... * Risk appetite whetted as S&P 500 closes at record. * Dollar broadly firm on diverging yield outlook. * Asian markets thin and sluggish as Tokyo on holiday.
To resolve U.S. tax charges, Israel's Bank Leumi has admitted that it helped over 1,500 U.S. account holders evade taxes. One of the largest banks in Israel, Leumi has offices in New York, Florida, Illinois and California.
Procter & Gamble said it would sell soap brands Camay and Zest to Unilever for an undisclosed amount to focus on its faster-growing brands.
Sales of previously built homes slipped in November to their lowest level in six months as the supply of properties remained tight, an unexpected setback in what has shaped up to be a disappointing year for the housing market.
Peter Spence. Published 23/12/2014 | 02:30. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Russia has bailed out its first victim of the collapsing currency.