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28/09/2016 9:21 AM

Standard Chartered's U.S. Settlement Is Imperiled by New Claims

(NY Times) The London-based bank, which has a deferred-prosecution agreement from a 2012 inquiry, reported accusations against a company in which it holds a stake.
28/09/2016 8:07 AM

Chinese Tourists Pump Cash Into a Hot Destination: China

(NY Times) Chinese tourists took four billion domestic trips in 2015, twice as many as in 2010 and many more than the 122 million trips abroad, the government said.
28/09/2016 3:52 AM

Yahoo: Senators pile on pressure over hack attack

(BBC News) US senators pile pressure on Yahoo, demanding that the internet giant provides more details about who knew what, and when, about a huge data breach.
28/09/2016 3:12 AM

Elon Musk outlines Mars colony vision

(BBC News) Entrepreneur Elon Musk outlines his vision for establishing a human colony on Mars for people that can afford a $200,000 ticket price.
28/09/2016 2:15 AM

FTSE 100 in flat end to Tuesday trade

(BBC News) London's shares ended all but flat in Tuesday trade after Monday's widespread sell-off.
28/09/2016 12:55 AM

Bras, bums and beauty

(BBC News) Adverts claiming to understand the experiences of modern women can be a risky strategy. Here are five very different campaigns that consumers either loved or hated.
28/09/2016 12:36 AM

Osborne: Rich richer because of monetary policy

(BBC News) The rich have become richer because of the UK's policies of low interest rates and quantitative easing, says former Chancellor George Osborne.
27/09/2016 11:49 PM

Merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller Faces Final Hurdle

(NY Times) Shareholders of SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev are expected to decide on Wednesday whether to approve a merger between the brewing giants.
27/09/2016 11:39 PM

Banker 'corrupted by boys' jollies perks'

(BBC News) A banker who oversaw business loan losses of £245m provided loans to people he worked with for free travel and access to a credit card, it has been claimed.
27/09/2016 10:27 PM

Deutsche Bank shares fall further to fresh low

(BBC News) Shares in troubled Deutsche Bank have fallen even further to a new low of €10.22.
27/09/2016 10:21 PM

Economic Scene: What Can Mexico Do About Trump?

(NY Times) Few, if any, countries would be as vulnerable to a Trump presidency as Mexico, but its minister of the economy says his country “must not overreact to campaign rhetoric.”
27/09/2016 9:28 PM

WTO cuts trade forecast by a third

(BBC News) The World Trade Organization cuts its global trade forecast to 1.7% - which would make 2016 the slowest period of growth since 2009.
27/09/2016 9:23 PM

FTSE 100 and pound lose more ground

(BBC News) London's shares slide in morning trade, dashing hopes of a recovery from Monday's widespread sell-off.
27/09/2016 9:02 PM

Air France workers on trial in shirt-ripping case

(BBC News) Fifteen Air France employees go on trial almost a year after two company executives had their shirts torn from their backs at a jobs meeting.
27/09/2016 8:52 PM

Workless figures show North-South divide getting starker

(BBC News) Figures on the concentration of workless households in the UK suggest that the North-South divide may be getting even more stark.

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