Almost a third of British companies are considering moving or setting up overseas operations because of Brexit, according to a survey published Friday by business lobby group the Institute of Directors.Full Story
The United States and China said their trade war negotiations resulted in major progress as the clock ticks on a March deadline to avert a massive escalation of tariffs that could bruise the global economy.Full Story
The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff on Thursday accused eight banks of having conspired for several years to distort competition in the eurozone bond market.Full Story
Nestled in green hills north of Lebanon's capital Beirut just a few kilometers from the Mediterranean coastline, a winery co-founded by detained tycoon Carlos Ghosn presses on with trade.Full Story
The Italian economy contracted in the fourth quarter of 2018, dragged down by slowing European growth and global trade tensions, plunging the country into a technical recession, official data showed Thursday.Full Story
Central banks have bought the most gold in nearly 50 years as the precious metal profits from its safehaven status, the World Gold Council said Thursday, amid trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty.Full Story
Before he was detained in Japan over alleged financial misconduct, car industry tycoon Carlos Ghosn had increasingly invested time and money in Lebanon.
Ghosn is also a national of Brazil, where he was born, and of France. Here is a brief overview of his ties to the tiny Mediterranean country where his parents were born:Full Story
Bangladesh will Wednesday file a lawsuit in New York against a Philippine bank over its involvement in one of the biggest-ever cyber heists, the country's central bank governor said.Full Story
Following the 2016 partnership between SGBL and Mastercard, SGBL has extended its cooperation with its global payments technology partner to the Group’s affiliated companies, starting with Societe Generale de Banque – Jordanie (SGBJ), SGBL said.
“In a world where digital innovation has transformed the banking landscape, pushing banks to move to electronic and mobile payment, this collaboration will pave the way for the development of electronic payment in Jordan, promoting the move towards a cashless economy,” the group added.Full Story
Detained auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn believes his arrest and the charges against him are the result of a "plot and treason" at his former employer Nissan, he told the Nikkei newspaper Wednesday.Full Story