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May 7, 2016
bitcoin

Many members of the bitcoin community reckon this is all a distraction and agree with Wright when he said... More ››

May 7, 2016
busisness2

SAN FRANCISCO: Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk gave a public shout-out to the sharpest minds in manufacturing this week, calling... More ››

May 7, 2016
bussiness1

A new US rule requiring the financial industry to identify owners of companies opening accounts includes a loophole that... More ››

May 7, 2016
obama2

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said Friday that proposed laws to end the use of US-based anonymous shell companies will... More ››

May 7, 2016
panama-papers

BERLIN: The anonymous source behind the Panama Papers on Friday offered a passionate explanation for the mega-leak, arguing that... More ››

May 7, 2016
dollar

NEW YORK: The dollar mostly rose Friday despite a mediocre US jobs report that did little to alter the... More ››

May 6, 2016
deutsche-bank

BERLIN: German banking giant Deutsche Bank is the target of a criminal probe into government bond market manipulation, the... More ››

May 6, 2016
asia-market

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly fell Friday as lingering worries over global growth sent traders running from higher-risk assets,... More ››

May 6, 2016
alphard-china

BEIJING: Even as Chinese car buyers feed a boom in crossovers and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), automakers are looking... More ››

May 6, 2016
herbalife

SAN FRANCISCO: Herbalife Ltd, which has been accused by billionaire investor William Ackman of being a fraud, said it... More ››

May 6, 2016
us-shell-company

WASHINGTON: The United States announced measures Thursday to crack down on the use of shell companies inside this country... More ››

May 6, 2016
abe

LONDON: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday warned that Britain would become “less attractive” for Japanese investment if... More ››

May 6, 2016
ISB

The deal would be the fourth ringgit-denominated sukuk from the AAA-rated IDB, one of the largest issuers of sukuk... More ››

May 5, 2016
500-euro

Because of its size and portability, the 500-euro note has become so prized in underground finance that it can... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-3

LONDON: Bad loans and fines for misconduct will hold back European banks’ profitability for longer than originally expected, the... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-2

LONDON: World stocks fell for the second successive day on Wednesday and metals prices declined, pressured by signs of... More ››

May 4, 2016
business-1

LONDON: Oil rose above $45 a barrel on Wednesday as reduced production in Canada’s oil sands region due to... More ››

May 4, 2016
yuan

SHANGHAI: China’s central bank on Wednesday fixed the yuan currency nearly 0.60 percent weaker against the US dollar, according... More ››

May 4, 2016
indonesia-economy

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s growth rate was slower than forecast in the first quarter of 2016, official data showed Wednesday, in... More ››

May 4, 2016
uber-china

Chinese tourists can now hail and pay for Uber’s ride-sharing service with the yuan in any city where Uber’s... More ››

May 4, 2016
asia-market

HONG KONG: Asia extended a global stock market sell-off Wednesday following sharp losses in New York and Europe as... More ››

May 4, 2016
dubai-property

DUBAI: For more than 10 years Dubai property prices have been on a roller coaster, creating and wiping out... More ››

May 4, 2016
obama-china

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama is facing a fresh trade row with Beijing that could inflame the 2016 election... More ››

May 4, 2016
bhp-billoton

SYDNEY: Miners BHP Billiton and Vale have been hit with a US$43 billion lawsuit from Brazilian prosecutors over the... More ››

May 4, 2016
Why-few-Americans-appear-in-the-Panama-Papers

WASHINGTON: The scandal triggered by the Panama Papers leak of information on how and where the world’s wealthy stash... More ››

May 4, 2016
takata

WASHINGTON: Takata is preparing to recall at least another 35 million airbags in the US to address a defect... More ››

May 4, 2016
oil-output

NEW YORK: World oil prices sank for a third straight session Tuesday, pulling back from 2016 peaks on renewed... More ››

May 4, 2016
microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Tuesday announced it has bought an Italian firm specializing in connecting smart objects in the... More ››

May 3, 2016
bs1

Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) reported first-quarter results that blew past analyst estimates, boosted by sales of its new cancer and... More ››

May 3, 2016
brexit1

BRUSSELS: The EU warned on Tuesday that uncertainty over Britain’s referendum on membership of the 28-member bloc in June... More ››

May 3, 2016
socially-responsible-invest

SINGAPORE: Appetite for socially responsible investments in Asia is growing but fund managers say there are still major obstacles... More ››

May 3, 2016
oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rebounded in Asia Tuesday but nagging worries about excess supplies kept them below 2016 highs after... More ››

May 3, 2016
TTIP2

There are plenty of thorny issues to tackle, from market access to opening up the EU services sector and... More ››

May 3, 2016
HSBC2

HONG KONG: HSBC’s net profit fell by a fifth in the first quarter as it was hit by “extreme... More ››

May 3, 2016
TTIP

WASHINGTON: The United States denounced Monday interpretations of leaked documents on its free-trade negotiations with the European Union, insisting... More ››

May 3, 2016
korea-iran

TEHRAN: Iran and South Korea have decided to triple their annual trade volume to $18 billion, President Hassan Rouhani... More ››

May 3, 2016
Bahrain's-Oil

SINGAPORE: Oil prices dipped in early Asian trading on Tuesday on signs that production in the Middle East is... More ››

May 3, 2016
obama

Obama, who plans a visit to TPP partners Japan and Vietnam later this month, argued the TPP would allow... More ››

May 3, 2016
chanel

HAVANA: Chanel, the world’s second largest luxury brand, said on Monday its efforts to curb the grey market have... More ››

May 3, 2016
silicon-valley-SEC

WASHINGTON: A Silicon Valley executive agreed to pay $534,303 to settle US Securities and Exchange Commission charges he conducted... More ››

May 3, 2016
Johnson-&-Johnson

NEW YORK: Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a US jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs4

BERLIN: The German Finance Ministry wants to limit to 0.9 percent the interest rate that life insurance firms guarantee... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs3

Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on the first trading day of the month on Monday as... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs2

BERLIN: A sweeping free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States would lower food... More ››

May 2, 2016
bs1

European shares rallied Monday in holiday-thinned trading ahead of key US and eurozone data despite a sharp drop in... More ››

May 2, 2016
norway

OSLO: Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the biggest in the world with shares in more than 9,000 companies, will take... More ››

May 2, 2016
UPDATED
bitcoin

He digitally signed messages using encryption keys that were created in the days following Bitcoin's 2009 launch. More ››

May 2, 2016
asia-factory

SYDNEY: Japanese manufacturing activity shrank in April at the fastest pace in more than three years as deadly earthquakes... More ››

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