WTO deputy chief advises EU caution in answer to U.S. tariffs

BERLIN (Reuters) - You cannot find any basis in World Trade Organisation rules for U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium, nonetheless the European Union should proceed cautiously when resolving the...

Hectic pace of Spanish bank deals to slow after Barclays sale

MADRID (Reuters) - Barclays’ sale of its Spanish banking business to Caixabank looks set to mark the end of a hectic first round of consolidation in the country’s finance industry as...

Citi sells more branches in Texas to BB&T

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) agreed to sell another 41 branches in Texas to BB&T Corp (BBT.N) as the third-largest U.S. bank cuts back on brick-and-mortar outlets and focuses on online...

China regulator says debt defaults natural

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's banking and insurance regulator Guo Shuqing said on Thursday debt defaults really are a natural occurrence and China's default rate was more affordable than various other...

Plan to combat fake news proposed as EU elections approach

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The ecu Union's executive proposed on Wednesday spending extra income to counter fake news online, establishing a first warning system to alert governments and pushing tech companies...

U.N. seeking admission to China’s re-education camps in Xinjiang: Bachelet

GENEVA (Reuters) - The very best N't human rights official Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday that her office is seeking entry to China's Xinjiang region to be sure of "worrying...