AeroVironment President and CEO Wahid Nawabi to hear about his drone company’s new products.
Social media data provide a reliable information to support decision-making in national parks.
Researchers successfully constructed a first-of-its-kind chemical oscillator that uses DNA components. DNA molecules that follow specific instructions could offer more precise molecular control of synthetic chemical systems, a discovery that opens the …