Regulation

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…]

China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single [more…]

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

China’s Vice Premier Liu to sign U.S. trade deal in Washington next week

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Vice Premier Liu He, head of the country’s negotiation team in Sino-U.S. trade talks, will sign a “Phase 1” deal in [more…]

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s markets watchdog proposed on Thursday a single interest rate for cash savings products, a move it says would bump up interest [more…]

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Published 09/01/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government’s plan to relax restrictive labor [more…]

WHO says new virus may have caused China pneumonia outbreak

WHO says new virus may have caused China pneumonia outbreak

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in China’s central city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member [more…]

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its [more…]

‘Hotspotting’ patients with extensive needs fails to reduce hospital readmissions

‘Hotspotting’ patients with extensive needs fails to reduce hospital readmissions

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - As a method for reducing health costs and improving care for people with complex medical problems, an early effort at “hotspotting” patients [more…]

U.S. lawmakers say Facebook steps to tackle ‘deepfake’ videos not adequate

U.S. lawmakers say Facebook steps to tackle ‘deepfake’ videos not adequate

Published 08/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would remove “deepfake” and other manipulated videos from its website to combat the spread of false [more…]

Credit Suisse surveillance probe to continue

Credit Suisse surveillance probe to continue

Published 23/12/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) and law firm Homburger will continue their investigation into employee observation at the bank, a spokesman said, after the [more…]