Google’s Larry Page accused of approving payout without board approval
12 March 2019 | 3:13 pm
Alphabet CEO Larry Page is accused of giving a $150 million stock grant to Andy Rubin without getting the board's approval. Rubin was under investigation by the company for sexual harassment at the time.
12 Sep 2019
George Pearkes, Bespoke Investment Group global macro strategist, comments on the sell-off in U.S. equities. He speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde, Taylor Riggs and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
15 Sep 2019
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, president of Stock Exchange of Thailand, discusses foreign outflows, his confidence in the Thailand market, the Thai baht, the IPO market and the stock market rally. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia” from the sidelines of the Thailand Focus 2019 conference in Bangkok.
13 Sep 2019
The London Stock Exchange Group is reportedly set to spurn a takeover bid from Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. Bloomberg's Jan-Henrik Foerster reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
31 Oct 2019
Multiple Wall Street pundits have stated that the stock market will plunge if Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wins the White House in 2020. Similar comments were made ahead of President Donald Trump’s victory in 2016, but the S&P 500 has gained more than 40% since his election. Bloomberg’s Sarah Ponczek examines how Wall Street’s White House-related predictions have fared in the past. She speaks on “Balance of Power.”
24 Dec 2019
Tesla's stock price has continued a strong finish to a turbulent 2019 on the back of a Reuters report suggesting the company secured major financing from China for its first overseas plant in Shanghai.
26 Feb 2020
Global stock markets are continuing their bumpy ride today, after a slump on Monday that was the worst in two years. Japanese shares in particular saw sharp falls, catching up with regional bourses after being closed for a holiday yesterday. Also today, we look at the impact the factory shutdowns in China are having on the textile industry.
27 Feb 2020
Public health officials have urged businesses to prepare for an outbreak in the US, a move that has triggered yet another market downturn. For investors, "it's hard to be optimistic," according to financial analysts.
4 Mar 2020
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, sub-Saharan Africa's second biggest, has won approval from its members to become a listed company.
26 Apr 2020
European stocks plummeted just after opening as the coronavirus outbreak destabilizes the world economy. Recent global stimulus measures failed to offset virus concerns.
27 Mar 2020
A supermarket in Tokyo is packed with shoppers Friday morning and many shelves are emptied as Tokyo's governor urges people to stay home this weekend, warning of a possible "explosion" of the coronavirus after scores of new cases were discovered this week.
2 Apr 2020
European stock markets have started the month in the red, after global shares had their worst three months since the financial crisis. The massive sell-off began around six weeks ago as investors tried to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic. As we enter a new quarter, there is no sign of improvement - stocks in Europe slumped by over 3 percent in trading this Wednesday. Also today, we discuss new figures showing that online sales have fallen for many French retailers since the lockdown began in the country
19 Apr 2020
Ghana is the seventh largest trading partner of China in Africa. Thousands of businesses and traders in the West African country rely heavily on products from China to serve millions of consumers but the outbreak of the Coronavirus especially in China means they can’t access goods to stay in business. They are beginning to feel the impact
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Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard has retired from international football at the age of 31. Hazard made his Belgium debut in 2008 at the age of 17, and went on to win 126 caps, scoring 33 goals. Credit: @ujuochulo for The Guardian
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Since at least 2013, the Nigerian Army has run a secret, systematic and illegal abortion programme in the country’s northeast, terminating at least 10,000 pregnancies among women and girls, many of whom had been kidnapped and raped by Islamist militants, according to dozens of witness accounts and documentation reviewed by Reuters.
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China has said it will allow COVID patients with mild symptoms to isolate at home, it has also reduced the scope of lockdowns where cases are noticed and made regional travel easier. This follows widespread protests.
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The Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, giving rise to Russia and 14 independent states. Now it seems Russian President Vladimir Putin no longer respects the sovereignty of those other nations. That’s led to a new patriotism in the ex-Soviet states.
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The M23 rebel group has said in a statement that they are ready to withdraw from occupied areas in eastern Congo. However, this comes amid reports of renewed fighting and as the DRC accuses M23 of killing 272 civilians.
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino heaped praise on the Qatar 2022 World Cup thus far, saying teams from across the world are competitively closer than ever before with all six geographical permanently inhabited continents having representatives in the knockout stages for the first time in history.