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Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Chinese firms implemented $203 billion debt-to-equity swaps in 2019

Published 13/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese firms implemented 1.4 trillion yuan ($203 billion) in debt-to-equity swaps and disposed of 2 trillion yuan in soured debt last year [more…]

Australian insurer Suncorp’s claims hit $237 million as bushfires rage on

Australian insurer Suncorp’s claims hit $237 million as bushfires rage on

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Australian insurer Suncorp Group (SUN.AX) said on Thursday it has received since September 2,600 bushfire-related claims worth up to A$345 million ($237.05 million), [more…]

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

Published 09/01/2020

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on [more…]

U.S. retirement legislation aims to improve workplace saving, income options

U.S. retirement legislation aims to improve workplace saving, income options

Published 19/12/2019

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - News flash: Members of Congress managed [more…]

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

Published 16/12/2019

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Hallmark Cards apologized on Sunday night and said the company would reverse an earlier decision to pull television [more…]

As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma

As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma

Published 08/12/2019

MARION, Iowa (Reuters) - With support for Elizabeth Warren’s White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, [more…]

U.S. health spending recovers after two slow years: CMS

U.S. health spending recovers after two slow years: CMS

Published 07/12/2019

(This Dec. 5 story corrects first paragraph to say growth was slower not declined in previous years, removes reference to projected spending in eighth paragraph) [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of [more…]

Buffett’s Berkshire outbid for Tech Data: CNBC

Buffett’s Berkshire outbid for Tech Data: CNBC

Published 29/11/2019

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett was thwarted in trying to spend some of the $128.2 billion of cash at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, after [more…]

Local hero: Florida hotelier Harris Rosen keeps his giving close to home

Local hero: Florida hotelier Harris Rosen keeps his giving close to home

Published 26/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harris Rosen has a chain of eight hotels bearing his name in the Orlando area, but he makes most of his [more…]