GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - December 22, 2014) - In a survey of small businesses with less than 100 employees by payroll provider SurePayroll, 23 percent said their businesses have seen a boost from the recent slide in oil prices.
By Kosaku Narioka
TOKYO--Most Asian stocks rose Monday, taking their cues from greater stability in crude oil prices and the Russian ruble, along with the U.S. Federal Reserve's indication last week it would take a slow approach to raising interest rates.
By In-Soo Nam
SEOUL--The South Korean government said Monday it has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization, seeking to nullify punitive U.S. tariffs levied on imports of certain Korean steel products.
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
'Simply no reason to buy Russia,' one strategist says
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Russia's stocks performed badly, or uzhasno as Vladimir Putin might put it, while India's stocks registered a terrific 2014 thanks to "Modi mania" -- and each country's equity market easily could stay on its current track in 2015.
LONDON--Irish oil and gas exploration and appraisal company Providence Resources PLC (PZQA.DB) confirmed Monday that Transocean Drilling U.K. has been found to be in breach of contract following a court ruling on Friday.
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch
Steelcase to post earnings after Monday's close
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks that could grab the spotlight Monday, as a holiday-shortened trading week begins:
Nabors Industries Ltd.(NBR), Denbury Resources Inc.(DNR) and other energy names will see if they can recover further from their slide in the last few months that's been sparked by crude oil's crash.
BASEL, Switzerland , December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Import approval granted for food and feed use Agrisure Viptera ® offers unrivalled control of above-ground pests Key component of Syngenta's integrated insect control solutions Syngenta today announced that it has received the safety certificate for its Agrisure Viptera ® trait (event MIR162) from China's regulatory authorities, formally granting import approval.
LONDON--Flybe Group PLC (FLYB.LN) said Monday Flybe Aviation Services has reached agreement on a new 8.5 year contract with Airbus Defence and Space to provide airframe related maintenance, repair & overhaul services for the Royal Air Force Fleet of A400M Atlas airlifters at RAF Brize Norton.
By Ross Kelly
SYDNEY--When Australia's Tony Abbott last year promised to become an "infrastructure prime minister"--putting bulldozers on the ground and cranes in the sky--his ambition roused boards in cities from Beijing to New York.
By Kosaku Narioka
Japan stocks seesaw
Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, taking their cues from greater stability in crude oil prices and the Russian ruble, along with the Federal Reserve's indication it will take a slow approach to raising interest rates.
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