Targetting government, UK’s Labour pledges sound finances and strong public services

Targetting government, UK’s Labour pledges sound finances and strong public services

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LIVERPOOL, England, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party set out its economic vision on Monday, promising, if in power, to be fiscally responsible and take care of public services, in a swipe at the Conservative government’s tax cuts for the wealthy. At their annual … Read more

Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Political activist James O’Keefe, currently CEO of Project Veritas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor near Washington, U.S., March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – A federal jury has found Project Veritas, a conservative group … Read more

Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side

Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer’s glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him for his final bow. The 41-year-old Federer, winner of 20 Grand Slam titles … Read more

Exclusive: Credit Suisse sounds out investors about capital hike – sources

Exclusive: Credit Suisse sounds out investors about capital hike – sources

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland September 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse is sounding out investors for fresh cash, two people familiar with the matter said, approaching them for the … Read more

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng cuts top rate of income tax in dash for growth Huge increase in UK government debt issuance planned Gilts suffer biggest slump in decades Pound falls to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unleashed historic … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

Woman who falsely accused Black bird-watcher loses lawsuit against ex-employer

Woman who falsely accused Black bird-watcher loses lawsuit against ex-employer

A view of the judge’s chair in court room 422 of the New York Supreme Court at 60 Centre Street February 3, 2012. Picture taken February 3, 2012. REUTERS/Chip East Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The white woman who falsely told police she was threatened … Read more

New York still top, Moscow sinks in finance centre ranking

New York still top, Moscow sinks in finance centre ranking

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – New York remains far and away the world’s most favoured financial centre, with London still second and Singapore overtaking Hong Kong to come in third, latest rankings from the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) showed on Thursday. Paris returned to the … Read more

Fed feeds recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed feeds recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed surprises with aggressive hike projections Japan intervenes in FX as dollar/yen breaks 145 Central bank bonanza as UK, Switzerland and Norway hike LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – World stocks were close to a two-year low and Japan was forced to intervene to prop up the yen for the first time since 1998 on Thursday … Read more

Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices have soared amid Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crunch Germany will ‘do everything possible’ to help firms Russian mobilisation triggers oil price jump BERLIN/LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalised gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain said it would halve energy … Read more