Budget Updates and reaction as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces corporation tax hike new UK freeports and Treasurys Darlington move

It’s one of the most highly-anticipated Budget speeches in years. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has laid out the Government’s spending and taxation plans in his crucial Budget speech, announcing a raft of measures including a corporation tax hike, new freeport locations and the Treasury’s move north. All eyes were on MrContinue Reading

Singapore regulator tells banks to monitor Myanmar fund flows after coup

© Reuters. Police stand on a road during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay By Simon Lewis, Anshuman Daga and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s central bank has told financial firms to be vigilant to any suspicious transactions or fund flows between the city-state and Myanmar, a circular seen by Reuters showed, citing concerns over…Continue Reading

Confirmation unsure for Biden health secretary nominee Xavier Becerra

No results matched your search Economy3 hours ago (Mar 03, 2021 09:36PM ET) 3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of Health and Human Services 2/3 By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Finance Committee deadlocked on Wednesday over President Joe Biden’s…Continue Reading

U.S. Postal Service will offer early retirements, consolidate postal districts

No results matched your search Economy3 hours ago (Mar 03, 2021 09:35PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) logo is pictured on a mail box By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Postal Service(USPS) said on Wednesday it is offering early retirement to non-union employees as it consolidates postal districts…Continue Reading

China’s $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Gains 12% in ‘Very Unusual Year’

No results matched your search Economy4 hours ago (Mar 03, 2021 09:18PM ET) © Bloomberg. Haiying Zhao, chief risk officer of China Investment Corp., speaks during the Skybridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The SALT Conference facilitates balanced discussions and debates on macro-economic trends, geo-political events and…Continue Reading

Jaishankar, British Foreign Secy Raab discuss progress in bilateral ties

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday spoke with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and reviewed the progress in bilateral cooperation as well as discussed regional and UN issues. Topics S Jaishankar | Britain | bilateral ties UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday spoke with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and reviewed the…Continue Reading