By Noel Randewich and Caroline Valetkevitch (Reuters) -Amazon is set to join the Dow Jones Industrial Average, replacing Walgreens Boots Alliance effective next week, S&P Dow Jones Indices said on Tuesday. Shares of Amazon rose 1.3% in extended trade after the announcement, while Walgreens dipped 3%. Adding... Read More.
(Reuters) -Qantas Airways said on Wednesday John Mullen will join the company board as chairman-elect from July 1, and replace its outgoing chair Richard Goyder ahead of the Australian flag carrier’s annual general meeting in October. Mullen is currently the chairman at Treasury Wine Estate... Read More.
By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s exports rose more than expected in January, driven by U.S.-bound shipments of cars and car parts and Chinese demand for chip-making equipment, helping ease some concerns about weakness in the broader economy. Ministry of Finance... Read More.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian wages grew at the fastest annual pace in 15 years in the December quarter as low unemployment and stiff competition for workers pushed up pay deals, although analysts suspect the best is over as the economy... Read More.
(Corrects to remove extraneous words from headline) (Reuters) -Amazon.com <AMZN.O> is set to join the Dow Jones Industrial Average, replacing Walgreens Boots Alliance effective Feb. 26, S&P Dow Jones Indices said on Tuesday. The change will increase consumer retail exposure as well as other areas... Read More.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Trinidad and Tobago announced Tuesday that it is partnering with international experts to remove the wreckage of a barge that capsized in nearby waters and caused a major oil spill. T&T Salvage, a Texas-based company, and... Read More.
By Echha Jain (Reuters) -Australian oil and gas producer Santos reported a 42% drop in its annual underlying profit on Wednesday on the back of persistent weakness in commodity prices and lower production. Oil prices have fallen from the elevated levels seen in 2022 after the... Read More.
By Lisa Barrington SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Philippine budget airline Cebu Pacific will decide in May or June whether to choose Airbus or Boeing for an order of more than 100 narrowbody aircraft flagged last year, the carrier’s CEO Michael Szucs said.... Read More.
(Reuters) – Australia’s Qantas Airways said on Wednesday John Mullen will join the company board as chairman-elect from July 1, and assume the role of chairman ahead of the carrier’s annual general meeting in October. (Reporting by Echha Jain... Read More.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s exports rose 11.9% in January from the same month a year ago, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday. That compared with a 9.5% rise expected by economists in a Reuters poll. Imports fell 9.6%, versus... Read More.