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Economy 10 Sep 2017 | 11:11 PM

Warning before Monday vote: Blocking EU repeal bill is vote for chaotic Brexit

LONDON: Refusing to back legislation to sever Britain's political, financial and legal ties with the European Union would be a vote for a chaotic Brexit, Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said ahead of a parliamentary vote on Monday.

Business 11 Jun 2013 | 11:02 AM

Dish still eyeing Sprint books days ahead of vote

NEW YORK: Dish Network Corp said it was still examining Sprint Nextel Corp's books just two days before shareholders were due to vote on rival bidder SoftBank Corp's proposed $20.1 billion purchase of 70 percent of Sprint.

Economy 28 Mar 2019 | 11:12 PM

May plans watered-down Brexit vote to secure departure delay

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled on Thursday for a way to secure a new delay to Brexit in the face of parliamentary deadlock by setting out plans for a watered-down vote on her EU divorce deal to be held on Friday

Economy 10 Dec 2018 | 10:36 PM

Brexit in turmoil as May pulls vote to seek changes to EU divorce

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal to seek more concessions but the European Union refused to renegotiate and lawmakers doubted her chances of winning big changes.

Corporate News 16 Jan 2019 | 11:00 PM

British PM seeks to end Brexit stalemate after winning confidence vote

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to MPs from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement.

Corporate News 07 Aug 2018 | 11:02 PM

Billionaire Icahn urges Cigna shareholders to vote against US$52bil Express Scripts deal

NEW YORK: Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday urged Cigna Corp shareholders to vote against the health insurer's $52 billion purchase of Express Scripts Holding Co, citing regulatory hurdles and the growing threat from Amazon.

Economy 20 Dec 2013 | 12:49 PM

January confirmation vote set for Fed nominee Yellen

The US Senate postponed late Thursday its confirmation vote on President Barack Obama's choice to head the Federal Reserve, with a final decision on Janet Yellen now set for Jan 6.

Economy 16 Dec 2018 | 10:42 PM

New Brexit vote would 'break faith' with British, says PM May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will state her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday, telling parliament such a vote would "break faith" with British people and do "irreparable damage" to politics.

Corporate News 17 Sep 2018 | 11:07 PM

Top 10 Unilever shareholder may vote against plan to go Dutch

LONDON: Unilever shareholder Lindsell Train is likely to use at least some of its shares to vote against the company's planned move to the Netherlands, which will cost the consumer goods giant its spot in the benchmark FTSE 100 index.

Banking 08 Apr 2014 | 3:02 PM

US regulators to vote on final bank leverage rules

WASHINGTON: Financial regulators will vote on Tuesday to finalise tough requirements for US banks' leverage, which are expected to be stricter than the rules overseas firms must follow.