Mariia Butina, the Russian agent arrested in Washington this summer, admitted to attempting to “establish unofficial lines of communications” with US political figures in federal court on Thursday morning.
US agritech start-up Indigo Ag has increased its offering for farmers by acquiring a satellite and artificial intelligence group, enhancing data-based decision-making for their clients, who include growers and agricultural buyers.
Morgan Stanley is to close its equities and FX trading desks in Moscow as a stagnant Russian economy and sanctions continue to chip away at western investment banks’ business there, two people familiar with the plans told the Financial Times.
Renault’s board opted to keep CEO and chairman Carlos Ghosn in post after saying its own internal investigation failed to find any issues with his pay at the French carmaker, weeks after his arrest in Japan due to allegations of financial misconduct.
EU27 leaders are ready to play with legal solutions to help Theresa May win over her critical MPs over never using a backstop solution for Ireland, but have warned they will not begin to renegotiate a 565-page Brexit treaty.
The euro wilted across the board and hit the day’s lows against its major peers, losing 0.25 per cent of its value against the dollar during ECB President Mario Draghi’s press conference after he said that the balance of risks is shifting to the downside.
President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he “never directed Michael Cohen to break the law,” seeking to distance himself further from his former lawyer and one-time fixer, who was handed a three-year prison sentence yesterday.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s victory in a leadership contest kept sterling above its recent lows on Thursday, but analysts warned the outlook for the currency remained fragile amid the Brexit tumult.
Turkey’s central bank left its benchmark interest rate on hold, in line with expectations, as it tries to bring down inflation stuck above 20 per cent after a currency crisis devalued the lira and sharply slowed economic growth.
GAM suspended its 2018 dividend, forecast a full-year loss of SFr925m ($933m) and revealed that a fresh wave of investor redemptions had taken assets under management to just SFr60.8bn, sending shares in the embattled Swiss fund manager tumbling 30 per cent.