Posted at 15:02h
* Q1 pretax profit falls, dividend cut
(Recasts, adds details, comments from analyst call)
Posted at 14:58h
Light touch checks on UK borrowers raise fears of defaults on loans and fraud
Posted at 14:56h
A powerful earthquake struck
eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, causing some residents to flee
their homes, but there were no immediate reports of damage and
the country's meteorology agency ruled out the risk of a
Posted at 14:51h
French Finance Minister Bruno Le
Maire said it was for the European Central Bank alone to judge
what monetary policy was needed for the eurozone, responding on
Wednesday to a German court ruling requiring the ECB to justify
its bond purchases under its stimulus scheme.
Posted at 14:35h
A flotation of Yandex.Taxi, a
joint venture between Russia's top search engine Yandex
and Uber Technologies Inc, is currently not a priority
for the Russian company, its managing director told the Bell
news outlet on Wednesday.
Posted at 14:30h
Agricultural commodities trader
Bunge Ltd reported a first-quarter loss on Wednesday and
lowered its full-year forecast as the coronavirus crisis
hammered demand for fuel and upended global food supply chains,
sending shares plunging 11%.
Posted at 14:25h
The U.S. Supreme Court on
Wednesday considered a bid by Donald Trump's administration to
implement rules allowing employers to obtain religious
exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance
that they provide to employees covers women's birth control.
Posted at 14:24h
The European Central Bank aims to
fully deliver on its mandate as interpreted by the European
Union's highest court, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de
Galhau said on Wednesday.
Posted at 14:22h
The European Central Bank alone is
able to judge what monetary policy is needed, French Finance
Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday, responding to a
German court ruling which called on the ECB to justify its bond
purchases under its stimulus scheme.
Posted at 14:21h
A government plan for getting
Lebanon out of a financial crisis is based on a shift to a
flexible exchange rate, but in the "coming period", and a
currency peg will be maintained for now, Finance Minister Ghazi
Wazni said on Wednesday.