Verizon Communications Inc.’s legal victory over the Federal Communications Commission lets the carrier charge extra fees for speedier delivery of online content, potentially increasing costs for Netflix Inc. and other Internet companies.
Marco Polo Seatrade BV reached an agreement with creditors Credit Agricole SA and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc to use its cash collateral amid criticism from the banks that it wrongly filed for bankruptcy in New York.
Rhubarb originated in China, and Marco Polo prized the plant enough to list it in his will. Uzbeks wash their infants’ hair with basil to make it thicker. Italians in Modena like to drizzle 25-year-old balsamic vinegar on their gelato.
Singapore’s Straits Times Index dropped 0.9 percent to 2,653.75 as of 11:15 a.m. local time. Just one share advanced in the index of 30 companies. The gauge is heading for its fourth straight week of decline.