A plunge in the Turkish lira rocked global equities and emerging markets on Friday and fear of more turmoil sent investors scurrying for safety in assets like the yen and U.S. government bonds.
Saudi Aramco appointed Khalid al-Dabbagh as senior vice president of finance, strategy and development, effective Sept. 1, the company said in a statement on its website on Friday.
The Federal Reserve said Friday it had fined Citigroup $8.6 million over shoddy mortgage documentation practices at a subsidiary.
Watts Miners (www.wminers.com) has just announced an attractive special offer for all their products. Until August 25, all customers purchasing three mining rigs from the company will receive the fourth one absolutely free. In their relentless efforts to maximize the benefits of the customers, Watts Miners has just announced the formal launch of an exciting special offer. Company sources have informed that anyone [PR.com]
John Garand designed the M1 Garand, the U.S. service rifle in World War II. General George S. Patton called it “the greatest battle implement ever devised.” The rifle, and other antique and collector firearms, will sell on Saturday of the three day sale. The auction takes place on September 7-9, more information can be found on the company website. [PR.com]
Stratos Aviation Association announces the establishment of the Stratos Aerospace Lab coinciding with the launch of its first social entrepreneurial product: Ventus, designed and engineered by a Syrian-Armenian refugee student in Montreal, Canada. [PR.com]
BOAO, China (Reuters) – China stepped up its attacks on the Trump administration on Monday over billions of dollars worth of threatened tariffs, saying Washington is to blame for frictions and repeating that it was impossible to negotiate under “current circumstances”.
(Reuters) – Viacom Inc has asked CBS Corp to sweeten its merger bid by about $2.8 billion or almost a quarter more than CBS’s offer, people familiar with the matter said, indicating the wide gap in the U.S. media firms’ price expectations.