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BARCELONA (Reuters) - Almost three quarters of Spanish business leaders fear Catalonia's plans for an independence referendum on Oct. 1 could harm the country's economy, according to a study by Deloitte published in Spanish newspaper El País.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Hebei province will likely meet its annual target for reducing coal capacity by the end of September, official newspaper Hebei Daily reported on Sunday, citing information from the provincial planning body.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Kuwait's oil minister Essam al-Marzouq said on Saturday that compliance with oil production cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC countries is good and that deeper cuts are possible.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The state government in Delhi told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's insurance regulator has urged the industry to show greater "self-discipline" and "serve the real economy", in a nod to the central government's focus on fighting financial risk.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating allegations of a cartel among a group of German carmakers, the European Commission said on Saturday, a measure that could result in hefty fines for the companies.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - TPI Triunfo Participações & Investimentos SA and a pool of about 20 banks have agreed on terms of a 2.113 billion real ($672.6 million) debt restructuring, giving the Brazilian infrastructure firm a lifeline to finalize projects and downsize gradually.
LONDON (Reuters) - British pharmacy chain Boots has apologised for its response to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of one of its morning-after pills and said it was looking for cheaper alternatives.
ZURICH (Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel said on Friday it has recommended Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq as a treatment for advanced bladder and lung cancer, setting the stage for European Commission approval this year.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan's central bank held its main policy interest rate steady at 5.75 percent on Saturday, the bank's new governor said, citing low inflation expectations and the gathering pace of economic activity.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese peer-to-peer marketplace app operator Mercari has applied to list its shares with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which could be the biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year, the Nikkei business daily said on Saturday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co have agreed to pay a combined $148 million to end private U.S. antitrust litigation claiming they conspired with other banks to manipulate the yen Libor and Euroyen Tibor benchmark interest rates.
SAO PAULO/BOGOTA (Reuters) - The busiest week for initial public offerings in Brazil in four years ended on Friday on an upbeat note for issuers, as a nascent economic recovery and the passage of key economic reforms helped to lure global investors.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.
(Reuters) - Ferrara Candy Co, the owner of candies such as Lemonheads and Now & Later chews, is preparing to participate in the auction for Swiss food group Nestle SA's U.S. candy business, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level in more than a year against a basket of major rivals on Friday a day after the European Central Bank's chief abstained from talking down the euro, while obstacles to U.S. President Donald Trump's policy agenda also weighed.