warned residents to stay off roads and prepare for possible
tornadoes on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto strengthened in
approaching the Atlantic archipelago, prompting people to board
up homes and businesses.
Britain's banks will implement
U.N.-backed "responsible banking" principles being launched next
week that will influence lending and company behaviour, British
banking trade body UK Finance said on Wednesday.
As if the U.S. Federal Reserve did not
already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on
interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the
U.S. financial system has thrown policymakers an unexpected
The Central Bank of Jordan said
on Wednesday that it was cutting its benchmark interest rate by
25 basis points to 4.25% in a move to help spur economic growth.
The move came shortly after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut its
own key interest rate by a quarter of...
The top U.S. consumer
watchdog will keep consumer complaints against financial firms
public despite pressure from the companies, but the agency said
on Wednesday it will make changes to the way those complaints