Archive May 2013

Three more coronavirus deaths in Saudi Arabia: WHO

Three more coronavirus deaths in Saudi Arabia: WHO

Published 31/05/2013

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three more people have died in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus, bringing the worldwide death toll to 30, the World [more…]

France to ban electronic cigarettes in public

France to ban electronic cigarettes in public

Published 31/05/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - France will ban electronic cigarette smoking in public places by imposing the same curbs enforced since 2007 to combat tobacco smoking, Health [more…]

Santander sells 50 percent stake in asset management arm

Published 31/05/2013

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's biggest bank, Santander, has reached a deal with U.S. private equity firms Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic LLC to sell them [more…]

Analysis: Dividend stocks lose shine as U.S. bond yields rise

Published 31/05/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the S&P 500 stormed to a gain of 16 percent for the first five months of the year, the run [more…]

SEC taking steps to watch for money market fund outflows

Published 31/05/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking steps to help spot if money starts flowing to alternative investments as the SEC cracks [more…]

Global stocks rise, dollar falls, Treasury yields rise

Published 30/05/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after weaker-than-forecast economic data argued for continued bond buying by the Federal Reserve, while higher euro [more…]

Germans irked as Hollande says EU cannot dictate French reforms

Germans irked as Hollande says EU cannot dictate French reforms

Published 30/05/2013

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande pledged on Thursday to carry out long overdue reforms of France's pension system and labor markets but said it [more…]

Millionaires ride stock market to more wealth: studies

Published 30/05/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global wealth grew faster in 2012 than in the previous two years, boosting the number of millionaires and improving the outlook [more…]

Brazil’s Portinari tops Christie’s Latin American art sale

Published 30/05/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A dream-like painting of children releasing kites by Brazil's Candido Portinari sold for $1.4 million at Christie's Latin American art sale [more…]

Crisis states lead way as euro zone’s economic mood brightens

Published 30/05/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Confidence in the euro zone economy grew by more than expected in May, with hope that the worst of the crisis may [more…]