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08/18/2018 09:03 AM
Iran anti-money laundering law faces challenge as deadline looms
A top Iranian constitutional body has demanded changes to anti-money laundering measures passed by parliament, state-run media said on Saturday, as Tehran nears a deadline to pass legislation to help it attract investment while facing U.S sanctions.
08/18/2018 01:33 AM
U.N. chief suggests options for improved Palestinian protection
The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of U.N.-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up U.N. civilian presence or expanded U.N. assistance, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote in a report on Friday.
08/17/2018 11:02 PM
Tencent-backed Qutoutiao files for U.S. IPO
Chinese content aggregator Qutoutiao Inc, which is backed by technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd , filed for an initial public offering of up to $300 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
08/17/2018 10:17 PM
Worst week in five months for FTSE as EM goes south
Britain's top share index failed to rebound convincingly on Friday at the end of a turbulent week for markets during which an economic crisis in Turkey spread anxiety across global financials and mining stocks.
08/17/2018 08:47 PM
Trump backs CEOs, proposes easing corporate reporting rules
U.S. President Donald Trump asked securities regulators to explore replacing quarterly reporting requirements with half-yearly filings at the urging of executives including PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi, reigniting a debate about how often companies should give financial updates to investors.
08/17/2018 08:20 PM
Musk's tunnel-boring firm seeks U.S. tariff exemption for Chinese parts
A company owned by Elon Musk that is trying to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels has asked the Trump administration to exempt it from tariffs for some Chinese-made tunnel boring machine components, warning the tariffs could significantly delay a planned tunnel between New York and Washington.