The third largest bank in France will continue its cost cutting plan. Through the year 2020 the bank will cut 550 jobs in its retail operation.
More than 137,000 people have submitted a $1,000 deposit for pre-order of Tesla’s recently unveiled electric car ‘Model 3’. The pre-booking figure suggests Tesla’s ability for achieving its pre-set goal for selling 5,000 cars by 2020. Following the revelation, Tesla stock has been witnessed to increase by 60% during extended hour trading on Wednesday.
Virgin America, Billionaire Richard Branson's small carrier, is on the block and this is attracting other smaller airlines to bid for it. Airlines in the US are making more profits owing to cheaper oil prices. Acquisition route is ideal for smaller airlines to expand further.
Cameron accused journalists are getting over excited to hunt news on political rift. While five of his cabinet members are opposing him, and one had resigned.
China's eighth largest investment bank, Guosen Securities, has clarified on behalf of its unit that there's no default on its offshore debt. The trustee of the offshore bond Bank of New York Mellon (BNY) had earlier warned bondholders of a possible default.
A gene therapy for Bubble Boy Disease has received positive evaluation from European regulatory panel, paving a way for official approval. Currently, there’s no gene therapy for the disease, and the therapy would enhance patient’s success in survival and even recovery.
SunEdison is about to file bankruptcy protection to safeguard itself from creditors while trying to recover from its losses while it continues to operate. At the same time it is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over possible overstating.
Frozen broccoli cuts have been recalled from 11 states that have been distributed with 1,800 cases which could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The infection affects young and old and can cause slight to severe infections with symptoms like high fever, abdominal pains and diarrhea to name a few aside from miscarriage and stillbirth.
Leonardo DiCaprio visited Gunung Leuser National Park in Aceh using a tourist visa on Sunday. He posted remarks in his Instagram account about the deforestation of large hectares of land intended for palm oil plantation and the dangers it impose on the nation's flora and fauna.
Besides suffering from acute cash crunch SunEdison has been facing scrutiny from regulators over failed Vivint deal and other issues. Huge debt burden has led the renewable energy giant to consider for seeking bankruptcy protection and is holding negotiations for related financing. The news has caused slashing share prices by around 50% during after hours trading on Friday.
The US has halted all sorts of cooperation to Nigeria on the allegation of human rights abuse and corruption by Nigerian army during the regime of Goodluck Jonathan. But under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, the encouraged US has vowed for extending economic and security support forming working groups. John Kerry, the US Secretary of State has also announced $600 development assistance for Nigeria.
Meketa Investment Group has increased its employee ownership team. It has included seven new shareholders into employee ownership team. Meketa is optimistic on adding new expertise and talent that supports its business expansion plan across different geographies.
The world's second largest economy showed positive signs as resurgent sales in the real estate sector boosted growth during March. However, China recorded drop in exports and freight segments.
‘Lipper Fund Awards’ recognizes outstanding fund managers extracted through a proprietary quantitative methodology. This year, Vladimir “Val” de Vassal, CFA, fund manager for Glenmede Large Cap Growth Fund, has won the award. Peter Zuleba, president of Glenmede Investment Management expresses his pride for Mr. Vassal and his team’s achievement for excellence in fund management.
GE has slashed down assets of finance arm from $549 billion to $265 billion while cutting ties with rest of the financial system that led to attain the SIFI status. Now the conglomerate appeals for its declassification since it no longer possesses ability to exert risk for the US economy. However, an FSOC spokesman vows to exercise its legislative authority in protecting the country’s economy from potential threats.