Tuesday, March 2, 2021

RBS critic pays £20,000 for criticising bank

LONDON: A critic of Royal Bank of Scotland’s disgraced restructuring unit has spent £20,000 on a billboard berating the high street bank as part...

GCC banks and regulators see new opportunities in mergers

Dubai: Once a taboo in the GCC bank boardrooms, the option of a merger has become more acceptable, thanks to the recent successful mergers...

In Mali’s conflict-hit north, the coup seems far away

TIMBUKTU: Malian army lieutenant Abdoul Kadri leads a patrol through the bustling streets of the desert city of Timbuktu, gun by his side. The concerns...

Central bankers in a bind as G20 bickers over trade

TOKYO: For decades the United States led the push for lower tariffs worldwide, but President Donald Trump is testing the solidarity of his G20...

Bank of Italy sounds alarm over stability of banks and insurers

MILAN: Italy's central bank has sounded the alarm over the country's rising bond yields, warning that they are set to cost the nation billions...

Two suspects charged with bank hacking

NAIROBI: Two of the 130 suspects in connection with electronic fraud by hacking into commercial bank systems have been charged over loss of over...

Morgan Stanley unit to pay $10 million fine for violations

New York: Wall Street’s industry funded watchdog fined the US brokerage unit of Morgan Stanley $10 million today for compliance failures in the firm’s...

US futures edge higher on trade truce hopes

NEW YORK: U.S. equity futures edged higher on Thursday following a report that the United States and China had agreed to a tentative truce...

May’s Brexit plan was a disaster

Polly Toynbee Theresa May’s statement to the Commons and her letter to the people are profoundly dishonest. This dutiful vicar’s daughter is not telling the...

Funding research is essential

FRASER MOONEY With the 2020 presidential race heating up, candidates are condemning gun violence as a “national epidemic” and “public health emergency.” This should come...

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