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    Amazon workers strike in Germany, Spain on Black Friday

    Reuters . Berlin/Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Workers at Amazon logistic centres in Germany and Spain staged strikes on Friday, walking off the job on Black Friday, the discount spending spree that kicks-off the start of the crucial Christmas shopping season....

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    Weaker German exports, private sector growth worry investors

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Weaker exports were the primary driver behind Germany’s first quarterly economic contraction since 2015, data showed on Friday, and while economists called it an aberration, they cited clear signs that Europe’s largest economy was cooling....

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    WTO faces profound crisis, urges reform: China

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    China on Friday urged the World Trade Organization (WTO) to close loopholes and correct practices by some member states that damage global trade, warning of a ‘profound crisis’ facing the institution’s existence....

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    Eurozone business activity in slow lane as exports brake

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Euro zone business growth has been much weaker than expected this month as a slowing global economy and a United States-led trade war have led to a sharp fall in exports, a survey showed on Friday.,...

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    Online surge, long lines mark start of Thanksgiving sales

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    US shoppers hit department stores on Thanksgiving evening and spent $1.75 billion online by 5 pm ET as a strong economy and rising wages drove a solid start to the holiday selling season....

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    China wants trade talks with United States to be equal

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Trade talks between the United States and China should be equal and mutually beneficial, Chinese vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen said on Friday, adding that he hoped the two countries can find ways to manage their differences through dialogue....

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    Swiss vote on insurance company spies

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    The thought of a stranger filming you while you sit on your balcony or work in your garden is likely unsettling to most....

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    India to give 5pc subsidy for non-basmati rice exports for 4 months

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    India, the world’s biggest rice exporter, will give incentives for non-basmati rice shipments to help boost flagging overseas sales, the government said in an order reviewed by Reuters....

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    Prices of some varieties of fish go up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Prices of a number of varieties of fish went up in the city’s kitchen markets while that of other varieties decreased over the week ending Friday....

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    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Samsung Electronics apologised Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker....

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