Financials (Legacy)

Activist Elliott tells Pernod there is still work to do

Activist Elliott tells Pernod there is still work to do

Published 08/02/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott kept up the pressure on French spirits group Pernod Ricard, welcoming this week’s first-half results but calling for boardroom [more…]

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Published 08/02/2019

VILNIUS (Reuters) - About 100 British financial companies and start-ups are applying for a licence in burgeoning fintech hub Lithuania to ensure they have access [more…]

Bank of America appoints head of new EU unit in Brexit move

Bank of America appoints head of new EU unit in Brexit move

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Sanaz Zaimi as head of its new Paris-based European Union broker-dealer unit BofA Securities Europe, [more…]

UK education minister does not see no-deal Brexit becoming…

UK education minister does not see no-deal Brexit becoming…

Published 28/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s education minister Damian Hinds said on Monday he did not envisage a no-deal Brexit becoming the official policy of Prime Minister [more…]

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed skepticism on Sunday that U.S. lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border [more…]

Venezuela opposition leader urges Britain not to give gold to Maduro

Venezuela opposition leader urges Britain not to give gold to Maduro

Published 28/01/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaido has asked British authorities to stop President Nicolas Maduro gaining access to gold reserves [more…]

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Published 26/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. payments card company Mastercard Inc said on Friday it still plans to apply for a bankcard clearing license in China and [more…]

Starboard Value co-founder Mark Mitchell retires from firm

Starboard Value co-founder Mark Mitchell retires from firm

Published 26/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mark Mitchell, the co-founder of Starboard Value LP who helped turn it into one of Wall Street’s most high-profile activist hedge [more…]

U.S. pensions seen moving $12 billion to bonds from stocks: Wells…

U.S. pensions seen moving $12 billion to bonds from stocks: Wells…

Published 25/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pension funds are projected to shift $12 billion into bonds from stocks in a rebalancing of their investments at the [more…]

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

EU writes to UK providing assurances over Ireland Brexit backstop

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have written a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May setting [more…]