Russia blocks Facebook, passes “fake news” law; Microsoft, EA stops sales

Extensive Western sanctions create a minefield for investors Exxon faces a “complicated process” on its way out SocGen warned that he may be deprived of Russian assets Toyota stops production, Pirelli’s Russian plants continue Banks count every change in the cost of the penalties March 4 (Reuters) – Russia said it would block Facebook for … Read more

Harsh COVID restrictions curb Hong Kong’s ambition to become a green investment center

An overview of the Two International Finance Center (IFC), HSBC headquarters and Bank of China located in Hong Kong, China on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in SYDNEY / HONG KONG Mar 2 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s ambition to become a hub for green … Read more

Global stocks rebound as investors watch Putin’s next steps in Ukraine

The DAX chart of the German stock price index is pictured on the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany on September 5, 2018. REUTERS / Staff Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in MSCI World Index Up 0.3%; interrupts the 4-day streak Oil cuts early gains The kiwi jumps on a hawkish rate … Read more

Shares firmer on investor hopes for talks with Ukraine, not war

A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei on October 8, 2008. REUTERS / Nicky Loh (TAIWAN) / file photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Hopes are growing for a diplomatic end to the stalemate in Ukraine Oil is easing ahead of Iran’s return to the market Safe haven … Read more

China targets celebrities and fan groups in a new month-long clean-up campaign

The computer code is displayed on a screen above a Chinese flag in this illustrative photo from July 12, 2017. REUTERS / Thomas White / Illustration / File photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in BEIJING, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) launched a month-long “clean cyberspace” … Read more

US equities rebound, investors digest news of 2022 rate hikes

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, USA, January 10, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in US equities reverse course to rise based on Fed remarks Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said he plans to raise rates this … Read more

Bond yields plummet as Netflix fuels the stock market sell-off

The DAX chart of the German stock price index is pictured on the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany on September 5, 2018. REUTERS / Staff / file Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Shares drop in Europe and Asia after the Wall Street sell-off Oil prices drop further from 7-year … Read more

The Wall Street rally fades as the Fed’s heightened fears scare investors

Raindrops hang on a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan in New York City, New York, USA, October 26, 2020. REUTERS / Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Crude oil prices hit new highs in seven years and then slipped Dollar, higher gold … Read more

China wants internet giants to get approval for investments, fundraising – sources

A sign above an office of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) is seen in Beijing, China on July 8, 2021. REUTERS / Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in HONG KONG / BEIJING, Jan.19 (Reuters) – China’s cyberspace regulator has drafted new guidelines that will require the country’s large … Read more

Asian equities, dollar hunt as investors watch Fed policy

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk near an overpass with an electronic card showing stock information, following a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai, China, 17 March 2020. REUTERS / Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign in Asian equity markets: Nikkei down 0.9%, trading resumes after the … Read more