BoJ surprises as it holds off stimulus, delays inflation target

The Bank of Japan shocked markets Thursday as it held fire on a fresh round of widely expected stimulus measures, sparking questions about whether it had anything left…

The Innovative Coworking Spaces of 15th-Century Italy

Coworking spaces are on the rise, from Google’s “Campus” in London to NextSpace in California. Much has been made of these shared workspaces as a brand-new idea, one that…

Pay dirt

FAT cats and big bonuses routinely stoke public anger. Now shareholders are pig-wrestling mad. On April 14th investors in BP rejected a pay rise for Bob Dudley, the…

Turning the tanker

THE radio in the office of José Antonio González is tuned to one of the American classical-music stations that he loves. The sounds may be relaxing, but the…

Visa calls travel projections for Olympics ‘reassuring’

Visa Inc is forecasting 400,000 to 500,000 international visitors to Rio de Janeiro in August, a projection one of its top marketing executives called “reassuring” given economic and…

Nokia Announces Acquisition Of A Digital Health Products And Services Company For 170 Million Euro

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The over-promised land

IT WAS billed as a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Iran is the “biggest new market to re-enter the global economy in decades”, British trade officials said in January, predicting more…

Smoke signals

TOBACCO companies specialise in contradiction. They herald the decline of smoking among youngsters, for example, then flaunt their sales to callow puffers. The most skilled contortionist in the…

Global stocks fall with dollar, oil ahead of Fed, BOJ meetings

Global stocks fell along with the dollar and oil prices on Monday as an unexpected drop in U.S. new home sales added to investor uncertainty over the economy's…

German business confidence stable despite global fears

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A closely watched measure of German business optimism was stable in April despite worries about a possible global economic slowdown. Economy News Headlines –…

Benzinga’s Weekend M&A Chatter

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday April 22 through Sunday April 24, 2016: Mastercard Near £1B Takeover of Vocalink…

Obama says EU and U.S. must move forward with TTIP

U.S. President Barack Obama said the European Union and United States must move forward with a trade free trade accord still under negotiation which supporters say could boost…

Tech Savvy: Reinventing Work With Virtual Reality

Virtual reality could be the new reality at work: The demand for the free Samsung Gear VR headsets offered in a recent promotion was so high that the…

How Boards Botch CEO Succession

When David Goldberg, CEO of Surveymonkey Com LLC, an online-survey company based in Palo Alto, California, died unexpectedly in May 2015, the company did not announce a new…

Wall Street is underwater

Wall Street is sinking. The big banks had a lousy first quarter. Hedge funds are getting pummeled. Regular institutional investors are flailing. And they’re all dragging each other…