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Audi Ex-Boss Becomes First VW Board Member Sentenced Over Diesel Scandal

Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler was handed a suspended sentence of one year and nine months by a Munich court on Tuesday for fraud by negligence in the 2015 diesel scandal, becoming the first former Volkswagen (ETR: VOWG_p) board member to receive such a sentence. The ex-boss was fined 1.1 million euros ($1.20 million), which […]

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Tesla Stock Is No Longer a Buy At Goldman Sachs; Shares Slip

Goldman Sachs analysts downgraded Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock to Neutral from Buy following a massive year-to-date rally in the electric vehicle (EV) maker’s stock. Still, they raised the price target to $248 per share from the prior $185, reflecting increased EPS estimates and a higher target multiple. The analysts remain positive on Tesla’s long-term growth potential […]

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Can HDFC AMC make it Back to The MSCI Index After Abrdn Stake Sale?

Abrdn’s clean-up block trade of a 10.2 percent stake in HDFC AMC will increase the company’s free float market capitalisation but the stock has to rally over 10 percent from the current level to make it back to the MSCI index. “As per the latest global market cap cut-off, HDFC AMC needs to move above […]

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European Stock Futures Edge Higher; Central Bank Decisions Seen Key

European stock markets are expected to drift higher at the open Monday, at the start of a week dominated by a series of key central bank meetings in the U.S., Asia and Europe. At 02:00 ET (06:00 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.4% higher, CAC 40 futures in France climbed 0.3% and […]

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Kim Kardashian seeks Secret of Private Equity Success As Rising Rates Bite

Reality star Kim Kardashian’s arrival at a gathering of the globe’s top deal brokers in Berlin failed to dispel their dark mood as the rising cost of money puts the brakes on the private equity industry. Flanked by bodyguards, Kardashian drew a crowd of hundreds of executives at the Super Return industry event, saying she […]

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Asian Stocks Dip As Markets Weigh Fed Fears, China Stimulus Hopes

Most Asian stocks retreated on Thursday amid continued concerns over rising interest rates and slowing global economic growth, although optimism over more Chinese stimulus measures helped limit some losses. Chinese losses limited as state banks cut deposit rates China’s Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 and Shanghai Composite indexes moved in a flat-to-low range, while Hong Kong’s […]

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Exclusive-Accounting For War: Ukraine’s Climate Fallout

The war in Ukraine is deepening the climate crisis at time when global greenhouse gas emissions are already running at a record high, according to report by carbon accounting experts who have tallied the overall impact of the conflict. The report, which is due to be released on the sidelines of the U.N. climate summit […]

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Gold prices dip amid rate hike uncertainty, copper retreats

Gold prices fell slightly on Monday amid uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will hold interest rates steady later this month, while concerns over weakening economic growth pulled copper prices down. The yellow metal fell on Friday after U.S. nonfarm payrolls data read much stronger than expected for May, which posited a hawkish outlook for […]

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Germany Leads Big Bond Rally As Inflation Finally Heads Down

Germany is leading the biggest rally in global bond markets since March’s banking rout as cooling inflation and a weakening economy suggest European Central Bank rate hikes are nearing an end. Borrowing costs, or bond yields, in the benchmark euro area issuer are down at least 20 basis points (bps) this week. Alongside British and […]

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Gold Edges Lower, Copper Slides On Disappointing Chinese Data

Gold prices crept lower on Wednesday as markets awaited more cues on the raising of the U.S. debt ceiling, while copper prices slid after data offered more signals of a slowing economic rebound in China. Copper futures sank 0.7% to $3.6338 a pound, and were set to lose about 6% in May as data showed […]

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