Singapore's financial regulator said Friday it has fined two British banks and barred a former Goldman Sachs banker in a widening crackdown on money laundering linked to Malaysian state fund 1MDB.Standard Chartered Bank was slapped with a Sg$5.
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Asian stocks turned negative Friday and oil prices retreated along with the dollar as investors took a step back from a recent rally, while caution set in ahead of a crunch referendum in Italy at the weekend.
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Mexico's central bank chief Agustin Carstens resigned Thursday, officials said, as the peso continued a decline that has accelerated since Donald Trump's victory in last month's US presidential election.
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Energy shares led a rally across Asian markets Thursday after OPEC hammered out a last-minute deal to cut oil output for the first time in eight years, which sent crude prices soaring almost 10 percent.
Brazil's central bank cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the second month running, as data showed that the recession hitting Latin America's largest economy continued into the third quarter.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, responding to a decision by OPEC Wednesday to reduce crude output to lift prices, said Russia was ready to cut its own oil production by 300,000 barrels a day next year.
Opposition is growing over the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in Canada, even as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government prepares to make an announcement Tuesday after markets close at 4:00 p.m.
About 1.4 billion jobs and three-quarters of all crops depend on pollinators, researchers said Monday warning of a dire threat to human welfare if the falls in bee and butterfly numbers are not halted.