The US Federal Reserve has reiterated that it will raise interest rates once a considerable time has passed after its stimulus program ends in October. The announcement came at the end of a two-day meeting of the central bank's policy committee in Washington DC.
Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries
Whether you’re a Marlboro man or a Benson & Hedges smoker, if you pick up a pack in the South American nation you will be greeted by an image of decaying teeth, premature babies, horrific hospital scenes or some other terrifying scenario.
By Gwynne Dyer - If the Scots vote “yes” to independence on Sept. 18, as one opinion poll now suggests they will, three things are likely to happen in the following week.
Britain promised to guarantee Scotland high levels of state funding, granting Scots greater control over healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for the United Kingdom before Thursday's vote on independence.
The US dollar in the informal market reached a new record high against the Argentine Peso at the end of trading on Tuesday. Earlier in the day the Central bank reported the biggest one-day drop in its international reserves since July 30.
Pope Francis is concerned about the political situation and governance in his native Argentina, the Vatican's chief of ceremonies said Tuesday ahead of a visit by President Cristina Fernandez on Saturday.
Finance Minister Guido Mantega presented on Monday a package of tax measures aimed at stimulating Brazil's economy less than a month ahead of the presidential election.
United Nations officials hailed on Tuesday the progress made in reducing damage to the ozone layer and the vital role played by one of the most successful environmental treaties in history in phasing out ozone-depleting substances.
United States interim ambassador to Argentina Kevin Sullivan was summoned to foreign minister Hector Timerman's office and was informed of ”the profound and firm rejection of the Argentine government to the US diplomat’s inappropriate statements”, according to the statement from the ministry made public on Tuesday.
HSBC Holdings will pay 550 million dollars to resolve a US regulator's claims that the British bank made false representations in selling mortgage bonds to the federal mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the financial crisis.