Black Friday was the strongest day ever for internet shopping in the UK, with British bargain hunters spending a record �1.1bn on online purchases during the 24-hour sales period.
TORONTO - An uptick in the price of gold helped boost the Toronto stock market to a higher close, while U.S. markets finished lower following indications of a relatively tepid start to the holiday shopping season.
NEW YORK -- At the "Giving Tuesday" command center in New York City, dozens of volunteers are gearing up for December 1st.
CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp (TGT.
The yen will outshine the dollar as next year's star performer in the $5.3 trillion-a-day global currency market, according to Morgan Stanley.