UPS COO’s retirement overshadows e-commerce fueled profit rise

(Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc’s (UPS.N) e-commerce fueled quarterly profit beat on Tuesday was overshadowed by news that Jim Barber, widely viewed as the world’s biggest parcel delivery... Read more »

William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist announced

(Reuters) – The six-strong shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award was announced on Tuesday, with twice winners Donald McCrae and Duncan Hamilton in contention... Read more »

Trump administration renews three-month license for Chevron in Venezuela

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Chevron is seen at the company’s office in Caracas, Venezuela April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Oct 21

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Here are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.... Read more »

Barrick Gold reaches deal with Tanzania to settle disputes over Acacia Mining

Oct 20 (Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp said it had reached a deal to settle a long-running tax dispute between Tanzania and mining group Acacia, which Barrick bought in... Read more »

House Speaker Pelosi holds talks in Jordan with King Abdullah

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses the audience during the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) 2019 Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, U.S. October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso... Read more »

UPDATE 2-Chile army declares curfew, president reverses fare hikes after unrest

(Adds Pinera reversal, curfew, protest reaction, spread to other cities) By Aislinn Laing and Gabriela Donoso SANTIAGO, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The Chilean military declared a night-time curfew in... Read more »

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs investment banker charged in insider trading scheme

(Adds third case) By David Shepardson Oct 19 (Reuters) – A Goldman Sachs Group Inc investment banker has been released on bond and placed on leave by the firm... Read more »

No ‘Joker’: Bronx ‘step street’ becomes New York hot spot thanks to hit movie

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of “must sees” on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and,... Read more »

EWEC and ACWA secure $869 mln for Abu Dhabi desalination plant

ABU DHABI, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power said on Saturday they had secured financing of 3.19 billion dirhams ($869... Read more »