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 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

UK union says tons of of Amazon warehouse employees have handed wages

The Amazon logo is seen at the company’s logistics center in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, August 4 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Amazon workers at a warehouse in Tilbury, southeastern England have taken to the streets to protest against pay, … 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

Greenback jumps in opposition to yen as Fed officers trace extra price hikes to come back

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (Reuters) – The dollar strengthened against the Japanese yen on Tuesday as remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve officials hinted that more rate hikes are imminent in the coming weeks. next time. A trio of Fed officials from across policy suggested Tuesday that they and their colleagues remain firm and united in … Read more

US Cryptocurrency Firm Nomad $190 Million Stolen

Cryptocurrency representations in this illustration are taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug. 2 (Reuters) – U.S. crypto firm Nomad has been hit by a $190 million heist, blockchain researchers said on Tuesday, the latest heist to attack. digital … Read more

BP raises dividend after income hit 14-year excessive

Profit soars to $8.45 billion, far exceeds forecast BP increases dividend by 10% CEO says BP boosts spending on oil and gas Profits driven by strong oil business, influenced by LNG LONDON, August 2 (Reuters) – BP’s (BP.L) Second-quarter profit jumped to $8.45 billion, its highest in 14 years, as strong margins and its refining … 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