BlackRock Chief Executive
Larry Fink has warned company boards to step up efforts to
tackle climate change or face increased wrath from investors
concerned about how unsustainable business practices might curb
their future wealth.
Hong Kong's markets watchdog
lifted UBS's ban on leading initial public offerings
(IPOs) after 10 months, down from an initial one year, after a
review of the bank's enhanced governance processes, the
regulator said on Tuesday.
Britain's 24 million adult
gamblers will not be able to use credit cards to make bets under
a new rule designed to prevent consumers from building up too
much debt, sending shares in betting companies sharply lower.
British Prime Minister Boris
Johnson, asked about struggling UK regional airline Flybe, said
he would ensure the country has the regional connectivity it
needs, but cautioned there were limits to what the government
could do for private companies.