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.
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.
Dartmouth College Professor Andrew Levin, former advisor to Janet Yellen made a proposal to reform the Fed. He also suggest the Fed to be reviewed by GAO annually.
Pivotal raised its objective price on Facebook's shares from $136 to $154 and restated a buy rating for the company, suggesting 51% upside to Tuesday's ending price.
Chinese stocks rose on Monday over the belief that lenient inflation data would promote policymakers to elevate the economic condition by additional financial easing. The benchmark Shanghai composite Index in China ended the trading session at 30333.96.
The market share of Nippon Ceramic's 92 cents sensor increased amid the growing interest in the autonomous driving sector. Automakers like Ford Motor and Toyota Motor along with technology companies like Google, Alphabet, and Baidu intend to unveil robot cars within the next five years.
The Taiwanese company unveiled its new smartphone prior to launching. The smartphone is available in three colors.
China's oil giant reported a 67% drop in profit. PetroChina reported its worst profit in 15 years which brought liability to $162 billion.
Stoxx Europe 600 Index continued last week's gain. The index sets a new course for the first back-to-back advance in two weeks.
Japanese yen surged against dollar on Monday. Speculation from non-Japanese short-term currency players pushed the currency to the highest point against dollar.
Mexico will ship up to 500,000 metric tons of sugar to U.S. without any modification on the agreement being signed by the two nations on December 14. U.S. consumers prefer sweeteners from sugarcane over sweeteners manufactured from genetically modified beets.
Google Fiber is now phasing out its free internet option in Kansas City. For existing customers, they may continue usign the service. For subscribers to take advantage of the free internet option, they have to pay an installation fee of $300.
In a battle with German's budget stores, Aldi and Lidl, Iceland introduces its food warehouse concept. The concept is an advancement of its old style format with cash-and-carry style.
Investments in Chinese tech companies had a 50% surge in the first quarter of 2016. Nevertheless, many of the investments were spent in the big startups.