Wednesday, August 30

ByKevin Sheekey

Here’s a selection of stories worth reading today:

Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum, hosted by Mike in New York on September 20, “gives the World Economic Forum a run for its money” with Macron, Erdogan, Gentiloni, Lagarde, Guterres, Gates, Clinton and many more attending. UN 2017 General Assembly Week Preview (Politico Europe)

It’s not just Houston: Mumbai’s worst rains in 12 years have brought India’s financial capital to a halt. Heaviest Rainfall in 12 Years Paralyzes Indian Financial Hub (Bloomberg)

Besides warmer oceans, climate change might be causing another problem higher in the sky. Harvey Shows How Planetary Winds are Shifting (Bloomberg)

The second quarter was good for China’s banks. China’s Big Banks Beat Profit Estimates as Bad Loans Curbed (Bloomberg)

UK needs to “start negotiating seriously” on Brexit. European Commission President Juncker Criticizes UK’s Brexit Position Papers (BBC)

Most Emailed on the Terminal (last 24 hours):
BlackRock Finds $5 Trillion Insurance Industry Now Riskier Than in ’08 (Bloomberg)

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