World equity markets continued
a week-long slide on Thursday, one day after the U.S. Federal
Reserve indicated it was set on its path to hike interest rates
next year despite signs that global economic growth is
Danske Bank, at
the centre of an international investigation into alleged money
laundering, cut its 2018 outlook on Thursday for the second time
this year, citing challenging market conditions on financial
Brazilian federal prosecutors
on Thursday charged 12 people in connection with an alleged
bribery scheme meant to benefit oil trader Vitol Group
at the expense of Brazil's state-led oil firm
Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
A bipartisan group
of U.S. senators sent a letter to regulators on Thursday
expressing concern that financial technology startup Robinhood
may not be offering full transparency to its customers over the
botched launch of its new cash management service.
The U.S.-China trade war is
spooking potential investors in soybean crushing plants planned
for Wisconsin and New York state, developers said, casting doubt
on the future of a sector that had been a rare bright spot in
the U.S. farm economy.