BlackRock pushed Anglo to extend talks with BHP, FT reports

  (Reuters) – Anglo American was pressed by key shareholders including BlackRock to extend talks with BHP Group over its proposed 38.6 billion pound ($49.18 billion) mining merger, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. BHP, the world’s biggest listed mining group,...

Italian banks must quit Russia, ECB’s Panetta says

  STRESA, Italy (Reuters) – Italian banks must halt their business in Russia as staying in the country also brings a “reputational problem,” European Central Bank policymaker Fabio Panetta said on Saturday. After Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International, UniCredit is...

What’s open and closed on Memorial Day

  In what had long been celebrated every May 30 to honor America’s fallen soldiers, Memorial Day officially became a federal holiday in 1971, observed on the last Monday in May. Businesses increasingly have chosen to stay open on the holiday, leading to what is now...