A criminal cartel case against
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and the local
units of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank was
adjourned on Tuesday for further legal arguments ahead of a
A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to
the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would
have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale
prices of their drugs in television advertising.
Hedge funds sold more Brent
futures and options last week as concerns about the global
economy trumped the decision by the Organization of the
Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies to extend
American financier Jeffrey
Epstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sex
trafficking as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls
as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and
paying them for sex acts.
Nine Chinese companies, among
the first to list on China's Nasdaq-style tech board, announced
prices of their new share offer on Tuesday, as investors braced
for a busy week for initial public offerings (IPOs).