[TORONTO] Manulife Financial's focus on containing costs will be a key driver of its target of 10 per cent to 12 per cent growth in core earnings per share next year and beyond, its chief...

[LONDON] The US dollar gained as appetite for risk dwindled in London early on Thursday, as markets waited for US jobs data and updates about fiscal aid negotiations in Washington.

[PARIS] French insurer AXA said on Thursday the planned 1 billion euro (S$1.6 billion) sale of its AXA Life Europe unit to Cinven had collapsed, and that it would make no fourth-quarter...

SHARES of local banking trio rose on Thursday, as investors found some cheer from conservative provisions set aside by DBS and UOB, and an unchanged outlook guidance in their latest quarterly...

[PARIS] Credit Agricole set aside more than expected to cover souring loans for the second quarter after the covid pandemic hit the French lender's retail clients and large corporate customers....

[PARIS] French bank Credit Agricole said on Thursday it will seek to reclaim the payments technology it was working on with Wirecard as part of their partnership.

[NEW YORK] Blackstone Group said on Wednesday it agreed to acquire genealogy provider Ancestry.com from private equity rivals for US$4.7 billion, including debt, placing a big bet on family-tree...

[SYDNEY] The Australian and New Zealand dollars backed away from multi-month highs on Thursday as some negative news at home provided speculators an excuse to take profits on recent generous gains...

[WASHINGTON] The Manhattan district attorney's office, which has been seeking President Donald Trump's tax records, subpoenaed his longtime lender Deutsche Bank last year, suggesting its criminal...

[LONDON] The Bank of England looks set to hold off from taking further action to help Britain's economy through the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday as it waits to see the scale of an expected...