London Stock Exchange tells members to check for Russia sanctions compliance

London Stock Exchange tells members to check for Russia sanctions compliance

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group told market participants on Wednesday not to use its systems for transactions that could breach financial sanctions imposed on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. “The Exchange reminds member firms that they must conduct their own due diligence and take appropriate measures to ensure that they … Read more

Bank of England ‘will not hesitate’ to act as it monitors market turmoil

Bank of England ‘will not hesitate’ to act as it monitors market turmoil

Pound briefly touched a record low against dollar Five-year gilts match Friday’s record daily slump Yields on 2-year and 5-year debt up 100 bps in 2 days Finance minister to detail fiscal plans on Nov. 23 BoE monitoring developments ‘very closely’ LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Bank of England said on Monday it would … Read more

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

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

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

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Surging power prices pushing governments to decarbonise Gore cites greater action in the United States and Australia Says he is optimistic on further action in Brazil, China LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – (This Sept. 20 story has been refiled to correct typo in second bullet point) … Read more

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a  billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went … Read more

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. judge … Read more