Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab... Read more »

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers

Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic arrives to take part in a European Union leaders summit, in Brussels, Belgium July 2, 2019. Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/Pool via REUTERS ZAGREB (Reuters)... Read more »

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK’s Saga

(Reuters) – Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain’s Saga Plc (SAGAG.L), less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was... Read more »

Burgeoning family offices manage $5.9 trillion: Campden

ZURICH (Reuters) – The number of family offices — companies that manage portfolios for individual families — has risen by 38% over the past two years worldwide, advisory group... Read more »

CQS looking to grow U.S. presence under new CEO Rolet

(Reuters) – CQS, the London-based global multi-strategy credit-focused asset management firm with $17.7 billion in assets, is looking to grow its presence in the United States, Xavier Rolet, who... Read more »

Iran to give no quarter in confrontation with U.S.: supreme leader

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program... Read more »

METALS-Nickel jumps to 11-month peak on industrial and fund buying

* GRAPHIC-2019 asset returns: tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates with official prices) By Eric Onstad LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) – Nickel prices surged to their highest in 11 months on Tuesday, propelled... Read more »

UPDATE 2-CRH to exit distribution business in $1.9 bln Blackstone deal

* CRH put the unit on review last year * To use proceeds for further acquisitions, share buyback * Transaction value is attractive – JPM analysts (Recasts, adds analysts... Read more »

British PM May hosts victorious England cricket team

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as... Read more »

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change

AROSA, Switzerland (Reuters) – The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski... Read more »