HSBC is set to be the first foreign company to list its shares in China as part of a new stock exchange link between London and Shanghai, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.Source
Posted 2018/10/18 08:20:27
European shares opened slightly higher on Thursday as a flurry of corporate trading updates somewhat quelled fears of fast-rising U.S. interest rates amid ongoing concerns the Sino-U.S. trade conflict could escalate and hurt the global economy.Source
Posted 2018/10/18 07:58:33
China's benchmark stock index skidded to four-year lows on Thursday, dragging Asian equities lower, while the dollar hit a one-week high as minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting reinforced expectations that U.S. yields will rise further.Source
Posted 2018/10/18 07:52:43
Britain's Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington said it was too early to estimate the cost of extending a Brexit transition period after the government indicated it would consider asking for one to break a deadlock in talks with the EU.Source
Posted 2018/10/18 07:50:33
Low-cost carrier Cobalt has suspended operations indefinitely and warned passengers booked on its flights not to turn up.
Posted 2018/10/18 06:53:00
Online marketplace eBay has filed a US lawsuit against Amazon, claiming the retail giant used its internal messaging system to poach sellers.
Posted 2018/10/18 06:11:00
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final column for The Washington Post has been published two weeks after he went missing.
Posted 2018/10/18 03:24:00
Michael Buble has denied rumours he is going to retire from music, saying he was misquoted in a recent interview.
Posted 2018/10/17 22:54:00
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she believed a Brexit deal was still possible as she arrived in Brussels on Wednesday to meet her European Union counterparts, three days after talks stalled over how to manage the Irish border.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:39:05
A gauge of stocks across the world pared losses on Wednesday as a rally in bank shares helped buoy Wall Street, but the outlook on earnings soured after a warning on the European auto sector and a revenue miss from IBM.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:25:50
A small group of Turkish investigators are examining the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday, a Reuters photographer said, the second such search this week of the premises after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:20:14
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and government critic, and he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:19:57
Turkey has not shared with the U.S. government or key European allies graphic audio or video evidence it allegedly collected on U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's visit to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, seven U.S. and European security officials told Reuters.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:19:57
Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:14:14
At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 19:04:24
Britain's parliament must provide unequivocal approval for any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union, or risk creating uncertainty for businesses and citizens, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 18:41:13
Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, which will have no stores open.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 18:32:51
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States has asked Turkey for any audio or video evidence it may have related to the disappearance of U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi but was not sure whether any such evidence exists.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 17:36:53
The Prime Minister is set to call on EU leaders to introduce "a robust sanctions regime" to deter cyber attacks.
Posted 2018/10/17 17:24:00
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised on Wednesday to do what she could to help the European Union clinch a Brexit deal with Britain but said that the two sides were not there yet.Source
Posted 2018/10/17 16:54:28