European Union antitrust regulator resumed its review on the takeover of Baker Hughes by Halliburton. European Commission plan to reach decision in August whether to approve or veto the deal.
Crude oil prices have been witnessed to drop a little after hitting the four-month high, but still manage a few profits for the Asian oil producers. Amid such market situations, oil producers including Russia and Saudi Arabia have reached a consensus for putting cap on oil production. The output cut decision has surprised the analysts since increased market price naturally boosts up production.
The lender must pay settlement for its misconduct in selling securities backed by troubled mortgage in 2008. The agreement reached Monday.
Richmond and Kansas City Fed President supported to raise the interest rate during the meeting last March. While Philadelphia Fed President on Tuesday reitereated the hike delay is a prudent decision.
The decision was announced on Tuesday. California administrative law judge recommended to approve acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications with significant conditions.
Now that the nuclear sanctions are lifted, Iran is now free to make deals with foreign companies. It is already in talks with Boeing for possible aircraft purchase and services particularly 737 single-aisle jets and 777 long-range planes.
Saudi Arabia just got a negative rating from Fitch, from AA to AA-. The downgrade is due to the oil-rich kingdom's decision to slash its average oil price assumptions from $35 to $45 a barrel for 2016 and 2017.
Ken Paxton, the Texan attorney general has been sued on Monday by the US regulators on accusation of playing role in a stock scam. In addition to the civil lawsuit, Paxton has also been sued with criminal charges for defrauding investors. The Texan Democrats as well as Republicans have called for his resignation.
Microsoft has became the first major U.S. tech company to endorse the Privacy Shield agreement between EU and the U.S. The company agreed to discuss the framework of data protection further with the EU officials soon.
Dell is mulling over an initial public offer (IPO) for its recently acquired SecureWorks. Dell is also planning to spin off SecureWorks after the IPO which is expected to enhance the valuation of SecureWorks from $154.9 million $1.4 billion.
GM has been sued with more than 400 lawsuits over defective ignition switches, of which six have been chosen as bellwether cases. Just after settling the Yingling case last week, the automobile maker has own verdict of another suit in its Favor on Friday. The remaining two damage claims for casualties are expected to get ended by this year.
StanChart has reportedly been considering for disposing of risk weighted assets worth $4.4 billion in India, China, Indonesia and Malaysia. To be liquidated assets in India will worth around $1.4 billion following an internal classification of businesses with risk for default. The move is going to take place since the lender pares its balance sheet after booking record impairments.
Sluggish sales and the new regulatory bill in India's real estate sector have turned to be favorable for Godrej Properties which is now making heavy investments to cash in on available opportunities in an otherwise sluggish real estate market.
Palo Alto-based venture firm Accel has raised a new fund. The fund is targeting the next generation of entrepreneurs in Europe and Israel.
Tom Rutledge has met FCC chairman Tom Wheeler last week to talk the acquisition. As the merger has already been past its late March informal deadline for approval.