Switzerland’s parliament on Wednesday rejected a Credit Suisse rescue package that included 109 billion Swiss francs ($120.87 billion) in financial guarantees in a largely symbolic vote as the government commitment, made using emergency law, cannot be overturned. Although parliament’s upper house earlier on Wednesday retrospectively approved the measures, the lower house rejected them for the […]
A strong rebound by financials helped Wall Street’s main indexes close firmly positive on Thursday, after some of the country’s largest lenders came to the rescue of embattled First Republic Bank. The technology sector also contributed to the gains, helping to boost the Nasdaq Composite to its strongest performance since Feb. 2, 2022. The latest […]
Canada’s main stock index closed higher on Thursday, rebounding from initial losses on news that First Republic Bank received $30 billion in deposits from several big banks as part of a rescue package. Shares of First Republic and other banks have slumped on fears of a contagion after the collapse of SVB Financial Group and […]
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