Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no plan to create committees overseeing compensation or executive nomination, a Reuters poll found, reflecting indifference to boosting governance after the arrest of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn.
Over a third of Japanese firms aim to raise capital expenditure in the fiscal year starting April, with many others worried about the impact on spending plans of a trade war between major markets China and the United States, a Reuters survey showed.
Latin American stocks saw their steepest
one-day loss in nearly one month on Monday and currencies also
weakened as negative local news added to the risk aversion from
China data confirming global economic slowdown.
The MSCI index of Latin American shares
slumped 0.8 percent and posted its worst day since Dec. 26 in
subdued trade as U.S. markets were closed for the Martin Luther
King Jr. holiday.
United Airlines Flight 179 left New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport for Hong Kong but was forced to make an emergency landing at Goose Bay Airport in Newfoundland due to a medical emergency; Trace Gallagher reports.
Canada's main stock index rose on Monday
to a seven-week high as shares of financial and industrial
companies climbed, shaking off a weaker tone on global stock
markets after data showing slower economic growth in China.
France is considering introducing
a bill amendment to empower its security and defence watchdogs
to make retroactive checks to telecoms operators' equipment once
installed, targeting China's Huawei, Les Echos newspaper
reported on Monday without citing sources.
France is considering introducing a bill amendment to empower its security and defence watchdogs to make retroactive checks to telecoms operators' equipment once installed, targeting China's Huawei, Les Echos newspaper reported on Monday without citing sources.
Oil prices edged up on Monday, reversing earlier losses, as investors shrugged off data that confirmed China's economic growth is cooling and instead latched on to positive supply-side drivers for the market.
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