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Protesters, paralyse, Hong Kong, financial, hub, extradition, bill

Thousands of protesters paralyse Hong Kong’s financial hub over extra...

06 June, 2019 8:31 am 8:31 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Thousands of protesters rallied in and around Lung Wo Road, an … Read More

Oil, prices, extend, drops, trade, wars, fan, fears, financial, markets

Oil prices extend drops as trade wars fan fears in financial markets

06 June, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday, extending losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets slipped to their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand and as trade wars fanned fears of a global economic slowdown. Front-month Brent crude futures were at $61.12 at 0444 GMT. That … Read More

Britain, financial, heartland, Brexit,

Britain’s financial heartland unbowed as Brexit risks deepen

02 February, 2019 2:32 pm 2:32 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s financial services industry has emerged largely unscathed so far from the build-up to Brexit, with about 2,000 roles expected to have moved or been created overseas even as the risk of a disorderly exit grows, a new Reuters survey showed. Many bankers and politicians predicted Britain’s vote to leave the European … Read More

Prosecutors press financial fraud case against Trump ex-aide Manafort

08 August, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – Prosecutors  aggressively pressed their bank and tax fraud case against Paul Manafort, presenting testimony and documents to try to prove US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman deceived his lead bookkeeper and a bank about his finances. On the trial’s third day, the prosecution pivoted away from describing Manafort’s lavish lifestyle, … Read More