More than 200 billionaires were created in China last year as booming stock markets and a flood of new listings offset the ravages of the virus pandemic, according to a global tally released Tuesday.
Global CO2 emissions have returned to pre-pandemic levels and then some, threatening to put climate treaty targets for capping global warming out of reach, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.
China, which last year overtook the United States as the world’s top filer of international patents, a key measure of technical innovation, increased its lead significantly in 2020, the UN said Tuesday.
Chinese-owned Swedish automaker Volvo said Tuesday it will produce only electric vehicles by 2030 and sell them all exclusively online.
It has survived world wars, Prohibition and The Great Depression but this may very well be the toughest time yet for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker.
The largest electricity co-operative in Texas has filed for bankruptcy protection after it received a $2.1 billion bill from the state’s grid operator following last month’s winter storm that left millions without power.
Bilyonaryo Greg Yu managed to unload a big chunk of his holdings in DITO CME Holdings at the stock’s highest ever price.
A US father-son pair accused of helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in his audacious escape from Japan arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday after losing their battle against extradition.
Italian authorities are investigating a local NGO for allegedly taking money from the Danish shipping firm Maersk after a migrant rescue mission last year, according to reports and the organisation Tuesday.
Shares in UK online clothes retailer Boohoo slid Tuesday on a report that it could face a US import ban over labour abuse allegations, which the firm has denied.