Tropical Storm Harvey disrupts businesses, but some may benefit

By Dion Rabouin and Megan Davies Undated, Aug 27 : Tropical Storm Harvey is challenging a wide range of industries beyond energy, including insurers, home improvement retailers and automakers, but some sectors may benefit. The hurricane could weigh on energy stocks, be mixed for insurers and boost home improvement companies, analysts said on Sunday. Home […]

US companies decry Trump action on transgender student rights

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, Feb 24 : US companies led by tech firms Yahoo Inc, Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp criticized the Trump administration’s decision to revoke Obama administration guidance that allowed transgender public school students to use the bathroom of their choice. Their statements evoked the opposition expressed by many businesses last year […]

Japan Inc believes Abe, Trump don’t want to see excessive yen weakness – Reuters poll

By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO, Jan 23 : Japanese companies believe that neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe want to see the yen weaken significantly, a Reuters poll showed, a development they worry could spark an unwelcome political backlash. The Reuters Corporate Survey, conducted Jan. 4-17, also found that Japanese firms […]