Posted at 03:26h
Labour closes gap ahead of election and possibility increases of hung parliament
Posted at 03:18h
YouGov forecasts slimmer Tory majority, raising chances of further Brexit uncertainty
Posted at 01:52h
Australian shares rose on Wednesday, led
by gains in consumer and resource-based sectors, though trading
volumes were low as a looming deadline for further U.S. tariffs
on Chinese goods dampened risk appetite.
Posted at 01:12h
Australia's bank watchdog on
Wednesday said it had decided to keep the extra capital buffers
banks are required to hold for emergencies at zero, but flagged
the likelihood of a change at some point in the future.
Posted at 01:00h
KABUL, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like any other
mayor of a booming city, Kabul Mayor Ahmad Zaki Sarfaraz worries
about traffic congestion, affordable housing and water
shortages, but with an added wrinkle: he has no idea how many
people live in the Afghan capital.
Posted at 00:06h
Brazilian financial services
platform XP Inc has priced its Nasdaq listing at $27 per
class A share, the largest IPO of a Brazilian company this year,
and raised $2.25 billion, sources with knowledge of the matter
said on Tuesday.
Posted at 00:05h
Hudson's Bay Co
investor Ortelius Advisors LP said it will vote against the Saks
Fifth Avenue owner's C$1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) take-private
deal because of what the hedge fund views as lapses in the sales
Posted at 00:00h
Indonesian e-commerce industry
executives have criticised new regulations requiring online
vendors to obtain government permits, saying the mandatory
procedures would sharply increase costs and stifle the country's
booming e-commerce market.
Posted at 23:55h
Japan said on Wednesday the World
Trade Organization's dispute settlement system was one of
central pillars supporting the multilateral trading system and a
quick solution was needed to restore the functioning of its
Posted at 23:52h
About one-fifth of the
California Public Employees’ Retirement System public markets
portfolio is exposed to potential losses from climate change,
the $381 billion pension fund manager reported this week in its
first ever climate-risk disclosure report.