Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly improved in October, according to a survey released on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped more than expected last week, according to data from the Labor Department.
The New Zealand dollar crashed on Thursday, after it emerged that a socialist-populist coalition would be making up the country’s next government.
Exploration company Connemara, with principal assets in gold and zinc exploration licences across Ireland, announced the acquisition of 100% of Hendrick Resources, a private Ontario-based company formed for the purpose of acquiring properties in Ireland.
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is expected to press ahead with Article 155 to suspend autonomy for Catalonia after regional president Carles Puigdemont refused to revoke his suspended declaration of independence.
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China's economy continued expanding at a steady clip last quarter, although some economists believed tighter economic policy was set to weigh on the pace of expansion.
The US dollar extended a winning streak on Wednesday as the focus on upcoming changes to monetary policies in the US grew.
Analysts at Investec reiterated their "preference" for shares of Rio Tinto among the diversified majors, despite the miner's "mixed" third quarter results.
Iraqi government officials urged oil giant BP to assist in developing oilfields in the disputed city of Kirkuk on Wednesday after Iraqi troops and state-sanctioned militiamen stormed through the area on Sunday.
The Spanish government does not appear to be wavering in its ultimatum to Catalan separatists, as Mariano Rajoy’s Thursday deadline for clarification on the independence issue draws near.
A key indicator of homebuilding activity in the States fell back for a third consecutive month in September, but some economists brushed off the data, saying they expected to see at least a partial rebound in coming months.
One of Royal Dutch Shell's major licensees in Africa is mulling a public listing that could value the firm at over $3bn (£2. 27bn).
Euro area construction output shrank slightly in August amid softer activity in both building and civil engineering.
Chinese president Xi Jinping opened the Communist Party Congress with a three-hour speech on Wednesday in which he pledged to lead the country into a "new era", lowering trade barriers and deepening financial sector reforms.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), on Tuesday, said it was in the UK's best interest to preserve close ties with the EU, having weakened in the aftermath of Brexit, to boost productivity as well as maintaining future living standards.
The US greenback has continued to strengthen since late last week and has continued to pressure gold prices lower on Tuesday.
Spanish equities look unusually cheap, said Credit Suisse on Tuesday, as political risk is "overstated" and the country is on track for at least 3% growth, with employment, housing and construction all on a growth tear.
US President Donald Trump fell almost 100 places in the annual release of the Forbes rich list, while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remained atop the rankings.
The Syrian city of Raqqa has been taken over by US-backed forces in the country, having previously been under the control of the so-called Islamic State.