Finance

BASF ‘cautious’ after challenging 2016

The world's largest chemicals maker says it made a net profit of 4.06 billion euros (US$4.3 billion) in 2016, up 2% on the year...

Two ex-Vatican bank chiefs get suspended prison terms

The investigation centred on a 2010 transfer of 23 million euros (US$24 million at current rates) made from the Vatican bank to Italian lender...

Good times over for expats in Saudi

A foreign fund manager with several years in the kingdom says the good times are over for expensive Western labour RIYADH (Saudi Arabia): Seventeen years...

Dollar, Asia stocks track global losses on US uncertainty

The dollar tumbled against the yen and pound in New York and while it made some inroads Friday the unit was still under pressure HONG...

Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technology

The suit is focused on proprietary information about LiDAR sensors, which use lasers to scan and essentially enable vehicles to 'see' what is around...