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Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country’s large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance accountability in the financial sector. FILE PHOTO: A woman carries a shopping bag as she walks with other pedestrians along a street Read More

Australian financial watchdog moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country’s large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance accountability in the financial sector. FILE PHOTO: A woman carries a shopping bag as she walks with other pedestrians along a street Read More

‘No sorties in the area’: Moscow says reports on deadly Idlib airstrike are ‘fake’

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No Russian jet has flown a combat sortie over the Idlib district in Syria, Moscow has said. The defense ministry was responding to allegations by “UK- and US-funded White Helmets” that civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike. The alleged attack targeted the town of Maaret al-Numan, it’s been claimed. Dubbing the information “fake,” the Read More

China slaps anti-dumping duty on stainless steel from EU, Indonesia, Japan, and S Korea

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China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Monday announced anti-dumping measures on imported stainless steel products from the European Union and three Asian nations. Dumping is an international-trade term that describes a country or company exporting a product at a price that is lower in the foreign import market than the price in the exporter’s domestic Read More

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India

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(Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration Read More

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan in India

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(Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India, tapping into a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is pictured on a television in this illustration photograph taken in Encinitas, California, U.S., January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake The Read More

‘Global emergency’ declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

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An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. Some 1,650 people have lost their lives as government officials and international aid agencies have struggled to contain the virus over the past year, with fears it could spread within a major Read More

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur “sweeping reforms” to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on contempt votes on whether to find Attorney General William Barr Read More