Monthly Archive: November 2018

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer cutting 12,000 jobs

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer cutting 12,000 jobs

30 November 2018 – German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG says it’s cutting 12,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to reduce costs. The Leverkusen-based company said last night that details of...

PSG edge Liverpool to set up tense final group game

PSG edge Liverpool to set up tense final group game

29 November 2018 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hit out at the referee and Neymar as his side slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain last night that...

US stock indexes edge higher after a big gain

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

28 November 2018 – Stocks wobbled last night as large high-dividend stocks rose and smaller companies sank. Major indexes were coming off big gains the day before. Big health care...

Nissan to appoint Saikawa as Chairman following Ghosn’s sacking

Nissan to appoint Saikawa as Chairman following Ghosn's sacking

27 November 2018 – Nissan Motor Co. plans to appoint CEO Hiroto Saikawa to double as its chairman at a board meeting next month following the dismissal of Carlos...

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

26 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks advanced today as investors welcomed the news that Osaka was picked to host the World Exposition in 2025, lifting construction, hotel and other...

Tokyo stocks fall as tech stocks and Nissan slide

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

20 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks dropped today as technology companies receded on weakness in their U.S. counterparts and Nissan Motor fell after its Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested...

Japan’s SoftBank unveils office cleaning robots

SoftBank Unveil Office Cleaning Robots

19 November 2018 – SoftBank Group Corp.’s robotics arm today unveiled a cleaning robot equipped with artificial intelligence, planning to start a rental service for offices and restaurants possibly...

Brazil ex-minister says Loss of Cuban doctors will hurt millions

Brazil ex-minister says Loss of Cuban doctors will hurt millions

16 November 2018 – Millions of Brazilians may be left without access to doctors due to the end of a program that brought Cuban physicians to rural and dangerous...

Japanese government to lift age restrictions on US beef

Japan Government To Lift Age Restrictions On US Beef

15 November 2018 – A research panel of Japan’s food safety commission said today that safety would be assured even after the removal of import restrictions on U.S. beef...

D-Day for May as draft Brexit deal prepared

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

14 November 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet today that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the...