[WASHINGTON] Confidence among US consumers climbed to the highest level in five months as Americans grew more optimistic about the economy and their personal finances.

THE outlook for the euro-area economy has taken another hit, with confidence in industry dropping to its lowest in four years in a sign that the impact of uncertainty from trade tensions and...

[LONDON] The deputy leader of a pro-Brexit faction in Britain's ruling Conservative Party has called for a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May by Wednesday, Sky News reported.

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THOSE who had hoped 2018 would see a general resurgence in shipping markets will have been disappointed, although some trades did reasonably well. So it comes as no great surprise that...