Tag Archives: Business/Finance

17Feb/17

Facebook CEO’s bid to reboot globalisation

Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism. As Ciara Lee reports, he’s written a letter to users saying the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. Continue reading

16Feb/17

Newspapers ride ‘Trump Bump’

The Trump administration’s combative view of traditional news media as the “opposition party” and “fake news” is turning out to be the best hope in 2017 for newspapers struggling to attract more digital readers and advertisers. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

13Feb/17

Verizon brings back unlimited plan

Verizon launched its unlimited data plan Monday. That’s the first time it has offered the all-you-can-eat data plan in five years. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

31Jan/17

Trump meets with drugmakers, seeks lower prices, U.S. production

Trumps calls on pharmaceutical execs to cut prices and move production back to U.S. and vows to work to streamline FDA approval process.

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29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

23Jan/17
European stock markets

Trump reality rattles markets

European stocks and bond yields tumble and the dollar hits a six-week low after U.S. President Donald Trump began his term in office with a protectionist speech that pushed a nervous market into safe-haven assets. Ciara Lee reports Continue reading