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South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta [more…]

Oil prices edge higher on Chinese economic data

Oil prices edge higher on Chinese economic data

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures [more…]

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting [more…]

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

Published 15/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to [more…]

Bank of England picks World War Two code-cracker Turing for banknotes

Bank of England picks World War Two code-cracker Turing for banknotes

Published 15/07/2019

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Mathematician Alan Turing, who helped Britain win World War Two with his code-cracking but committed suicide after being convicted for homosexuality, [more…]

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires

Published 15/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British retailer Sports Direct (SPD.L) has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and [more…]

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back

Published 15/07/2019

HONG KONG/NEW YORK/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scepticism over AB InBev’s high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC’s IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the [more…]

Zimbabwe inflation almost doubles, stirring memories of economic chaos

Zimbabwe inflation almost doubles, stirring memories of economic chaos

Published 15/07/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s annual inflation almost doubled to a new 10-year high of 175.66% in June, data showed on Monday, stirring memories of years [more…]

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - Oklahoma’s attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers [more…]