Wed, 19 Feb 2020

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

All major stock markets in Asia hit the skids Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Sentiment soured on Asian bourses on Tuesday with all the major indices heading south.Apple weighed on markets ...

Amazon founder to donate billions to combat climate change

NEW YORK, New York - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he will give $10 billion of his own money to ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

New York state not to appeal $26 billion telco merger case

NEW YORK, New York - The State of New York will not be appealing the case it jointly pursued with ...

Twenty-two Syrian companies in UAE for Gulfood exhibition

DUBAI, UAE - The 25th Gulfood, which is considered one of the largest food exhibitions in the world has started ...

Kumba warns of coronavirus impact on commodity prices

Kumba Iron Ore has joined the line of mining companies warning about possible disruption of commodity prices due to the ...

President Trump Goes on Clemency Spree, and the List is Long

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

'You can have both higher super and higher wages': Albanese

An "unholy coalition" is attacking the planned increase in the superannuation guarantee, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says in his latest ...

Ramaphosa's best ideas are borrowed, Malema charges in SONA debate

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Tuesday challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa to implement the state's proposed economic interventions, claiming ...

Local stocks softer on downgrade fears

The JSE weakened on Tuesday primarily due to concerns that a downgrade from Moody's is now a high probability given ...

SA's rising country risk adds to rates pressure - Reserve Bank

South Africa's rising country risk is putting upward pressure on interest rates, even as inflation expectations are dropping, with credit-rating ...

Saints QB Brees to play in 2020

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he was set to return ...

Turkmenistan: Masking reality

With global anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus showing no immediate signs of abating, health officials across the world ...

IIM Udaipur completes summer placements

Udaipur (Rajasthan) [India] Feb 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): IIM Udaipur has completed the summer placement process for the Batch of 2019-21. With ...

HSBC seeks revamp with 35 000 staff cuts in CEO's 'endgame'

HSBC Holdings is set to slash about 35 000 of its workforce, and is taking $7.3bn of charges in its ...

Mondi appoints Andrew King as new CEO

Packaging and paper group Mondi [JSE:MNP] has appointed Andrew King, currently the group's CFO, as its new chief executive officer. ...

China arrests activist who criticised Xi Jinping over coronavirus

Police in China have arrested a prominent activist who had been a fugitive for weeks and criticised President Xi Jinping's ...

EU Approves Trade Deal With Vietnam

The European Union has approved a trade agreement with Vietnam, disproving skeptics who thought the EU's divorce with Britain and ...

Equity indices close lower on coronavirus concerns

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Bears managed to tighten their grip over bourses on Tuesday as disappointing quarterly earnings ...

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Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...

Ring of Fire next front in battle for Indigenous legal orders

The struggle over the mineral deposits in Ontario's Ring of Fire has taken a surprising turn.With all eyes on British ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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