Shyftr Shyftr

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Financial Times

Cantor nets $1.4m sign-on bonus at Moelis

24 minutes ago
Former House Majority Leader to also earn at least $2m in annual pay from the US boutique investment bank headed by Ken Moelis

N Korea parades US prisoners on CNN

49 minutes ago
Broadcast interviews with three detained US citizens pleading for assistance is a sign that Pyongyang may want resumption of talks with Washington

Uber hit with nationwide ban in Germany

2 hours 58 minutes ago
Frankfurt court grants injunction following a challenge brought by the German taxi industry for non-compliance with passenger transport laws

Premier League spending hits new high

4 hours 37 minutes ago
Summer transfer outlay in the top tier of English football breaks through £800m, with Manchester United behind many of the major deals

Uproar forces Myanmar $8bn contract U-turn

4 hours 40 minutes ago
Yangon offer an $8bn contract in an open tender, after lawmakers, activists and media condemned the initial decision to make the award without competition

Shanghai FTZ struggles to live up to hype

5 hours 19 minutes ago
Little progress has been made on loosening capital controls or liberalising interest rates, while the trajectory of FTZ-linked stocks illustrates investors’ fading enthusiasm

Poll finds rapid shift towards Scottish Yes vote

YouGov survey puts pro-union lead at just 6 percentage points, down from 22 less than a month ago

The fight for ‘China’s sorrow’

As the economy booms, the burden on the Yellow River has increased and the challenge for Beijing is to prevent the sixth-longest river running dry

Nato alliance goes back to the future

Summit leaders must calibrate how best to deter Russia

Sanctions hit Russia Arctic energy plans

Action over Ukraine has left ventures worth billions of dollars in limbo, putting Moscow’s ambitions to develop its Arctic and shale reserves at risk

Alarm at Basel impact on shorts and swaps

If other financial institutions, so-called shadow banks, do not step into the breach, investors could be forced to pay more to bet on equity price moves

Rosneft seeks China investor for oilfield

Deal unveiled by Russian president Vladimir Putin would be most significant Chinese equity participation in Russian onshore oil industry

Markets begin month on cautious note

Stocks and bonds saw cautious trading after the release of gloomy global manufacturing surveys, with nervous investors also keeping a wary eye on Ukraine

Putin will not cut off Europe’s gas

In three easy steps, the EU could weather the coming winter without importing a single molecule of Russian energy

China stance on HK voting sparks protests

Under China’s plan, potential candidates for chief executive would need the support of more than half the mostly pro-Beijing nominating committee

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