Airline SAS files for U.S. bankruptcy protection as strike grounds flights

Airline files for Chapter 11 in the United States Filing comes after pilot strike began on Monday Strike grounding roughly half of airline’s flights STOCKHOLM, July 5 (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States to help cut debt, it said on Tuesday, warning strike action by pilots … Read more

Airline SAS says survival at stake as pilot strike grounds flights

Strike to ground roughly half of airline’s flights SAS says will affect about 30,000 passengers per day Strike raises uncertainty of loss-making airline’s future Biggest airline strike since BA pilots in 2019 STOCKHOLM, July 4 (Reuters) – Wage talks between Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) and its pilots collapsed on Monday, triggering a strike that puts … Read more

Chinese property developer Shimao misses repayment on $1 billion bond

HONG KONG, July 3 (Reuters) – Chinese property developer Shimao Group (0813.HK) has missed the interest and principal payment of a $1 billion offshore bond due on Sunday, in the latest blow to China’s embattled property market. The non-repayment was the first missed public offshore payment for the Shanghai-based developer. With an outstanding $6.1 billion … Read more

Argentina economy minister, IMF deal architect, quits as government crisis builds

Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman poses for a picture before an interview with Reuters at the Economy Ministry, in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 10, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BUENOS AIRES, July 2 (Reuters) – Argentina’s economy minister Martin Guzman, the architect of a recent major debt deal … Read more

GM calls off plan to sell India car plant to China’s Great Wall

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, US, March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI/SHANGHAI, July 1 (Reuters) – General Motors (GM) (GM.N) said on Friday it had called off the sale of a shuttered … Read more

S&P 500 limps to slightly lower close as quarter-end looms

US economy contracted in Q1; consumer spending revised lower General Mills rises as sales beat on higher prices Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO, shares tumble Dow up 0.27%, S&P down 0.07%, Nasdaq off 0.03% NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended a seesaw session slightly down on Wednesday as investors staggered … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO Tritton as sales sink

June 29 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) on Wednesday replaced Chief Executive Officer Mark Tritton as part of a management shake-up to reverse a slump in its business, the home goods retailer said. Shares fell 13% in premarket trading as the company’s first-quarter net sales slumped 25%, rounding off a year of … Read more

Buffett’s Berkshire buys more Occidental shares, raises stake to about 16.4%

June 28 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said on Monday it has purchased another 794,389 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp (OXY.N), giving the conglomerate a nearly 16.4% stake in the Houston, Texas-based oil company. The purchases were made in multiple transactions and cost about $44 million, Berkshire said in a regulatory filing. … Read more

Siemens to invest in Volkswagen’s N.American charging network

An electric vehicle charger is seen as a vehicle charges in Manhattan, New York, US, December 7, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 28 (Reuters) – German industrial giant Siemens AG (SIEGn.DE) is investing more than $100 million in Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) Electrify America unit, becoming the first … Read more

Bankman-Fried’s FTX says no talks to acquire Robinhood

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 27 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX crypto exchange said it is not in talks to acquire … Read more