FWD shines at Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards 2020 with 11 prizes

FWD most awarded insurer for third consecutive year with revolutionary products and tied agency strength in the spotlight HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 July 2020 - FWD Hong Kong ('FWD') was th...

Biogen, AMC Entertainment rise; Levi Strauss, Ascena fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: National General Holdings Corp., up $13.43 to $33.84. Allstate is buying the insura...

Supreme Court sides with Trump in birth control opt-out case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable C...

How to organize important documents simply and safely

Tax filing deadlines inspire many of us to vow that we’re finally going to organize our papers. Start with understanding what should be kept, in what format and for how long. Then, ...

IIHF encouraged by NHL's potential return to Olympics in '22

International Ice Hockey Federation chief Rene’ Fasel is encouraged after learning the NHL's pending labor deal opens the possibility of the world's best players returning to the Olympics. ...

Data-mining firm Palantir files for stealth public offering

The Silicon Valley data-mining firm Palantir Technologies confidentially filed to go public, setting up what could be the biggest stock offering from a technology company since Uber’s debut last year....

COVID-19 vaccine candidates secure funds; Lysol gets EPA nod

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the...

Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIV

A Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant vir...

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom t...

Accuity Helps Leading Banks in Pakistan Stay Ahead of Global Regulatory Requirements

Financial crime compliance solutions ensure that local banks can fight AML/CFT threats in real-time and better support economic growth ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN / SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 July 2020 - ...

Film-loving France fears the loss of a generation to coronavirus

"Obviously it doesn't look like a real newborn," says Jeanne Granveaud. She has just finished working on a scene involving a motorized dummy baby. The film industry is having to find wor...

Q&A: The nuts and bolts of the Paycheck Protection Program

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses can still get help from the government’s coronavirus relief plan after Congress extended the Paycheck Protection Program until Aug. 8. The program th...

Announcement on the Completion of the New Manulife-ESR Joint Venture's Acquisition of PGGM's Real Estate Portfolio for RMB1.7 Billion

SHANGHAI/TORONTO/AMSTERDAM/HONG KONG - Media OutReach - July 6, 2020 - ESR Cayman Limited ("ESR"; SEHK Stock Code: 1821), Manulife and PGGM today announced that a new core joint venture ("Core JV") be...

Coronavirus testing a stress threat for athletic budgets

Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and...

Gig workers face shifting roles, competition in pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — There were the two-hour, unpaid waits outside supermarkets when San Francisco first started to lock down, on top of the heavy shopping bags that had to be lugged up countless flights o...