It's been a turbulent few days on international markets for oil investors. Yet while Saudi Arabian supply may be restored quickly, the attacks have raised questions that may impact the price of oil in the longer term.
Saudi Arabia's monarch has reassured his cabinet that the kingdom can deal with the effects of last week's attack. Oil prices have soared since the strikes on key Saudi oil facilities.
The attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities could mean that a large chunk of its oil exports are sidelined for weeks. But the price spike that has followed may not last, as global demand has changed.
Donald Trump says his administration will enter into an initial bilateral trade deal with Japan in the coming weeks. But the fate of cars and a currency clause remain unresolved.
A new study shows that women pensioners in Germany can expect an average of 26% less in monthly payments than men. Women would need to save up to 2% of their annual salary throughout their careers to be on par with men.
Volkswagen has agreed to pay out millions over a class-action suit brought by about 100,000 Australian consumers. The company has paid billions to US and Canadian consumers and faces a second Australian lawsuit.
Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first national strike since 2007 for the union autoworkers at GM.
Intercity coach network Flixbus has announced they will offer free rides to climate change protesters this month. Over 400 protests are planned in Germany as part of a global day of action on September 20 and 27.
Protest against new mining projects across Latin America are increasingly being quashed, according to NGOs. Mining of the raw materials is also fomenting social and political unrest.
French Ligue 1 club Nice have been taken over by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe. More proof that France is edging closer to the English and Italian model and away from the German and Spanish, but will it work?
Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also hit.
Apple appealed a 2016 EU ruling requiring it pays a record €13 billion in back taxes. Ireland doesn't want the money.
The "schwarze Null," or "black zero," has come to be the most visible symbol of what many see as Germany's national obsession with a balanced budget.
German discounter Aldi says it plans to open more than 100 stores in the UK over the next two years. The news comes just months after rival company Lidl said it wants to step up its presence in London with 40 new sites.
The Île-de-France transport authority plans to offer citizens €500 to buy an e-bike in 2020. A growing number of local and national governments are following this model to make green transportation a cheaper option.
New Zealand's property prices have skyrocketed, and, with citizens languishing under a housing crisis, ethnic Asians are being subject to hateful comments on the streets and on the internet.
The US company said its bankruptcy filings form part of a settlement with two dozen states worth more than $10 billion. Purdue Pharma is accused of fueling the US opioid crisis, which has killed nearly 400,000 people.
Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo has said the two countries are closer than ever and that a free trade agreement is imminent. Mike Pompeo is equally effusive about relations between the two nations.
The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, including to their Swiss bank accounts, court papers showed.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is investing heavily to become more self-reliant.
Eight years of civil war have crushed the Syrian pound. Its crash has made doing business a huge challenge.
High inflation and low employment has defined Tunisian's outlook toward candidates...and the election in general.
The auto industry in India is facing its worst slowdown in two decades.
The strike is the first to hit the US auto industry for more than a decade.
After violent clashes with the police the future of Johannesburg's Inner City is under threat.
Purdue Pharma, makers of OxyContin, the painkiller at the heart of the US opioid crisis, has filed for bankruptcy.
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Users in Germany trying to access Wikipedia were faced with an error message and frustration. The online encyclopedia was paralyzed by a "massive and widespread" DDoS attack.
The auto industry in India is facing its worst slowdown in two decades. Government policies on pollution are pressuring manufacturers to change course quickly and the rise of e-mobility has caught the auto industry off guard.
Members of the United Auto Workers union are holding the first strike to hit the US auto industry for more than a decade. It follows a failure for unions and the company to agree a new contract.
The International Motor Show in Frankfurt is taking place amid tough economic conditions and a sharpened social debate around the combustion engine. Henrik Böhme reports.
It started as an eight-car exhibit back in 1897... today, the Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the most important auto industry events in the world. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has officially opened this year's show, themed "Driving Tomorrow" - and indeed, it showcases all the shiny visions of the future of mobility. But for Germany's carmakers, there's plenty of reason to doubt that future.
Eurozone finance ministers are meeting in the Finnish capital Helsinki today to discuss ways to boost investment through public spending and revive growth in the bloc. Another big topic is climate change.
Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi has pledged indefinite stimulus to revive a flagging eurozone economy. Rates have been cut even deeper into negative territory and bond purchases will restart
Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi has achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was necessary.
Draghi plans to launch a fresh round of monetary easing amid slowing growth and sluggish inflation in the eurozone. But the outgoing ECB president's efforts to exit with a bang is facing a major pushback.
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