Category: Business

Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers

Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the comp ...
Japan economy minister says ready to help small businesses once U.S. trade deal finalised

Japan economy minister says ready to help small businesses once U.S. trade deal finalised

Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Thursday that the government was prepared to help small businesses and farms depending on the ou ...
BOJ keeps policy steady, signals chance of easing in October

BOJ keeps policy steady, signals chance of easing in October

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday but signaled the chance of expanding stimulus as early as its next policy meeting in October ...
Tesla’s Model 3 earns insurance industry’s top safety rating

Tesla’s Model 3 earns insurance industry’s top safety rating

Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first ...
U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express (AXP.N) and Marriott (MAR.O), have urged the U.S. gov ...
U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators resumed face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world’s two largest e ...
Australian budget back in balance but jobless rate at one-year high

Australian budget back in balance but jobless rate at one-year high

Australia’s government said on Thursday its budget was in balance for the first time in a decade and a surplus this year was all but certain, though f ...