including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a
Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to
spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global
Mark Nordlicht, the founder of
defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, was found guilty on
Tuesday of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company
Platinum controlled, but cleared of charges he defrauded
investors in Platinum's hedge funds.
The auditor of a small company owned by
metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta resigned saying it could not agree
with the valuation of assets, according to a letter filed with
the UK corporate register, Companies House.
France is still pushing for
a European consensus around a candidate to run the International
Monetary Fund, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, quashing
reports of a Franco-German deal to back the Bank of England's
Mark Carney for the job.