Brazilian President Jair
Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on
his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the
Amazon rainforest fires, as the country also fields offers from
Chile, Ecuador and Israel.
Lender Julius Baer has
decided to keep its Italian subsidiary Kairos after completing a
strategic review and as the asset and wealth manager's
performance improves, Switzerland's third-largest listed bank
said on Friday.
Dorian strengthened into a category 3
hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale and could be a
significant threat to Florida and the northwestern Bahamas, the
U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
Expectations for a September
interest rate cut in Mexico are growing after the central bank
in recent days slashed its 2019 economic forecast and
underscored concerns about slowing growth, domestic demand and
A pledge by top CEOs to work for
more than shareholders drew criticism on Friday from investor
activists, who accused the corporate leaders of contradicting
their inclusive message by lobbying against social and
environmental reform efforts.