WikiLeaks founder Assange slams Swiss banker arrest
He said Switzerland was not the only country involved in the offshore banking structures that were depriving tax authorities worldwide of some $22 billion.
Thai bourse halts Sri Trang before S’pore IPO news
BANGKOK Jan 24 (Reuters) – The Thai Stock Exchange said it had suspended trading in Sri Trang Agro-Industry Pcl STA.BK on Monday ahead of an announcement on the pricing of its Singapore initial pubic offering (IPO) later in the day.
Hillary wants a break, but maybe just a little one
ABC’s Good Morning America asked how’s she’s doing on The Grandmother Front. She prefaced her reply with peels of laughter: “I will only get in trouble, however I respond to that. But let me just say I love babies, and so maybe I’ll have more in my life some day.”
Michelle Williams still asks why Heath Ledger died
The 30 year-old actress, whose romance with Ledger blossomed on the set of “Brokeback Mountain” in roles for which they both received Oscar nominations (he won supporting actor), said she had found “meaning in things and people and relationships that have sprung up and friendships that have strengthened.
IMF’s gold sales slowed 40 pct in Oct. vs Sept.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Nov 29 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has slowed the rate of selling its gold by 40 percent in October from the previous month, as interest among central banks to own the metal increased as a hedge against economic uncertainty.