The number of patients being admitted daily is the equivalent to ‘a new St Thomas’ hospital, full of Covid patients, fully staffed, every day’
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp., Singapore’s second-largest bank, named Helen Wong as chief executive officer, replacing Samuel Tsien who will retire in April after running the lender since 2012.
Major global investment banks have revised up this year’s forecasts for Korea’s growth.
South Africa’s main stock index rose for a fifth day and headed for a third consecutive record close, as mining stocks benefited from hopes for U.S. economic stimulus. Local market giant Naspers Ltd. added impetus to the rally, rebounding from Thursday’s losses as global technology shares rose.
‘To those who broke the law, you will pay,’ Trump said in a recorded address
…from a turbulent 2020. The move follows a November ruling in a case involving financial services group MBIA, which could result in a $680m judgment against Credit Suisse. The bank said on Friday it…
The Swiss National Bank expects another double-digit billion profit for 2020.
The Swiss bank said that sharply higher reserves to fight a U.S. legal battle over mortgage securities will tip it to a fourth-quarter loss.
…Samsung Electronics has forecast that its operating profit rose by a quarter in the final three months of 2020 as increased online activity during the coronavirus pandemic boosted demand for computer…
Credit Suisse Group AG said it expects to post a fourth-quarter loss after setting aside $850 million for legal cases in the U.S. that date back to the financial crisis more than a decade ago.