KANSAS CITY: A man robbed a bank in Kansas and later surrendered to a security guard to ‘stay in jail’ rather than being at home with his wife.
BEIJING: The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved its first four loans totalling over half a billion dollars, it announced Friday, as it joined forces with putative rivals to finance projects across Asia.
BEIJING: Footage of Chinese bank staff being spanked for poor performance at a training session has gone viral, triggering public anger and the suspension of the bank’s boss, reports said Tuesday.
LAHORE: A petition has been filed at a local court against TV anchor Sahir Lodhi for ‘misappropriation’ in a bank account, ARY News reported.
MUMBAI: The second World Twenty20 semi-final is likely to hinge on who emerges on top in the battle between the big-hitting West Indian batsmen and India’s wily spinners when the former champions clash at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s central bank chief resigned on Tuesday, the finance minister said, after hackers stole $81 million from the nation’s foreign reserves in an audacious cyber-heist that has hugely embarrassed the government.
RAWALPINDI: A firearm “accidentally” discharged from security guard at a private bank, claiming life of a female cashier, ARY News reported.
SHANGHAI: Chinese authorities have uncovered an “underground bank” which illegally transferred money overseas in a case valued at $64 billion, said to be the country’s largest ever, according to a police statement.
GENEVA: Swiss competition authorities said Monday they were investigating UBS, HSBC, Deutsche Bank and four other major banks for suspected price fixing in the trade of precious metals like gold and silver.