CA daily briefing: Wednesday 4 March 2020
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Hilde Oesterkloeft here with your mid-week briefing.
The latest from ICAS
With less than two weeks left until nominations close for this year’s Top Young CAs competition, we have spoken to two previous winners about why people should nominate themselves or a deserving CA they know.
As set out in Protecting Scotland’s Future: the Government’s Programme for Scotland 2019-2020 (September 2019), the Scottish Government is committed to developing an artificial intelligence (AI) strategy for Scotland. James Barbour gives us more information in this article.
Today's top stories from around the web
- Coronavirus: Eight charts on how it has shaken economies (BBC News)
- Asian shares struggle despite Fed cut; resurgent Biden boosts US futures (Reuters)
- Intu shares plunge after it cans emergency cash call after failing to reach target (City AM)
- Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports (BBC News)
- Coronavirus: Carney warns economic shock 'could prove large' (Sky News)
- Insurer Legal & General profit beats forecast on record company pension deals (Reuters)
- Sirius shareholders approve controversial Anglo American £405m takeover (City AM)
- Firms face losses from coronavirus insurance 'error' (BBC News)
- FRC outlines plans for radical Big Four separation (Accountancy Daily)
That's all for today, check back tomorrow for your Thursday briefing.