Oil, gold gains help Dow end February on high note

Mar 1, 2016

Oil, gold gains help Dow end February on high note

U.S. stocks were edging higher in midday trading on corporate earnings news and rising oil prices. Utilities made the biggest gains. Mining companies rose with the price of gold. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46 points, or 0.3 percent, to 16,686 ...

Feb 25, 2016

G-20 action needed on growth, IMF report says

The world’s biggest economies urgently need new ways to support demand and contain risks as the outlook for global growth deteriorates, International Monetary Fund staff members say. Group of 20 policymakers “must act now to implement forcefully” existing growth strategies while also planning for ...

Abe tells Park Japan-South Korea ties are improving

Nov 16, 2015

Abe tells Park Japan-South Korea ties are improving

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told South Korean President Park Geun-hye that bilateral ties, strained over historical and territorial issues, appear to be improving after their first one-on-one summit earlier this month, a Japanese official said. As they exchanged pleasantries before the summit of the ...