European shares slide, oil recovers, merchants await US jobs information

LONDON, August 5 (Reuters) – European stocks fell slightly on Friday but are still set for weekly gains, while traders await US jobs data late in the session to provide clues to the health of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI World Stock Index, which tracks stocks in 47 countries, was up 0.2% and is … Read more

US fees 4 Kentucky law enforcement officials in Breonna Taylor homicide

WASHINGTON, August 4 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged four current and former Louisville, Kentucky police officers with their roles in the 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor, a black woman, is in her home in a case that has sparked nationwide protests. The charges represent the latest effort by the Justice Department to … Read more

Tesla shareholders comply with board suggestions at annual assembly

August 4 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Shareholders voted on the board’s recommendations on most issues at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, including re-electing directors, passing a stock split, and reject proposals that focus on environment and governance. The votes for three of the 13 proposals did not follow the board’s recommendations, according to … Read more

US declares monkeypox outbreak a public well being emergency

4 (Reuters) – The United States has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, the health secretary said on Thursday, a move expected. ​will free up more funds and tools to fight this disease. The United States topped 6,600 cases on Wednesday, nearly all cases of men having sex with men. “We’re prepared to take our … Read more

Mistrial denied as jury weighs damages towards Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation trial

August 4 (Reuters) – A Texas judge dismissed Alex Jones’ suggestion of a misdemeanor case on Thursday as grand jury discussions resumed in a defamation case over claims made by the court. American conspiracy theorist’s false statement about the Sandy Hook mass shooting. The claim falsifies after revealing during a two-week trial that Jones’ attorney … Read more

Unique: Tencent seeks greater stake in ‘Murderer’s Creed’ producer Ubisoft – sources

HONG KONG, August 4 (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) plans to increase its stake in French video game group Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBIP.PA) as the Chinese game giant pivots into the global games market, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Sources say China’s largest social network and game company, which … Read more

US Congressman Walorski, two staff die in automobile crash in Indiana

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski and two of her staff members died on Wednesday when the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on with a car entering their lane. them, Indiana police and her office said. Walorski, 58, a Republican representing Indiana’s 2nd constituency in the US House of Representatives, was … Read more

Asian shares slide with US yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

A man wearing a face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing the Shanghai Composite, Nikkei and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a company brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Luxembourg banks ask to freeze Ecuadorian property amid Perenco dispute, paperwork present

Bailiff orders 122 banking institutions operating in Luxembourg to freeze Ecuadorian assets Ecuador to issue Luxembourg-listed bonds in 2020 debt overhaul Some bondholders received interest payments due on July 31 LONDON, Aug. 1 (Reuters) – A Luxembourg bailiff has ordered banks to freeze assets held by Ecuador in Luxembourg accounts due to a dispute over … Read more

HSBC hangs up with Ping A farewell name, raises payout and revenue targets

HSBC reverts quarterly dividend from 2023 In order to attract investors with a higher return target Asian business analyst has huge risk London shares rise 6% LONDON / SINGAPORE, August 1 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) pushed back proposal by China’s top shareholder Ping An Insurance Group Co (601318.SS) to split lenders, a move Europe’s biggest … Read more