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U.S. says illicit activity is top cryptocurrency concern

25 Jan 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland Washington's main concern about the rise of cryptocurrencies is to make sure they are not used for illicit activity, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday as he urged nations to join the United States in regulating them.

Aramco seeks to expand in U.S., says Trump is pro-oil

24 Jan 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland Saudi oil giant Aramco is looking to expand in the United States where President Donald Trump's tax cuts and support for the oil industry are making business increasingly attractive, its chief executive told Reuters. | Video

To our readers: How we are measuring Brexit’s impact on London’s financial district

17 Nov 2017

More foreign exchange transactions are done in London than anywhere else on the planet. Hundreds of banks and some of the world’s biggest hedge funds call London home. Britain’s capital is, by most measures, the first or second most important financial centre in the world.

Exclusive: New Saudi mega-city will be listed publicly, crown prince says

26 Oct 2017

RIYADH The $500 billion mega-city planned by Saudi Arabia will be floated on financial markets alongside oil giant Saudi Aramco as part of the kingdom's drive to diversify away from oil, the crown prince told Reuters in an interview late on Wednesday. | Video

Exclusive - Citigroup to shift European retail banking base to Dublin

19 Jun 2015

LONDON Citigroup is planning to shift the head office of its European retail banking operation to Dublin from London to benefit from lower costs and capital requirements.

Exclusive: Citigroup to shift European retail banking base to Dublin

19 Jun 2015

LONDON Citigroup is planning to shift the head office of its European retail banking operation to Dublin from London to benefit from lower costs and capital requirements.

What the medals tally tells us about the G7 and BRICS

30 Jul 2012

During the Cold War, the relative power of the United States and the Soviet Union were regularly measured in gold, silver and bronze. The last couple of Olympic Summer Games have been a race between China and the United States, with America triumphing in Athens in 2004, and China, on home turf, overtaking its rival four years later. Many commentators saw that shift as a symbol of U.S. decline and of China's growing economic clout.

What the medals tally tells us about the G7 and BRICS

30 Jul 2012

During the Cold War, the relative power of the United States and the Soviet Union were regularly measured in gold, silver and bronze. The last couple of Olympic Summer Games have been a race between China and the United States, with America triumphing in Athens in 2004, and China, on home turf, overtaking its rival four years later. Many commentators saw that shift as a symbol of U.S. decline and of China's growing economic clout.

What the medals tally tells us about the G7 and BRICS

30 Jul 2012

During the Cold War, the relative power of the United States and the Soviet Union were regularly measured in gold, silver and bronze. The last couple of Olympic Summer Games have been a race between China and the United States, with America triumphing in Athens in 2004, and China, on home turf, overtaking its rival four years later. Many commentators saw that shift as a symbol of U.S. decline and of China's growing economic clout.

Olympics-What the medals tally tells us about the G7 and BRICS

30 Jul 2012

July 30 During the Cold War, the relative power of the United States and the Soviet Union were regularly measured in gold, silver and bronze. The last couple of Olympic Summer Games have been a race between China and the United States, with America triumphing in Athens in 2004, and China, on home turf, overtaking its rival four years later. Many commentators saw that shift as a symbol of U.S. decline and of China's growing economic clout.

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