Month: July 2021

Getty Images LONDON — Britain’s financial watchdog has proposed changing the rules for companies listed on the U.K. stock market to include a “comply or explain” requirement for not meeting diversity targets.  The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority put forward its proposals on diversity and inclusion in a consultation paper published Wednesday.  It proposed that at
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Barclays and HSBC buildings are seen amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain October 20, 2020. Matthew Childs | Reuters Barclays beat second-quarter profit expectations on Wednesday and boosted returns to shareholders, with its investment banking and equities businesses posting record incomes. The British lender posted a quarterly attributable profit of
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 “Yes, I’m vaccinated,” says NBA legend Charles Barkley. “Everybody should be vaccinated. Period.” “The only people who are not vaccinated are just a–holes,” he says. The 58-year-old NBA Hall-of-Famer says he personally thinks sports leagues should force players to get vaccinated. “Can you imagine if one of these guys that are not vaccinated, if they
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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently published a report on tax revenue statistics in selected Asian and Pacific countries. The report, covering 24 tax jurisdictions, provides tax revenue data from 1990 to 2019 and includes a section on nontax revenue data for selected Asian and Pacific economies. Additionally, a special feature co-authored by the
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