Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook's upcoming Libra hold funds with the central bank _ something previously limited to commercial banks.
Walmart agreed Thursday to pay $282 million to settle civil and criminal allegations of overseas corruption, including payment of more than $500,000 to an intermediary known as a "sorceress" for her uncanny ability to make permit problems disappear
President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line
Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University _ either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party
European Union leaders are struggling to bridge deep differences over who should be appointed to some of the bloc's most prestigious jobs, and appear likely to have to call yet another summit in coming days to sort out the top posts
Long-term US mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.
European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine