Regulation

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Published 09/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s economy looks like it has started to pick up after the impact of the novel coronavirus and measures to halt its [more…]

South Korean court denies arrest warrant request for Samsung heir

Published 09/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court on Tuesday denied an arrest warrant request for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee after prosecutors accused him [more…]

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Published 04/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Scientists in Sweden are hoping an alpaca named Tyson can help deliver a knockout blow in the fight to develop a treatment [more…]

U.S. bank regulator finalizes new community lending rule

U.S. bank regulator finalizes new community lending rule

Published 20/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. banking regulator announced on Wednesday it had finalized work on a long-running effort to change community lending standards for banks. [more…]

Electric car sales to fall, but not as much as other vehicles: research

Electric car sales to fall, but not as much as other vehicles: research

Published 19/05/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Worldwide electric car registrations are set to fall 18% this year, but those of combustion engine cars are set to drop even [more…]

Florida business lender accused of accounting fraud settles with SEC

Florida business lender accused of accounting fraud settles with SEC

Published 13/05/2020

BOSTON (Reuters) - Miami-area direct lending firm TCA Fund Management Group Corp and its affiliates reached a settlement with U.S. securities regulators over allegations of [more…]

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

Published 12/05/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of [more…]

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin says Trump eyeing restaurant tax changes, travel boost

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin says Trump eyeing restaurant tax changes, travel boost

Published 04/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said bipartisan discussions are underway over whether more U.S. government relief funding is needed amid the [more…]

Vodacom launches commercial 5G mobile network in South Africa

Vodacom launches commercial 5G mobile network in South Africa

Published 04/05/2020

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mobile operator Vodacom Group said on Monday it had switched on Africa’s first live 5G mobile network in three cities in South [more…]

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

Published 02/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the state’s Feb. 11 primary, John Tackeff was busy. The 27-year-old attended [more…]