The glory days of boozy business lunches are long gone because of the time restraints and financial pressures placed on British workers, a new report has claimed.
Draghi Wants ECB Easing Solo Joined by Europe Reform Chorus – Bloomberg
If Mario Draghi criticizes euro-area governments on Thursday, he knows the world’s economic policy advisers support him even though the intended audience might not be listening.
- Three Things to Expect from the ECB’s June Meeting – fastFT (subscription)
- European Banks Feel the Pinch From Draghi’s Negative Rates – Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia is ready to consider a surprise deal with fellow OPEC members, attempting to mend divisions that had grown so wide many dubbed the group as good as dead.
- Oil Holding Near $50 a Barrel, All Eyes On Opec – fastFT (subscription)
- With $50 Crude, Signs of Life Return to West Texas Oilfields – Reuters
- Iran Says it Won’t Support a Production Cap – City AM
Bank of Japan board member Takehiro Sato Thursday repeated his warning about side-effects of the bank’s negative interest rate policy, saying the new easing tool may have dampened the already wobbly consumer sentiment.
A giant figure of a fox called Nick from the film Zootopia was smashed to pieces by a four-year-old Chinese boy only hours after going on display.
Five former Barclays employees on trial for allegedly conspiring to rig interest rates have taken the stand in their own defence, with several telling the jury of the stress and pressure they felt while working at the UK bank.
The chancellor has accused Boris Johnson and Michael Gove of “making up” plans that would damage the economy.
- Leave Camp Must Accept that Norway Model is the Only Safe Way to exit EU – Daily Telegraph
- Brexit Fears Loom Large on Federal Reserve’s Next Meeting – FT (subscription)
Deutsche Bank AG, which has faced the highest legal bills among continental European lenders, will probably set aside even more capital or shrink businesses as global regulators tighten the rules for how lenders measure risk.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Wall Street-based brokerage firm with failing to sufficiently evaluate or monitor customers’ trading for suspicious activity as required under the federal securities laws.
The CFTC today issued Orders of Registration to the following Foreign Boards of Trade (FBOT): BM&FBOVESPA S.A & Cleartrade Exchange Pte. Limited.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is investing $3.5bn in Uber, marking the largest single investment ever made in a private company.
The London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Börse plan to lay off 1,250 employees, or about 14 per cent of their combined workforce, as part of a €450m cost-savings initiative in their proposed merger.
Phillip Capital Inc (PCI) has been forced to shelve its nascent retail FX business after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) prohibited any SEC registered broker-dealer from offering retail FX services to customers, effective July 31.
Apple may have the highest market cap of any company in the world – at least for now – but that doesn’t make it the most valuable company in the world, according to Forbes.
Although predicting when a flash event will occur can be extremely challenging, there are steps that firms can take to help to protect themselves from such events, according to panelists at Profit & Loss Forex Network London.
China’s latest economic data is unlikely to scare the Federal Reserve away from a rate hike this year, including one possible in July.
The US economy expanded at a modest pace across most of the country since mid-April, causing the labor market to tighten as employers continued adding jobs and nudging wages higher, a Federal Reserve report showed.
China’s investors are piling into Hong Kong equities at the fastest rate in more than a year as they seek shelter against a weakening currency and a worsening economic outlook.