JPMorgan Chase & Co. is seeking to become one of the world’s three biggest stock brokers, lifting a division that has fallen behind its capital markets, equity derivatives and investment banking units.
For all the progress made on women’s rights, one measure of inequality still stands out: Females earn less than males, even in the same occupations. Closing this gender gap will require changing the way employers think about work.
Transnational Corp. of Nigeria Plc, which invests in hotels, agriculture and energy, rose to an almost four-month high on speculation that an institutional investor boosted a stake, according to Kundila Finance Ltd.
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. plans to sell Manhattan’s 1 Wall St., the Art Deco skyscraper that serves as its corporate headquarters, and has hired brokers to find a smaller amount of space to lease elsewhere.
India’s stock regulator issued new guidelines aimed at preventing flawed orders and uncontrolled trades after a brokerage mistake wiped 16 percent off the S&P CNX Nifty Index in eight seconds in October.