The U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting
the number of options in private stock sales by broadening
access to more potential investors and revamping the
capital-raising process of private companies.
South African retailer
Steinhoff on Tuesday reported a 1.2 billion euro ($1.34
billion) loss for the 2018 fiscal year, in a much-delayed
earnings report revealing the impact of an accounting fraud put
at $7.27 billion.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept
up the pressure on the head of the Federal Reserve following a
report that lawyers at the White House earlier this year
explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of the
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner
to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for
any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those
when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like
Mortgage rates are nearing
historic lows again in the United States, making it an ideal
time to buy a home - or refinance.
"It’s amazing how many times a once-in-a-lifetime
opportunity comes around," said Keith Gumbinger, vice president
of hsh.com, a mortgage information website.
Boris Johnson, the leading
candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday
the issue of what to do with the Irish border after Brexit could
be solved during the implementation period with the European