The UK has retained its position as a key destination for high-rolling Chinese investors, despite fears that its exit from the European Union would make it a less attractive hub for foreign investment.
UK companies with more than 250 employees have about 12 hours left to submit the average hourly rate pay gap between their male and female employees.
Music streaming company Spotify is making its debut as a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange today, hoping to fund a move away from music and into other areas.
Japanese online broker Monex Group has said it’s considering buying local cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, it was reported earlier today, sending the Monex share price soaring.
Chinese companies and investors are coming to the UK, hinting we could be on the verge of a golden era of collaboration between the two powers and the annual Sino British Summit highlights these possibilities.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has announced his plan to tackle Venezuela’s staggering inflation — lopping three zeros off the country’s increasingly worthless currency, the bolivar.
The European Commission has announced plans for an interim 3% tax on the digital revenues of the biggest technology firms, including money generated by online advertising and the sale of user data.
The publisher of the Daily Mail has said the cleaners of its its building are to get a pay rise after nearly 100,000 signed a petition protesting about their pay.
Liu He, a financial advisor and alleged close personal friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has been made vice-premier of the country.
The price of bitcoin — the original and largest cryptocurrency — has slipped below $8,000 for the first time since early February as fears over increased regulation from governments and tech companies weigh on investors.
Sophisticated blaggers posing as UK tax collectors have been caught on tape by Verdict.
The Riyadh Ritz-Carlton hotel reopened last month after serving as a makeshift prison for Saudi Arabia’s ultra-rich since November last year.
Canada will follow Thailand today in unveiling new banknotes, after the Southeast Asian nation announced that King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be replacing his late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej on all future Thai Baht currency.
France has unveiled plans to impose fines on companies that fail to close their gender pay gaps in three years, forcing companies to be more transparent about pay rates.
For the eighth year running China has dominated a list of self-made women billionaires, with Chinese women taking the top four places on the rich list compiled by publishers Hurun.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has enacted a cryptocurrency crackdown ordering two cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to suspend operations.
US stock market fell for the third day in a row yesterday, hitting the world’s 500 richest people hardest and causing them to lose a combined $128bn, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index.
The Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney has called for tighter regulation of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
The US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has triggered a long-awaited crackdown on the cryptocurrency market.
Hong Kong has unveiled new plans to invest in innovative technology industries as part of plans to sustain growth in an expansionary budget.
Craig Wright, self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor, is reportedly being sued for $5 billion in bitcoin and other assets by the estate of a now deceased former business partner, David Kleiman.
London-based bank Standard Chartered has reported its profits climbed in 2017, allowing the bank to restart dividends at 11 cents per share, after shareholders saw no returns in 2016.
There are few individual people the market listens to as closely as it does to Warren Buffett.
A new survey published by HSBC Expat Explorer suggests that Mumbai in India is home to the world’s highest paid expatriates.
Metro Bank — the first new bank in the UK to get a banking licence in 150 years when it launched in 2010 — has reported its first ever annual profit.
With the bitcoin price climbing and falling faster than team Verdict can keep up, it’s too soon to say whether blockchain technology is the future of currency.
Venezuela — which yesterday opened pre-sales for its oil-backed cryptocurrency the petro — has claimed the digital tokens have already raised $735m.
While Stuart Gulliver’s final set of results at HSBC might not be quite what he had hoped, the outgoing bank boss can make for the exit having hit some important long-term goals.
Venezuela’s new state-controlled cryptocurrency — called the petro — will go on sale for the first time today, designed to raise money for the troubled socialist government and as a way to pay suppliers.
While many countries are cracking down on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies Switzerland’s financial regulator is encouraging it — issuing guidelines on so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs).