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Russia says targeting banks would be "economic war"

Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a declaration of economic war which it would retaliate against, stepping up a war of words with Washington over spiralling sanctions......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 10th, 2018

Russia: US sanctions over Novichok are "economic war," and all options are on the table to hit back

Reuters Russia would consider any US move to curb the operations of Russian banks or their foreign currency .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

Bank Stocks Hit 52-Week Low: Should Investors Stay Away?

Inversion of yield curve, trade war worries and economic slowdown concerns result in the decline in banks stocks, providing an entry point for investors. The major.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 5th, 2018

Bank stocks fall the most in more than a year, enter bear market

Regional banks dipped into bear market territory Tuesday as long-term interest rates sank amid concerns of waning economic activity and falling inflation expectations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018

How Greece Is Scrambling to Save Its Banks — Again: QuickTake

Greece is scrambling to figure out how to save its banks — again. Burdened by bad loans that make up almost half of total lending, crippled banks remain one of the biggest hurdles to Greece’s economic recovery. There are even worries .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 22nd, 2018

Developers get in the zone as new tax plan gets rolling

New York is seeing its first flurry of Opportunity Zone deals as the new government program aimed at targeting economic development in depressed neighborhoods t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 14th, 2018

Russia to boycott World Economic Forum if its tycoons barred

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Moscow will boycott the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos if it fails to lift restrictions on the attendance of Russian businessmen......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2018

What Is the ‘Paris Call?’ Google and Microsoft Back Emmanuel Macron’s New Plan to Protect the Internet

China and Russia aren't on board, and the U.S. may not be either. Tech giants including Alphabet and Microsoft are reportedly backing a call for greater online regulation targeting everything from cyber-attacks and .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 12th, 2018

U.S. imposes new sanctions on supporters of Russia"s Crimea occupation

The U.S. imposed sanctions Thursday on three individuals and nine entities over Moscow's occupation of Crimea. "Treasury remains committed to targeting Russian-backed .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Iranian President Promises to "Break" New U.S. Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed that his country would resist tough new U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil and banks, as Tehran braced for a new era of political and economic isolation......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjNov 6th, 2018

Facebook removes more pages, as FBI warns Russia still targeting American voters

Facebook took down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts Monday night after a tip from US law enforcement, just a few hours before polls open in this year's midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

U.S. reimposes Iran sanctions, Tehran decries "bullying"

The United States on Monday restored sanctions targeting Iran's oil, banking and transport sectors and threatened more action to stop its "outlaw" policies, steps the Islamic Republic called economic warfare and vowed to defy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Global Gold Buying Has Reached a Nearly 3-Year High, Led by Russia

Totaling more than 148 metric tons in the third quarter. Central banks across the world are snatching up gol.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 1st, 2018

Institutional investors turn their backs on Australian banks

Investors are turning against Australia's big banks as earnings tumble, growth plans are abandoned, and fee income cut in the fallout from a powerful financial sector misconduct inquiry and more challenging economic conditions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 21st, 2018

Foreign Banks Are Embracing Russia"s Alternative To SWIFT, Moscow Says

On Friday, one day after Russia and China pledged to reduce thei.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 21st, 2018

Finance CEOs pull out of Saudi ‘Davos in the Desert’ over Khashoggi, risking lucrative role in kingdom’s economic reforms

Global banks and investment firms have been earning large fees from Saudi Arabia — and stood to earn even more if the kingdom made good on plans to privatize its oil industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 15th, 2018

Crunch time for Italy, Brexit as leaders convene in Brussels

Brussels, the political heart of Europe, could prove the center of global market focus next week as Italy's budget and Brexit talks overshadow economic data and central banks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

A Chinese Operative Was Extradited to the U.S. for Attempted Theft of Trade Secrets—a National First

The government spy has allegedly been targeting U.S. aviation corporations since at least December 2013. The U.S. Department of Justice extradited a Chinese spy on Tuesday, one of the first cases where a foreign indictment of economic espion.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Cold War-Era "Arms Race" With US Is Back On, Russian Official Warns

The Trump administration has successfully managed to replace Russia with China in the ongoing narrative of election hacking and economic and geopo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

RPT-UPDATE 5-China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growth - Reuters

Economic TimesRPT-UPDATE 5-China slashes banks' reserve requirements as trade war imperils growthR.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 7th, 2018

China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat

Chinese banks have been told by the government to lend more to entrepreneurs to help shore up flagging economic growth amid an escalating trade dispute with Washington......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 7th, 2018