Yoghurt maker The Collective is to launch its products in Europe and expand "massively" in the UK after Pencarrow Private Equity took a 39 per cent stake in the Auckland-based company. Co-founder and shareholder Angus Allan said it is the first equity partnership for the nearly nine year...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett recommends that investors stick with simple stock index funds — not bonds and especially not bitcoins. Buffett discussed a variety of topics during an interview on CNBC Monday after he spent Saturday answering questions before thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. The...
A controversial investment by one of Canada’s biggest pension funds in a company which operates private prisons in the United States is larger than initially thought, recent securities filings have revealed. 'Deeply concerning': Canada pension fund invests in US immigration detention firms Read more The Guardian and Documented reported last month that...
President Donald Trump is creating a White House council to manage the so-called opportunity zones, a program designed to bring jobs and investments to low-income communities nationwide, as part of an incentive in the tax reform package. On Dec. 12, Trump signed an executive order to establish the White House...
These days, when you think about Singapore, you imagine a photo of the “three buildings with a boat on top.” If you have friends who have been to Singapore, they prove that they visited it with a photo of them with Marina Bay Sands as the backdrop. For all...
Ian Knox cartoon 30/11/18: The Bank of England governor warns that large parts of the British economy are not ready for a no-deal Brexit. Jacob Rees-Mogg responds that Carney is a "second tier Canadian politician!  The draft Brexit deal...
Barclays Plc pays female employees at its investment bank division just under half as much as male colleagues on average, highlighting the gender imbalances in the industry and the concentration of men in highly paid roles.The gender pay gap widens to 79 percent for discretionary bonuses paid to employees...
Uber has struck a major deal in Southeast Asia after ComfortDelGro, Singapore’s largest taxi operator, announced it has agreed to buy a majority share of the ride-hailing giant’s Singapore-based car rental business.The deal will see a joint venture valued at SG$642 million (US$474 million) established to run Uber’s Lion City...
Billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates has pledged around $100 million in the fight against brain-wasting diseases, earmarking half of that for start-ups researching treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.“It’s a huge problem, a growing problem, and the scale of the tragedy—even for the people who stay alive—is very high,”...
Abortion rights supporters and opponents protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on January 27, 2017. The issue of abortion will spark millions of dollars in spending on advocacy for and against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images hide captiontoggle caption Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images Abortion rights...