|Chavez plans sell-off of US oil refineries
President Hugo Chavez said Venezuela hopes to gradually sell off its refineries in the United States and build a new network of refineries in Latin America as part of his plan to offer allies in the region a stable oil supply.
WTO mediator urges US to cut 14 per cent more from farm subsidies
The chief mediator in troubled World Trade Organisation (WTO) farm talks on Monday, said the United States would have to offer at least another 14 per cent cut in subsidies to get a deal.The European Union, also under pressure to make concessions in the WTO negotiations...
Blue chips poised for best month in three years
The Dow Jones industrial average touched a record high for the fourth straight session yesterday as government data helped soothe inflation worries and the latest earnings results pointed to robust corporate growth. The S&P and the Nasdaq were nearly unchanged...