Risk Of Global Food Price Inflation Grows On US Drought
The risk of another wave of global food price inflation is growing fast, Barclays PLC (BCS) said Wednesday, as U.S. grains and soybeans prices trade within touching distance of all-time highs, due to the nation's worst drought in 56 years, which is massively reducing harvest expectations.
Peregrine CEO's Hearing Postponed Until July 27
A preliminary hearing for the disgraced chief executive of Peregrine Financial Group Inc. has been postponed until late next week to give his public defender time to prepare, according to a court document filed Wednesday.
Peru Priests to Visit Minas Conga Lakes, Aim to Resolve Dispute
Two Catholic priests who are leading talks in a dispute over Newmont Mining Corp.'s (NEM) Minas Conga copper and gold project arrived in the northern region of Cajamarca Wednesday where they plan to visit the Alpine lakes that are at the center of the conflict.
AT&T Unveils Shared Wireless Data Plans
AT&T Inc. (T) unveiled the long-awaited details of its new wireless data plans, which allow customers to share data among multiple users and devices, and continues the trend of shifting the focus away from voice minutes and texts, once the basis for most wireless bills.
KPN Moves on Base Sale Even As America Movil Digs In Heels-Sources
Royal KPN NV (KPN.AE) is pushing ahead with the sale of its Base mobile phone business in Belgium even as America Movil SAB (AMX), which now owns just under 30% of KPN, has expressed its disapproval of a disposal, people familiar with the situation told Dow Jones Newswires on Wednesday.