Next month's Global Grain Asia
conference in Singapore, organised by Euromoney Institutional
Investor, has been postponed by at least three months
due to the coronavirus outbreak, organisers of the event told
Reuters on Monday.
Algeria plans to issue sukuk, or
Islamic bonds, and develop its small stock exchange as the oil
reliant economy seeks to diversify funding sources, according to
a government document reviewed by Reuters.
A Moscow court decided on Monday
to extend until May 13 the house arrest of U.S. investor Michael
Calvey, an executive at private equity group Baring Vostok who
faces charges of embezzlement, an official at the firm said.
The United States has charged
four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax
credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million
American citizens, Attorney General William Barr said Monday.
President Donald Trump's $4.8
trillion budget plan for the coming fiscal year drew a prompt
rejection on Monday from congressional Democrats, who said it
betrayed his promise to protect popular health and safety-net