Business news bulletins
A Reuters exclusive by Jennifer Ablan, Pimco's co-founder and co-chief investment officer Bill Gross is accusing departing CEO Mohamed El-Erian of seeking to "undermine" him by revealing tensions in their partnership to The Wall Street Journal.
With a nod to the Bitcoin hullabaloo, Binyamin Appelbaum at the New York Times observed, "Remarkably, today, this is only the runner-up for Weirdest Business Story." James Mackintosh with the Financial Times concluded, "Bill gross making a bad situation much, much worse. How will Pimco clients take it?"
In other financial news, Roula Khalaf at the Financial Times reports that the gender gap is narrowing more noticeably in countries with fast-growing economies. "Happy #womensday," FT's Jennifer Hughes tweeted.