FIS, Worldpay Acquisition To Create Global Fintech Powerhouse

Handling 40 billion transactions a year in 146 countries and 126 currencies, Worldpay is one of the most powerful players in the sector. It's the biggest acquisition for FIS since it spent more than $5 billion for SunGard in 2015. Traders purchas... More..

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Asian Shares Firm Before the Fed Meeting
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Asian Shares Firm Before the Fed Meeting

An investor plays a mobile chess game while watching stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, on March 19, 2019. Investors will particularly look to see whether policymakers have sufficiently lowered their int...More..

Instagram tests way to let you buy products directly on the app
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Instagram tests way to let you buy products directly on the app

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. The company says 80% of its users actively follow a brand or b...More..

Roundup weed killer a big factor in USA man's cancer, jury finds
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Roundup weed killer a big factor in USA man's cancer, jury finds

DeWayne Johnson had earlier been awarded $ 289 million in his case. Bayer, which acquired Monsanto past year, said in a statement after the verdict that it continues to "believe firmly that the science con...More..

NY makes list of world’s most expensive cities to live in
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

NY makes list of world’s most expensive cities to live in

Cities of Bengaluru-India's technology capital, the southern city of Chennai, and the country's capital city New Delhi ranked among the world's ten cheapest cities in a ranking released by the Economist In...More..

SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'

Musk first drew the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission last summer when the Tesla CEO said on Twitter he was planning to take the company private and had already secured funding. Legal expe...More..

Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city

Zurich and Geneva rounded out the top five, while NY and Los Angeles reclaimed spots in the top 10 - ranking in seventh and 10th respectively - after slipping to 13th and 14th previous year thanks to a weakenin...More..

Qualcomm wins $31 damages against Apple in patent lawsuit
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Qualcomm wins $31 damages against Apple in patent lawsuit

A USA jury has decided that Apple needs to pay chip-maker Qualcomm $31 million for violating three of its patents. Following the Jury decision on Saturday Qualcomm shares jumped as much as 3.5 percent before ...More..

Fisker teases Tesla Model Y competitor
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Fisker teases Tesla Model Y competitor

While history certainly didn't play out that way, it's an odd twist that Henrik Fisker's new venture, Fisker Inc., has dropped a teaser for its first product-a fully electric SUV-into the afterglow of last we...More..

Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger could put 30,000 jobs at risk
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger could put 30,000 jobs at risk

Concerns have been raised about possible job losses as a merger could see cost savings that include closing branches. While the move has been touted as a route to greater profitability for the troubled lender...More..

Anil Ambani avoids imprisonment, RCom pays Ericsson Rs 462 crore
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Anil Ambani avoids imprisonment, RCom pays Ericsson Rs 462 crore

The court had set March 19 as the last date to make the payment and had threatened to send the accused to jail if the money was not paid. Almost 15 months after Anil Ambani agreed to sell assets of Reliance ...More..

President Trump: ‘General Motors Must Get Their Lordstown Plant Open’
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

President Trump: ‘General Motors Must Get Their Lordstown Plant Open’

President Donald Trump is calling on General Motors to reopen their recently closed plant in Lordstown, Ohio. In his latest tweet, Trump said he reiterated to Barra that GM should do something quickly, incl...More..

Powerball Jackpot Rises to $550,000,000
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Powerball Jackpot Rises to $550,000,000

Zach Norenberg claimed his one million dollar jackpot prize on March 8 after purchasing a winning ticket for the March 6 Powerball drawing, according to a Powerball press release . Lerynne West, 51, of Redf...More..

Cboe Exchange Puts Brakes on Bitcoin Futures Listing
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Cboe Exchange Puts Brakes on Bitcoin Futures Listing

The exchange is considering how it should approach the space with respect to its digital asset derivatives trading. "While it considers its next steps, the CFE does not now intend to list additional XBT futur...More..

IEA sees modest oil market deficit in Q2
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

IEA sees modest oil market deficit in Q2

A meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping to sign an agreement to end their trade war won't occur this month and is more likely to happen in April at the earliest, three people familiar ...More..

Volkswagen board condemns CEO for evoking Nazi slogan
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Volkswagen board condemns CEO for evoking Nazi slogan

Tajani's apology came amid another controversy involving Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, who recently evoked the Nazi phrase "Arbeit macht frei " (Work sets you free) with comments at a company event. Volkswag...More..

Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44000 UK cars over CO2 emissions
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44000 UK cars over CO2 emissions

It added that this included corrective repairs and software updates, while certain 2016-17 Range Rover Evoques would require the fitting of new low-rolling resistance tyres that "enhanced the efficiency of the ...More..

China industrial output growth at 17-year low, investment up:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

China industrial output growth at 17-year low, investment up:The Asahi Shimbun

Growth in China's industrial output fell to a 17-year low in the first two months of the year and the jobless rate rose, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-biggest economy that is likely to trig...More..

Debenhams will consider Sports Direct loan offer
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Debenhams will consider Sports Direct loan offer

Sports Direct , 61% owned by Mr Ashley, confirmed on Wednesday it had offered a loan to Debenhams as part of a deal which would make him chief executive. Two days after the latest profit warning, Ashley took ...More..

European Union states adopt new tax-haven blacklist, adding UAE
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

European Union states adopt new tax-haven blacklist, adding UAE

In fact, over the course of past year, the Commission assessed 92 countries based on three criteria: tax transparency, good governance, and real economic activity, as well as one indicator, the existence of a...More..

Hammond could have ended austerity earlier without Brexit
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Hammond could have ended austerity earlier without Brexit

In his Spring Statement , Philip Hammond said the Spending Review will set departmental budgets beyond the NHS and maximise taxpayer's money. Last night's vote leaves a cloud of uncertainty hanging over ou...More..

Pi Day 2019: Celebrate 3/14 with deals on pizzas, pies and more
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Pi Day 2019: Celebrate 3/14 with deals on pizzas, pies and more

No it's not the day in January that has everyone rushing out for things filled with fruit or topped with creme or tomato sauce and cheese... today is Pi Day , the annual celebration that has 3.14159265358979 g...More..

Uber plans to kick off IPO in April, sources say
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Uber plans to kick off IPO in April, sources say

The plans aren't finalised and could fall apart. The investment would reportedly be specifically in Uber's self-driving technology department , and comes as Uber is heading towards an initial public offerin...More..

Spotify Asks the European Commission to Make Apple Play Fair
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Spotify Asks the European Commission to Make Apple Play Fair

It's why, after careful consideration, Spotify has filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission (EC), the regulatory body responsible for keeping competition fair and nondiscriminatory. Spotif...More..

Interserve to file for administration after rescue plan rejected
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Interserve to file for administration after rescue plan rejected

The pre-pack process will allow it to avoid a Carillion-style collapse, to the relief of Government. The business will continue to operate "as normal for customers and suppliers", it said, but shares will be ...More..

Calgary Spends $500 Million To Build Second Largest Event Centre In Canada
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Calgary Spends $500 Million To Build Second Largest Event Centre In Canada

Noah Bowman is Calgarian and X Games silver and bronze medalist in ski superpipe and said his hometown is "the flawless place to host the X Games". Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi announced Wednesday that the cit...More..

Nissan, Renault to rework alliance, Latest World News
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Nissan, Renault to rework alliance, Latest World News

Renault has sidelined a senior executive close to Carlos Ghosn , as the French vehicle maker and its Japanese affiliate Nissan continue to overhaul management in the wake of the financial scandal engulfing ...More..

Digital Competition Expert Panel
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Digital Competition Expert Panel

A new competition unit with expertise in the sector should be set up, the independent review said, and innovation should be encouraged by giving people control over their own data so they could switch between...More..

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan Testifies Before House Committee
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan Testifies Before House Committee

Several times , Sloan said he didn't think the bank's enormity was its issue. Sloan firmly rebuffed claims by Waters that Wells Fargo should be broken up. The stakes had been high heading into the hearing fo...More..

Billionaire joins Aurora Cannabis as strategic adviser
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Billionaire joins Aurora Cannabis as strategic adviser

Aurora's shares jumped more than 7 percent in early trading in NY, reaching as high as $8.60 each. News that Nelson Peltz, the fearsome hedge fund titan who won the largest proxy battle in history at Procter ...More..