Debt can drive people to despair and countries to go to war. But it also can be beneficial, for example when it’s an investment that boosts the economy. How much debt can we afford?
China's economic expansion has held steady in the first months of the year amid a worsening trade dispute with the United States. Growth was primarily driven by strong e-commerce and factory output.
A British judge has ordered the extradition of Ivica Todoric, the founder of Croatian food group Agrokor. Todoric faces charges of fraud related to the near-bankruptcy of what was once Croatia's biggest private company.
German solar panel maker Solarworld has filed for bankruptcy as the company found it increasingly difficult to sustain the uphill battle it was waging against rapidly sinking prices for solar panels worldwide.
The US gunmaker Remington has filed for bankruptcy protection after years of falling sales. The company makes the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in a 2012 mass shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators dead.
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