TOKYO Asian shares held firm and U.S. stock futures edged higher in early trade on Friday as expectations of additional stimulus from the European Central Bank underpinned appetite for riskier assets, while the euro hovered near seven-month lows.
Barclays Bank has been fined �72m for failing to conduct proper anti-crime checks on a group of super-wealthy Gulf clients because it did not want to “inconvenience” them.
TOKYO Japan's core consumer prices fell for the third straight month and household spending slumped in October, underscoring the fragile nature of the economy and keeping policymakers under pressure to take further steps to jump-start growth.
A High Court judge in Britain has delayed the trial in a long-running battle between Royal Bank of Scotland and shareholders, criticising the lender for being "unfocused" and swamped by 25 million documents.
Airbus could be set to create the next-generation of planes after filing a patent featuring detachable cabins. The proposal would see passengers "board" the cabin and take their seats, before it is lifted like a shipping container onto the back of the ...