South Korea Grants Kakao, KT-led Groups Permits for Online Banks

South Korea gave preliminary approval for two groups -- one from the new economy and another from the old -- to set up the nation’s first Internet-only banks as the government seeks to reinvigorate a sector suffering from slow growth and slim margins.

Beijing Raises Pollution Alert to the Second-Highest Level

Air pollution reached “hazardous” levels in Beijing on Sunday, prompting the city to upgrade to the second-highest alert for the first time in 13 months on the same day that the Chinese government said it has met pollution-reduction targets for the year.

Dana Gas Jumps After Court Ruling; Abu Dhabi Stocks Retreat

Dana Gas advanced the most in almost a year after an international arbiter ordered the Kurdish government to pay the company and its partners about $2 billion for unpaid invoices. Most equity indexes in the region fell led by Abu Dhabi.

Momentum Is Growing for a Climate Deal in Paris

More than 140 world leaders including U.S. President Barack Obama and Xi Jinping of China are gathering in Paris for France’s biggest diplomatic event since 1948, striving to reach the first truly global deal to curb greenhouse gases.

Oil's Big Players Line Up for $30 Billion of Projects in Iran

Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Lukoil PJSC are among international companies that have selected oil and natural gas deposits to develop in Iran as the holder of the world’s fourth-largest crude reserves presents $30 billion worth of projects to investors.


Bloomberg ‹GO› Full Episode (11/27)

Bloomberg ‹GO› hosted by Stephanie Ruhle and David Westin. Guests include Dave Brandon, chief executive officer at Toys R Us, Matthew Shay, president and chief executive officer at National Retail Federation, and Greg Harper, founder and president at Harpervision. (Source: Bloomberg)

Global Glut: Oil Inventories on the Rise

Bloomberg Intelligence's Vincent Piazza previews next week's OPEC meeting and discusses the global glut of crude oil. He speaks with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

KaloBios CEO Shkreli Puts the Squeeze on Shorts

Martin Shkreli, whose purchase last week of a majority stake in KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. generated pain for anyone betting against the stock, had more news for short sellers Friday: he’ll stop making his shares available to borrow. Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Does the ECB Have to Act So Aggressively?

David Owen, Jefferies chief European financial economist, discusses the outlook for ECB policy with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)