(MENAFN - AFP) Global stock markets pushed higher Friday to end a nervous week during which investors demonstrated a feisty resilience amid a cloud of terror.
A deadly attack on a hotel in Bamako, Mali on Friday by a jihadist group that left at least 27 dead, just one week after the devastating attacks on Paris, added to fears that Islamic extremists were seeking to exploit ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Standard and Poor's raised the Netherlands back to the top AAA credit rating on Friday, saying the eurozone nation's economic recovery has gained traction.
"The upgrade reflects our view of the strengthening of the economic recovery in The Netherlands, with domestic demand growing strongly as a result of increases in real disposable income, employment, and ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Starwood Hotels, which operates the Sheraton and Westin chains, said Friday that hackers had infected payment systems in some of its establishments, potentially leaking customer credit card data.
The hack occurred at "a limited number" of its hotels in North America, according to Starwood, whose other well-known chains include St Regis and W Hotels.
(MENAFN - AFP) Dow Jones and Pearson announced Friday plans to sell their stakes in the Russian daily Vedomosti, opening the way for a local businessman to consolidate control of the few critical voices left in the Moscow press.
The agreement will see Russia's last liberal daily be put completely under Russian control and will make it more vulnerable to Kremlin pressure, ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto were among 15 artworks stolen 'to order' by masked robbers from a museum in Verona, the city's mayor said Friday.
Three men dressed in black entered the Castelvecchio museum in northern Italy at the evening change of guard on Thursday, tying up and gagging the site's security officer and a cashier before nabbing the paintings.