Hot Off The Wires - 20 December 2019
The World Bank has warned on a “towering” $55 trillion of debt piled up by developing countries in 2018, in a borrowing surge since the financial crisis that has been the fastest and widest in modern history.
Pay for FTSE 100 chief executives has declined 12% to under £3.5m on average after pressure from shareholders and regulators.
The accountancy watchdog has widened its investigation into the Thomas Cook audit to include the collapsed travel group’s 2017 financial statements.
Goldman Sachs is close to reaching a settlement of nearly $2bn with the US Department of Justice over the 1MDB corruption scandal, according to a report.
Which of these woods generally does not float in water: Oak; Teak; Mahogany; Ebony; Willow; Maple?