Europe's Refugee Crisis
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.
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.
Hainan Island Construction Co., a Chinese developer, plans to spend 26 billion yuan ($4.1 billion) to buy a property unit from its parent as the country’s property market recovers.
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.
Burkina Faso began voting on Sunday in the first election since mass protests last year forced Blaise Compaore to step down as president after ruling Africa’s fourth-biggest gold producer for almost three decades.
Nigeria is investigating the abduction of five Polish crew members after their vessel was attacked by gunmen in the country’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency said.
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.
The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for Friday’s suicide bombing that killed at least 21 people and injured dozens of others near Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.
Gazprom PJSC is seeking a make-or-break meeting with the European Union’s antitrust chief next month in attempt to settle a case against the Russian state-run company, which supplies about 30 percent of Europe’s natural gas.
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› 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)
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)
Kroll Bond Rating Senior Managing Director Christopher Whalen discusses the bond markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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)
David Owen, Jefferies chief European financial economist, discusses the outlook for ECB policy with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Bloomberg ‹GO›." (Source: Bloomberg)