Modigliani sets auction house record at $157.2 million
The much-hyped sale of Amedeo Modigliani's "Nu Couche" painting barely made its pre-sale estimate of $150 million (USD) on Monday (May 14), the first day of Spring auctions in New York.
$110.5 million auction sets new record for American art
The auction of a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, who died in 1987, grossed the highest price ever for an American artist and the sixth biggest sale in world history.
Nigeria plans to raise N120bn from local debt market
Nigeria plans to raise 120 billion naira in local-currency denominated bonds at an auction on the 14th of September.
How Yahoo assets could fit into Verizon
Neil Doshi, Mizuho Securities analyst, and Bloomberg's Alistair Barr discuss the reports that Verizon is nearing a deal to buy Yahoo, beating out rival bidders.