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US Sues To Block Microsoft's Blockbuster Buyout Of Gaming Giant Activision
December 9, 2022 79 75

The US Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's $69 billion buyout of gaming giant Activision Blizzard, maker of the blockbus... Read more

Australia Central Bank Raises Rates To 10-yr High, Says More Needed
December 6, 2022 67 62

Australia's central bank on Tuesday raised interest rates to a 10-year high and stuck with its projection that more hikes are needed to cool inflat... Read more

US Close: Stocks Lower As China Easing Fails To Lift Sentiment
December 6, 2022 64 59

Wall Street stocks ended the session lower on Monday as market participants digested last month's non-manufacturing purchasing managers index from ... Read more

UK Maritime Sector Faces 30 Year Finance Challenge For Net Zero Ambition
December 5, 2022 76 73

The UK maritime industry will need to invest £75 billion over the next 30 years if it is to realise its net zero ambitions.A new report produced b... Read more

Over 7,000 flights operates in 1st week of World Cup Qatar 2022
December 5, 2022 75 72

With the first week of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 complete, the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has reported that over 7,000 flights have ... Read more

New Price Gap On Russian Oil Comes Into Force Today
December 5, 2022 69 65

A Group of Seven (G7) price cap on Russian seaborne oil comes into force today, as the West tries to limit Moscow's ability to finance its war in U... Read more

‘Government Can Change’ UK Economic Stagnation, CBI Urges
December 5, 2022 63 61

The UK risks another “lost decade of growth” unless the government takes action to strengthen companies’ confidence in the economy, the count... Read more

Big Advertisers Including Amazon Returning To Twitter, Says Report
December 4, 2022 61 60

Amazon is planning to resume multimillion dollar advertising on Twitter, according to reports.The move will see Amazon ply about $100m (£81.3m) pe... Read more

Japan Cautious On Capital Gains Tax; Must Stick To Increasing Defence
December 4, 2022 56 54

Japan should avoid rushing into raising capital gains tax as doing so could send a wrong message to markets when Japan is encouraging financial inv... Read more

Investors Should Buy This Bargain While Everyone Else Worries About Interest Rates
December 4, 2022 54 53

Long-term investors sometimes forget the huge advantage they have over their less patient counterparts. While short-termist investors obsess about ... Read more

All EU Governments Complete Approval Of Russian Oil Price Cap
December 4, 2022 57 55

All European Union governments completed on Saturday the written approval of a $60 per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne oil, the European Commi... Read more

Oil Prices Hit Lowest Level Since Start Of The Year As China Lockdown Protests Spook Global Markets
November 29, 2022 235 227

Oil prices hit their lowest level since the start of the year as protests in China against lockdowns shocked global markets.The price of Brent crud... Read more

Irish Regulator Fines Meta $275 Million For Violations Of Europe's Data Privacy Law
November 29, 2022 227 216

Meta has been fined roughly $275 million by Ireland’s data privacy regulator for failing to prevent hackers from siphoning off personal informati... Read more

Scammers ‘Targeting Neobank Customers’ In The UK As Fraud Rates Soar
November 28, 2022 130 123

Fraud complaints from customers of three of the UK’s biggest neobanks are at a three-year high, according to official UK data seen by Sifted.The ... Read more

US Bans Purchases From Huawei And Other Chinese Firms Over Security Risk
November 26, 2022 195 186

The US has banned approvals of new telecoms equipment from China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose “an unacceptable risk” to nati... Read more

‘Burnt-out’ University Staff Continue Strike Action Across Scotland
November 26, 2022 190 183

Thousands of university staff are “absolutely burnt out”, a union official said as thousands walked out in a second day of strike action in Sco... Read more

Twitter’s Brussels Office Is Now Empty As Staff Leave The Firm Following Elon Musk’s Takeover
November 25, 2022 111 107

Twitter has lost its last remaining employees in the regulatory hub of Brussels, at a time when it faces increasing scrutiny from EU lawmakers.The ... Read more

Boost For UK Car Production As Industry Returns To Growth
November 25, 2022 114 111

UK car production has returned to growth, although it is still well below pre-pandemic levels, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says.... Read more

UK Economy Arrests Decline But Recession Still Coming
November 24, 2022 113 105

The UK economy has arrested a decline, but it still looks likely to tip into a long recession, a closely watched survey out today has unveiled.S&am... Read more

UK Defends Brexit Deal Despite Economic Woes
November 24, 2022 108 101

Finance minister Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday defended the UK's post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, despite growing criticism about its economic impact... Read more

UK Transport Secretary Says Will Not Negotiate With Rail Union Boss
November 24, 2022 101 98

The UK transport secretary has said he will not negotiate with a rail union chief when the pair meet ahead of a fresh round of strikes set to cripp... Read more

Oil Futures: Prices Ease Further Amid Stalled Russian Price-cap Talks
November 24, 2022 99 96

Crude oil futures in Asian trading hours Thursday were slightly lower after EU members failed to agree on a level for the Russian price cap, while ... Read more

Dollar Drops As Risk Appetite Improves After Fed Minutes
November 24, 2022 99 95

The U.S. dollar was broadly weaker on Thursday as investors, encouraged by the prospect of a slower pace of interest rate hikes by the Federal Rese... Read more

UAE Denies OPEC+ Production Hike Discussions
November 22, 2022 96 94

The UAE has reiterated that it has not been in any discussions with OPEC members to change the existing agreement, denying talks of a potential pro... Read more

Tech Layoffs Threaten American Dream Of India Workers
November 22, 2022 96 95

Layoffs across the tech industry, including at firms like Twitter, Meta and Amazon, have affected a significant number of Indians working in the US... Read more

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