Tuesday , June 19 2018

BlackRock targets financial advisers with risk ‘X-Ray’ tool

Bloomberg Almost three decades ago, BlackRock Inc. created software to obsessively monitor the then-fledgling firm’s financial risks. Now, after turning it into an essential tool on Wall Street, the firm is zeroing in another kind of client: financial advisers. The world’s largest asset manager is marketing its risk analytics software, ...

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Publishers slam Facebook ad policy

Bloomberg Facebook Inc. is facing more blowback for its decision to categorise the promotion of news articles as political content, with global publishers now urging Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to change its policy. Seven trade groups representing media publishers and broadcast organis­ations in more than 120 countries including the ...

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Daimler gets slapped with recall, but avoids risk of fines

Bloomberg With a government order to recall 774,000 vehicles in Europe, Daimler AG stands accused of having used illegal defeat device in its engines, while escaping the crushing cost of fines. The move follows consultations with the German government in Berlin on June 11, which Daimler Chief Executive Officer Dieter ...

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