Sep 30, 2016
Tech giants reveal artificial intelligence ethics board (but Apple is NOT part of it)
Researchers with Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft have teamed up to create the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society.
Sep 28, 2016
German finance ministry denies government working on Deutsche Bank contingency plan
Deutsche Bank has secured a £935m boost to its balance sheet after signing a long-awaited deal to sell Abbey Life, the British pensions business, to the life insurance consolidator Phoenix.
Sep 27, 2016
WTO drastically cuts global trade forecast
The World Trade Organization Tuesday downshifted its global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and Brexit were pushing trade growth to its slowest pace since the financial crisis.
Sep 26, 2016
Confidence still falling in financial services sector
Ultra-low interest rates and uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote topped the list of concerns, as optimism fell for a third consecutive quarter in the three months to September.
Sep 22, 2016
Japan move shows limit of central bank powers
Japan's central bank has revealed yet another exotic weapon to generate growth, but sceptics say all it shows is that the armoury is empty and a long battle against deflation is being lost.
Sep 20, 2016
Emma Walmsley becomes latest female CEO in FTSE 100
Emma Walmsley has become the newest female boss in the FTSE 100 after she was named successor to Sir Andrew Witty at British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
Sep 19, 2016
Beijing-Lisbon flights likely to happen
Chief Executive Chui Sai On, on an official visit to Lisbon, has revealed that direct flights between Beijing and Lisbon will soon be added to airline flight lists.
Sep 15, 2016
Global stocks struggle for footing after bond slip
World stocks steadied at two-month lows on Thursday though bond markets stayed firmly in the red, as eight years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers two of Europe's top central banks prepared to keep their interest rates pointing...