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China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO

China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO

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France Vows to Block Facebook's Libra Currency in Europe, Suggests 'Public Digital Currency' Instead The French government is vowing to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency from being introduced in Europe, according to French Finance Minister Bruno L...
16:16, 09/12/2019

How China, Branded a Currency Manipulator, Steers the Yuan The U.S. Treasury has labeled China a currency manipulator. This escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has rattled global markets, and investors are ...
23:16, 08/06/2019

US designates China a currency manipulator after yuan drop The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop ...
02:16, 08/06/2019

China Further Weakens Yuan Rate Against Dollar As Currency Row Simmers China's currency weakened further against the dollar as the central bank lowered the yuan's daily reference rate again amid a deepening currency row b...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Value Decreases (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump accused China of manipulating its currency after Beijing let the yuan fall to a politically sensitive leve...
21:48, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Freeland, on weak yuan, says many reasons for currency fluctuations Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday sidestepped a question on whether Ottawa would join Washington in accusing China of manipulat...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown sa...
20:00, 06/18/2019

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed th...
09:16, 08/11/2019

Why China’s Rushing to Mint Its Own Digital Currency The People’s Bank of China is poised to become the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency, the yuan, seeking to keep up w...
13:16, 09/11/2019

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platform...
12:32, 09/06/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media gia...
00:16, 07/17/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create...
22:16, 07/16/2019

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the wo...
05:32, 07/17/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syste...
20:16, 07/16/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new...
18:16, 06/18/2019

China is following Facebook’s playbook to issue a centralized digital currency China‘s upcoming state-controlled digital currency is to be similar to Facebook‘s proposed coin, which makes total sense, because Libra isn’t really a...
19:00, 09/06/2019

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an ...
03:48, 06/29/2019

Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.Read More...
22:16, 09/15/2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and ple...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view  ...
05:16, 07/04/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as i...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that poli...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymake...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Faceb...
21:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concern...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans f...
00:16, 06/03/2019

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon ...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans f...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Associati...
20:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook called before U.S. Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that poli...
01:00, 06/20/2019

France fears Facebook's digital currency will bring 'considerable disruption' Facebook has been warned that it will not be allowed to launch its planned digital currency in Europe so long as concerns remain that it could destabi...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards an...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of th...
20:32, 07/23/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020....
14:48, 06/18/2019

YUAN-TURNOVER/-Offshore yuan daily turnover surged to record last week-EBS Average daily turnover in the overseas-traded Chinese yuan surged to a record last week, as trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies ...
11:16, 05/15/2019

How to Encourage Kindness in Kids We teach our kids kindness by modeling kindness ourselves, talking to them about kindness, and praising them when we catch them being kind. We can als...
00:48, 08/22/2019

How digital and marketing executives are taking charge of digital transformation Spreading responsibility for digital transformation beyond the safe confines of the IT department creates benefits for your business and its customers...
15:32, 07/16/2019

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Encourage Teens to 'Speak Before They Send' Whenever I start to tell my son, “Your words have power, so...” he finishes my sentence with, “...so choose them wisely, I know.” As a writer, I do pu...
22:49, 09/09/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innova...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Samurai Shodown will kick your ass, then encourage you to improve The new Samurai Shodown fighting game is a bit of a shock to the senses — it’s such a slow, deliberately-paced game compared with its contemporaries. ...
03:32, 06/29/2019

Mercedes-Benz's Heated Seatbelts Could Encourage Customers To Put Them On Seatbelt is the first safety feature in a vehicle which plays a crucial role in saving the life of the occupants in case of a collision. It keeps the ...
20:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace plan The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conf...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation The concept of digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for enterprises of all sizes and verticals. But the (sometimes painful) reality is t...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Zendrive raises $37 million to encourage good driving behaviors with AI Zendrive, which uses machine learning and AI to lower insurance premiums by accounting for good driving habits, has raised $37 million in venture capi...
22:16, 08/20/2019

Psychology Today: TV, video games ‘encourage kids to use guns’ When President Trump cited violence in media and video games as a driver of mass shootings like those last weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s no-bail ruling may encourage more accusers to come forward A judge’s decision to deny Jeffrey Epstein bail will encourage more women to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse when they were undera...
22:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinian areas as first part of peace plan The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conf...
21:32, 05/20/2019

US intel agencies encourage universities to monitor Chinese students U.S. intelligence agencies have advised American universities to monitor certain Chinese students and visiting scholars amid concerns of China’s threa...
18:32, 06/29/2019

DNA-based holidays encourage a dangerous flirtation with race | Arwa Mahdawi Airbnb and the genetic testing company 23andMe have teamed up to suggest travel itineraries based on ancestry. It’s another boost for outdated and uns...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations a...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Daimler enlists computer game designers to encourage efficient driving Daimler is hiring computer programmers to create games that encourage electric and hybrid vehicle owners to drive more efficiently, the company's rese...
16:32, 09/10/2019

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib encourage colleagues to visit Israel – video US representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib call on their colleagues to visit Israel in an emotional press conference on Monday, following the cou...
23:48, 08/20/2019

St. Louis Officials Encourage Celebrating Blues Fans To Just Burn City Down And Finally End This ST. LOUIS—Saying that the city has had this coming for a long time and this moment was as good a time as any, St. Louis officials encouraged fans cele...
06:48, 06/13/2019

JPMorgan Chase will invest $125 million in programs to encourage people to save money JPMorgan Chase & Co will provide $125 million over the next five years to nonprofit groups in the United States and abroad that help people save, pay ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks -opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure wo...
21:48, 08/06/2019

There’s evidence that a new push to encourage females into male-dominated, white-collar careers is working (NBC News) A campaign to steer women into so-called “STEM” careers has taken off, but the age old problem of too few women in science, tec...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomou...
04:16, 08/06/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormou...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Twitter is down worldwide Twitter is currently out of order with nary a fail whale in sight. Tweets aren't loading in the app or on desktop for several Engadget editors, w...
21:32, 07/11/2019

Will New US Tariffs Unravel Yuan? The Chinese yuan's stability during a ceasefire in the trade war is likely to be shattered with a new round of US tariffs set to go into effect on Sep...
19:16, 08/05/2019

Hundreds object to plans for new pier on Thames amid fears it will encourage 'mega party boats' and late-night cruises More than 500 people have objected to plans for a pier near London Bridge amid fears it will encourage "mega party boats" to hose late-night cruises d...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Nissan to cut nearly 1 in 10 jobs worldwide The car company also reported a huge drop in profits in 2019's first quarter. The departure of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, accused of financial misc...
10:32, 07/25/2019

Chinese Yuan: 1 Month Ago vs. Today As you know, the Chinese yuan has been getting weaker vs the U.S. dollar. But is the Chinese government behind the weakness -- or something else? Watc...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Chinese Yuan: Beware of Boundaries The trade war has had a distinct impact on the Chinese yuan – it rises and falls against the dollar based on the level of tension between the two nati...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an...
18:32, 05/16/2019

New Amazfit smartwatches may soon be on sale worldwide Chinese manufacturer Huami spent the first half of 2019 bringing out a new series of watches including the new Amazfit Verge 2 and Amazfit Bip Lite, a...
15:32, 07/19/2019

Google's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is hand...
19:16, 08/20/2019

Worldwide inventory to help protect biodiversity For the first time in 14 years, experts have compiled a global eco-inventory of the Earth. They now want to fine-tune the core statements with governm...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that y...
04:32, 06/01/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN r...
21:32, 04/28/2019

China's central bank could be trying to shore up the yuan The People's Bank of China set the midpoint at 7.0810 per dollar — weaker than the previous day's fix, but stronger than what markets expect...
10:16, 08/27/2019

How the Chinese yuan is likely to perform in three trade war scenarios The trade war between the U.S. and China is turning into a brewing currency war, say analysts. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predicts ...
16:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. Stocks Regain Ground, Yuan Stabilizes Major indexes closed higher, recouping some of their losses after China’s central bank signaled it wouldn’t let the yuan fall much further. That stead...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymaker...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Markets rebound after China indicates it will stabilize yuan Investors breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday as stocks rebounded after suffering their worst day of 2019 Monday. The S&P 500 snapped a six-day losing s...
11:16, 08/07/2019

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the tre...
08:00, 06/11/2019

There are 2 must-get items from McDonald's new Worldwide Favorites menu Having recently eaten through much of the menu at McDonald’s in Hong Kong, it made me realize McDonald’s was like music, film, or another form of pop ...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Nissan's Q1 Profit Drops By 98.5%; To Cut 12,500 Jobs Worldwide Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rei...
18:32, 07/25/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on ...
08:00, 06/19/2019

WHO: Measles outbreaks continue to spread worldwide There have been more reported measles cases in the first six months of 2019 than in any year since 2006, straining healthcare systems the world over, ...
10:48, 08/13/2019

'Minecraft' has sold 176 million copies worldwide Microsoft announced that it has sold 176 million copies of Minecraft, quite a big hop over the 156 million figure they revealed just seven months ago....
16:32, 05/17/2019

Human Trafficking Has a Hidden Cause — and It’s on the Rise Worldwide Tuesday is the U.N.’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. After nearly two decades of international commitment to end modern slavery, one ...
11:16, 07/31/2019

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packe...
16:48, 07/04/2019

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. Th...
04:32, 09/18/2019

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social networ...
18:32, 08/23/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U...
04:32, 09/12/2019

5G speeds and coverage aren't just patchy where you are, it's worldwide 5G is here, but even if you live in one of the few cities around the world which have the next generation of mobile network switched 'on', y...
19:16, 07/06/2019

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to d...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
15:16, 05/10/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's ...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Stocks rout deepens as U.S. sets crosshairs on yuan Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Tuesday, after Washington tagged China a currency manipulator, shaking fragile investor sentiment...
09:16, 08/06/2019

China Keeps Official Yuan Rate Just Stronger Than 7 Per Dollar China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest since 2008 but again avoided moving that official rate beyond the symbolic 7-yuan-...
14:48, 08/07/2019

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. T...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Asian markets move higher and yuan strengthens Asian markets broadly rose Thursday as investors digested several signs that policymakers across the region are taking steps to protect their economie...
06:16, 08/08/2019

Behind Yuan Move, China Concedes Its Economy Needs a Boost China’s abrupt devaluation of the yuan this week is an acknowledgment from Beijing that its economy needs help, a vulnerability Chinese policy makers ...
05:16, 08/08/2019

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, eas...
22:48, 08/06/2019

Dollar Hits Two-Year High as Yuan Slumps The dollar reached its strongest level in over two years as the gloomy outlook for global growth, rising U.S.-China trade tensions and political turmo...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Stock losses deepen as U.S. puts yuan in crosshairs Global stocks extended already substantial losses on Tuesday, after Washington designated Beijing a currency manipulator and further rattled fragile i...
06:48, 08/06/2019

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken...
17:48, 08/05/2019

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar — that could be a problem for Chinese firms The yuan has been increasingly inching toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and i...
07:00, 05/31/2019

ZTE Corp swings to first-quarter profit of 862.6 million yuan ZTE Corp reported a first-quarter profit of 862.6 million yuan, as expected, up from 276 million yuan in the preceding three months, as it recovered f...
13:48, 04/29/2019

China's yuan slumps to 2019 low as trade war escalates China's yuan was set for its worst daily fall in nine months on Monday as trade negotiations between the U.S. and China ended after President Don...
11:16, 05/13/2019

Stocks Climb as China Signals a More Stable Yuan The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed and investors sold safe-haven assets after China’s latest currency move eased concerns that the trade spat be...
04:16, 08/09/2019

China's yuan falls to lowest level in a decade The Chinese yuan slid below 7 to the US dollar on Monday. It's a critical threshold for the currency that hasn't been breached in more than a decade, ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Stocks, Oil, Yuan Rally on Relief at Trade Truce Stocks, oil and the Chinese yuan rose Monday, boosted by a temporary cease-fire on trade between Beijing and Washington. Traders and analysts called t...
06:48, 07/01/2019

The Dollar-Yuan: How We Showed "Tomorrow's News Today" On August 2nd the Dollar-Yuan went vertical, and a flood of news stories then explained "why." Now see the August 1st forecast that called the move be...
22:48, 08/09/2019

Tesla prices China-made Model 3 at 328,000 yuan U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), as it pushes pro...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Oil rises more than 2% on firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency a...
23:16, 08/08/2019

U.S. markets rebound after China moves to strengthen yuan U.S. markets rebounded a bit Tuesday, restoring some of the losses a day after its worst-performing session of the year that most analysts linked to t...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Oil jumps 2.5% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan c...
00:16, 08/09/2019

China's yuan falls to lowest level in 11 years The Chinese currency continues to slide as Beijing seeks to buffer against US tariffs. Global markets are rattled by an intensifying US-China trade wa...
10:16, 08/26/2019

Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools avai...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to thr...
19:16, 06/19/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visi...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healt...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Ford cuts 7,000 white collar jobs worldwide About 10% of the Ford Motor company's global, salaried workforce are to lose their jobs. The cuts are part of a major restructuring and a move to the ...
22:16, 05/20/2019

EU legal expert says online defamation enforceable worldwide A top EU legal adviser says social media networks like Facebook could be ordered to take down anywhere in the world any text, photo or other material ...
12:00, 06/04/2019

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what sci...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Ko...
07:16, 06/03/2019

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their h...
10:16, 06/19/2019

US stocks fall again, joining worldwide sell-off, on tariffs The worldwide sell-off in financial markets came back around to the United States Friday, and stock indexes fell from the get-go as traders continue t...
21:48, 08/02/2019

U.S.-China trade feud shakes markets worldwide Asian markets tumbled for the second straight day after a series of moves heightened the trade conflict between China and the United States and led th...
16:16, 08/06/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities ...
19:00, 09/11/2019

Ducati First Quarter 2019 Sales Up 5 Per Cent Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada, Hypermotard and Scrambler range showed growth in the first quarter of 2019, but the naked models, including the Monster and Di...
15:32, 05/15/2019

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a grou...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report releas...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Allergan recalls textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare ...
07:16, 07/25/2019

Army training brigade prepares for new worldwide deployments WASHINGTON (AP) — Just months after the Army’s new training brigade returned from Afghanistan, its teams are preparing for a different type of d...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Nissan to axe 12,500 jobs worldwide but Sunderland appears safe Firm refuses to say where cuts will fall but unions are hopeful for UK’s largest car plantNissan has announced it will cut 12,500 jobs globally over t...
14:32, 07/25/2019

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars worldwide over fire risk Almost 70,000 vehicles in the UK are affected by problem with plastic part in engineAlmost 70,000 Volvo cars are being recalled by the manufacturer in...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Party City deflates during worldwide helium shortage Party City announced that it will be closing 45 stores this year in the midst of a worldwide helium storage, but did not directly blame its shrinking ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by deva...
12:16, 06/20/2019

RPT-China's yuan, stocks slump as trade dispute escalates The Chinese yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell in the wake of fresh salvos in the China-U.S. trade war....
09:48, 08/26/2019

China's yuan internationalisation should be market-driven, will take time-regulator China's policy of internationalising the use of its yuan currency should be market-driven and cannot be accomplished overnight, the head of its foreig...
06:32, 07/16/2019

Huawei plans first onshore bonds totaling 6 billion yuan Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] plans to issue two tranches of bonds worth 3 billion yuan ($422 million) each, the first time it is tapping the onshore y...
02:00, 09/12/2019

FOREX-Yen sags, yuan soars after U.S-China trade truce The yen sagged and the yuan rose in early Monday trade after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks as U.S. President Donald Trump ...
02:16, 07/01/2019

Logistics unit of JD raises 1.5 billion yuan investment fund Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com's logistics division has raised a 1.5 billion yuan ($218 million) fund to invest in companies and technologies special...
16:32, 06/24/2019

China's yuan, stocks slump as trade dispute escalates The Chinese yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell in the wake of fresh salvos in the China-U.S. trade war....
09:48, 08/26/2019

IMF stands by yuan view; says China could need stimulus if trade war worsens The International Monetary Fund on Friday stood by its assessment that China's yuan valuation was largely in line with economic fundamentals, but an I...
03:16, 08/10/2019

Fresh trade uncertainty rattles stocks, hits yuan A major global stocks index fell on Friday and the Chinese yuan weakened as financial markets were again jostled by uncertainty over global trade tens...
04:16, 05/18/2019

Huawei plans 6 billion yuan bond issue: prospectus Huawei Technologies said in regulatory filings on Wednesday that it plans to issue two tranches of 3 billion yuan ($422 million) bonds, each with thre...
15:18, 09/11/2019

Stocks deepen losses as U.S. puts yuan in trade war crosshairs Global stocks extended their already substantial losses and the offshore yuan hit an all-time low on Tuesday after Washington designated Beijing a cur...
03:16, 08/06/2019

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China's yuan China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration's decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of ...
15:20, 08/12/2019

Chinese Yuan, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: What the Two Have in Common China's currency is in the news -- "It's falling!" -- but as it's often the case, it's the kind of move that was in the cards long ago. Watch as our A...
07:16, 08/08/2019

Yuan Falls To Fresh 11-Year Lows On Trade War Worries Prior to the market opening, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) set the midpoint rate at 7.049 per dollar prior to market open, weaker than the previou...
01:48, 08/23/2019

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a c...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Trade worries sink stocks as yuan slides to a decade low Stock markets around the world fell hard on Monday on fears that China's willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest U.S. tariff threa...
00:48, 08/06/2019

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label....
09:48, 08/26/2019

China's Official Yuan Rate Crosses 7-Per-Dollar Milestone China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest level since 2008 on Thursday, crossing the symbolic 7-per-dollar threshold that th...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Fragile calm returns to stock markets as yuan steadies Asian shares steadied slightly on Wednesday as investors caught their breath from a searing week-long selloff, with steps taken by Chinese authorities...
07:16, 08/07/2019

Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing stations worldwide Google Maps' bike-sharing station integrations are arriving in global markets from today, more than a year after debuting in New York City. Read More...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to d...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. Amazon conti...
20:48, 08/26/2019

Ivanka Trump hits the road again for women’s rights worldwide Ivanka Trump, her father’s ambassador for women’s rights, is taking her campaign on the road for the second time, traveling to South America to urge n...
05:48, 08/31/2019

AI-Powered Gun Detection Is Coming to Mosques Worldwide Following Christchurch Shootings In March, a gunman walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened fire, and killed dozens of worshippers. According to a police official...
21:32, 05/06/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new stud...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
17:32, 07/24/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber compa...
15:00, 05/17/2019

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Compan...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires Activists condemn president Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to defend the forest as his supporters condemn ‘global left’Protesters have laid siege to Brazili...
03:00, 08/24/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than ...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim Cuts would be twice as many as the carmaker announced in May and will increase fears of UK losses The carmaker Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jo...
08:16, 07/24/2019

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Teleflex recalls breathing tubes worldwide after reports of 4 deaths Teleflex Inc said on Monday it plans to recall some lots of its Hudson RCI Sheridan endotracheal tubes used for helping patients breathe, following re...
03:32, 06/25/2019

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spu...
05:17, 09/12/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius ...
00:32, 06/27/2019

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in th...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming No...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up un...
12:32, 06/28/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Dow plunges 750 points as China’s yuan falls; Trump claims ‘manipulation’ Wall Street was a sea of red on Monday as China ramped up its arsenal in the continuing trade war between the US and China. The Dow Jones industrial a...
23:48, 08/06/2019

Wall St. sinks as yuan slide inflames U.S.-China trade dispute Wall Street's major indexes posted their biggest percentage drop of the year on Monday, as a fall in the yuan following U.S. President Donald Trump's ...
00:48, 08/06/2019

Global Stocks Sink On Trade War Fears As Yuan Slumps To Decade Low China on Monday let the yuan tumble beyond the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, in a sign Beijing might be willing to ...
19:48, 08/05/2019

China's Yuan Breaches 7-to-the-Dollar Level, Prompting Trump Critique China’s currency broke through the psychologically important level of 7 yuan to the dollar, prompting President Trump to accuse Beijing of manipulatin...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Chinese yuan tumbles as Trump's tariff threats sting markets The Chinese yuan plunged against the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened increased tariffs on Chinese goods, s...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Volatility in China's yuan due to escalating U.S. trade friction: PBOC official Volatility in China's yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused, to some ...
10:16, 08/11/2019

Stocks dive, yuan weakens as U.S.-China trade fight intensifies Global stock markets tumbled on Monday and the Chinese yuan weakened to its lowest level since December as the trade war between the United States and...
02:16, 05/14/2019

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 — stronger than expected China's central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday — stronger than Tuesday's fixing, an...
08:48, 08/14/2019

Could devaluation of China's yuan trigger the next financial crisis? | Larry Elliott Anyone looking around for bad economic news in this ‘silly season’ is spoilt for choiceEvery now and then, August belies its reputation as a sleepy mo...
11:48, 08/13/2019

Asia stocks find solace in China trade surprise, yuan's fix Asian shares were trying to piece together a rally on Thursday as Beijing reported surprisingly solid trade numbers while also limiting the fall in it...
10:16, 08/08/2019

China's Yuan Breaches 7-to-the-Dollar Level, Hits Record Offshore Low China’s currency slid through the psychologically important threshold days after President Trump threatened to broaden U.S. tariffs to cover essential...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Weaker Yuan Tests China's Ability to Prevent Capital Flight China’s biggest experiment with the yuan since a botched devaluation in 2015 suggests Beijing believes it can stem a flood of money fleeing its border...
02:16, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1--Offshore yuan daily turnover surged to record last week - EBS Average daily turnover in the overseas-traded yuan hit a record last week, according to data from multi-dealer currency platform EBS, as trade tension...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Global stocks, yuan tumble as U.S.-China trade dispute escalates Global stocks tumbled on Monday and the Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level since December as a trade dispute between the United States and China es...
18:00, 05/13/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers ...
09:32, 05/25/2019

Fears for Sunderland workers as Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide Japanese carmaker expected to report its worst quarterly results in more than a decadeNissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as th...
19:48, 07/27/2019

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christia...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Tetris challenge: emergency services worldwide go flat-out in viral meme From Switzerland to Singapore, police, fire and ambulance departments are laying down their tools, and their bodies, to take part in a new craze“If yo...
15:49, 09/18/2019

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chain’s purported top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. E...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Zara's hit £40 polka-dot dress propels firm's worldwide sales growth Sales at the Spanish group’s established stores rose 5% in the six months to 31 JulyZara’s owner, Inditex, has reported underlying sales growth at its...
22:48, 09/11/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion po...
21:00, 05/07/2019

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in bot...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign w...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, sate...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the In...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Worldwide rise in obesity driven by country dwellers, study finds Country folks have driven the recent global rise in obesity, a study says. This contradicts the thinking that links being overweight with urban living...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking,...
21:16, 05/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take comfort in China trade data, yuan fix Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday as Beijing reported better trade numbers while also limiting the fall in its yuan, offering temporary re...
06:16, 08/08/2019

WRAPUP 3-China's yuan slumps to 11-year low, stocks fall as U.S. trade war escalates China's yuan fell to an 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks dropped as the Sino-U.S. trade war sharply escalated, threatening to infli...
12:16, 08/26/2019

Global stocks scale one-week high on trade hopes, yuan softens World stocks rose to a one-week high on cautious hopes for a rapprochement on trade between Beijing and Washington on Friday, though a perky dollar ca...
11:48, 08/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors...
10:48, 06/10/2019

WRAPUP 2-China's yuan slumps to 11-year low, stocks fall as U.S. trade war escalates China's yuan slumped to a fresh 11-year low against the dollar on Monday and stocks fell as the Sino-U.S. trade war sharply escalated, threatening to ...
09:48, 08/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks take heart as Beijing limits yuan slide Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday after Beijing limited the fall in its yuan and provided temporary relief from fears of a global currency...
06:16, 08/08/2019

Huawei's device business earned 11 billion yuan in first half of 2019: filing Huawei Technologies' device business, comprising mainly smartphones, made a 11 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) profit in the first half of this year - as...
15:49, 09/12/2019

Asian stocks turn lower on lingering trade war fears, yuan slips Shares in Asia fell for an eighth straight session on Wednesday on lingering worries over the escalating U.S.-China trade war, but losses and nerves w...
08:16, 08/07/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the ...
09:48, 08/05/2019

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top ...
15:32, 06/04/2019

International pushback disrupts Amazon’s momentum as it seeks to expand its empire worldwide Rule changes in India, along with antitrust probes in Europe, show policymakers are growing more skeptical about the competitive threat from the Ameri...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Montana men who killed mountain lion at Yellowstone sentenced to 3-year worldwide hunting ban Austin Peterson, 20, Trey Juhnke, 20, and Corbin Simmons, 19, had previously admitted to shooting the same mountain lion in a clearly marked area of t...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insul...
21:48, 08/09/2019

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potte...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Women's Super League games get free live worldwide streaming All Women's Super League matches from England will be broadcast live internationally for the first time on a free streaming service   ...
14:16, 08/06/2019

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote acces...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Scourge of slavery still claims 40 million victims worldwide, ‘must serve as a wakeup call’ Incidents of modern-day slavery are “only likely to increase” as a result of some of biggest challenges facing the world today, a UN expert outlined i...
18:32, 09/11/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St tumbles as yuan drop heightens U.S.-China trade war fears Wall Street's major indexes tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500 dropping about 3%, as a fall in the yuan following U.S. President Donald Tru...
23:16, 08/05/2019

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market playe...
20:32, 08/14/2019

Exclusive: China central bank official says yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely China's yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily cause disorderly capital flows, a seni...
10:16, 08/13/2019

Stocks edge higher but post monthly loss; yuan weakens as tariffs loom Hopes for a thaw in the U.S.-China trade war helped a gauge of global stocks rise on Friday despite a tepid performance on Wall Street, though caution...
16:16, 08/31/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as investors await China's yuan midpoint fix Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed Wednesday morning as investors waited for the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to set its daily midpoint fix for...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. an...
11:16, 08/07/2019

China's yuan slides to 11-year low, but pound hits one-month high – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Pound rises after Brexit meetingIntroduction: Yuan slides as trade jitters growUS an...
18:48, 08/27/2019

Asian stocks, yuan fall as Sino-U.S.trade war deepens; China retaliation eyed U.S. stock futures and Asian shares fell on Monday on growing anxiety over whether the United States and China will be able to salvage a trade deal, a...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Currency Wars Real wars have guns, and trade wars are fought with weapons such as tariffs. Currency wars, on the other hand, are stealth battles — no country ever a...
20:16, 06/27/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leade...
22:32, 05/01/2019

I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as l...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesda...
19:48, 05/02/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organiza...
05:32, 07/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain as Mexico tariffs averted, yuan falls to 2019 lows U.S. stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal ...
05:48, 06/10/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slips at open as yuan slide deepens trade fears U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, extending a sell-off from last week, weighed down by a drop in technology shares and as China's yuan hit its lowes...
17:16, 08/05/2019

FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japan...
10:16, 07/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks turn lower on lingering trade war fears, yuan slips Shares in Asia fell for an eighth straight session on Wednesday on lingering worries over the escalating U.S.-China trade war, but losses and nerves w...
08:48, 08/07/2019

'We are in a currency war, but nobody has admitted it,' strategist says Central banks are currently embroiled in a covert currency war which is causing stagnation in foreign exchange markets, according to Thanos Vamvakidis...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 mill...
00:32, 05/27/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Ec...
19:00, 04/28/2019

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Mond...
07:48, 08/06/2019

US designates China as a currency manipulator The decision came hours after Trump accused China of unfairly devaluing its currency and marks a reversal for the Treasury departmentThe US government...
01:16, 08/06/2019

U.S. Designates China as Currency Manipulator The U.S. Treasury labeled China as a currency manipulator after its central bank let the yuan depreciate, sharply escalating the trade conflict and st...
01:48, 08/06/2019

‘It could be very serious:’ Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Mond...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Undeclared Currency War: How ECB Forces Fed's Hand When Federal Reserve policy makers gather in Washington this week to weigh cutting interest rates, a big part of their decision will already have been...
18:48, 07/30/2019

China Has a Big Currency Decision to Make Allowing the yuan to weaken beyond seven per dollar could mark a huge shift in the international terms of trade. Also, actively responding to passive ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United St...
23:48, 08/05/2019

How Facebook can win the global currency battle Regulators, politicians, competition authorities and central bankers have all been outlining objections to the Libra project from the first day Facebo...
14:16, 08/30/2019

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator It didn’t happen on day one of Donald Trump’s presidency, as he had vowed, but 2 1/2 years later he fulfilled one of his key campaign pledges: to have...
03:48, 08/07/2019

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton a...
01:16, 08/07/2019

Cboe SEF Launches Two New NDF Currency Pairs NEW YORK and LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, to...
19:00, 05/01/2019

US does not brand China as currency manipulator WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has again decided not to label China or any other country as a currency manipulator. But in a report to Con...
01:00, 05/29/2019

How China’s Currency Could Become a Trade War Weapon A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United St...
19:48, 08/05/2019

|Thisiswhyweditchedmulti-currency,saysZim'sNcube Fear of self dollarisation of the economy and the plight of government workers who could no longer afford to buy goods and services forced the Zimbabw...
06:48, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' Global trade war fears deepen after US president reopens EU spat after talk of new rate cut planDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank (EC...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The so...
18:16, 06/18/2019

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illic...
01:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It̵...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategi...
15:16, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digi...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Bank of England welcomes Facebook currency Mark Carney has issued an unexpectedly warm welcome to Facebook’s new global currency, saying tech companies and non-banks could soon be given a...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through ca...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator and What It Means After a decade of flirting with the issue, the U.S. Treasury on Monday labeled China a currency manipulator, something the U.S. hadn’t done since 1994...
19:16, 08/06/2019

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some gr...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Global Currency Decline Bruises Investors Currencies around the world are tumbling to multiyear lows against the dollar, bruising investors’ portfolios and fanning the flames of a global trade...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Restrictions on Hard Currency Take Effect in Argentina (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Restrictions on access to dollars took effect in Argentina on Monday as the government tries to control a rapid loss...
18:32, 09/03/2019

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production c...
23:16, 08/20/2019

Varnished 100 Rupee Currency Notes To Be Introduced Soon The Reserve Bank will soon introduce varnished banknotes of Rs 100 denomination on a field trial basis to increase the life of the banknotes and also ...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cas...
21:16, 05/21/2019

Pakistan’s currency reaches all-time low against US dollar ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agre...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Currency provision won't be in Japan-U.S. trade deal: Aso Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-U.S. bilateral trade deal that the two count...
10:32, 09/17/2019

US designates China as a 'concrete' currency manipulator Eugene Hoshiko/Getty; Reuters The US government determined that China is manipulating its currency. The US will engage with the International Monetar...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Zimbabwe president praises re-introduction of local currency Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday praised the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe dollar as the sole legal tender in the troubled country a...
17:32, 06/25/2019

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency p...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as ...
16:16, 05/29/2019

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, ...
03:16, 09/05/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated c...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a...
23:48, 06/30/2019

China Puts Soothing Spin on Currency Move Chinese media played down Beijing’s abandonment of a former red-line in currency policy as they sought to reassure the country’s millions of small inv...
23:16, 08/06/2019

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and th...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the ...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
05:16, 06/19/2019

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of u...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on stronger yen, currency war jitters Japan's Nikkei fell on Wednesday as a stronger yen and fears of a global currency war prompted investors to sell riskier assets, though some upbeat co...
08:48, 08/07/2019

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's ec...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Argentina stocks rebound after currency controls take effect Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside banks...
11:01, 09/03/2019

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Wash...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, so...
02:16, 08/07/2019

China is just getting started with using its currency as weapon in the trade war, analysts say The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar in 11 years and could continue to fall as China and the United States escalate their trad...
19:16, 08/05/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate al...
17:00, 07/02/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its plan...
14:16, 08/06/2019

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England...
03:32, 08/24/2019

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line ami...
17:33, 09/12/2019

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administr...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global e...
01:16, 08/06/2019

US Designates China A 'Currency Manipulator' As Trade War Rages The United States and China traded blows in an unrestrained economic conflict Monday that sent stock markets plunging and threatened to inflict signif...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England ann...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read ...
05:48, 08/22/2019

Currency In Circulation Jumps 17% To Over Rs 21 Lakh Crore In FY19: RBI The demand for the Rs 500 bill has soared the highest and now accounts for over 51 per cent of the value of currency in circulation, said the report....
10:16, 08/30/2019

China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial s...
19:48, 08/05/2019

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued tha...
21:48, 08/21/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move t...
03:16, 08/06/2019

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst...
17:00, 06/17/2019

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't g...
22:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule propos...
02:16, 05/25/2019

China Let Its Currency Sink to an 11-Year Low After Trump’s Trade Threats (BEIJING) — China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” abou...
04:48, 08/27/2019

Here's how oil and currency markets might react to Trump's surprise tariff hike Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners and Joseph Trevisani, senior analyst at FXStreet, join "Squawk Box" to check in on how oil and currencies are ...
02:48, 08/03/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for ...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Swiss Central Bank Fires Warning Shot on Currency The Swiss central bank appears to have taken its most significant steps to weaken the Swiss franc in two years as looming rate cuts abroad strengthene...
02:48, 07/30/2019

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the na...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Viet...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Argentine markets split after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international dollar and euro-denominated bonds fell to record lows on Monday and the official peso diverged from the black market after P...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Trade Turmoil Strains Emerging- Market Currency Rally This year’s advance in emerging-market currencies is facing a test as investors pull back on riskier bets in the midst of renewed U.S.-China trade ten...
17:48, 05/10/2019

From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works When economic freedoms are taken away, informal markets will always find new and ingenious ways to satisfy demand. By Richard DaviesWhen Wilbert Ridea...
09:48, 08/30/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrenc...
22:16, 06/20/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the US – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing ...
22:48, 08/06/2019

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the U.S. – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S. ...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control. ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

India Removed From US Currency Monitoring List, China Stays The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. It, however, continued to keep China on its ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Argentina: Macri imposes currency controls as peso spirals President Mauricio Macri's government has imposed foreign-exchange controls on Argentine exporters. A week of financial uncertainty has led to a sharp...
11:32, 09/02/2019

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools that...
06:48, 08/06/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
09:48, 08/06/2019

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yua...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and c...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Argentina slaps controls on the peso as currency crisis grows Argentina is taking desperate action to keep dollars in the country as it tries to prop up its collapsing currency and avoid defaulting on its debt fo...
23:00, 09/02/2019

Argentine Peso Strengthens Against Dollar After Currency Controls Introduced The Argentine peso gained against the dollar after the government announced measures on Sunday to try to slow an outflow of the currency amid a crisis...
02:16, 09/03/2019

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
18:16, 07/10/2019

WRAPUP 7-U.S. designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war A yearlong U.S.-China trade war boiled over on Monday as Washington accused Beijing of manipulating its currency after China let the yuan drop to its ...
02:16, 08/06/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and ...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations t...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field sh...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Tesla prices China-made Model 3 at 328,000 yuan as China plan accelerates U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), as it pushes pro...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets...
21:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. 'destroying international order', China media says, after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washington...
06:48, 08/06/2019

Argentina Restricts Access to Foreign Currency to Stave Off Financial Crisis The imposition of currency controls is a remarkable about-face for Argentina’s president, who was elected on the promise of liberalizing the economy....
02:48, 09/03/2019

China media says U.S. 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washi...
09:16, 08/06/2019

PM Modi Changed Currency Notes Like Tughlaq: Ghulam Nabi Azad Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad today likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decisions to that of the controversial 14 century Delhi ruler Mohammad Bi...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call...
22:32, 09/02/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
23:16, 07/15/2019

If Facebook or Google create their own currency, they can control our lives | John Harris Facebook’s Libra is the last thing the world needs – big tech’s use of our data threatens to intrude even on financial transactionsDystopian fiction ...
11:00, 06/24/2019

ICICI Bank Deploys Robotic Arms To Count Currency Notes These Robotic Arms are currently functioning at Mumbai, and Sangli (Maharashtra), New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mangaluru (Karnataka), Jaipur, Hyderabad, C...
18:48, 08/28/2019

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive results...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain com...
21:48, 07/03/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
19:48, 06/22/2019

Trump decides against currency intervention after meeting about ways to weaken dollar Two senior administration officials, who declined to be named, said the primary discussion at the meeting of trade principals was on ways to weaken th...
00:00, 07/27/2019

Ex-Fed gov: Central bankers shouldn't cut rates again despite China using currency as trade weapon Larry Lindsey, president and CEO of the Lindsey Group and a former Fed governor, says central bankers should not cut rates again despite China using i...
21:48, 08/05/2019

China Central Bank "Resolutely Opposed" To US Currency Manipulator Label China's central bank said Tuesday it is "resolutely opposed" to the US labeling Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions surge between the wor...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Chinese State Media Retaliates As US Brands China "Currency-Manipulator" China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washington...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging Barclays , JP Morgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a tes...
10:48, 07/29/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive con...
18:16, 08/21/2019

Argentines wait at banks to withdraw cash as currency controls kick in In the early hours of Monday morning in Buenos Aires, before banks had opened their doors, winding lines of customers waited to withdraw savings after...
10:01, 09/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets join global sell-off as yuan slide spooks investors Latin American assets tumbled on Monday as escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions pushed investors to pile on to safe-heavens like government bonds a...
17:16, 08/05/2019

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a super-smash: $847M worldwide and counting "Spider-Man: Far From Home" celebrates another weekend at No. 1 at the box office. Counterprograming like "Crawl" and "Stuber" barely made a dent. &#...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk mo...
23:16, 09/06/2019

Alcohol use soaring worldwide: The average adult now consumes about 1.7 gallons of pure alcohol per year Global alcohol use continues to rise, a new study reports, and is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead. In fact, just in the past 30 years,...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Alcohol use soaring worldwide: The average adult now consumes about 1.7 gallons of pure alcohol per year. Global alcohol use continues to rise, a new study reports, and is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead. In fact, just in the past 30 years,...
03:16, 05/08/2019

MLB London Series is homecoming for 'Baseball Brit' in his 162-game worldwide journey Over 100 days and 41 ballparks into Joey Mellows' journey to watch 162 MLB games this year, the 34-year-old fan will see Yankees-Red Sox in Londo...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic informati...
10:16, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
23:32, 07/15/2019

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insists the move is not "competitive devaluati...
21:16, 08/05/2019

Argentine peso edges up, but falls on black market after currency controls imposed Argentina's peso edged up in early trading on Monday, but weakened in the black market after the country imposed capital controls on Sunday in a bid t...
21:32, 09/02/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of product development co...
21:32, 07/10/2019

Wall Street traders pump up Argentine peso as currency controls hit home Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protecting...
04:00, 09/04/2019

US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator but puts 9 nations on watch list The administration said that no country meets the criteria to be labeled as one seeking to gain unfair trade advantages over the United States by mani...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Hyundai Motor logs biggest profit gain in seven years on currency, new models South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co on Monday posted its steepest quarterly net profit gain in over seven years, as a weaker local currency helped lift U....
07:32, 07/22/2019

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing f...
19:16, 08/05/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, describ...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook's plan to make its own currency Facebook VP David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-d...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Bitcoin roller coaster: Currency soars to 17-month high, but drops over $1,000 after close The steep price decline came at the same time as an outage on popular cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.       ...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Sudan's ex-president Bashir charged with corruption, holding illicit foreign currency A Sudanese judge on Saturday formally indicted Omar al-Bashir for possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption, charges the ousted leader challe...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% of...
22:16, 08/08/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a ne...
15:00, 08/23/2019

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.     &#...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Influential Hindu group says India should not issue foreign currency bonds An influential Hindu nationalist group close to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has demanded his government review its plan to rais...
23:32, 07/16/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a drama...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food S...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesda...
06:48, 08/21/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by P...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Yale economist Stephen Roach: US declaring China a currency manipulator is an 'empty threat' China will not respond to the Trump administration's name-and-shame approach and will hit back if the U.S. imposes more tariffs, says said Stephe...
06:48, 08/06/2019

Equities slip on China data; euro zone growth buoys single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone ...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

Equities drop after China data; euro zone growth lifts single currency European shares edged down on Tuesday after weak Chinese business surveys doused appetite for risk, while the single currency climbed after euro zone ...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &#...
14:32, 06/18/2019

Trump pushed Mnuchin to label China a currency manipulator, a move the president had resisted The treasury secretary had repeatedly refused to designate China as a currency manipulator because its currency moves didn’t meet the Treasury’s estab...
05:00, 08/16/2019

China announces it seeks 'calm' end to trade war, as markets tank and currency hits 11-year flatline China signaled on Monday it was now seeking a rapid end to its trade war with the U.S., as Asian markets crumbled and China's currency plummeted to an...
07:16, 08/26/2019

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of law...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Chuck E. Cheese compares 'fake currency' bitcoin to prize tokens, setting up a Twitter feud between the mascot and furious crypto fans Susan Montgomery/Shutterstock Chuck E. Cheese — the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese's — compared bitcoin to the chain's ...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who s...
17:48, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets inch higher as currency war fears ease Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday after China's central bank fixed the yuan at a slightly stronger rate, soothing fears that a protracted trade w...
17:48, 08/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing ...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President G...
10:01, 09/03/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulato...
01:16, 07/23/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And w...
23:16, 04/28/2019

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” Th...
06:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT ̵...
00:00, 05/17/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Is It Faster to Ask a Digital Assistant or Just Do It Yourself? The Amazon Echo and Google Home have all sorts of abilities. But is asking them something out loud actually faster than doing it yourself?...
15:48, 04/30/2019

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup...
01:16, 05/28/2019

The 10 best digital cameras in the UAE for 2019 What's the best camera? Okay, we admit it – it's an impossible question to answer. The best camera for a pro photographer is a millio...
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