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SoftBank to lend up to $20 bn to staff to invest in new fund

Agencies SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital re-invested in SoftBank’s own Vision venture fund, according to a new report from the Wall ..

US removes Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs

Reuters Washington The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture, baby items and internet modems and routers from its next rounds of 10 percent tariffs, it said on Friday. The US Trade ..

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows

Reuters BUENOS AIRES Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor’s have downgraded Argentina’s sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the ..

Reuters BEIJING China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States. The ..

Tribune News Network Doha Bond markets were particularly volatile in recent days, Qatar National Bank (QNB) has said in its latest weekly report. “In fact, over the 72 hour period from July 30 to August 1, market expectations about ..