Beijing’s detention of a former Canadian diplomat is being seen by friends and former colleagues as payback for Canada’s arrest of a well-connected Chinese telecommunications executive at the behest of the U.S.
China is preparing to replace an industrial policy savaged by the Trump administration as protectionist with a new program promising greater access for foreign companies.
European Union lawmakers capped a two-year sprint to seal an economic partnership agreement with Japan, highlighting the U.S. allies’ urgency in reacting to President Trump’s disruptive trade policies.
The disclosures, at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, came as the Trump administration is preparing to lay out an unprecedented amount of evidence in coming days about Chinese spying and hacking operations designed to steal secrets from U.S. companies.
Investors sounded notes of optimism about Tencent Music Entertainment Group, one of the biggest IPOs in the U.S. in recent years, pushing its shares 7.7% higher in the company’s trading debut.
Tailored Brands Inc. lowered its outlook for the year after sales at its Men’s Wearhouse business softened last month.
Inflation remains muted even though unemployment has fallen to a near 50-year low and economic growth in 2018 was among the fastest in this expansion.
As trade tensions cut deeply into exports, U.S. soybean farmers, industry groups and government officials are seeking a stronger foothold in international markets beyond China, including Europe and Southeast Asia.
General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces bipartisan anger in Washington over the company’s plans to cut 14,800 jobs and close four plants despite robust profits and a strong economy.
CBS News settled a lawsuit, for undisclosed terms, brought by three women who alleged they were harassed by former on-air personality Charlie Rose.
Procter & Gamble agreed to acquire Walker & Co. as the consumer-products giant looks to serve more African-Americans with health and beauty products.
Facing a consumer backlash and stricter regulation, companies are trying to do what’s eluded them for years: make a better bottle. Evian has pledged to make all its bottles 100% recycled plastic. Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and other makers are adding products and trying new strategies.
The European Central Bank is nearing a landmark decision to wind down its $3 trillion bond-buying program, closing a chapter on a policy the U.S. used to help restore its growth but one that had mixed results in Europe.
Workplace retaliation against those reporting sexual harassment remains an issue, even as the #MeToo movement has emboldened people who say they have been mistreated.
Lowe’s plans to increase its share buyback program by $10 billion, as the home-improvement retailer looks to turn investor sentiment and prove to Wall Street its business and growth plans are on solid footing.
Accenture Interactive is continuing its push into digital media buying with an agreement to acquire New York City-based Adaptly, an ad-tech company that helps marketers buy targeted ads across online platforms including Amazon, Google and Facebook.