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Australia's bruised big banks offered respite in inquiry wash-up

SYDNEY (Reuters) – After a year of bruising interrogation, Australia’s oligopoly banking system has emerged from a government-appointed inquiry with reputations tarnished and some top executives removed – but also an unexpected opportunity to rebuild. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian is reflected in the window of a branch of the Australia …

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J&J becomes first drugmaker to add prices to television ads

FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo CHICAGO (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday it will start adding the price of its medicines to television commercials by next month, becoming the first drugmaker to heed a …

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Barclays hires internet banker from Deutsche Bank

FILE PHOTO – The logo of Barclays is seen on the top of one of its branch in Madrid, Spain, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Barclays Plc said on Thursday it hired Riaz Ladhabhoy, an investment banker from Deutsche Bank to be the co-head of …

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Shares hit on weak Europe data, renewed U.S.-China worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks around the world pulled back sharply on Thursday on fears of a global growth slowdown spreading to Europe and renewed worries about any near-term resolution of U.S.-China trade tensions, while the U.S. dollar strengthened for a sixth session. FILE PHOTO – The German share price …

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Huawei open to European supervision: executive in speech

A 3D printed Huawei logo is placed on glass above displayed EU flag in this illustration taken January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms giant Huawei wants cybersecurity to be viewed as a technical rather than ideological issue and is open to supervision by European governments to …

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