Australian shares were likely to fall on
Thursday, weighed down by energy stocks, as a surprise rise in
U.S. crude inventories hit oil prices and raised concerns over
global demand outlook.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Federal Reserve left its key interest
rates on hold on Wednesday, in...
Westpac Banking Corp,
grappling with a money-laundering scandal and accusations of
enabling child exploitation payments, could see angry investors
vote on Thursday against its proposals on executive pay and the
re-election of a long-serving director.
JPMorgan Chase & Co is combining
its U.S. wealth-management operations for affluent clients and
the Chase branch network's financial-advisory business into a
new unit, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing
France's moderate CFDT union
called for action on Dec 17 to protest against the government's
pensions reform plan on Wednesday, saying French President
Emmanuel Macron had broken his promise not to change the age you