The International Monetary Fund pressed Europe on Friday for stronger steps to tackle the region's debt crisis, saying countries needed access to more funding to stay afloat
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Apple Inc said on Friday it was working with Foxconn, its main contract producer for gadgets, to understand the cause of an explosion at a factory in China that local media have linked to the technology giant's iPad 2 production.
TMX Group, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, said on Friday its board has decided to reject a Canadian dollar 3.6 billion (USD 3.7 billion) takeover bid from a group of Canadian banks and pension funds
The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved a 26 billion euro loan for Portugal to help the country recover from a debilitating sovereign debt crisis, saying it would immediately disburse 6.1 billion euros to ease investor concerns over the euro zone member's debts.
Fitch cut Greece's credit rating by three notches on Friday, pushing it deeper into junk territory, and warned of more downgrades if the EU and the IMF do not produce a credible plan for the debt-ridden country.
Symantec Corp will buy privately held database specialist Clearwell Systems for USD 390 million, as the world's No 5 software maker shores up its storage and cloud computing capability.
BP struck a key victory in its battle to share the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill when partner Mitsui & Co agreed on Friday to pay $1.1 billion towards the clean-up bill and possibly billions more in fines.
France between denial, anger and grief over Strauss-Kahn
Wal-Mart Stores Inc is starting to devote less space to electronics at US stores, but is definitely not walking away from any parts of the business, an executive said on Thursday.
LinkedIn Corp debuted as a publicly traded company on Thursday, rocketing beyond the USD 45 opening price to close at USD 94.25. At one point, it hit USD 121.97.
Selection of a new leader for the International Monetary Fund should be made on the basis of merit, and it will not be unusual if it takes some time, acting Managing Director John Lipsky said on Thursday.
The IMF has came out with a new code of conduct for its employees, both management and staff, along with a warning that strict disciplinary action would be taken if there was any violation of this code.
Acting IMF chief John Lipsky said the Fund's executive board would meet later today to launch the search for a successor to managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned to face sex charges.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake rocked western Turkey, shattering windows, damaging old buildings in one town and killing two people, authorities said.
More employers globally and in the United States are having trouble finding skilled technicians, sales representatives and engineers.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to make his second visit to China as the world's No. 1 social networking company looks for the best way to expand into that country.
To his colleagues in the world of global public finance, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is one of the most - perhaps the most - charismatic and impressive operators around.
US wants 'prompt succession' at International Monetary Fund (IMF), says US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. IMF replacement should be an open process, he adds.
New US claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, but a rise in the four-week moving average to a six-month high indicated the labor market recovery will remain painfully slow.
The International Monetary Fund's future leadership should reflect the growing clout of emerging economies, China's central bank governor said on Thursday, joining other developing nations in pressing for greater influence on the world stage.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on emerging powers on Thursday to accept a European as the next head of the IMF, citing the lender's role in the euro zone debt crisis and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's early resignation.
EU member states should agree on a strong candidate to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission said on Thursday.
Citigroup Inc has awarded Chief Executive Vikram Pandit a USD 16.7 million retention bonus, plus stock options -- a far cry from the USD 1 salary he took during part of the financial crisis.