Monday 19 November, 2018

Loop Breakfast Bites

Loop Breakfast Bites is a round-up of the top international stories making news. 

 

Caribbean banks see rise in Cybercrime

Imagine doing a routine check on your bank account only to discover that an entire month’s worth of credit had been swiped from your card.

Bahamians vote change in hotly contested election

The Free National Movement Party has defeated the Progressive Liberal Party in a hotly contested election which saw the FNM winning in a 35-4 landslide.

US stocks slide in morning trading; oil heads higher

U.S. stocks were broadly lower in morning trading Thursday as investors sized up the latest batch of earnings reports from retailers and other companies. 

Nissan annual profit rises on strong US, China, Europe sales

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s profit rose by 27 percent in the fiscal year that ended in March to 663.5 billion yen ($5.8 billion), as strong sales in the U.S., China and Europe and the sale of its stake in a parts maker offset damage from the strong yen, the company said Thursday.

Coalition: IS town fall ‘victory’ for Syria Kurdish partner

The capture of a key Syrian town and a nearby dam from Islamic State group militants by Syrian Kurdish-led forces undermines the IS’s ability to defend its de facto capital, Raqqa and disrupts its ability to plan attacks in Western countries, the U.S.-led international coalition said Thursday.