Liverpool Transfer News: Rodgers Keen on Mass Clear-Out at Anfield

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is reportedly looking to make a mass clear-out at Anfield this summer, so that he can gather some funds to get some fresh talent into the squad. The Reds, who enjoyed an excellent year in Rodgers' second season in charge, finished i May 15, 2014

HSBC says Bonus for Chairman Capped at 1 Million Pounds

Banking group HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) has attempted to head off investor criticism over a new pay plan, capping any share bonus for its Chairman Douglas Flint this year at 1 million pounds ($1.7 million) and saying it would be a one off. May 15, 2014

Japan Q1 Growth Fastest in more than 2 years Before Tax Hike

Japan's economy grew in the January-March quarter at the fastest pace in more than two years as consumers rushed to spend before a sales-tax hike and business investment rose in a sign of confidence in the prospects for future growth. May 15, 2014

Asian Shares Tread Water, Bonds Supported

Asian shares pared early losses on Thursday but held below the previous session's one-month highs, while expectations of credit easing by the European Central Bank knocked yields on U.S. and European bonds. May 15, 2014