The Bank of England fined
Citigroup 43.9 million pounds ($56.3 million) on Tuesday,
saying the U.S. banking group's British operations failed to
provide it with accurate regulatory returns between 2014 and
LONDON, Nov 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Kenya's
poor rural and slum communities, residents have lots to sell -
from home-grown tomatoes to their labour hoeing fields or
teaching children - but few people have enough cash to buy the
goods and services, reducing the incentive to produce...
Europeans spent at least 11.6
billion euros ($12.7 billion) in 2017 on illegal cannabis
purchases, confirming marijuana as the largest drugs market in
the 28-country European Union, the bloc's anti-drugs agency said
Chinese power generation group
SDIC Power Holdings plans to offer global
depositary receipts in London, it said on Tuesday, adding it
will look to use the proceeds to invest further in clean energy
and for global expansion.
Sri Lankan shares recovered on
Tuesday from a more than one-week closing low in the previous
session, as investors picked up beverage and manufacturing
** The benchmark stock index ended up 0.18% at 6,094.85,
edging higher from its lowest close since Nov. 15 hit on Monday.
The bourse gained 1.6%...
Best Buy Co Inc beat market
expectations for quarterly same-store sales and forecast strong
earnings in the holiday quarter on Tuesday, as the consumer
electronics retailer's after-sale services helped pull in more
customers into stores.
Shares of the company rose 5.5% in premarket trading as
overall same-store sales rose 1.7% in...