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Pound jumps after UK tax cut rescinded, oil climbs higher

Pound jumps after UK tax cut rescinded, oil climbs higher

TOKYO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Oil surged on Monday as OPEC+ considered cutting output at its meeting later this week, while the pound appreciated after the British government announced it would would undo a controversial tax cut that had rocked UK markets. Asian stocks mostly fell over the holidays, although Japanese markets found support from …

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Musk shows off Tesla's humanoid robot, but warns it's not ready yet

Musk shows off Tesla’s humanoid robot, but warns it’s not ready yet

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk showed off a prototype humanoid robot ‘Optimus’ on Friday, predicting the electric vehicle maker would be able to produce millions of them and sell them for less than $20,000. – less than a third of the price of a Y model. “There’s still a …

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Barclays fined US$361m for 'appalling' mistake

Barclays fined US$361m for ‘appalling’ mistake

Sep 30 (Reuters) – British lender Barclays (BARC.L) on Thursday agreed to a $361 million fine with U.S. regulators over “staggering” failures that led it to oversell $17.7 billion worth of products structured, racking up additional costs for a mistake that spoiled CEO CS Venkatakrishnan’s first year in charge. Shares of Barclays were up 2% …

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Bank of England moves to calm bond market rout after tax cut storm

Bank of England moves to calm bond market rout after tax cut storm

BoE starts buying bonds, delays gilt sales IMF ‘does not recommend’ policies like UK growth plan Fin min Kwarteng and PM Truss criticized for their politics The British Pound is trading down 0.7% at $1.065 Kwarteng meets bank bosses again LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The Bank of England sought to quell the firestorm in …

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Global stocks break November 2020 lows, sterling regains ground

Global stocks break November 2020 lows, sterling regains ground

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The dollar has eased since its 20-year highs reached on Monday German 10-year bond yields hit near 11-year highs Oil rebounds from Monday’s nine-month lows LONDON/HONG KONG, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Global stocks rebounded on Tuesday after hitting 21-month lows and the pound rebounded from record …

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Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners find themselves stuck in a bear pit

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners find themselves stuck in a bear pit

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustrative photo taken at the Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 27 (Reuters) – Spare a thought for the embattled bitcoin miner. By the end of 2021, miners were the toast of the …

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Twitter will interview Elon Musk, known for his combative testimonies

Twitter will interview Elon Musk, known for his combative testimonies

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 26 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s tendency to slur while being questioned under oath will be tested again this week, when lawyers for Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) are set to interview Tesla Inc ( TSLA .O) CEO on his abrupt decision in July to drop his $44 billion contract for the social media …

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Fed officials eye markets down, say inflation is priority

Fed officials eye markets down, say inflation is priority

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials on Monday put an end to rising volatility in global markets, from falling U.S. stocks to currency turmoil overseas, and said their priority remained control. domestic inflation. “There are interactions there,” said Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, …

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Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when the sharp selloff in US stocks will end

Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when the sharp selloff in US stocks will end

A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has rocked U.S. stocks and bonds, and many investors are bracing for …

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