EU considers tightening law after inquiry into BlackRock contract

EU considers tightening law after inquiry into BlackRock contract
The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File PhotoThe European Commission has said it will consider forcing companies to disclose conflicting interests when they bid for EU-funded contracts, following an inquiry into its appointment of a division of BlackRock to help develop green banking… Read More

Israel signs deal to buy millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Netanyahu says

Israel signs deal to buy millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Netanyahu says
Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of the Pfizer logo in this illustration taken February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoIsrael signed a deal to buy millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccinations from Pfizer (PFE.N) through 2022, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.The new vaccinations will be suitable to… Read More

BlackRock: emerging market assets set for lift after choppy start to 2021

BlackRock: emerging market assets set for lift after choppy start to 2021
U.S. one dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration taken February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationThe BlackRock Investment Institute said on Monday the economic restart, stabilising U.S. Treasury yields and relatively cheap valuations will boost emerging market assets after a choppy start to 2021.BlackRock acknowledged that some developing economies faced near-term challenges including a virus resurgence,… Read More

Biden meets lawmakers, including Republican who tried to block election, on infrastructure push

Biden meets lawmakers, including Republican who tried to block election, on infrastructure push
U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a meeting on U.S. supply chains and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response with a bipartisan group of House and Senate members in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstU.S. President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet on Monday with a bipartisan group… Read More

EU considers tightening law after inquiry into BlackRock contract

EU considers tightening law after inquiry into BlackRock contract
The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File PhotoThe European Commission has said it will consider forcing companies to disclose conflicting interests when they bid for EU-funded contracts, following an inquiry into its appointment of a division of BlackRock to help develop green banking… Read More

India’s Macrotech Developers lists at 10% discount after tepid IPO

India’s Macrotech Developers lists at 10% discount after tepid IPO
A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Francis MascarenhasIndian real estate company Macrotech Developers Ltd's (MACE.NS) shares opened 10% below their offering price in its stock market debut on Monday, after the initial public offering saw lukewarm subscription demand from investors.Macrotech, formerly… Read More