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(MENAFN - AFP) A former high-ranking executive of US computer chip giant Qualcomm pleaded guilty Monday to insider trading charges, including trades on a 2011 deal for Atheros Communications, officials said.

Jing Wang, 51, the former executive pice president and president of global business operations at Qualcomm, also pleaded guilty to laundering the proceeds of his insider ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Panama's economy will grow by as much as seven percent this year, thanks in large part to revenue from its signature inter-oceanic canal, officials said Monday.

The Central American nation's coffers get an injection of about $1 billion every year from the canal, according to the Economy Ministry, which said that the revenue helps buoy the local economy.

Officials ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Five Paris hotels on Monday launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful.

The three- and four-star hotels taking part in the scheme are located in the city's 9th and 11th districts - a little away from the city's tourist centres. The owners are bullish about the prospects and confident that clients ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Tight petroleum supplies in the US and anxiety about fighting in Ukraine and Gaza pushed oil prices higher Monday.

US benchmark contract West Texas Intermediate for August delivery jumped $1.46 to $104.59 on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

European benchmark Brent oil for September delivery rose 44 cents to $107.68 a barrel in London.

Analysts ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Swedish truck maker Volvo Group is considering whether to appeal against a US ruling upholding a multimillion fine on environmental infringements of its marine engines, the firm said on Monday.

The ruling by the US Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit is estimated to cost the firm about 508 million kronor (55 million euros, $74 million euros), ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) British authorities launched a criminal probe on Monday into allegations of price rigging in foreign exchange markets, the Serious Fraud Office said.

"The director of the Serious Fraud Office has today opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct in the foreign exchange market," it said in a statement, without giving further details.

EU, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) US stocks Monday moved lower in early trade as investors eyed conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine at the start of a busy week of corporate earnings.

About 20 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 70.96 points (0.41 percent) to 17,029.22.

The broad-based S&P 500 declined 6.53 (0.33 percent) to 1,971.69, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Electric buses which can recharge their batteries fast when at bus stops are to be developed by Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB and Volvo Buses of Sweden, ABB said on Monday.

The technology is targeted at electric buses and at buses with twin electric and conventional engines, which would be able to re-charge automatically at bus stops.

The first ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Tantric massages provide sexual pleasure and are subject to the same tax levied on brothels and swinger clubs in a German city, a state court said Monday.

The decision by an administrative court in Baden-Wuerttemberg state followed a complaint by Monica Kochs, the owner of a massage parlour who had been billed a total of 840 euros ($1,140) for January and February ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that allow the spread of HIV.

Powerfully mixing concerns over human rights and health, the issue threatens to divide western donor countries where gay equality is making strides from poor beneficiary nations where anti-gay laws persist ...

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