US stocks edged higher on Tuesday, but the tone of trade remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech on the economy at the end of the week.
Nigeria's central bank has suspended nine banks from the interbank currency market for failing to remit money owed to the government, banking sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
Oil prices jumped on Tuesday after a new report that Iran could support an effort by OPEC and Russia to freeze production and firm up prices.
General Motors Co said Tuesday a Texas judge had denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle’s key.
State insurance regulators in a court brief on Monday said a powerful U.S. council made up of the heads of all the federal financial regulatory agencies disregarded their work when it designated of MetLife Inc. as "too big to fail."
Procter & Gamble Co's Gillette unit on Tuesday sued the maker of Schick razors, claiming it falsely marketed a line of private label three-blade razors and cartridges as being equal to or better than its popular Mach3.
The U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to US$590 billion in fiscal year 2016 due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday.
The number of regional Federal Reserve banks calling on the central bank to raise the rate it charges commercial banks for emergency loans rose to eight in July, minutes from the Fed's discount rate meeting released on Tuesday showed.
Four private equity funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management LLC struck a deal with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to pay US$52.7 million to settle charges they misled fund investors about fees and a loan agreement.
Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest holding company said on Tuesday it was suing media giant Vivendi for €570 million (US$645 million) in damages over the French group's refusal to go through with a pay-tv deal.