Minneapolis police have turned over the investigation into an alleged sexual assault by Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdon to local prosecutors, marking the latest development in a case that has riveted China.
Mubadala reported a Dh10.9bn ($2.9bn) profit in the first half of the year on the back of strong performances from the Abu Dhabi investment company’s public equities portfolio and its petroleum and petrochemicals operations.
Germany’s most senior central banker has indicated Berlin’s scepticism on Chinese investment in German companies is exaggerated, calling on lawmakers to remain open to acquisitions that comply with international rules.
Some of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges have hit back after the New York attorney-general’s office published a report saying the sector was rife with conflicts of interest and did not do enough to prevent market manipulation and protect investors.
A French court has rejected rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel’s request for a retrial in a case that caused a multibillion-euro loss to Société Générale, drawing a line under an episode that shook up the bank in 2008.
The chair of the Treasury Committee has written to the boss of upstart fintech Cashplus for details about an IT failure that left many customers without access to their accounts or able to make payments.
Following four months of decline, data on Thursday showed that sales of previously owned homes in the US were unchanged in August as buyers continue to grapple with rising home prices and tight inventory.
Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, has sworn in a batch of new Supreme Court judges, in the latest sign of the Polish government’s determination to complete a contested judicial overhaul as quickly as possible.
London taxi drivers have launched a legal challenge to the decision to grant Uber a probationary licence to operate in the UK capital, claiming that the ruling should be overturned because of potential conflict of interest.