Boots' parent firm Walgreens 'gets record buyout offer'

Boots' parent company, Walgreens Boots Alliance, has reportedly received a buyout offer from private equity group KKR, which, if it goes through, would be the biggest ...

SINGLES' DAY VS GALENTINE'S DAY: WHICH WILL WIN IN EUROPE?

The unattached people’s response to Valentine’s Day, Singles’ Day, is gaining pace. In China, where the craze originated, consumers spent $22bn in the first...

Markets hope for positive signs from Trump trade speech

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to discuss the country’s trade policy at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday, and the markets are ...

New bushfires break out in Australia as millions brace for the worst

Seeking to avoid deaths, firefighters have been given broad powers under a seven-day state of emergency to control government resources, force evacuations, c...

Brexit 'puts brakes on UK launch of e-scooters'

Brexit is delaying the potential launch of public-use electric scooters in the UK, says Sweden's Voi Technology, which claims Britain risks being left behind.Fredrik H...

China Turning Into One of Germany Inc.’s Biggest Headaches

German businesses are more pessimistic on one of their biggest markets than they’ve been in years.A survey of more than 500 companies with operations in China showed...

Bank of Italy says government's 2020 growth forecast 'reasonable'

ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government's 0.6pct growth forecast for 2020 is "reasonable" while the target of 1pct set for 2021 is reachable, the Bank of Italy's deput...

Farmers usher in harvesting season of apples in N China's village

A farmer picks apples in Beizhaizhong Village of Hanshan District in Handan, north China's Hebei Province, Nov. 11, 2019. Farmers in Beizhaizhong ushered in a harvesti...

Wealthy Amass Record $121 Billion in Tax-Sheltered Accounts

It’s better to give than to receive, the saying goes. But to give, receive an immediate tax deduction and then dole out charitable dollars at your leisure is even be...

UK wage growth slows as unemployment falls

UK wage growth slowed down in the three months to September, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Unemployment dropped by...

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