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  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 2130 GMT / 4:30 PM ET Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    BEIJING- The risks faced by China's economy are not that scary and the government is confident it can head off the dangers, President Xi Jinping tells global business leaders in an effort to dispel worries about the world's second-largest economy. As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA- As President...

  • Mexico scraps $3.75B China rail deal before state visit Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | 12:28 AM ET

    Mexico has revoked a $3.75 billion high-speed rail contract from a Chinese-led consortium after its uncontested bid prompted an outcry from lawmakers.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 7- Mexico's Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell will meet with Venezuela's visiting Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez on Friday and with Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi next week, officials said, against a backdrop of weaker global oil prices. Former Venezuelan energy minister and head of state oil company PDVSA, Ramirez remains...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 7- Mexico's Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said on Friday he will meet Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi in the beach resort of Acapulco next week to discuss the oil market.

  • MEXICO ENERGY MINISTER SAYS TO MEET WITH SAUDI OIL MINISTER AL-NAIMI IN ACAPULCO NEXT WEEK.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 7- Venezuela's visiting Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez, former energy minister and head of state oil company PDVSA, will meet with Mexico's Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell on Friday, a government source said, against a backdrop of weaker global oil prices. Ramirez, who was recently appointed foreign minister, remains Venezuela's OPEC...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 7- Mexico has revoked a $3.75 billion high-speed rail contract from a Chinese-led consortium after its uncontested bid prompted an outcry from lawmakers, souring a state visit to China next week by President Enrique Pena Nieto. "The president wants this project which is so important for Mexico to not be questioned, to have absolute clarity,"...

  • PORLAMAR, Venezuela, Nov 5- Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi and Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez met on Wednesday as part of a climate change conference on Venezuela's Margarita Island but offered no comment on oil markets afterward. He remains Venezuela's OPEC delegation head. Venezuela has led calls for an emergency OPEC meeting to stem the drop...

  • In a series of private meetings from Madrid to Cancun, ministers from Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Mexico set aside months of acrimony to hammer out production cuts. If anything, Naimi may simply seek to explain Saudi Arabia's latest stance on the market, a tough message about how all big producers must be prepared to endure a period of lower prices in order to slow...

  • SEOUL, Nov 4- U.S. crude prices extended losses to around $78.30 a barrel on Tuesday in early Asian trades after Saudi Arabia's price cuts for U.S. customers and strong U.S. dollars triggered its lowest since mid-2012 on the previous session. On Monday it settled down $1.76 at $78.78 after hitting a low of $78.14 per barrel, its lowest since June 2012.

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Goldcorp Inc said on Thursday it expected "very strong" fourth-quarter production after its third-quarter earnings and output fell short of market expectations, pushing its stock down to a six-year low. We expect a very strong fourth-quarter finish, "Goldcorp Chief Executive Officer Chuck Jeannes said on a conference call.

  • *NHTSA sets Dec. 1 deadline for Takata documents. DETROIT, Oct 30- U.S. auto safety regulators on Thursday ordered Japanese supplier Takata Corp to provide documents and answer questions under oath related to the government's ongoing probe of potentially defective Takata air bags in millions of U.S. vehicles. Takata spokesman Alby Berman said on Thursday the...

  • Oct 30- Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has set its sights on the wireless assets put up for sale by America Movil, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. SoftBank recently asked Sprint Corp Chief Executive Marcelo Claure to gather information on the assets that America Movil is planning to sell, sources told the...

  • UPDATE 2-Goldcorp results lag expectations, stock drops Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    TORONTO, Oct 30- Goldcorp Inc, the world's biggest gold producer by market value, reported lower-than-expected adjusted earnings on Thursday as production lagged expectations, sending its stock sharply lower. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based miner said adjusted earnings fell to $70 million, or 9 cents a share, in the quarter from $190 million, or 23 cents a...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 27- Mexico's Grupo Elektra said it had settled a legal dispute with the Mexican stock exchange, which the company controlled by billionaire Ricardo Salinas had blamed for causing its share price to slump in 2012.. Elektra said in a statement to the exchange on Monday that an agreement had been approved by a Mexico City court to prevent any change...

  • MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- Mexico and the United States reached a deal on Monday to avert potentially steep duties on Mexican sugar imports to the United States, defusing a months-long dispute that threatened to escalate into a major trade war. The concessions will help resolve a dispute that threatened to spiral into a tit-for-tat trade war after Mexico...

  • MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- Mexico and the United States reached a deal on Monday to avert potentially steep duties on Mexican sugar imports to the United States in talks that went down to the last minute. The U.S. Department of Commerce said late on Monday that Mexican and U.S. officials and Mexican sugar exporters initialed a draft agreement that would...

  • LAGOS DE MORENO, Mexico, Oct 22- Nestle has no plans to close any of its eight factories or curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West and Central Africa because of Ebola, but is ready to adapt if it spreads, the Chief Executive of the world's largest food company said on Wednesday. Nestle's factories in the region including both Ghana and Ivory Coast produce...

  • Oct 22- U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata Corp airbags that could spray shrapnel at occupants. Following is a list of U.S. vehicle recalls so far in 2014 that are related to the airbags:. Recalled more than 5 million potentially affected...

  • OSLO, Oct 20- The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost insignificant relative to projected growth," the document showed.