1. Economic View: When Women’s Goals Hit a Wall of Old Realities

    Both sexes have ambitious goals for their career and family life, a study finds, but entrenched factors seem to hold many women back.

  2. Japan Moves to Sharpen Response on Takata Airbag Flaws

    The Transport Ministry plans to force expanded recalls of Takata devices, reflecting growing unease about the problem and its implications for Japanese carmakers.

  3. Black Friday Embrace by British Retailers Brings Discounts and Disorder

    The kickoff to Christmas shopping, imported from the United States, has stoked merchants’ sales but also drawn criticism from police officials.

  4. DealBook: British Firm Starts Hedge Fund for Social Services

    The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund plans to buy property it will then rent to organizations that deliver services like affordable housing, aid for the elderly or care through the National Health Service.

  5. India’s Economic Growth Slows to 5.3%

    Manufacturing and agricultural output dragged on growth in the last quarter, raising pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expand his economic revival efforts.

  6. Eurozone Inflation Rate Dips, Stirring Deflation Fears

    Prices in Europe continue to rise at rates so low they pose an economic threat, while high unemployment continues to be a problem.

  7. European Union Gives Belgium, France and Italy Time to Comply on Budget Rules

    The decision is a sign that the European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, under Jean-Claude Juncker will be sensitive to calls to ease up on austerity.

  8. Japan to Ask Automakers to Recall Vehicles With Faulty Takata Airbags

    An order from the Transportation Ministry on driver’s-side airbags would lead to the recall of an additional 200,000 vehicles in Japan, the transportation minister said.

  9. DealBook: British Hedge Fund Titan Ordered to Pay Ex-Wife $531 Million in Divorce Case

    The divorce award between Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn underscores the immense wealth Mr. Hohn has accumulated at the helm of the Children’s Investment Fund.

  10. DealBook: British Developer Vincent Tchenguiz Files $3.5 Billion Claim Over Iceland Bank Inquiry

    Vincent Tchenguiz claims individuals at the accounting firm Grant Thornton and the Icelandic bank Kaupthing were behind a flawed criminal inquiry into the bank’s collapse that resulted in Mr. Tchenguiz and his brother being arrested three years ago.