The EU is making a new offer to the reluctant states regarding digital taxes: document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU finance ministers will discuss a watered-down proposal for an EU-wide digital tax next week. This is evidenced by a document Reuters has seen, and attempts to…

Barrick, Randgold sweetens dividend before takeover vote

LONDON / TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's Barrick Gold and takeover target Randgold Resources will increase their dividend distribution before shareholders vote for their $ 6.1 billion deal next week, miners…

Robust earnings boost stock markets after a brutal month

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robust corporate earnings contributed to the upswing in global equity markets on Wednesday, easing off after a brutal October in which stocks suffered one of their…

Birthday child for Bitcoin, as investors have to accept a loss year-on-year

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin was heading for a year-over-year loss on Wednesday, its 10th anniversary, the first loss since last year's bull market, as the original and largest digital coin…

Stocks hit as bulls fight back after brutal October

LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets rebounded on Wednesday, giving some relief after a brutal October in which equities suffered one of the worst slumps in a decade and investors were…

Stocks hit as bulls fight back in the brutal October

LONDON (Reuters) – Stock markets rebounded on Wednesday, bringing some relief after a brutal October in which equities suffered one of the worst slumps in a decade and shook investors'…

Airbus says it's harder to hit the target of jet delivery for bugs

PARIS (Reuters) – European aircraft manufacturer Airbus softened its most important jet delivery target on Wednesday, warning it would be a "bigger expansion" after a series of industrial problems. The…

Early Bitcoin investors count profits after a volatile decade

NEW YORK / LONDON (Reuters) – Seven years ago, Marshall Hayner gave his grandfather a Bitcoin worth about $ 30. The US entrepreneur and software developer wrote on the purse…

Insurance's global M & A value in the first half of the year reached its highest level since the financial crisis

(Reuters) – Global insurance mergers and acquisitions increased to 37 billion euros in the first six months of 2018. Numerous mega deals resulted in the highest half-year result since the…

US equities are rising on hopes of a trade agreement between the US and China

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With broad gains in the US stock market, global stocks rallied on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said China was a "big deal" that would ease…