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Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.EB) must bolster its anti-money laundering processes after Switzerland's financial regulator said the bank fell short in its dealings with South American oil companies and FIFA, the world's top governing body for soccer. "Finma identified deficiencies in the bank's...
18.09.2018
Turkey's central bank increased interest rates above expectations on Thursday, a move that could ease concerns over its independence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The central bank increased its main policy rate--the one-week repo--to 24% from 17.75%, by 625 basis points. Earlier...
14.09.2018
The European Union is proposing massive fines for online providers that aren't fast enough in removing terrorist content from their services, raising pressure on big tech firms like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google that have backed voluntary approaches. The bloc's executive arm Wednesday...
13.09.2018
Topic of the day Hudson's Bay Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell and combine parts of its European business with Austria's Signa Retail Holdings, the latest in a series of sales by the Canadian retailer. Under the deal, Hudson's Bay will merge its European retail operations with Signa's...
12.09.2018
Volkswagen could have to pay as much as $11 billion in damages related to its diesel emissions-cheating scandal if a German court sides with investors in a lawsuit that goes to trial next week. Meanwhile Volkswagen's earnings will be also burdened by a changeover to new stricter emissions rules...
11.09.2018
Apple Inc. said proposed U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods would affect several of its products including the Apple Watch, hurting American consumers and putting the company at a competitive disadvantage. The tech giant told the Trump administration the tariffs hit "a wide range of...
10.09.2018
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Thursday that it is concerned the proposed merger between Siemens AG's (SIE.XE) mobility unit and Alstom SA (ALO.FR) could reduce competition in the supply of rail-signaling systems. A combined Siemens-Alstom would be the largest supplier...
07.09.2018
Uncertainty over glyphosate lawsuits will continue to drag on Bayer's shares despite a reassuring set of second-quarter earnings, says Jefferies analyst Ian Hilliker. Sales and core EPS are both 3% higher than analysts' forecasts thanks to a strong performance from the crop-science and animal...
06.09.2018
Deutsche Bank AG is one of three companies set to leave the Euro Stoxx 50 index following the index operator's annual review, according to analysts, a reflection of the significant decline in the bank's market value in 2018. The changes, based on the companies' closing prices on Aug. 31, will...
05.09.2018
Societe Generale SA (GLE.FR) expects to pay roughly 1.2 billion euros ($1.39 billion) in penalties to settle an outstanding dispute with U.S. authorities over transactions that involve countries subject to sanctions. The French bank said Monday that it "has entered into a phase of more active...
04.09.2018
 
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