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African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study

Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributin...

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study

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African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but Africa...
22:12, 05/22/2019

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to clarify the charges it is seeking, particularly r...
14:48, 06/12/2019

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study show...
01:36, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case South Africa's antitrust tribunal concluded on Wednesday that it has no powers to charge foreign banks being investigated in an exchange-rate rigging case unless they have a presence in the country....
21:12, 06/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
21:12, 06/18/2019

Yes, African-Americans Drink Bourbon. And Distillers Are Finally Catching On. Groups like the Black Bourbon Society have formed to share an appreciation of the whiskey, despite the industry’s fraught history on matters of race....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “...
21:48, 06/23/2019

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers during his time as a senator were “hurtful” to many Afr...
18:36, 06/23/2019

"We're African Americans, Patriots": Barack Obama Shares Article On Trump Former President Barack Obama, who doesn't often comment on current politics, seemed to endorse on Saturday an op-ed written by 148 African Americans who served in his administration that called out.....
08:36, 07/28/2019

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
16:36, 05/23/2019

O’Rourke suggests using tax code to transfer wealth from rich whites to African-Americans Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested Thursday using the tax code to address income inequity by transferring wealth from rich white residents to African-Americans....
12:48, 05/11/2019

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr. Cornel West....
19:36, 06/12/2019

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draft guidelines by the end of August....
19:36, 06/06/2019

Study reveals how Americans like to masturbate A whopping 84 percent of Americans are feeling themselves. That’s according to a new global study of masturbation and “self-care” trends from sex toy company Tenga. Researchers surve...
19:36, 05/09/2019

Study: African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
20:48, 05/17/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
22:48, 05/17/2019

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.       ...
20:00, 08/07/2019

Study: Most Americans have positive view of FBI after Russia saga After the two-year Russia investigation and its continuing fallout, most Americans still approve of the way the Federal Bureau of Investigation handles its job, a new survey said Friday....
19:36, 05/10/2019

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study suggests. The research from the Imperial College Lon...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Effects of ‘secondhand drinking’ hurt 53 million Americans: study Forget secondhand smoke. Now you have to worry about the secondhand drinking. One fifth of adults — or an estimated 53 million people in the United States — suffer from other people’s boozing annually...
05:24, 07/02/2019

Cooking for vegans makes about half of Americans nervous: study Summer is time to chow down at a good old-fashioned American barbecue, but what about the vegans? A new study examined how the traditional concept of barbecue season accommodates those with meat-free ...
23:48, 06/21/2019

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerating Acceptance report finds that young Americans — ...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Nearly half of Americans wear same pair of underwear for at least 2 days: study It’s time to air our dirty laundry. A foul 45 percent of Americans have worn the same pair of jocks for two days or longer, a new study has found. The survey by underwear company Tommy John aske...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Half of Americans have used swimming pools as an alternative to showering, study finds A survey showed that 51% of Americans reported using the pool as an alternative to showering or rinsing off after engaging in exercise or yardwork.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuit...
22:00, 05/15/2019

China banking regulator will study ways to restructure high-risk rural commercial banks China's banking and insurance regulator said on Thursday it will study market-based and law-based ways to restructure and reform high-risk rural commercial banks....
10:48, 07/25/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
22:12, 06/12/2019

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, Y...
14:00, 06/21/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the In...
22:24, 06/11/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at targ...
20:36, 06/16/2019

U.S. Banks Rush in as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the r...
17:48, 07/08/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- accord...
19:24, 07/16/2019

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third ...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was fi...
14:36, 07/30/2019

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes U.S. regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker-rule restrictions on proprietary trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some regulatory relief to sm...
20:36, 08/20/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
14:48, 08/05/2019

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo ha...
19:12, 08/06/2019

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, un...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
22:00, 08/07/2019

What can GGG learn from new trainer Johnathon Banks? Gennady Golovkin has selected Johnathon Banks as his new trainer, but was this the right call? Dan Rafael and Steve Kim examine the selection and the potential for GGG to improve at this stage in his ...
17:36, 05/07/2019

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and globa...
13:48, 05/09/2019

China criticizes possible US penalties against banks China has criticized Washington’s efforts to enforce US law abroad following a report three Chinese banks might be penalized in a case over dealings with North Korea...
14:12, 06/25/2019

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commis...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Why is hospital security lagging behind banks? A recent MIT study revealed that the healthcare sector “has lagged behind other industries in protecting its main stakeholder (ie, patients)”. One healthcare security professional h...
15:36, 05/16/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Trump Says He Didn’t Need To Borrow From Banks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting he didn’t borrow from many banks because he “didn’t need the money,” not because they wouldn’t do business with him....
16:12, 05/20/2019

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach t...
13:48, 05/09/2019

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and ...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said on Wednesday after a review it does every two years...
11:36, 07/03/2019

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve wait...
11:24, 06/01/2019

Why the News About Europe’s Banks Is Never, Ever Good Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The fla...
09:48, 07/08/2019

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if ...
18:00, 07/16/2019

VAR to be used at African Cup from quarterfinals onwards African Cup of Nations to use VAR for the first time at this year's tournament from the quarterfinals onwards        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at ban...
12:36, 05/15/2019

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their private network....
16:24, 08/04/2019

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first line of defense against money laundering and other ...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Carlyle picks banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, have hired bankers to help review options for the future ownership of the business....
14:48, 08/06/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting more difficult....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find ways around it....
13:24, 05/06/2019

Japan's Banks Squeezed by Zero-Yield Experiment A few years after the Bank of Japan fixed the yield of the 10-year government bond to around zero to encourage economic investment, market demand has pushed yields well below the zero target, further ...
18:36, 06/26/2019

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened an...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
23:12, 05/29/2019

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
12:00, 07/19/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments prov...
13:48, 05/09/2019

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawye...
10:36, 06/27/2019

Trump Has Some Extremely Angry Thoughts About Banks Following a New York Times report that Deutsche Bank had flagged his transactions for possible money laundering (and then let the matter die), President Donald Trump launched into an early morning Twi...
15:48, 05/20/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
05:24, 06/28/2019

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
18:12, 07/14/2019

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
16:24, 07/16/2019

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growt...
19:12, 06/30/2019

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
15:00, 07/05/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

SBI Says Monitoring Exposure To Shadow Banks "Very Closely" A series of defaults at lender Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Service Ltd last year raised concerns about the country's shadow banking industry...
19:36, 06/06/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy....
14:36, 08/14/2019

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) plunged this...
16:12, 06/09/2019

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
05:36, 08/13/2019

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
12:36, 05/15/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
18:00, 05/26/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 15 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MAR...
10:24, 05/15/2019

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
09:12, 05/27/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 16 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MAR...
07:48, 05/16/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
16:12, 07/08/2019

Into the unknown: African migrants in Yemen Many migrants from East Africa choose a route that is less known, cheaper and even more dangerous than the Mediterranean: They cross the Gulf of Aden and land in war-torn Yemen. Many were unaware of t...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s bi...
23:36, 05/30/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
15:12, 06/17/2019

Nigeria 1st team through to round of 16 at African Cup CAIRO (AP) — Nigeria became the first team to reach the round of 16 at the African Cup of Nations after defender Kenneth Omeruo’s second-half goal delivered a 1-0 win over Guinea. Nigeria, consi...
19:12, 06/26/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKE...
08:48, 05/17/2019

European shares edge up, aided by banks, Adidas European shares ticked higher on Friday, helped by gains among banks and Germany's Adidas, one day after the regional index suffered its worst loss in six weeks....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayments in 2018. Investor nerves were rattled again in...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Dow drops more than 70 points as banks fall, S&P 500 retreats from record Stocks fell on Tuesday, led lower by bank shares, after the U.S. threatened a new wave of tariffs on European goods, dampening recent optimism surrounding the Washington-Beijing trade truce....
18:48, 07/02/2019

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitize bank guarantees....
03:48, 07/04/2019

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
00:24, 06/29/2019

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks in 2019....
08:12, 06/29/2019

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
16:24, 07/02/2019

German authorities raid 11 banks in tax evasion probe BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have carried out raids on eight individuals and 11 banks in an investigation of suspected tax evasion stemming from the leaked Panama Papers. News agency dpa reported ...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
03:12, 05/23/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial institutions to declare him willful defaulters for......
21:48, 05/12/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Banks scramble to re-pitch for Aramco IPO roles: sources Investment banks are scrambling to re-pitch to advise Saudi Aramco on a possible initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said, with Saudi Arabia's energy minister confirming plans fo...
17:24, 07/02/2019

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
00:24, 06/29/2019

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they may need use profits to raise their capital by at l...
11:36, 07/03/2019

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’s stress tests. That means that the Fed determined ...
23:36, 06/27/2019

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nature of ATM - whether the ATM is located in a......
12:48, 08/10/2019

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
18:00, 08/06/2019

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of the...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
14:00, 07/02/2019

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to peop...
17:24, 07/03/2019

Petrobras removes three banks from BR Distribuidora privatization -sources Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has removed three banks from the privatization process of fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distribuidora, four sources with knowledge of the matter ...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Rep. Jim Banks: Make good on promises made to veterans Memorial Day is rapidly approaching, the time when Americans of all walks of life pause and honor the sacrifices of our armed forces. As the keepers of peace abroad and guarantors of liberty at home, ...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
18:36, 05/16/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
15:48, 06/30/2019

U.S. banks limp away from hopes of interest margin expansion Big U.S. banks are under pressure again, as policymakers around the globe have dashed any hopes that the industry might finally be able to earn more money on loans, after more than a decade of rock-bo...
21:36, 08/07/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time hom...
20:24, 05/09/2019

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or housing finance firms could cause losses comparable.....
06:36, 07/22/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
03:36, 05/17/2019

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a sim...
10:36, 05/22/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
13:36, 06/30/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
18:24, 06/26/2019

UK's interfaith food banks are filling welfare gaps As poverty levels in the UK increase many of those affected are turning to food banks run by churches and mosques to get by. Damaging welfare cuts by the government are exacerbating an already dire si...
13:12, 06/29/2019

Sperm banks: is there a dark side to their rising popularity? A growing number of women in the capital are turning to sperm banks to fulfil their dream of having a baby. But with a burgeoning black market, is there a darker side to sperm donation? Sophia Money-C...
09:48, 08/15/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as pa...
20:36, 05/15/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign ...
13:36, 05/16/2019

RBI Launches Application For Filing Online Complaints Against Banks Customers can lodge complaints against any regulated entity with public interface such as commercial banks, urban cooperative banks, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs)...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TPD said the most recent bank robbery occurred on Ju...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
07:12, 06/27/2019

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average balance in their savings accounts....
10:48, 08/14/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could ...
16:24, 05/21/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more ab...
06:00, 05/08/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency. The EU Commi...
12:24, 05/16/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018...
01:24, 05/22/2019

Cloud company Datadog hires banks for IPO - sources Datadog Inc, the cloud monitoring company whose investors include a wealth manager for Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, has hired investment banks for its initial public offering (IPO), a...
19:48, 07/26/2019

The best power banks of 2019: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going Power banks are one of the ultimate accessories for the modern gadget lover to have stowed away at the bottom of their bag. Whether it's to recharge your phone, laptop, Nintendo Switch or an...
16:36, 05/28/2019

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indicates what is water and what is sky. A dolphin show...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advisory fees of up to $100 million, according to indus...
22:36, 08/01/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
18:36, 05/07/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also.....
13:12, 04/29/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:36, 06/17/2019

"Ask Your Banks...": Vijay Mallya On Being Trolled Over Chris Gayle Pic Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs. 9,000 crore, was subjected to heavy trolling on Saturday after West Indies......
05:48, 07/14/2019

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
10:12, 06/21/2019

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
06:00, 08/20/2019

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number....
12:24, 05/30/2019

Cloud company Datadog hires banks for IPO: sources Datadog Inc, the cloud monitoring company whose investors include a wealth manager for Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, has hired investment banks for its initial public offering (IPO), a...
21:49, 07/26/2019

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
14:12, 06/01/2019

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
22:12, 06/18/2019

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up citing lack of space to keep coins, Shri Saibaba......
18:00, 06/14/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local li...
17:36, 06/07/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
01:24, 06/22/2019

Venezuela loses $1.4 bln of gold to banks for guarantees -sources Citibank and Deutsche Bank have taken control of around $1.4 billion of Venezuelan government gold, which they received as guarantees for loans, as a result of U.S. sanctions on the Venezuelan Central...
22:48, 06/06/2019

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there be a sustained downturn in Europe's largest economy...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The ba...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definitions, said people familiar with the matter....
00:48, 08/17/2019

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for aggravated robbery after stealing nearly 30,000 Isra...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Why central banks should forget about 2% inflation | Jeffrey Frankel Economists remain fixated on the need for 2% inflation. It’s time to move onThe Federal Reserve has some reasons to cut interest rates at its 31 July meeting, or subsequently if the US economy weakens...
00:48, 07/27/2019

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said....
12:48, 07/11/2019

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
10:48, 06/01/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
20:00, 06/08/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
17:48, 07/30/2019

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili...
22:12, 06/27/2019

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the...
19:24, 07/31/2019

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa are planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
08:00, 08/08/2019

Third Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they will cull 30,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in northern Bulgaria, the third industrial farm hit by ...
21:24, 07/26/2019

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals       ...
21:36, 07/05/2019

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win over Zimbabwe 9.53pm BST The hosts stride on to the ...
00:00, 07/01/2019

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never...
03:00, 07/20/2019

ANC coasting to victory in South African election The African National Congress was set to easily win South Africa's election on Saturday but with a lower vote share reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain ent...
12:24, 05/11/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
19:36, 05/09/2019

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Box...
15:24, 08/14/2019

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbr...
16:24, 06/18/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new lion exhibit is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. During a recent tour, the African lions were seen lounging in the shade of an enormous rock surrounded by open grass...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial t...
17:00, 06/11/2019

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:36, 05/23/2019

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
19:36, 06/25/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:36, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he ...
00:24, 06/22/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asia...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the fir...
00:12, 05/29/2019

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Conf...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretor...
02:48, 07/09/2019

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is 77. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren turns 70 ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

This is how many times Americans think about sex a day A poll of 2,000 Americans looked at how frequently respondents consciously think and talk about sex typically and aimed to assess their comfort levels on the subject....
01:48, 07/13/2019

Why two in five Americans want to quit their job Two in five Americans dream about the day they can tell their boss they quit, according to new research. But it’s not necessarily because they hate their job....
04:36, 05/09/2019

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53 percent) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62 percent w...
00:24, 05/29/2019

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
22:12, 07/17/2019

Penalty Charges Levied By Banks For Non-Maintenance Of Minimum Balance The amount of penalty in case of non-compliance with the minimum balance rules depends on factors such as the degree of shortfall and location of the branch....
16:12, 07/28/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange...
16:36, 05/16/2019

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks in May largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting that supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
11:12, 06/05/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
20:36, 05/27/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Banks fined over 'Essex Express' foreign exchange cartels Five banks have been fined a total of €1.07bn (£936m) for taking part in foreign exchange trading cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
15:36, 05/16/2019

CEE MARKETS-Banks drag down stocks as Prague mulls new taxes A fall in Czech banks sent Prague's main stock index down to a seven-week low on Monday following news that the government is considering the introduction of a tax on the sector. The Czech...
12:12, 04/29/2019

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
21:12, 07/14/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the wee...
18:24, 06/17/2019

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future i...
12:36, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller r...
10:12, 06/17/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £350m targeted....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung, telcos, and banks to collaborate on blockchain mobile authentication Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, and Koscom have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain network as a foundation for a new mobile authentication service....
12:24, 07/15/2019

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expen...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Dubai's DP World hires banks for dollar bond issue Port operator DP World has hired banks to arrange a series of investor meetings ahead of a potential issue of 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document issued by one of the b...
16:48, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by ...
15:48, 06/30/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys relea...
02:48, 08/09/2019

EU regulators fine five banks 1.07 billion euros for forex rigging EU antitrust regulators on Thursday fined Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a total of 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for rigging the spot foreign exchange market fo...
12:12, 05/16/2019

Mexico’s Pemex rounds up banks ahead of deadline for US$8bn loan NEW YORK, June 12 (LPC) - Mexican oil producer Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is circling commitments from at least 15 banks to fill an US$8bn loan, but the state-owned company is tackling a recent downg...
21:12, 06/12/2019

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firm...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Officials nab ‘Broadway Bandit’ suspected of robbing two Bronx banks It was curtains for the ex-con known as the “Broadway bandit” on Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which said authorities arrested the man wanted by local and federal authorities for robbing...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Australia and New Zealand’s Central Banks Are Leading What Seems to Be a Race to the Bottom Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that were spawned globally by the 2008 global financial...
04:36, 08/22/2019

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would...
06:24, 08/11/2019

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would...
15:12, 08/11/2019

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
13:00, 07/22/2019

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their businesses running. As their revenues come under pressur...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
20:36, 07/16/2019

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like....
12:24, 06/10/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
11:36, 05/25/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst ...
13:48, 07/19/2019

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth and prompting calls for tighter regulation....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
08:48, 06/06/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central bank said on Friday....
13:12, 06/21/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields....
03:24, 08/16/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominated by local banks....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Banks race to integrate ETFs into broader liquidity strategies Investors are using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as tactical tools and strategic, longer-term allocations, so banks are investing heavily to capture this business....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report publi...
16:12, 06/13/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says banks have duty to help cut cost of public debt The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said on Thursday Lebanese banks had a "national and moral duty" to help the government resolve its high cost of servicing debt....
22:36, 05/02/2019

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in the sector....
10:36, 07/03/2019

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
14:36, 07/11/2019

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
00:00, 08/20/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arr...
20:12, 05/21/2019

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
19:12, 08/07/2019

Trio of Central Banks Surprises Markets With Rate Cuts Policy makers in India, New Zealand and Thailand moved aggressively to shore up growth and stoke inflation, all cutting interest rates by more than investors had expected....
14:00, 08/07/2019

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
07:36, 06/19/2019

Moonday Mornings: Banks pour $50M into blockchain, Bitcoin gets on CBS’ 60 Minutes Another weekend, another batch of stories you might’ve missed. Or as we like to put it: welcome back to another edition of Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
20:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods - Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys relea...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
22:24, 06/19/2019

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain techn...
12:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-BoE says British banks ready for no-deal Brexit, trade war British banks hold enough capital to cope with a no-deal Brexit and a global trade war simultaneously, the Bank of England said on Thursday, although a disruptive Brexit would still cause major turbul...
15:36, 07/11/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks, Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
16:36, 08/15/2019

Carige buyers should not expect big sacrifices from banks' creditors-Banco BPM CEO Any potential bidder for troubled Italian bank Carige should not expect the lenders' creditors to shoulder big losses for their own benefit, the chief of one of Carige's creditor banks said on Thursda...
11:36, 06/20/2019

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
07:12, 06/20/2019

Budget 2019: Rs 70,000 Crore Earmarked For Public Sector Banks Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that Rs 70,000 crore would be given to the public sector banks to boost their capital and credit capacity....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Chipmakers, banks prop up European stocks after Fed cools mood European stock markets fell early on Wednesday, as bets on an aggressive half-point cut in U.S. interest rates collapsed following Wednesday's message from Federal Reserve, soothed in part by strong r...
11:48, 06/26/2019

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
09:24, 07/09/2019

J. Crew taps banks for IPO of apparel business Madewell - sources J. Crew Group Inc has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering of its Madewell apparel business, as the U.S. clothing chain seeks ways to revive its fortunes, three people fami...
21:24, 07/11/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in two decades in a market dominated by local banks....
17:36, 06/28/2019

REFILE-U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over how quickly lenders can return capital to sharehold...
00:00, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
19:24, 07/05/2019

Banks Levy These Charges For Insufficient Balance In Savings Accounts Bank account balance: Banks - from SBI to HDFC Bank to ICICI Bank - levy a penalty to the tune of Rs 5 to Rs 600 (excluding taxes) for insufficient average of balances in a month - known as average......
15:48, 05/06/2019

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover fro...
19:48, 07/05/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
13:36, 04/30/2019

Best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2019 On this page you'll find the best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks – and each one we feature here will allow you to quickly and easily charge your laptop while on the go.Th...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Trump, family to see 'substantial portions' of House subpoenas to banks A lawyer for Donald Trump said committees controlled by House Democrats have agreed to provide "substantial portions" of subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp for the pre...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Trump Sues Banks to Stop Them From Complying With House Subpoenas The lawsuit, joined by the president’s three eldest children and his private company, seeks to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from turning over records....
06:12, 04/30/2019

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and impact is debatable," one strategist told CNBC....
12:36, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of chang...
23:12, 06/18/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
13:36, 06/03/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
21:00, 08/15/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been d...
18:00, 05/31/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaph...
18:48, 05/30/2019

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi African Cup: Relieved Nigeria squeezes past Burundi 1-0; Uganda throws up first big surprise by beating Congo 2-0       ...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’s goals came through headers from set-pieces. Patri...
21:24, 06/22/2019

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
17:12, 07/21/2019

South African deputy president will not be sworn-in as MP today South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will not be sworn in as a lawmaker on Wednesday after requesting a postponement to address allegations he brought the ruling African National Congress (A...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania. Senegal didn’t miss forward S...
21:24, 06/23/2019

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic PARIS (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun has been killed in Central African Republic, where she taught poor schoolgirls. The diocese of Albi in southern France said in a statement that Sister Ine...
13:36, 05/22/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refug...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elect...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by t...
23:24, 07/30/2019

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeare...
18:24, 07/22/2019

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agen...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Italy and EU end latest standoff on African asylum seekers The European Union ended a standoff with Italy over African immigration on Wednesday, agreeing to take 116 asylum-seekers rescued at sea last week but denied permission to go ashore by the country's r...
16:12, 07/31/2019

Head of African women’s soccer wants action against Cameroon VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — The head of women’s soccer in Africa wants Cameroon to face punishment for the conduct of players in the Women’s World Cup loss to England. The Cameroon team re...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid, raising the prospect of another major emb...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
17:48, 06/20/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
22:24, 05/22/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, accord...
22:24, 05/16/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
20:48, 05/31/2019

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team. Y...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
21:48, 06/23/2019

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champio...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
00:24, 07/01/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling militar...
19:24, 06/06/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York ...
22:36, 06/24/2019

South African corruption fighter seen amplifying ANC battles To allies of President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog is a wrecking ball who is abusing her office and could derail efforts to clean up government and turn the economy around...
09:48, 07/30/2019

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using...
18:36, 08/03/2019

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on F...
17:36, 06/07/2019

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet t...
13:24, 06/07/2019

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African ...
15:12, 06/06/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is bei...
21:36, 06/06/2019

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

African painted dog killed by collapsing gate at Zoo Miami MIAMI (AP) — Officials at a Florida zoo say a young African painted dog was killed when a gate collapsed on her. Zoo Miami posted on Facebook that the juvenile female died Monday. She was one of five ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
07:12, 08/09/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is...
00:12, 08/16/2019

Spain says 52 migrants climb fence into its African enclave LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Spanish authorities say 52 migrants have climbed a guarded fence to gain entry into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco. An official with the Spanish In...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Senegal tops Uganda 1-0, will meet Benin in African Cup Sadio Mane sent Senegal into the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations, where it will meet a Benin team that dumped out Morocco to start the knockout stages with a major upset    ...
00:00, 07/06/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:36, 07/19/2019

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of ...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Fr...
20:12, 07/05/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been d...
05:12, 05/02/2019

How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. ...
18:24, 05/09/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meetin...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on...
19:48, 07/17/2019

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent r...
08:24, 07/04/2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
22:00, 07/16/2019

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
04:36, 07/08/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coi...
00:12, 05/13/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashi...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Many dermatologists need more training on African American skin and hair (Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a new U.S. study finds....
12:12, 08/22/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated...
20:00, 05/09/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
21:24, 07/09/2019

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
16:39, 07/06/2019

South African unit of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wedne...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
02:48, 05/22/2019

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
16:12, 08/14/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
19:36, 06/14/2019

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries.       ...
15:12, 06/09/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Americans love adventure According to a new study by Onepoll on behalf of Rias Biaxas, Americans love adventure! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.       ...
22:48, 08/05/2019

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
17:12, 07/08/2019

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Where Americans are putting their money In 2018, stocks were the most popular investment, at least, according to Fox Business. Buzz 60’s Chandra Lanier has the story.       ...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-...
19:36, 05/22/2019

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans The 4th of Julu marks America's Independence day, and buildup to it can last months; the federal holiday takes over most of the country, and is an all around big deal. Here's a run-down of the most im...
12:12, 07/04/2019

40% of Americans believe the US is not democratic enough: survey People surveyed in the United States, where the 2020 presidential elections are ramping up, were split as to whether their country was democratic -- 46 percent said it was and 40 percent said it was n...
19:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
02:36, 08/01/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
08:00, 06/18/2019

Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
23:12, 05/16/2019

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central.....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Banks-Smith• Share your tributes and memories of Judi...
20:00, 05/23/2019

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market dominated by government-backed entities such as Fannie...
23:24, 07/16/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists....
00:24, 08/07/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
21:24, 05/16/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Trio of Central Banks Surprise Markets With Aggressive Rate Cuts Three central banks in the Asia-Pacific region lowered interest rates in a surprisingly aggressive fashion as the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war intensified, suggesting the global rate-cut cycl...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Vivendi to appoint banks on Thursday for sale of Universal stake - source French media group Vivendi is set to appoint several investment banks on Thursday for the sale of up to 50% of Universal Music Group, its most-prized asset, said a source close to the matter....
16:24, 07/24/2019

Clinc raises $50 million to bring conversational AI to cars, banks, and kiosks Clinc, a four-year-old AI startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has raised $52 million in venture capital, more than 8 times its previous capital raised.Read More...
15:48, 05/20/2019

German banks are in a much worse position than the rest of Europe, Citi analyst says German lenders are in a uniquely dangerous position compared to their European counterparts, according to Ronit Ghose, global head of banks research at Citi....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Dapper ‘Burberry Bandit’ back robbing Manhattan banks: cops Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” is back. It’s only been five months since dapper robber Cornell Neilly was paroled from prison, but cops say he’s already back hitting banks...
11:38, 07/06/2019

Warning graphic images: Migrants found dead on banks of Rio Grande Harrowing images of a father and daughter from El Salvador, who drowned whilst trying to get to the US, have been released, showing them face down in the Rio Grande....
06:24, 06/26/2019

'Pink Lady Bandit' wanted by FBI after robbing four banks along East Coast The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the hunt for a serial bank robber known as the "Pink Lady Bandit" who is said to have robbed three banks on the east coast....
00:12, 07/29/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over forex-rigging Barclays , JP Morgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain....
13:48, 07/29/2019

WRAPUP 2-Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financial industry....
19:48, 07/16/2019

Arron Banks jokes about Greta Thunberg and 'freak yachting accidents' MPs, celebrities and academics criticise ‘disgraceful’ comment by Brexit backer Arron Banks has been criticised after he appeared to wish harm upon Greta Thunberg as the 16-year-old activist set sail ...
02:36, 08/15/2019

Centre Banks On RTI Repeat In Parliament For Triple Talaq Bill: 10 Points The contentious bill to ban Triple Talaq - the practice of Muslim men to instantly divorce their wives - is taking the Rajya Sabha test. The bill faces strong resistance not only from the opposition.....
09:00, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursd...
13:12, 06/06/2019

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, art...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Determined Aldis Hodge got buff in hopes of playing ‘Brian Banks’ After his first audition for the film “Brian Banks,” actor Aldis Hodge wanted the meaty title role badly. So before going in for a callback, he began preparing for the part as though he’d already land...
06:24, 08/09/2019

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
01:24, 06/13/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: High-security locks for government and banks hacked by researcher Hackers could crack open high-security electronic locks by monitoring their power, allowing thieves to steal cash in automated teller machines, narcotics in pharmacies and government secrets, accordin...
12:00, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Budget 2019: Government Announces Steps To Revive Shadow Banks In her first Budget speech, Ms Sitharaman said, "For purchase of high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to a total of 1 lakh crore during the current financial year, government...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant? In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. In the new beginning, it may just be astronaut sperm and Eve. Spanish scientists have recently proven that frozen human sperm is viable in zero-gravity enviro...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
08:00, 07/08/2019