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Stocks near highs, dollar drifts after Fed see hike 'fairly soon'

LONDON World stocks held near record highs on Thursday and the dollar eked out minimal gains after minutes of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers in no big hurry to raise interest rates.

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Tesla says Model 3 on track for volume production by September

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its mass-market Model 3 sedan was on track for volume production by September, encouraging investors who see the electric vehicle as the avenue to profitability for the young company.

5:27am EST

Mnuchin says dollar strength reflects confidence in U.S. economy: WSJ

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday praised the strong dollar as a reflection of confidence in the U.S. economy, telling The Wall Street Journal in an interview that it was "a good thing" in the long run.

Feb 22 2017

Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil

SAO PAULO Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network's stock in recent weeks.

Tech, Brazil, Twitter Feb 22 2017

Chemchina extends tender offer for Syngenta to April 28

ZURICH China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) has extended until April 28 its $43 billion tender offer for Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta , it said on Thursday.

1:31am EST

Disrupting the disruptors: Singapore rattles sharing economy with rule change

SINGAPORE Singapore, a keen early adopter of the sharing economy, has fired a warning shot across the bow of Airbnb and Uber with tighter rules that could shake up their business models and growth ambitions in Asia.

1:26am EST

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