NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, adding to earlier gains, after the September jobs report came in ahead of expectations, though major indexes remained on track for a second straight weekly decline.
WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. trade gap unexpectedly narrowed in August to its smallest level in seven months on an increase in exports, supporting views of sturdy economic growth in the third quarter.
LONDON (Reuters) - Equity and commodity markets steadied ahead of U.S. jobs data on Friday, having this week suffered their biggest slump in months on worries about growth, political unrest and looming U.S. interest rate rises.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's largest bank UBS could face a fine of up to $6.3 billion if found guilty in an investigation in France into whether it helped wealthy customers there avoid tax, a Swiss newspaper reported on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's board extended Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger's contract through June 2018, keeping him at the helm of the media and theme park company two years longer than he previously planned.
(Reuters) - Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of the holders of some 83 million households and small business accounts were exposed when computer systems at JPMorgan Chase & Co were recently compromised by hackers, making it one of the biggest data breaches in history.
PARIS (Reuters) - A long-awaited French corporate trial involving allegations of insider trading in the shares of Airbus Group got under way on Friday, marking the climax of an eight-year investigation.