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‘Tangible steps’ needed to alleviate crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, keep two-State solution alive: DiCarlo The “dangerous paralysis” that prevails in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is fuelling extremism and exacerbating tensions, leading to a “loss of hop...
13:48, 07/23/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid ...
20:48, 08/18/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new home...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Refugee crisis in Cyprus close to tipping point Cyprus desperately needs the EU's assistance to deal with the influx of migrants. Those already there are facing atrocious conditions while they wait ...
10:24, 09/09/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the surv...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration...
10:12, 06/19/2019

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the...
16:24, 07/10/2019

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enou...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Teachers need more training to support traumatized refugee and migrant students, says UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for t...
06:00, 07/27/2019

Crisis Among Shadow Banks Pushes Up Funding Costs Overseas: Report India's slowest economic growth in six years has prompted predictions for deeper interest-rate cuts, but that's yet to translate into easier borrowing...
20:48, 09/03/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as C...
11:36, 05/09/2019

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes posit...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle traumatized refugee and migrant students, urges UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for t...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Global banks are cutting 30,000 jobs this year. It's a sign the banking crisis is only getting worse. Reuters Global investment banks have been suffering this year, with European banks being hit the hardest. As a result, nearly 30,000 jobs have been ...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms A new study has now said that regulating gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety- a condition characterised by excessive and persistent wo...
16:12, 05/21/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens E...
19:12, 08/29/2019

Parásole 3D Recovery Socks Were Designed to Help Alleviate Foot and Heel Pain Have you ever gotten home after a long day and your feet hurt so bad, you didn’t think you’d ever be able to stand on them again? Parásole 2.0: Revolu...
22:24, 06/23/2019

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings an...
12:48, 06/16/2019

U.S. Banks Rush In as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling t...
09:48, 07/08/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who ...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Refugee found hiding in car glove box A refugee travelling from Morocco has been pictured stashed in a car glove box, while others trying to cross the border were rescued from an engine co...
09:24, 05/27/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-M...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Trump administration weighs another cut to refugee cap for 2020 The Trump administration is considering further cuts to the annual cap on refugees as it diverts caseworkers to handle asylum claims from Central Amer...
20:12, 09/06/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sen...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatene...
20:24, 06/19/2019

A New Novel Sees Beyond the Abstraction of Today’s Refugee Stories After two summers volunteering in a refugee center in Athens as thousands of families flooded into Greece, Christy Lefteri found herself wondering wha...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Pakistani refugee sets himself alight on Nauru Medecins Sans Frontieres accuses Nauru of breaching medical ethicsA 36-year-old Pakistani refugee has been hospitalised after he set himself alight on...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on ...
23:36, 06/18/2019

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who ...
18:12, 08/14/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked ab...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Securi...
15:12, 06/24/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they...
14:36, 05/08/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesd...
02:24, 06/19/2019

'Invest or pay the price': more than half of refugee children not in education UN refugee chief warns of generation condemned to grow up unable to find work, as special education envoy Gordon Brown calls for urgent fundingMore th...
00:00, 08/30/2019

'I wouldn't be the refugee, I'd be the girl who kicked ass': how taekwondo made me When she arrived in the US as a 10-year-old refugee, Dina Nayeri found it hard to fit in. But that all changed when she hatched a plan to get into Har...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track d...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her...
15:00, 08/13/2019

‘The land where we lived has gone' – the life story of a Rohingya refugee As a young man Habiburahman fled oppression in his native Myanmar and lives, stateless, in Australia. Now he has written a book about his struggle – a...
09:00, 08/04/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according t...
11:24, 05/21/2019

UN refugee agency regrets US ruling on asylum applications GENEVA — The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a US Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people...
14:36, 09/13/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitmen...
11:48, 05/09/2019

'Protect the persecuted': behind Yoko Ono's impactful refugee art project The musician and artist has brought two artworks to New York and talks about her desire to bring empathy to our view of immigrationWhen Yoko Ono fled ...
11:48, 06/21/2019

Trump administration may consider fresh cutback to refugee cap, official says The Trump administration may consider a making significant reduction to the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. beginning next month due to a ma...
23:00, 09/06/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, w...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said h...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Dakota Fanning clarifies the casting in new refugee movie after backlash Dakota Fanning's character in "Sweetness in the Belly" gets caught up in Ethiopia's civil war and is sent to England, a place she has never ...
14:00, 09/08/2019

Jack Dorsey told us about Square’s plan to help refugee entrepreneurs Europe’s refugee crisis is often framed as merely that – a crisis. The Syrian civil war, to name just one of the many humanitarian catastrophes that o...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first t...
06:48, 05/22/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new re...
10:48, 05/10/2019

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World...
13:12, 06/07/2019

Greece's PM rejects Turkey's refugee 'threats,' urges talks Greece's prime minister has criticized Ankara for its threat to reopen its borders to refugees. More than 300 people arrived on Greek islands over the...
10:24, 09/09/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters,...
10:48, 07/05/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing peo...
12:24, 07/02/2019

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused t...
04:36, 07/18/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authori...
10:12, 06/09/2019

U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under an investigation over suspected internal misconduct, said on Tuesday it stil...
11:36, 08/27/2019

‘I Believe in My Work.’ How Rep. Ilhan Omar Rose From Refugee to Trump’s Top Target Dahabo Mohamed, a freshman at Richfield High near Minneapolis, is patiently waiting in the school’s auditorium to meet her Congresswoman, Ilhan ...
10:24, 07/18/2019

More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive polic...
11:36, 08/30/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya BRUSSELS (AP) — The UN’s refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to ...
07:24, 06/07/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 r...
11:24, 04/28/2019

East German refugee eligible for compensation over dramatic escape An East German refugee had applied for compensation after being traumatized during a hair-raising escape. He was trapped on a barbed wire fence when b...
16:24, 07/24/2019

Report claims misconduct by Palestine refugee agency leaders A confidential report by the ethics office of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees claims its top management including Commissioner General Pierre...
22:36, 07/29/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political foo...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Must...
19:36, 06/19/2019

Child traffickers prey on world's largest refugee camp In the middle of the night in a town in south-eastern Bangladesh, a Rohingya boy is found bound and blindfolded and dumped in the marketplace. He is p...
01:01, 09/01/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – thos...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United N...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time German...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least o...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Salvini closes Italy's ports to German refugee rescue ship Italy's interior minister is preventing a German rescue ship carrying 100 survivors from docking at national ports. The nationalist Matteo Salvini has...
09:36, 08/27/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief an...
13:00, 08/03/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s...
14:36, 06/08/2019

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he propa...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of a...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept c...
16:36, 06/11/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But s...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regar...
07:12, 06/11/2019

"Can Be Enormous Blow": UN Refugee Body Chief On Assam Citizens List The controversial citizenship list in Assam that has left almost 19 lakh people facing statelessness has drawn criticism from the UN High Commissioner...
13:48, 09/01/2019

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ socia...
01:12, 06/13/2019

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by ...
16:36, 07/11/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (...
05:51, 04/28/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hail...
10:00, 04/28/2019

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee ...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Trump’s Refugee Cuts Threaten Deep Consequences at Home and Abroad Sure, countries take in people displaced by warfare out of humanitarian concerns. But they also have a more practical goal: preventing still-worse con...
08:36, 09/11/2019

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fear...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Suspect in politician Walter Lübcke's killing probed over refugee attack Stephan E. is accused of murdering a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party in central Germany. Prosecutors suspect he was also involved in th...
08:36, 07/26/2019

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voi...
13:36, 07/01/2019

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing...
08:36, 06/18/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German ci...
07:24, 05/11/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UN...
10:00, 04/28/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on F...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-...
10:00, 05/22/2019

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused ...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers passed a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, as well as to deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the la...
08:00, 06/07/2019

U.N. Palestinian Refugee Agency Engaged in ‘Abuses of Authority,’ Report Claims (UNITED NATIONS) — A confidential report by the ethics office of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees claims its top management including Co...
23:24, 07/29/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of t...
22:24, 06/19/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted ...
05:12, 07/10/2019

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said ...
10:24, 08/19/2019

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined ne...
15:36, 08/09/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help open...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Dakota Fanning responds to casting backlash over Muslim role in new refugee movie After her movie role as a Muslim raised in Africa sparked a social media firestorm, Dakota Fanning is now speaking out on the casting controversy. &#...
14:00, 09/08/2019

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing i...
10:00, 04/28/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasing...
11:12, 07/09/2019

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiati...
14:24, 08/27/2019

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria ...
13:12, 07/22/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help open...
00:36, 05/22/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promo...
10:00, 06/25/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage foll...
08:24, 07/12/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for great...
04:12, 06/19/2019

Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap: report The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia -- a previously unknown arrangemen...
09:36, 05/16/2019

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a pol...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency,...
09:36, 06/10/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Lest independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; T...
13:36, 08/30/2019

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigr...
17:12, 06/04/2019

'That could have been me': 13-year-old on Guatemalan teen refugee who died in US custody We can debate asylum laws, but not whether to treat sick kids or separate families. We have to really take care of refugees under US government care. ...
08:24, 05/24/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting th...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency upd...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; T...
16:00, 08/30/2019

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s ...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the bigge...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and th...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-yea...
07:48, 07/11/2019

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said o...
03:12, 07/03/2019

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty th...
05:12, 06/01/2019

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true sto...
02:48, 08/07/2019

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks,...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates loo...
02:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial...
19:24, 06/02/2019

Why Central Banks Down Under Are Finally Talking QE Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that ...
14:12, 08/21/2019

Why is hospital security lagging behind banks? A recent MIT study revealed that the healthcare sector “has lagged behind other industries in protecting its main stakeholder (ie, patients)&#x...
05:00, 05/16/2019

China criticizes possible US penalties against banks BEIJING (AP) — China has criticized Washington’s efforts to enforce U.S. law abroad following a news report three Chinese banks might be penaliz...
04:36, 06/25/2019

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero,...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s...
05:48, 05/09/2019

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is no...
04:12, 05/09/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He wa...
06:48, 08/05/2019

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes Banks are on the verge of getting some relief from Volcker-rule limits on speculative trading, one of the industry’s priorities in amending the regula...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted tha...
08:00, 07/16/2019

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synony...
15:48, 06/19/2019

What can GGG learn from new trainer Johnathon Banks? Gennady Golovkin has selected Johnathon Banks as his new trainer, but was this the right call? Dan Rafael and Steve Kim examine the selection and the ...
12:36, 05/07/2019

Trump Says He Didn’t Need To Borrow From Banks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting he didn’t borrow from many banks because he “didn’t need the money,” not...
06:24, 05/20/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Of Fed-aches and other central banks Investors around the globe are bracing for a second rate cut from the U.S. Federal Reserve at its policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee on Sept...
10:24, 09/13/2019

RBI Allows Banks To Use Aadhaar For KYC Verification, 10 Things To Know Banks can now use Aadhaar numbers for Know-Your-Customer (KYC) verification if the customer gives consent, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Wed...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure mi...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal...
06:12, 07/16/2019

In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-...
22:24, 09/10/2019

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
09:36, 07/14/2019

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including o...
18:48, 05/29/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards an...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic dow...
06:00, 06/30/2019

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of...
16:36, 09/06/2019

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance fac...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Warren’s plans for Big Tech and Big Banks are big trouble Last week, Elizabeth Warren made it clear she wants to reign in the banks and Wall Street, and break up Big Tech. What dumb ideas. Perhaps the lawyer-...
08:36, 09/15/2019

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
03:36, 07/19/2019

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new stud...
01:12, 08/13/2019

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.R...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoin...
13:24, 08/14/2019

Sasha Banks ‘re-evaluated’ her life during WWE absence Sasha Banks has lifted the lid on her recent WWE hiatus and revealed she just needed to “step back and re-evaluate” her life. “The Boss” had vanished ...
14:12, 09/13/2019

SBI Says Monitoring Exposure To Shadow Banks "Very Closely" A series of defaults at lender Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Service Ltd last year raised concerns about the country's shadow banking industry...
11:12, 06/06/2019

'On Tap' Licensing For Small Finance Banks Under Study, Says RBI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it was considering 'on-tap' licensing facility for small finance banks and proposed to issue the draf...
11:12, 06/06/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting mo...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same peri...
03:24, 07/18/2019

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first l...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the fir...
12:24, 05/23/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities in...
08:24, 05/16/2019

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey. ...
04:12, 09/06/2019

12 State-Run Banks Instead Of 27 In Government's Mega Mergers State-run banks will be merged to form a dozen strong lenders, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Friday. The Punjab National Bank, Orie...
16:24, 08/30/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are...
03:48, 05/06/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms...
04:12, 05/09/2019

Trump Has Some Extremely Angry Thoughts About Banks Following a New York Times report that Deutsche Bank had flagged his transactions for possible money laundering (and then let the matter die), Preside...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Carlyle lines up banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, are lining up bankers to oversee a prospective ...
17:48, 07/29/2019

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed divid...
03:36, 06/27/2019

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender ...
08:24, 06/09/2019

Banks won’t take sides in Trump subpoena fight NEW YORK (AP) — Two banks that have done business with Donald Trump say they aren’t taking sides in a fight between the president and House Demo...
14:24, 05/07/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business wi...
18:12, 06/27/2019

Toshiba Memory to borrow 900 bln yen from a group of banks Japan's flash memory maker Toshiba Memory Holdings Corp said on Friday it would borrow 900 billion yen ($8.28 billion) from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Co...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Top banks' commodities revenue up 6 pct in first quarter - report Commodities-related revenue at the 12 biggest investment banks was 6% higher in the first three months of this year than in the same period in 2018 th...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Japan's Banks Squeezed by Zero-Yield Experiment A few years after the Bank of Japan fixed the yield of the 10-year government bond to around zero to encourage economic investment, market demand has ...
05:48, 06/26/2019

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where...
11:12, 06/28/2019

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their privat...
12:36, 08/04/2019

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easi...
16:48, 07/09/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been f...
06:24, 05/09/2019

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures ...
00:36, 06/02/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, wh...
03:12, 05/21/2019

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there b...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Why central banks should forget about 2% inflation | Jeffrey Frankel Economists remain fixated on the need for 2% inflation. It’s time to move onThe Federal Reserve has some reasons to cut interest rates at its 31 July ...
22:36, 07/26/2019

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology ...
18:48, 07/03/2019

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or hou...
21:12, 07/21/2019

EU banks worry about dividends as capital demands jump Major European Union banks face a collective shortfall of 135 billion euros ($153 billion) to meet global capital requirements by 2027, meaning they m...
07:24, 07/03/2019

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-riva...
01:36, 05/22/2019

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nat...
11:03, 08/11/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana u...
19:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. banks limp away from hopes of interest margin expansion Big U.S. banks are under pressure again, as policymakers around the globe have dashed any hopes that the industry might finally be able to earn more m...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Cloud company Datadog hires banks for IPO: sources Datadog Inc, the cloud monitoring company whose investors include a wealth manager for Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, has hired investm...
20:24, 07/26/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursda...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plan...
05:24, 05/16/2019

BoE: UK banks can withstand Brexit and trade war double-whammy Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brex...
12:24, 07/11/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political ...
18:12, 05/22/2019

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indic...
09:00, 07/29/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the tra...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Banks could reap $100 million in fees from LSE-Refinitiv deal A pool of ten investment banks working on the London Stock Exchange Group's $27 billion purchase of financial-data business Refinitiv could reap advis...
13:24, 08/01/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Want To Open A Zero Balance Savings Account? Here's What Top Banks Offer Major commercial banks such as public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) and its private sector peer HDFC Bank offer zero balance accounts such a...
11:03, 08/11/2019

Man sought after allegedly robbing multiple Tucson banks TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to multiple bank robberies across the Old Pueblo, Tucson Police Department reported Wednesday morning. TP...
20:00, 07/03/2019

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Ca...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Brazil's Banco Pan hires banks for share offering of up to $376 mln Brazilian lender Banco Pan SA has hired four investment banks to manage a share offering valued at as much as 1.5 billion reais ($376.43 million), tw...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Rep. Jim Banks: Make good on promises made to veterans Memorial Day is rapidly approaching, the time when Americans of all walks of life pause and honor the sacrifices of our armed forces. As the keepers o...
22:24, 05/05/2019

RBI Asks Banks To Link Some Loans To External Benchmark The RBI said lenders would now have to link all new floating rate personal or retail loans and floating rate loans to MSMEs to an external benchmark....
16:48, 09/04/2019

UK's interfaith food banks are filling welfare gaps As poverty levels in the UK increase many of those affected are turning to food banks run by churches and mosques to get by. Damaging welfare cuts by ...
03:36, 06/29/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making...
13:12, 05/09/2019

Big Banks Struggled With Fed Communications Ahead of July FOMC As the Federal Reserve prepared to implement its first interest rate cut in over a decade, many of Wall Street’s biggest banks weren’t happy with the ...
12:13, 08/23/2019

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up cit...
07:00, 06/14/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely...
05:12, 06/30/2019

Dorian: Help arrives for stranded Outer Banks residents Hurricane Dorian has slammed North Carolina, leaving tens of thousands without electricity as help arrives for about 800 stranded in the Outer Banks....
20:00, 09/07/2019

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to mon...
03:00, 06/21/2019

They Rode Out Dorian in the Outer Banks. Now Comes the Hard Part. After Ocracoke Island, N.C., was evacuated, residents who stayed behind saw their village inundated by a storm surge. In its wake, they are taking sto...
20:48, 09/08/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely...
05:12, 06/30/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively ava...
18:24, 05/07/2019

The best power banks of 2019: portable chargers to keep your gadgets going Power banks are one of the ultimate accessories for the modern gadget lover to have stowed away at the bottom of their bag. Whether it's to ...
07:12, 06/20/2019

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of Engl...
20:24, 09/10/2019

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real...
16:12, 08/22/2019

U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over h...
17:36, 06/28/2019

RBI Launches Application For Filing Online Complaints Against Banks Customers can lodge complaints against any regulated entity with public interface such as commercial banks, urban cooperative banks, non-banking finan...
13:12, 06/24/2019

Financial crime: Can Europe’s banks wash themselves clean? European banks are trying to put a devastating series of money-laundering scandals behind them, but the crisis is far from over. The extra costs it im...
07:24, 09/02/2019

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchest...
23:48, 09/02/2019

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’s...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for ag...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Big Banks' Trading Desks Suffer Despite Market Rally Three big U.S. banks say their trading revenue was on track to fall roughly 5% in the second quarter from a year earlier despite a rebound in stocks i...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money ...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Political war: General Johnson banks on the element of surprise Military strategists from the ancient Chinese war leader Sun Tzu to the French general Napoleon Bonaparte have trumpeted the element of surprise in an...
05:24, 08/29/2019

Fintech start-ups are now more ready to work with banks, says ANZ exec Sreeram Iyer, chief operating officer for institutional business at ANZ, said "it was quite hard to find adequately mature fintechs" a few years ago....
21:12, 06/26/2019

Moody's downgrades outlook for global investment banks Ratings firm Moody's downgraded its outlook for global investment banks (GIB) Tuesday from "positive" to "stable" citing the slowdown in growth, ...
21:12, 08/27/2019

Banks pass the pain of negative rates to their depositors Any market sell-off in advance of coming recession will raise the cost for banks of holding their customers’ cash and make them look again at open ban...
14:48, 08/27/2019

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them...
11:12, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other...
06:48, 06/26/2019

European shares edge up, aided by banks, Adidas European shares ticked higher on Friday, helped by gains among banks and Germany's Adidas, one day after the regional index suffered its worst loss in...
02:24, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Aramco hires nine banks for IPO top roles - sources Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the world's largest, tw...
06:48, 09/11/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of...
02:48, 06/22/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare f...
13:36, 06/17/2019

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next t...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themsel...
13:12, 09/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, amo...
14:24, 09/12/2019

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a str...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Here's A Comparison Of Monthly Average Balance Requirements In Top Banks Banks such as State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC and ICICI Bank charge a penalty from the customers failing to maintain the required monthly average bala...
01:24, 08/14/2019

Why India’s Troubled Shadow Banks Spook the Market India’s $42 billion shadow-banking system has been creaking since one of the country’s biggest infrastructure lenders unexpectedly halted debt repayme...
21:24, 07/02/2019

Macaskill on markets: Investment banks and the sharing economy Bankers in Europe have discussed pooling resources across different institutions for some years, as the threat from bigger US rivals has become painfu...
07:36, 09/13/2019

Sperm banks: is there a dark side to their rising popularity? A growing number of women in the capital are turning to sperm banks to fulfil their dream of having a baby. But with a burgeoning black market, is the...
23:24, 08/14/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial instit...
13:12, 05/12/2019

Banks scramble to re-pitch for Aramco IPO roles: sources Investment banks are scrambling to re-pitch to advise Saudi Aramco on a possible initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said, with ...
09:36, 07/02/2019

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definit...
12:36, 08/16/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Uga...
00:24, 06/08/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right ...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can sti...
01:36, 08/20/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also hi...
05:49, 04/28/2019

UAE banks are embracing financial technology to evolve and grow Fintechs (financial technology) are disrupting the financial markets across the world and have become the driving force for having a direct impact on ...
06:48, 09/12/2019

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning...
12:12, 06/18/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage fo...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mo...
05:48, 07/11/2019

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can al...
06:12, 05/25/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions....
05:53, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing the...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2019 On this page you'll find the best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks – and each one we feature here will allow you to quickl...
22:24, 06/28/2019

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their busine...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as ...
10:00, 06/17/2019

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed inc...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Penalty Charges Levied By Banks For Non-Maintenance Of Minimum Balance From public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) to its private sector peers HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank, most banks have fixed their own average mont...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Why Polish Banks Face a Reckoning Over Franc Loans: QuickTake It was too good a deal to pass up. Starting more than a decade ago, Poles got the chance to take out mortgages denominated in Swiss francs with intere...
02:36, 09/03/2019

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
03:36, 07/22/2019

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to...
05:36, 06/19/2019

Trump Sues Banks to Stop Them From Complying With House Subpoenas The lawsuit, joined by the president’s three eldest children and his private company, seeks to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from turning over re...
20:24, 04/29/2019

Saudi Aramco gives nine banks top roles on world's biggest IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the world's largest, tw...
09:12, 09/11/2019

Samsung, telcos, and banks to collaborate on blockchain mobile authentication Samsung Electronics, SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, and Koscom have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain network as a f...
21:36, 07/14/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records...
09:12, 04/30/2019

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits on...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earning...
20:24, 07/17/2019

European banks to push the Stoxx 600 higher over the next six months, BAML says European stocks will push higher over the next six months with banks providing the driving force, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategis...
09:12, 09/12/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann says 'virtual' coins could undermine banks if used widely Virtual tokens pegged to official currencies, known as stablecoins, could undermine banks if they became widely used, the head of Germany’s central ba...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficu...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.       ...
19:48, 05/27/2019

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accor...
06:12, 06/13/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards an...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian is raking the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to ...
05:48, 09/06/2019

Banks race to integrate ETFs into broader liquidity strategies Investors are using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as tactical tools and strategic, longer-term allocations, so banks are investing heavily to capture t...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Big banks beat profit expectations but warning signs grow Three big U.S. banks reported strong earnings on Tuesday even as warning signs emerged that the playing field is beginning to tilt against the financi...
10:24, 07/16/2019

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (S...
05:48, 09/06/2019

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks brace for Dorian After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a stri...
23:24, 09/05/2019

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping comp...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was h...
13:24, 06/19/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competitio...
01:24, 06/06/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of a move to open up the market Singapore plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver a massive shake-up in a market dominate...
00:00, 07/01/2019

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown and...
05:24, 08/21/2019

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected ...
05:24, 08/21/2019

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts...
08:24, 07/05/2019

Officials nab ‘Broadway Bandit’ suspected of robbing two Bronx banks It was curtains for the ex-con known as the “Broadway bandit” on Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which said authorities arrested the man w...
11:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving a...
11:48, 07/05/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of...
19:36, 08/08/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
08:12, 05/16/2019

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods - Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of...
17:12, 08/08/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £...
13:12, 05/16/2019

Banks Hand Over Documents on Russians Possibly Linked to Trump Major Wall Street banks have given congressional committees investigating President Trump thousands of pages of documents related to Russians who may ...
02:48, 08/08/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for ...
07:36, 05/16/2019

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to exp...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competi...
01:36, 06/06/2019

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals ha...
08:12, 05/14/2019

Virtual banks could be bad news for small lenders in Singapore, Moody's says Ratings agency Moody's said in a note that Singapore's decision to issue new digital bank licenses to non-banks will increase competition in...
01:12, 07/03/2019

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting supply risks will make up for sha...
06:12, 06/05/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks, Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entiti...
10:36, 08/15/2019

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops...
23:12, 08/10/2019

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops...
20:24, 08/10/2019

With Defaults and Failures at India's Shadow Banks, 'Confidence Is Shaking' A pair of defaults and failures by nonbank lenders in India has cut down on consumer and business credit, weighing on the country’s economic growth an...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling Indonesia's crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of gar...
19:00, 08/15/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entiti...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Banks fined over 'Essex Express' foreign exchange cartels Five banks have been fined a total of €1.07bn (£930m) for taking part in foreign exchange trading cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" a...
04:24, 05/16/2019

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
13:36, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely...
05:12, 06/30/2019

Banks Levy These Charges For Insufficient Balance In Savings Accounts Bank account balance: Banks - from SBI to HDFC Bank to ICICI Bank - levy a penalty to the tune of Rs 5 to Rs 600 (excluding taxes) for insufficient av...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial servic...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Best power banks of 2019 in Australia: the best portable chargers for your gadgets  For any tech lover or frequent traveller, a portable charger is a must-have accessory. There are loads of models available, and the latest ...
01:00, 08/01/2019

McIlroy banks $15 million with Tour Championship, FedEx Cup wins Victory at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday will not completely erase the disappointment of a futile season at the majors for Rory McIlroy, ...
00:24, 08/26/2019

Japan's regulatory chief urges BOJ to consider impact of easing on banks The Bank of Japan is responsible for deciding whether to ramp up stimulus to support the economy, but should weigh the impact its monetary policy will...
02:48, 08/26/2019

Trump lashes out at NYT report that banks shunned him, says paper will fold President Trump went on the attack Monday against The New York Times in response to a report saying many banks did not want to do business with him, c...
08:24, 05/20/2019

Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready The world’s monetary authorities have limited policy space, and it’s unclear whether their backup plans will suffice to bolster growth and inflation....
00:48, 07/09/2019

Trump, family to see 'substantial portions' of House subpoenas to banks A lawyer for Donald Trump said committees controlled by House Democrats have agreed to provide "substantial portions" of subpoenas issued to Deutsche ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers...
07:00, 06/10/2019

Major U.S. banks lower benchmark interest rates following Fed rate cut Major U.S. banks lowered their benchmark rates for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal R...
20:12, 07/31/2019

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market Singapore's central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, in a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in ...
13:48, 06/28/2019

REFILE-U.S. banks play cat-and-mouse game with Fed on capital returns An annual stress test of banks introduced by U.S. regulators after the 2007-09 financial crisis to prevent taxpayer bailouts has become a fight over h...
15:36, 06/28/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in ...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house...
01:48, 06/03/2019

INSIGHT-Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mo...
04:36, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competi...
01:24, 06/06/2019

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative int...
08:48, 06/10/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital in...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
15:48, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, ...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with...
23:12, 06/27/2019

State cyber-attack poses big danger for UK banks - Bank of England A state-backed cyber-attack could secretly corrupt the records of British financial institutions over a period of months, posing a risk that banks wou...
08:36, 06/18/2019

Kering crown jewel Gucci banks on high-end gems for growth Gucci, the luxury brand that powers most of parent Kering's profits, made its first steps in high-end jewelery on Tuesday with a dedicated store in P...
13:48, 07/02/2019

Brazil's Banco Inter hires banks for share offering: source Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of JPMorgan, Banco BTG Pactual, Bradesco BBI, Goldman Sachs and Santand...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Dapper ‘Burberry Bandit’ back robbing Manhattan banks: cops Manhattan’s “Burberry Bandit” is back. It’s only been five months since dapper robber Cornell Neilly was paroled from prison, ...
21:48, 07/05/2019

US banks could face the same pressures as European counterparts, SocGen chairman warns A Federal Reserve rate cut could lead to the same challenges for Wall Street lenders that European banks have been dealing with, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi s...
06:24, 07/06/2019

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments o...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its t...
05:00, 06/30/2019

Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant? In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. In the new beginning, it may just be astronaut sperm and Eve. Spanish scientists have recently proven that f...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in...
01:36, 07/08/2019

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Budget 2019: Government Announces Steps To Revive Shadow Banks In her first Budget speech, Ms Sitharaman said, "For purchase of high-rated pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs, amounting to a total of 1 lakh c...
06:00, 07/05/2019

Budget 2019: Centre To Pump In Rs 70,000 Crore In State-Owned Banks To strengthen financial health of public sector banks (PSBs), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will pump in Rs 70,000 cr...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, ac...
05:48, 07/02/2019

FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities The regulator proposed easing a hurdle for banks to sell pools of home-mortgage obligations, as part of an effort to spur competition in a market domi...
15:24, 07/16/2019

Warning graphic images: Migrants found dead on banks of Rio Grande Harrowing images of a father and daughter from El Salvador, who drowned whilst trying to get to the US, have been released, showing them face down in ...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does no...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspecte...
16:00, 08/06/2019

Startups target banks' small business customers in FX payments drive Revolut and TransferWise are signing up thousands of small businesses a month for foreign exchange payments, touting slicker service and lower fees as...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging The claim, estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pounds ($1.24 billion), was filed at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on Monday, U.S. law fi...
02:12, 07/29/2019

'Pink Lady Bandit' wanted by FBI after robbing four banks along East Coast The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the hunt for a serial bank robber known as the "Pink Lady Bandit" who is said to have robbed three banks on ...
12:12, 07/28/2019

At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to ensure banks’ websites compl...
10:00, 07/27/2019

U.S. judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged m...
19:12, 04/30/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the all...
18:36, 04/30/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be deter...
11:24, 05/14/2019

Hilary Duff's Son Luca Has the Cutest Reaction to Seeing His Sister Banks Crawl Hilary Duff is one proud mama. The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to share an adorable video of her daughter Banks mastering her latest miles...
14:24, 05/22/2019

Trump Is Suing Two Banks in an Effort to Block Subpoenas for His Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, his family and the Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Arron Banks jokes about Greta Thunberg and 'freak yachting accidents' MPs, celebrities and academics criticise ‘disgraceful’ comment by Brexit backer Arron Banks has been criticised after he appeared to wish harm upon Gr...
19:24, 08/14/2019

Strategist: Yield curves predict 'absolutely nothing,' and central banks 'never run out of bullets' Amid fears of a looming recession after an indicator flashed a warning signal, one strategist told CNBC that the inverted yield curve "predicts absolu...
22:12, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Aramco gives nine banks top roles on world's biggest IPO - sources Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the world's largest, tw...
07:12, 09/11/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for...
14:24, 04/29/2019

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts a...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over forex-rigging Barclays , JP Morgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test...
07:24, 07/29/2019

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17...
13:36, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: High-security locks for government and banks hacked by researcher Hackers could crack open high-security electronic locks by monitoring their power, allowing thieves to steal cash in automated teller machines, narcot...
18:24, 08/06/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fig...
15:12, 05/16/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, th...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Determined Aldis Hodge got buff in hopes of playing ‘Brian Banks’ After his first audition for the film “Brian Banks,” actor Aldis Hodge wanted the meaty title role badly. So before going in for a callback, he began ...
21:36, 08/08/2019

Eye of Hurricane Dorian grazes North Carolina, floods Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering wave...
11:24, 09/06/2019

Dutch fashion retailer C&A hires banks for Brazilian subsidiary IPO-paper Cofra Holdings, the controller of Dutch fast-fashion retailer C&A, has hired six banks to manage an initial public offering (IPO) of its Brazilian sub...
07:00, 08/23/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks propel Saudi, lender FAB drags Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a third straight session on Thursday, rebounding from recent sell-offs and ahead of MSCI inclusion later this mon...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Australian banks rally as conservative election win eases fears of new curbs Australian bank shares posted their biggest rally in a decade on Monday as a surprise conservative election win eased regulation fears, though a housi...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Clinc raises $50 million to bring conversational AI to cars, banks, and kiosks Clinc, a four-year-old AI startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has raised $52 million in venture capital, more than 8 times its previous capital rais...
04:12, 05/20/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex marke...
04:48, 05/16/2019

China's PBOC cuts reserve ratio for banks as economy stalls China's People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced Friday that it was reducing the amount of funds banks have to hold in reserve, an effort to ...
06:12, 09/06/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in Marc...
05:00, 05/03/2019

China probes small banks' shareholdings as risk worries persist China is sharpening its scrutiny of small banks' shareholders amid fears that loans from the lenders to big investors could prove a weak point in...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Investors with 'smoking gun' can sue banks for Fannie, Freddie bond rigging -US judge Citing "the rare smoking gun," a federal judge said investors may sue five big banks for conspiring to rig prices on hundreds of billions of dollars o...
08:24, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Saudi Aramco gives nine banks top roles on world's biggest IPO -sources Saudi Aramco has hired nine banks as joint global coordinators to lead its planned initial public offering (IPO), slated to be the world's largest, tw...
10:24, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Oman hires banks for dollar bond after cutting deficit The government of Oman has hired banks ahead of a planned issue of U.S. dollar bonds, its first this year, as the junk-rated country seeks to cover it...
03:48, 07/24/2019

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in planned IPO-sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources with direct kn...
10:48, 08/19/2019

Save a bundle on these charging cables, power banks and smartphone accessories Why does it seem like the more advanced phones become, the quicker they die? Just look through all the screenshots you’ve taken lately. Ten bucks says...
11:24, 08/29/2019

Argentines wait at banks to withdraw cash as currency controls kick in In the early hours of Monday morning in Buenos Aires, before banks had opened their doors, winding lines of customers waited to withdraw savings after...
23:48, 09/02/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind...
17:12, 05/09/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trilli...
01:24, 05/10/2019

Judith Kerr was both sweetness and steel – and I'll miss her | Nancy Banks-Smith She was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family, right to the end. And no one could draw a tiger’s smile quite like her, remembers Nancy Ban...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Buy large banks, semis and energy for strong 4th-quarter move: Investing pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks about how markets are trading with Mark Luschini of Janney Montgomery Scott and Jerry Castellini, president and C...
12:12, 09/13/2019

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chines...
23:48, 08/21/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakne...
01:12, 04/29/2019

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole euro...
10:00, 08/09/2019

German banks are in a much worse position than the rest of Europe, Citi analyst says German lenders are in a uniquely dangerous position compared to their European counterparts, according to Ronit Ghose, global head of banks research a...
09:24, 08/15/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely retur...
01:48, 04/29/2019

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday having vowed to enjoy hers...
07:12, 05/28/2019

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fin...
18:24, 07/23/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets mixed but Saudi outperforms on banks Saudi Arabian stocks were lifted on Monday as most of its banking shares rose amid rising oil prices, while other Middle Eastern bourses in the region...
08:24, 08/19/2019

Hurricane Dorian swipes North Carolina, Outer Banks island floods Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds a...
15:00, 09/06/2019

Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewelers warn of trade fair dud Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewelers sought the rescheduli...
20:12, 08/22/2019

Trump to file restraining orders preventing banks from complying with House probes President Donald Trump is expected to file for restraining orders against Deutsche Bank and Capital One by this Friday to prevent the banks from compl...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austeri...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Introducing Forensic Finance, a podcast exploring how banks can help solve global issues Ever listened to This American Life, the mother of all storytelling podcasts? If not, you should. If yes, you know it’s a weekly podcast that runs abo...
09:36, 08/26/2019

Devendra Fadnavis Promoted Wife's Bank At Cost Of State Banks, Says Plea The Bombay High Court on Thursday sought the Maharashtra government's assistance on a petition against alleged transfer of accounts of police staff an...
21:36, 08/29/2019

Tyra Banks sizzles on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in a bikini at 45 Tyra Banks has landed another cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, more than 20 years after her 1997 cover made history.    ...
05:48, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Italian banks back BlackRock's 720 mln euro Carige rescue plan Italian banks have backed a 720 million euro rescue plan ($806 million) for rival Carige that will hand control of the Genoa-based bank to U.S. asset ...
12:24, 05/06/2019

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel ...
17:12, 07/12/2019

Argentina curbs banks' access to pesos amid growing market turmoil Argentina's battered bonds and currency were driven still lower on Friday amid downgrades by three credit rating agencies and a new measure the centra...
18:24, 08/30/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to...
18:36, 05/16/2019

EU antitrust regulators to fine banks for forex exchange rate rigging - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to fine a group of banks including Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC and JPMorgan in the coming weeks for rigging foreign exc...
09:24, 05/09/2019

What's open and closed on July 4th: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by Independence Day As America celebrates the Fourth of July, the post office, DMV and most banks will be closed. Many stores and restaurants are open. Costco is closed. ...
07:36, 07/04/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state conside...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 mi...
01:24, 08/14/2019