Patisserie Valerie calls emergency shareholder meeting

Shares in the parent company of café chain Patisserie Valerie will remain suspended until it can give more details about accounting irregularities it uncovered last week and its financial reporting is “appropriate for...

PM to launch MSME support programme on Friday

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a MSME support programme on Friday, which among other things would aim to enhance credit access to micro, small and medium businesses. The move will...

UPDATE 1-Japan court extends Carlos Ghosn's detention until April 22

FILE PHOTO - Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends the Tomorrow In Motion event on the eve of press day at the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October...

Important tips for effective fundraising by MSMEs

By Amit Saxena For any MSME, fundraising is always a daunting task and timely availability of funds can make or break any business. For example, during the summer season, small ice-cream plant manufacturers look...

Spanish regulator fines tobacco companies for anti-competition

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s anti-trust watchdog fined tobacco companies a combined total of almost 58 million euros (£50 million) for non-competitive practices, the regulator said on Friday. Distributor Compania de Distribucion Integral Logista...

Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after U.S. sanctions move

© Reuters. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sits for an interview with Reuters in New York ...

Myanmar garment workers demand sacked colleagues get jobs back

YANGON (Reuters) - Dozens of striking workers from a Chinese-owned garment factory in Myanmar marched to a government compound in the city of Yangon on Monday, demanding to meet the city’s chief minister,...

McDonald's enters the plant-based burger wars, setting up a showdown with Burger King

McDonald's plant-based burgerSource: McDonald'sLet the plant-based burger wars begin.McDonald's on Thursday announced testing of the P.L.T., a plant-based burger, in Canada. Rival Burger King is already several steps ahead. It launched its own...

REFILE-UPDATE 4-CBS CEO Moonves resigns amid new allegations of sexual misconduct

(Reuters) - Leslie Moonves, the top executive at CBS Corp (CBS.N) since 2006 and a major figure at the broadcast network and media company for more than two decades, resigned on Sunday amid...

Russia decides to free captive whales after outcry – governor

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities have decided to free nearly 100 whales held in cages in Russia’s Far East, the governor of Russia’s Primorsky Region said on Monday, the TASS news agency reported....