* IPO activity nears levels seen in tech bubble in 2000 * Short sellers targeting recent IPOs -Markit LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) - Firms are queuing up to list on equity indexes, ..
Gold jumped to a three-week high on Monday, gaining for a second straight session on short-covering and as rising tensions and violence in Ukraine burnished the metal's s ..
Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a ..
Portugal said on Sunday it would exit its three-year 78-billion-euro bailout this month without a precautionary credit line, as the country returns to growth after years of pa ..
Britain's opposition Labour party called on Sunday for an inquiry into a potential takeover of British firm AstraZeneca by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer, accusing the government ..
U.S. authorities are ratcheting up pressure on Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX) to plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans hide untaxed money in Swiss bank accounts, Swiss newspaper ..
French President Francois Hollande expects an economic recovery that will allow the government to lower taxes, a newspaper reported him as saying on Sunday. "The reform e ..
Warren Buffett on Saturday defended his recent controversial vote on executive pay at Coca-Cola Co and disappointing performance at railroad BNSF, as investors grilled him on ..
General Motors Co (GM) is recalling 51,640 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia SUVs of the 2014 model year because faulty software may cause the fuel gauge to rea ..
Michael Steinberg, a portfolio manager at Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors who was found guilty last year on insider trading charges, has asked for a two-year sente ..