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Singapore's Grab strikes $40 billion deal in record SPAC merger

13.04.2021, 12:00

SINGAPORE - Southeast Asia's biggest ride-hailing and food delivery firm, Grab Holdings, agreed a merger on Tuesday with special-purpose acquisition company Altimeter Growth Corp securing a valuation of nearly $40 billion and paving the way for a coveted U.S. listing.

Oil prices rise after robust China data

13.04.2021, 11:45

LONDON - Oil prices rose on Tuesday after strong Chinese import data but markets broadly shrugged off Middle East tensions which have so far not disrupted oil supply.

American Airlines expects first-quarter revenue to plunge 62% vs 2019

13.04.2021, 11:24

American Airlines said on Tuesday it expects its first-quarter revenue to plunge about 62% compared with the same period in 2019, and to post a loss of about $2.7 billion to $2.8 billion, excluding the gains from a payroll support program.

EU recovery funds to boost Spanish growth by two percentage points a year, PM says

13.04.2021, 11:00

MADRID - European Union recovery funds to be transferred to Spain will boost economic growth by two percentage points annually in the coming years, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday.

Glass Lewis opposes re-electing Credit Suisse board's risk chairman

13.04.2021, 10:42

ZURICH - Proxy adviser Glass Lewis urged Credit Suisse (SIX:CSGN) shareholders to oppose board member Andreas Gottschling's re-election, on grounds that as risk committee chairman he should be held accountable for problems tied to Greensill and Archegos.