WASHINGTON, Oct 22 The White House on Saturday condemned the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government after an international inquiry found its forces responsible for a third toxic gas attack in Syria's civil war.
SAO PAULO, Oct 21 Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Friday its board has approved settlements for four lawsuits sought by investors in New York Federal Court and it currently estimates a provision of $353 million to cover the costs.
DETROIT, Oct 21 U.S. auto sales are forecast to drop more than 7 percent in October from the same period in 2015, the sixth monthly decline so far this year, as automakers offer steep discounts and adjust production to manage inventories, J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday.
PARIS/SAO PAULO, Oct 21 France's Tereos has started talks to acquire Petroleo Brasileiro SA's 45.9 percent minority stake in their joint venture Guarani, as Brazil's state-owned oil firm proceeds with plans to quit its biofuel activities.
Oct 21 Kristian Orssten has been promoted to head of EMEA debt capital markets at JP Morgan, according to an internal memo seen by Thomson Reuters LPC.
OSLO, Oct 21 Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has bought a 50 percent stake in a portfolio of logistics properties in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary, the fund said in a statement on Friday.
Oct 21 Moody's Corp, parent of ratings agency Moody's Investors Service, said on Friday the U.S. Justice Department was preparing a civil complaint against the company, alleging violations of federal law in the run-up to the financial crisis.
LONDON, Oct 21 Australia's top investment bank Macquarie Group has closed its London-based upstream oil and gas advisory after a sharp drop in global deal making in recent years, banking sources said on Friday.
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WASHINGTON, Oct 20 Zimbabwe has cleared its 15-year-old financial arrears with the International Monetary Fund, a first step towards a new IMF loan program for the drought-stricken, cash-starved country, the Fund said on Thursday.
GETTSYBURG, Pa. U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T to buy Time Warner if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and voters. | Video