[MADRID] CaixaBank agreed to buy Bankia to create Spain's largest lender as European banks start looking at takeovers and mergers to confront weak profitability and stiff competition.

[NEW YORK] European companies are still chasing their dream deals as they look beyond the damage wrought by the coronavirus crisis, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co's top two bankers in the...

[NEW YORK] A large options player which some market watchers call the "Nasdaq whale" unwound bets on several technology-related companies on Friday after the sector's recent selloff.

[LONDON] Schroders Plc, the UK's largest standalone asset manager, has agreed to buy family office Sandaire as it expands its businesses serving super-rich clients.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE General Insurance Association of Singapore (GIA) and the Life Insurance Association, Singapore (LIA Singapore) on Friday announced the extension of relief measures that will give policyholders...

THEY are typically over 30 years old, educated, hardworking and unafraid of asserting their spending power. Some have children, but many others choose not to, preferring to save all their money...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Macquarie Group is preparing to list its majority-owned software provider Nuix in a deal that would value the data-analysis programme seller at close to US$1.5 billion, two...

[HONG KONG] China's Ant Group has received approval from the Shanghai Stock Exchange for a domestic initial public offering (IPO), the bourse said on Friday, bringing the financial technology firm...

[FRANKFURT] European regulators are moving closer to lifting a de-facto ban on bank dividend payments at the start of next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

[BENGALURU] The credibility of Indonesia's central bank with investors remains intact following parliamentary proposals to overhaul its mandate, but the changes must be carefully handled to...