Gender equality and women leaders benefit companies and society: President Halimah

SINGAPORE – Companies and society will benefit from increasing participation by women in the economy and leadership positions, said President Halimah Yacob on Wednesday (Sept 18). Madam Halimah told the Women’s Forum Asia: “Our society has been built on principles of meritocracy and equal opportunity for all. “To this extent, organisations in Singapore must continue to embrace diversity in leadership […]

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Huawei to invest more to capture intelligent computing market

SHANGHAI – Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei said on Wednesday (Sept 18) that it will invest heavily in developing its own hardware and software to create a foothold in the computing market, signalling that it remains confident in the face of the United States trade ban. Huawei deputy chairman Ken Hu said at the opening of a three-day annual conference […]

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Window closing fast for WeWork parent to launch IPO this year

NEW YORK (Reuters) – WeWork owner The We Company faces strong headwinds in achieving its goal of launching an initial public offering (IPO) by the end of the year after postponing it this month, fund managers and capital markets professionals said. The U.S. office-sharing startup was getting ready to launch an investor road show for its IPO this week, before […]

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Explainer: The Fed has a repo problem. What's that?

(Reuters) – As if the U.S. Federal Reserve didn’t already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the U.S. financial system has thrown policymakers an unexpected curveball. Cash available to banks for their short-term funding needs all but dried up on Monday and Tuesday, and interest rates […]

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AT&T pushed to unload DirecTV as troubles mount, Dish may be best option

Bankers call AT&T to sell DIRECTV: Sources FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino gives an exclusive report on AT&T’s possible plans to sell DIRECTV. Trouble is piling up for AT&T’s DirecTV subsidiary, and Wall Street bankers have been inundating the telecom giant with demands to sell the satellite TV operator. Continue Reading Below Elliot Management, which has snapped up a $3.2 billion […]

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U.S. Stocks Close Roughly Flat Following Another Choppy Session

Stocks experienced another lackluster performance during trading on Tuesday, eventually closing mixed for the third consecutive session. The major averages recovered from an early move to the downside but still ended the day roughly flat. Despite a late-day surge, the tech-heavy Nasdaq edged down 3.28 points or less than a tenth of a percent to 8,084.16. Meanwhile, the Dow rose […]

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‘American Gods’ Adds Marilyn Manson For Season 3 Role On Starz Drama

EXCLUSIVE: Marilyn Manson is joining up with the beautiful people of American Gods for the Starz series’ third season. No stranger to the small screen, the Sons of Anarchy alum will play the lead singer of Blood Death. Well within the shock rocker’s wheelhouse, the blood thirsty Johan Wengren character fronts the Viking death metal band. Wengren and Blood Death […]

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