Around 3,700 personnel from the fire department, police, military and Seoul metropolitan government took part in an earthquake drill in South Korea. .
Royal Bank of Scotland swung to a better than expected first quarter profit of 259 million pounds , it reported on Friday, after making a loss of nearly a billion pounds in the same period a year ago. ...
Theresa May’s plan to cap gas and electricity bills could put billions of investment in the UK at risk by creating huge uncertainty over government intentions, according to the body representing the big six energy suppliers. In one of the strongest warnings yet about the impact of the cap on standard
Buy to let signs in London in March 2016, when renters were paying on average £100 more per property. Rents in London have fallen sharply, with new tenants in the capital typically paying almost £100 a month less than their counterparts a year ago, according to a major lettings agency. London has seen
The survey found people were feeling the pinch now inflation is rising faster than pay. Rising inflation is taking its toll on British households, knocking consumer confidence to its lowest level since the aftermath of last summer’s Brexit vote. Pollsters YouGov said worries about job security and
When you’re 35 with a decade’s worth of experience under your belt it’s humiliating when people tell you “When you’ve got more experience you’ll understand ...” or people barely five years older comment “It’s so nice to see graduates speaking up in meetings”.
Certainly, a handsome trench should be a staple of any wardrobe, with its lightweight gabardine fabric working well over a suit jacket. Burberry are the undisputed masters of the trench coat, and to continue the fine tradition that it began in 1901 when it outfitted the British military - the very phrase
By Tim Hepher and Cyril Altmeyer PARIS (Reuters) - France’s Zodiac Aerospace on Friday reaffirmed its preference for a tie-up with engine maker Safran and said chief executive Olivier Zarrouati had agreed to stay on "for a while" after offering his resignation to the board. The aircraft
Apr.28 -- Sergio Ermotti, chief executive officer at UBS, discusses the company's first-quarter results, cross-boarder outflows and his outlook for the investment bank. He speaks to Bloomberg's Manus Cranny in Zurich following the bank's earnings release.
ESPN signed a 10-year contract for the rights to the National Football League's Monday night games and several other events in 2011 for a whopping $15.2 billion
1. Apple has held talks with Visa about making its own pre-paid debit cards, Recode reported on Thursday. The pre-paid debit cards would tie into an unannounced service that would allow iPhone users to send money to each other digitally. 2. Swiss bank UBS kicked off 2017 with a 79% jump in net profit
Apr.28 -- Luke Hickmore, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the ECB's inflation challenge and the EU's Brexit Unity. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
European markets are seen opening slightly higher this Friday as investors concentrate on new earnings reports and geopolitical tensions.
Trump's move to chuck the trade rulebook for a maverick style has been "a step back," said Steve Okun, vice chairman for AmCham's Asia Pacific Council.
By Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi and Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS kicked off 2017 with its second-best start to a year since the financial crisis as a brighter outlook and a spike in trading levels boosted its investment bank and core wealth management business. Switzerland's biggest
Hong Kong has been an important shopping destination for Chinese tourists, and its tourist industry was hit as shoppers became more careful with cash.
By Stephen J. Adler, Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he
China's ambitious One Belt, One Road project will not guarantee the country access to all markets along the route, a steel industry executive said.
Apr.28 -- Hiromichi Shirakawa, chief economist for Japan at Credit Suisse, discusses Japan's labor market and the country's 2% inflation target. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
By Jamie Freed SYDNEY (Reuters) - A group backed by KKR & Co said on Friday it would not undertake further work on a takeover offer for Australia's Tatts Group Ltd after its A$6.15 billion (£3.56 billion) cash bid was rejected by the lottery operator's board. Tatts shares fell as much as
Top executives of Foxconn, including founder and chairman Terry Gou, visited the White House on Thursday, Taiwanese TV footage showed, as the Apple Inc supplier ponders a $7 billion (£5.42 billion)-plus U.S. investment in a display-making plant. Footage aired by TVBS television on Friday showed Gou
Kevin McCloud has an idea. “My job is to convey quality and atmosphere,” says McCloud, who is on stage at the Grand Designs Live exhibition at the ExCeL Centre in London today. Aside from Grand Designs, McCloud also presented the Restoration of the Year show last month, which took him to sites such
UBS has reported a net profit increase of 79 percent in the first-quarter of this year boosted by its investment bank business and cost-reduction program.