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Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

WASHINGTON, Kansas, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Emergency crews prepared on Friday to work through the weekend to clean up the largest U.S. crude oil spill in nearly a decade, with workers descending into this farming community as far away as Mississippi. A strong smell of oil wafted through the air, a Reuters witness said, as …

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Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City's global influence

Britain overhauls financial rules to bolster City’s global influence

Britain says high standards will be maintained UK flags criticism in financial crisis-era reforms London faces new competition from EU centers Consultation on the planned digital book LONDON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Britain presented a series of measures on Friday to bolster the City of London’s role as a global financial hub, under pressure since …

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Meta takes on the US antitrust agency over the future of virtual reality

Meta takes on the US antitrust agency over the future of virtual reality

SAN JOSE, Calif./WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Thursday accused Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) of trying to buy its way to dominance in the metaverse, launching a high-profile lawsuit to try to stop parent Facebook from buying virtual reality app developer Within Inc. The FTC filed a lawsuit in July to end …

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Stocks and bond yields fall as US data clouds Fed rate outlook

Stocks and bond yields fall as US data clouds Fed rate outlook

Wall Street extends losses as recession worries mount Crude oil at lowest since January Bank of Canada signals slowing pace of rate hikes China eases COVID rules but imports and exports slump http://tmsnrt.rs/2yaDPgn NEW YORK/MILAN, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Global stocks fell further and Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as U.S. worker productivity data beat …

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Reaction to China's easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Reaction to China’s easing of COVID restrictions in major policy shift

Dec 7 (Reuters) – China on Wednesday announced the most sweeping changes to its strict zero COVID policy since the pandemic began three years ago, easing rules that had curbed the spread of the virus but had hobbled the world’s second-largest economy worldwide and sparked protests. The easing of rules, which include allowing infected people …

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S&P posts fourth straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street

S&P posts fourth straight decline as recession talk weighs on Wall Street

Meta stumbles upon EU concern report over targeted ads Energy stocks fall as crude trades at lowest level since January Indices down: Dow 1.03%, S&P 1.44%, Nasdaq 2% Dec 6 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its losing streak to four sessions, as jittery investors worried about Federal …

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Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

Analysis: Investors look to emerging markets as planets align for end of dollar bull market

NEW YORK, Dec 6 (Reuters) – As the U.S. dollar tumbles from multi-decade highs, some investors are betting emerging market currencies will be the big winners from a sustained reversal in the greenback. The MSCI International Emerging Market Currency Index (.MIEM00000CUS) is up nearly 5% from its lows and posted its best monthly gain in …

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Exclusive: Goldman Sachs on the hunt for cheap crypto firms after FTX fiasco

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs on the hunt for cheap crypto firms after FTX fiasco

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs (GS.N) plans to spend tens of millions of dollars buying or investing in crypto companies after the FTX stock market crash hit valuations and chilled the market. interest of investors. The FTX implosion has increased the need for more trusted and regulated cryptocurrency players, and big banks see …

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Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says 'blind spot'

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Pension funds and other “non-bank” financial firms hold more than $80 trillion in hidden off-balance sheet dollar debt in foreign exchange swaps, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said. ). The BIS, dubbed the central bank of central banks around the world, also said in its latest quarterly report that …

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