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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 Le Maire, w...

France Vows to Block Facebook's Libra Currency in Europe, Suggests 'Public Digital Currency' Instead

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France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Europe....
01:13, 09/13/2019

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 platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank officer said....
09:13, 09/06/2019

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 financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
22:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp. Once it’s launched, users will be able ...
13:13, 06/18/2019

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 giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
23:52, 07/16/2019

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       ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

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 concerns are addressed....
08:39, 07/11/2019

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. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
23:00, 07/15/2019

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. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
01:13, 07/16/2019

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 amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and international officials....
21:13, 09/12/2019

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 Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
21:13, 07/15/2019

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 of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday....
13:00, 09/02/2019

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 the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information....
17:13, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-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 of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday....
10:13, 09/02/2019

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 destabilise the global financial market....
16:13, 09/12/2019

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. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read mor...
14:52, 06/18/2019

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, said plans for ...
04:26, 09/13/2019

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 allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one...
17:13, 07/02/2019

| 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 threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
06:00, 09/04/2019

| 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 planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
16:13, 08/06/2019

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, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the social network's move into financial services....
20:52, 09/04/2019

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a comb...
23:39, 07/17/2019

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....
04:52, 06/19/2019

'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 cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrological sign for people born approximately between 23 S...
00:00, 06/21/2019

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 existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's ...
12:26, 06/18/2019

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Servi...
23:13, 07/17/2019

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 with -- and control of -- a rapidly digitizing economy. Unlike cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, thou...
06:13, 09/11/2019

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 that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't expect it t...
20:06, 08/11/2019

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 says....
20:52, 06/18/2019

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 constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
17:52, 08/21/2019

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield ...
20:13, 06/21/2019

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 social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
19:39, 06/20/2019

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 new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is just as worried about being the only company curr...
20:26, 08/23/2019

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 Wizeline, a San Francisco product development company....
19:26, 07/10/2019

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-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
20:52, 07/16/2019

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 a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privac...
05:13, 07/17/2019

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 world....
23:52, 07/16/2019

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....
12:26, 09/13/2019

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.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

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 entire payment infrastructure....
01:13, 06/29/2019

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 as next year....
17:00, 07/16/2019

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 cryptocurrency. Mu Changchun, deputy director of payments at China‘s central bank, explained the co...
16:00, 09/06/2019

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 policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
03:39, 06/20/2019

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 for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:26, 06/02/2019

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 policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
23:13, 06/19/2019

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...
01:39, 09/16/2019

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 it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the ...
16:26, 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 for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
00:26, 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 Association....
20:13, 06/28/2019

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 and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal official...
20:26, 07/17/2019

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 competitive advantages over the United States....
00:13, 07/04/2019

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 regulators scrutinizing Libra....
02:00, 07/23/2019

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot operate in Europe under current conditions, citing systemic financial risks, risks for sovereignty, and the potential for abuse of market dominance....
12:13, 09/12/2019

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereignty" of governments....
13:00, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the risk of abuses by a dominant market player, France's finance minister said on Thursday....
12:39, 09/12/2019

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read More...
15:13, 09/12/2019

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, doesn’t want it to operate in the EU, as he feels it’s...
16:39, 09/12/2019

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency....
20:13, 09/13/2019

France suggests Europe will reimpose sanctions if Iran reneges on deal European countries will reimpose sanctions on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, a source at the French presidency said on Tuesday, after Tehran said it would scale back its compliance a year after Washington pulled out....
20:39, 05/07/2019

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 admits that it’s waging one. They surface when policy makers are accused of deliberately driving down...
03:26, 06/28/2019

'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, the global head of G-10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
16:26, 07/16/2019

Argentina's currency is collapsing 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 for the third time since 2000....
12:52, 09/03/2019

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 stoking fears that the widening clash could disrupt America’s economy....
08:39, 08/06/2019

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 Congress, the administration is keeping China on a list of countries whose trade surpluses with the Uni...
00:13, 05/29/2019

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 made—in Frankfurt....
16:26, 07/30/2019

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 States....
23:00, 08/05/2019

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 States....
18:39, 08/05/2019

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 China officially branded a currency manipulator. The announcement by the U.S. Treasury Department, ...
00:39, 08/07/2019

‘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 Monday on Twitter....
00:39, 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, today announced that its swap execution facility, Cboe SEF, has launched trading of U.S. Dollar (USD)/...
19:26, 05/01/2019

|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 Zimbabwean government to abolish the long used multi-currency regime, finance minister Mthuli Ncube said Mo...
11:52, 06/25/2019

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 administration. “Secretary Mnuchin, under the auspices of President Trump, has today determined that ...
18:13, 08/06/2019

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 Facebook announced plans to let its 2.4 billion users exchange payments in a new virtual currency. Don’t b...
06:13, 08/30/2019

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 look at ways to make them disabled-friendly in......
07:00, 08/30/2019

What Makes China’s Currency a Weapon in the Trade War A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
22:39, 08/05/2019

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 cash....
17:26, 05/21/2019

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 cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
10:52, 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. Here is a look at what the action means, and why the Treasury Department acted now....
01:52, 08/07/2019

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 digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
15:26, 06/18/2019

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 grade-A American fast food....
19:52, 06/05/2019

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 strategist told CNBC Monday....
16:26, 07/29/2019

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 crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchang...
04:13, 08/21/2019

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. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
11:00, 07/16/2019

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 illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism. (July 15)  &#...
00:26, 07/16/2019

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 of foreign reserves and an accelerating devalution of the currency. The measure says residents can&...
06:00, 09/03/2019

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 war....
12:01, 09/11/2019

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 agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout. The Pakistani rupee dropped to 147 rupees to the dollar o...
14:13, 05/16/2019

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 Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a sta...
03:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoi...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' US president’s comments come after Mario Draghi said it could act to loosen monetary policyDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank of unfairly manipulating the euro, further raising the stakes for Washington in its trade and diplomatic dis...
21:39, 06/18/2019

'Where is our money?': Sudan's currency crisis deepens Banks dispense smaller amounts from ATMs as economic turmoil in the country growsMohammed Mahdi Ahmed, a pensioner, is sitting in the queue outside the Bank of Khartoum waiting to withdraw money from an ATM. It is a familiar sight across a city in th...
09:52, 05/09/2019

Pakistan's currency reaches all-time low against US dollar Pakistan's currency has reached a new all-time low against the dollar after the government last week reached a preliminary agreement with the IMF for $6 billion bailout....
13:26, 05/16/2019

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers, where Presidents Trump and Xi are expected to meet and hopefully resolve their differences on trade...
17:13, 06/21/2019

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 announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artif...
15:00, 07/15/2019

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 economy has been hit hard by unilateral sanctions imposed by the US....
19:39, 07/31/2019

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 trade dispute, analysts say....
19:00, 08/05/2019

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 new single currency becomes a reality....
04:00, 07/01/2019

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 a source of concern....
13:52, 05/29/2019

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 administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the technical definition....
06:13, 08/06/2019

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 system....
16:39, 08/05/2019

China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, 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 system....
16:13, 08/05/2019

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 gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade....
03:52, 08/06/2019

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 Washington against "unilateral claims."...
16:52, 05/29/2019

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 that brings already tense relations between the two countries to a boil.On Monday, the US treasury se...
07:00, 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 significant damage on a weakening global economy....
08:39, 08/06/2019

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, soothing fears that a protracted trade spat between the United States and China would spill over into ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

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 going well....
21:52, 05/17/2019

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 wondering how much further Beijing will let the yuan fall. Here’s a look at how China’s hybrid finan...
15:00, 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 has told CNBC....
15:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
22:26, 05/21/2019

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 corporate results and Wall Street's bounce helped curb losses....
09:52, 08/07/2019

Argentine markets take another hit after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international bonds fell to record lows on Monday and peso got slapped down again after President Mauricio Macri imposed capital controls on Sunday after announcing the government would "re-profile" its debt by extending maturities....
18:13, 09/02/2019

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 country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
15:39, 06/25/2019

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 with people worried about being able to withdraw their cash....
13:13, 09/03/2019

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 uncertainty with a landmark opposition win in the country’s largest city. The dollar traded at ...
11:13, 06/24/2019

European stocks push on as China stabilizes currency Global stock markets continue to recover ground after China’s decision to stabilize its currency eased some tensions around the trade war with the U.S....
15:26, 08/07/2019

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 investors....
15:00, 08/06/2019

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 that currencies are "neither the hammer nor the nail" in efforts to reinvigorate economies....
17:52, 08/21/2019

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....
04:39, 08/30/2019

Turkey seizes $271 million in counterfeit U.S. currency: newspaper Turkish authorities confiscated about $271 million in fake U.S. $100 banknotes in a raid on an Istanbul printing press - the country's biggest counterfeit currency seizure in recent years, Hurriyet newspaper reported on Monday....
19:13, 07/22/2019

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 Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the wo...
00:26, 08/24/2019

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 currency trading....
01:00, 05/17/2019

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 More...
13:00, 08/22/2019

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 currency....
06:26, 05/24/2019

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 rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of doll...
17:26, 05/16/2019

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 drop in the value of the peso....
03:52, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Argentine markets take another hit after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international bonds fell to record lows on Monday and peso got slapped down again after President Mauricio Macri imposed capital controls on Sunday after announcing the government would "re-profile" its debt by extending maturities....
18:13, 09/02/2019

US stock indexes slide as China’s currency hits 11-year low U.S. stocks nosedived in early trading as China’s currency fell sharply and stoked fears that the trade war between the U.S. and China will again escalate...
17:00, 08/05/2019

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 an alleged collusion in currency trade....
12:39, 05/16/2019

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 Rideau was 19, in 1961, he killed a man in a bungled bank robbery. After being convicted and sentenced to...
00:39, 08/31/2019

U.S. does not intend to intervene in currency markets for now, Mnuchin tells Bloomberg U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday the United States does not intend to intervene in currency markets for now, Bloomberg News reported....
02:39, 08/29/2019

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 for the third time since 2000....
19:26, 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 of confidence....
20:39, 09/02/2019

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 proposed by the Trump administration....
00:39, 05/25/2019

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 tensions and falling commodity prices....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Barclays, JPMorgan, others face UK class action over currency-rigging Barclays , JPMorgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup , are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in the latest test of Britain's U.S.-style class action regime....
09:39, 07/29/2019

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 currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to rem...
23:39, 06/11/2019

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

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 should be made even....
18:52, 06/10/2019

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 trading....
21:39, 08/02/2019

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 this month....
01:26, 05/29/2019

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 watch list, while urging the Asian nation to take......
12:52, 05/29/2019

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” about a war over trade and technology following tit-for-tat tariff hikes and Trump’s threat to ord...
11:39, 08/26/2019

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 Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
05:00, 05/10/2019

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.       ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

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, after looming rate cuts from U.S. and European central banks put upward pressure on the currency....
19:13, 07/29/2019

China says U.S. currency manipulator labeling could cause chaos in financial markets China's central bank said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would "severely damage international financial order and cause chaos in financial markets"....
11:26, 08/06/2019

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 name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
22:13, 07/03/2019

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 fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as wel...
20:13, 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 yuan....
01:52, 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 between Beijing and Washington....
22:13, 08/07/2019

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.        ...
17:52, 06/03/2019

China firmly opposes currency manipulator label: PBOC China firmly opposes a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing has not used and will not use the yuan to cope with trade frictions with the world's biggest economy....
11:00, 08/06/2019

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 serious concerns were addressed....
17:52, 07/10/2019

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 have not already been employed in two years of trade negotiations with Beijing....
04:13, 08/06/2019

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 war between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as well....
17:52, 08/06/2019

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 level against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 years. The move raised concern that China could u...
20:13, 08/05/2019

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 Argentina's government imposed capital controls restricting dollar purchases and transfers....
02:26, 09/03/2019

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....
12:52, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-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 serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
19:13, 07/10/2019

‘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....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Years of forex market calm sends currency funds to the wall The Chinese yuan's tumble is stirring hopes of a long-awaited volatility boost for forex markets but any rise will be too late for the currency funds that have shut down this year, and it may be too small to hold out much hope for those that remain....
17:39, 09/06/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging The claim, estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pounds ($1.24 billion), was filed at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on Monday, U.S. law firm Scott & Scott said....
16:26, 07/29/2019

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 world's two biggest economies....
16:13, 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 branded Beijing a currency manipulator in a......
11:00, 08/06/2019

Offshore yuan hits record low after U.S. brands China a currency manipulator China's offshore yuan hit a record low on Tuesday, fuelling fresh selling in global financial markets, after the United States branded Beijing a "currency manipulator" in a rapidly escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies....
04:13, 08/06/2019

Brazil's Votorantim profit climbs on lower debt and weaker currency Votorantim SA, one of Brazil's largest diversified conglomerates, on Thursday reported a significant increase in second-quarter profit, helped by lower debt servicing expenses....
16:26, 08/15/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
23:39, 06/10/2019

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 Bin Tughlaq....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Raipur, Siliguri and Varanasi,......
12:13, 08/28/2019

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....
04:26, 09/03/2019

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 its currency as a trade weapon....
22:39, 08/05/2019

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 the dollar....
18:52, 07/26/2019

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 Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapidly escalating trade dispute....
11:00, 08/06/2019

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 – from Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange to Russell T Davies’s spectacular recent BBC1 series Yea...
07:52, 06/24/2019

Facebook currency chief faces withering questioning from Democrats in Congress Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
17:39, 07/17/2019

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, describing the existing currency trading in the region as manipulative....
08:00, 05/30/2019

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 its business is based in China....
21:52, 08/08/2019

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-development employee....
20:26, 07/20/2019

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 raise money by selling foreign currency bonds....
22:39, 07/16/2019

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 manipulating its currency....
03:00, 05/29/2019

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 dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, ...
10:13, 08/06/2019

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 fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging co...
18:39, 08/05/2019

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.       ...
23:52, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-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 test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain....
10:00, 07/29/2019

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 challenged as he was publicly questioned for the first time since his overthrow....
20:13, 08/31/2019

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 insisted the move is not "competitive devaluation."...
15:52, 08/05/2019

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.       ...
04:26, 06/27/2019

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 to protect the beleaguered currency amid a sharpening debt crisis....
18:13, 09/02/2019

Ganesh Idol Made Of Currency Notes Worth 21 Lakhs In Maharashtra's Akola A 12-feet tall Ganesh idol made of Indian currency notes worth Rs 21 lakh was a major centre of attraction for devotees in Maharashtra's Akola city during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Wall Street traders pump up Argentine peso as currency controls hit home Argentina's peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders, back after a long holiday weekend, cheering President Mauricio Macri's capital controls that are aimed at protecting the beleaguered currency....
21:52, 09/03/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
14:13, 07/04/2019

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 growth beat expectations....
15:52, 04/30/2019

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 established criteria for that action....
10:52, 08/16/2019

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 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
00:13, 07/09/2019

Markets plunge after China lets currency fall to a decade low in payback against Trump’s tariffs As the trade war intensifies, global markets tumble and Trump accuses China of currency manipulation. A cheaper renminbi makes Chinese experts cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China....
17:00, 08/05/2019

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 growth beat expectations....
15:00, 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       ...
06:39, 08/06/2019

China announces it seeks 'calm' end to trade war, as markets tank and currency hits 11-year flatline China signaled Monday it is now seeking a "calm" end to its ongoing trade war with the U.S. and President Trump voiced optimism about a deal, as Asian markets crumbled and China's currency plummeted to an 11-year low following the latest tariffs on $...
17:39, 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 lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
06:13, 08/08/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and...
11:26, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
11:26, 06/18/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
09:52, 09/14/2019

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 prize tokens. On Tuesday, Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover tweeted: "Chuck E Cheese tokens are cool ...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
17:00, 07/15/2019

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 war between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as well....
19:00, 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 fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as wel...
21:52, 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 Guido Sandleris said on Monday....
02:26, 09/03/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said....
10:13, 07/17/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
01:39, 06/19/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Currency wars: Lose-lose the only certain outcome As the US accuses China of being a currency manipulator, Beijing calls such labeling unfair and "wayward unilateralism." With more escalation in the US-China trade spat expected, is a currency war unavoidable?...
13:52, 08/06/2019

Google will soon let Chrome users block advanced tracking cookies, report suggests Google is tightening its Chrome browser’s privacy controls, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Sources familiar with the matter have told the publication that the search giant is getting ready to launch a “dashboard-like&...
05:52, 05/07/2019

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
00:00, 09/14/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused on reining in the powers of big tech giants....
13:52, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
13:26, 07/17/2019

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could undermine stability...
17:00, 07/01/2019

DNA Study Suggests Early Neanderthals Had Europe As Their Homebase The Neanderthal story began around 430,000 years ago and (mostly) ended with their demise about 40,000 years ago. They left their mark in Europe and central Asia and on the genes of many people today, and over the years scientists have accumulated a ...
02:52, 06/28/2019

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks posed by Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, France's Finance Minister said on Friday....
13:39, 09/13/2019

Sri Lanka President Vows To Block Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter suicide bombings, official sources said Saturday....
09:52, 06/08/2019

Ex-UK PM Major vows to block suspension of parliament for Brexit in court Former British prime minister John Major said on Wednesday he was ready to go to court to block a new leader from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
12:39, 07/10/2019

Macron suggests Europe reach out to Russia in wake of G-7 summit ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday suggested that Europe should reach out to Russia to ensure it remains in the scope of Western nations, a day after President Trump floated the notion that Moscow be reinstated to the G-7. Macron, who hoste...
17:39, 08/27/2019

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said today. According to Reuters, Libra could pose risks to consumers, financial ...
15:52, 09/13/2019

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 ways to tax the internet economy....
11:39, 07/11/2019

France suggests sanctions could be reimposed if Iran reneges on deal International sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, sources at the French presidency said on Tuesday, after Tehran said it would scale back its compliance a year after Washington pulled out....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late Wednesday. Livongo is selling about 12.7 million shares, raising $355 million. The IPO values the comp...
10:13, 07/25/2019

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
12:40, 08/13/2019

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
15:52, 06/28/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
14:13, 06/21/2019

CBOE CREATES TWO NEW VOLATILITY INDEXES TIED TO GOLD AND EURO CURRENCY; New Benchmarks Continue the Expansion of CBOE's Volatility Franchise Into New Asset Classes CHICAGO, July 31, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Friday, August 1, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing two new Volatility benchmarks -- the CBOE Gold Volatility Index (ticker symbol GVZ) and the CBOE Eur...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
15:39, 06/06/2019

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smart phones or other electron...
21:39, 05/17/2019

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
12:39, 07/11/2019

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

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17:39, 05/30/2019

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
19:52, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
13:00, 06/21/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who anno...
19:26, 06/21/2019

NYPD’s O’Neill vows to catch gunmen behind deadly shooting at Brooklyn block party Police Commissioner James O’Neill promised Sunday morning to find the gunmen who turned a regularly festive Brownsville block party into a tragic episode by opening fire on the crowd. “It was not a good night in Brownsville,” O’Neill said...
15:52, 07/28/2019

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
15:39, 07/11/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Trump says U.S. to hit France with 'substantial' action for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
21:00, 07/26/2019

Macron says France and U.S. reached digital tax deal France and the United States have reached a deal to end a standoff over a French tax on big internet companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:01, 08/26/2019

US and France have reached a deal on digital tax, Macron says The U.S. and France have reached an agreement to settle their differences over a French tax on big tech companies, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
12:00, 08/27/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
14:52, 05/16/2019

France vows $5.5 million to stop men from killing women The French government is spending 5 million euros (about $5.5 million) to try to prevent deadly domestic violence in a country where one woman is killed every two or three days by an abusive partner...
18:13, 09/03/2019

France and US reach draft compromise on French digital tax The compromise envisages that France would repay to companies the difference between a French tax and a planned mechanism being drawn up by the OECD....
07:39, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says U.S. to hit France with 'substantial' action for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
20:00, 07/26/2019

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country....
11:00, 07/11/2019

"Might Be On Wine...": Trump Weighs Retaliation To France's Digital Tax US President Donald Trump vowed "substantial" retaliation against France on Friday for a tax targeting US tech giants, threatening to slap tariffs on French wine and blasting President Emmanuel......
08:39, 07/27/2019

The US and France reportedly reach a deal over 'digital services' tax The Trump Administration and the French government have supposedly reached a deal that ends a feud over France's tax on tech giants, Bloomberg reports. Earlier this year, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed a three percent tax on revenues ...
04:00, 08/27/2019

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito vows to pursue peace in first public address Naruhito formally succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight after his father Akihito abdicated.        ...
10:13, 05/01/2019

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new, three-year p...
16:26, 06/26/2019

Appeals court: LinkedIn can't block public profile data scraping Touching on questions of privacy and the fair use of material on the internet, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed that LinkedIn can't stop hiQ Labs from scraping public data from LinkedIn profiles....
12:00, 09/10/2019

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
02:39, 08/18/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
15:52, 07/11/2019

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched a probe into France's planned digital tax...
11:39, 07/11/2019

France urges Trump: 'Don't mix digital taxes and wine tariffs' Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday that France would proceed with taxing revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how to fairly raise levies on digital services....
15:52, 07/27/2019

Toyota Joins Hands With Infosys To Boost Digital Transformation In Europe Infosys will help drive innovation and optimization agenda backed by Next Generation AI and automation solutions and deliver a future ready landscape for TMHE....
09:39, 06/25/2019

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
23:00, 07/19/2019

France's Macron discussed need for broad digital tax deal with Trump: Elysee France's Emmanuel Macron discussed the need for an international agreement on taxing digital service companies with U.S. President Donald Trump in a call on Friday, the French president's office said....
02:52, 07/27/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever across Europe*."...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Block Trading Sales Veteran Matt Beales Joins Cboe Europe LONDON – 6 December 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Matt Beales has joined the Cboe Europe Sales team to oversee sales efforts for Cboe LIS, the...
21:26, 05/01/2019

White House Sought Ways to Block Undocumented Immigrant Children From Attending Public Schools Some top aides to President Donald Trump sought for months for a way to give states the power to block undocumented immigrant children from enrolling in public schools — all part of the administration’s efforts to stem illegal crossings a...
22:13, 08/18/2019

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the ...
02:39, 05/02/2019

States seek to block Trump 'public charge' immigrant rule as groups warn it could harm economy The "public charge" rule could have a negative effect on the economy as millions of legal immigrants are scared off public assistance, advocacy groups say....
19:52, 08/28/2019

France's Macron says EU nominations positive for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the nominations for the European Union's top posts were "positive and consensual" and offered a fresh start for the bloc....
22:39, 07/02/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to chart the way forward following Brexit....
15:52, 05/09/2019

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
18:52, 07/18/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
16:13, 05/19/2019

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next step on Brexit and no single European Union country ...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Europe heatwave: record high of 45C expected in France Temperature records expected to be broken as minister warns heatwaves could become normNational highest-ever temperature records, typically set in late July or August, are likely to be broken across Europe this week as a potentially deadly early summ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study ag...
06:26, 05/17/2019

France's Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next fighter jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to design a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
12:26, 06/17/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
14:13, 06/17/2019

Alerts issued in France as intense heat wave envelops Europe More than half of France, including around Paris, was placed on an orange alert for intense heat Monday — the second-highest level on the scale — as very hot temperatures were predicted across continental Europe this week...
18:52, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
17:26, 06/17/2019

France sends top diplomat to Iran as Europe urges uranium enrichment cutback France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium enrichment activities "without delay."...
09:26, 07/10/2019

France hits record high temperature while deaths tally up during Europe heatwave Four administrative departments in France were placed on red alert, signaling temperatures of "dangerous intensity" that are more typical of Saudi Arabia....
18:13, 06/28/2019

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heatwave in Europe The mercury rose to over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in France, making it the hottest temperature logged since records began. Meanwhile, a wildfire in Spain has destroyed thousands of hectares of land....
17:13, 06/28/2019

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows 'no ifs or buts' that the UK will leave Europe by October 31 Britain will leave the EU "no ifs or buts" by October 31, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared today as he unveiled his vision to re-energise the country....
19:00, 07/24/2019

Heatwave to scorch Europe, France amid Women's World Cup as hot weather alerts triggered As the action heats up on the field at the Women's World Cup in France, a potentially record-setting heatwave is expected to blast continental Europe this week that has authorities fearing a repeat of the 2003 scorcher that killed thousands. ...
14:39, 06/25/2019

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heat wave in Europe The mercury rose to over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in France, making it the hottest temperature logged since records began. Meanwhile, a wildfire in Spain has destroyed thousands of hectares of land....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.        ...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Cboe Europe Reports Record Month for Cboe LIS with €8 Billion Notional Traded on Block Trading Platform LONDON – 5 November 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that its European block trading platform, Cboe LIS, set a new monthly record in October with average daily notion...
19:26, 05/01/2019

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....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Residents want to block ‘Friends’ couch from West Village block The “Friends” couch might not be there for you. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the sitcom’s debut, producer Warner Bros. Television hopes to temporarily install a replica of the iconic orange sofa from the show’s Central Perk coffee shop, ...
03:26, 09/01/2019

"Media Is Mediator Between Public, Public Servants": Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said while newspapers were getting closed everywhere, they were doing quite well in India and urged the media to make a meaningful difference in the......
08:13, 08/29/2019

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 enormous impact: sports....
18:26, 07/01/2019

See How LA Belches Emissions, Block by Block Researchers quantify the emissions of every road and building in the nearly 5,000 square miles of the Los Angeles metro area. Your city could be next....
15:13, 08/26/2019

How to block or unblock someone on Snapchat, and what happens when you do block someone Lucy Nicholson/Reuters You can block or unblock someone on Snapchat easily, but figuring out what exactly happens when you block someone can be confusing. Blocking someone on Snapchat not only makes it impossible for that person's account to contact...
16:26, 08/01/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
01:52, 06/07/2019

What France---Yes, France---Can Teach the U.S. About Free Markets You wouldn’t think to look to France as a model of unfettered markets. But from cellphones to airfares, competition has risen in Europe but shrunk in America....
17:13, 09/04/2019

2012 Risk Management Conference Europe: CBOE to Host First Ever RMC Europe, September 5 - 7, 2012 Chicago, IL, June 6, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference in Europe, from Wednesday, September 5 through Friday, September 7, 2012, at The Ritz-Carlt...
10:52, 05/02/2019

2013 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe: CBOE to Host Second Annual CBOE RMC Europe September 30 - October 2, 2013 in Portugal CHICAGO, IL, May 31, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will host the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from Monday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 2, at Penha Longa Resort in Sintra, Portugal. ...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its users....
12:26, 07/30/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
13:26, 06/18/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Tru...
07:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook's Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the social networking giant's new cryptoc...
20:26, 07/23/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
23:52, 07/16/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
13:39, 07/13/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bounty. In a blog post yesterday, the Libra association disclosed that its offering up to $10,000 to sec...
09:52, 08/28/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
19:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
17:39, 06/24/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra crypt...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global role that could challenge the dominance of the dollar, ECB board member Benoit Coeure said on Tuesday....
03:26, 09/18/2019

Facebook wants to tie Libra cryptocurrency to the dollar Facebook has revealed more details about its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency launch, stating that it wants to tie the system to some of the biggest national currencies around.The social media giant has told US senators that Libra will be tied to a numb...
14:39, 09/10/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
04:39, 06/21/2019

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance would give it too much power. Similarly to their US counterparts, which questioned Facebook‘s blockc...
16:52, 07/22/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has "very serious concerns" that Libra could be misus...
22:26, 07/15/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
01:13, 07/05/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and What...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement, Company Says Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its users....
17:13, 07/30/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
13:39, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, an...
04:13, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
13:26, 06/23/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday....
13:39, 09/13/2019

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses t...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:39, 06/18/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
19:26, 07/05/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
19:39, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin Loses Almost a Third of Its Value as Libra Hype Fades Facebook’s struggle to convince lawmakers it can create a viable cryptocurrency is rubbing off on bitcoin. Regulatory scrutiny of the company’s ambitious plan to release a digital coin, called Libra, has spoiled bitcoin’s big rally this year....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
17:26, 09/05/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
01:39, 07/18/2019

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency that will be used with Calibra (and other Libra financial services) is already wor...
20:39, 08/27/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘cryptocurrency’s’ potential privacy risks. Data officer...
19:52, 08/06/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
00:52, 07/18/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
03:39, 06/30/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a qui...
23:52, 07/23/2019

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. economy as it faces risks from slowing global growth and uncertainty about trade disputes....
00:52, 07/12/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrut...
21:13, 08/23/2019

The best way to make money out of Libra? Put a bet on it not launching on time Facebook’s digital currency Libra is looking less and less likely to launch next year as originally planned. Policy expert, Angela Walch from University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies told Quartz: “The odds that Libra receives re...
15:13, 07/25/2019

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by Facebook....
14:26, 09/11/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
13:26, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide who don’t use banks or other traditional institutions. The cryptocurrency sector has for years tried t...
13:52, 08/22/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
23:39, 06/28/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue conclu...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
23:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra could undercut ECB's powers: Mersch Widespread acceptance of Facebook's proposed Libra currency could even undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy, a potential risk for the currency bloc, ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday....
10:13, 09/02/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code.Read More...
20:13, 08/27/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money...
21:13, 07/15/2019

Singapore amongst currencies Facebook wants tied to Libra Social media giant has reportedly informed US government officials that the Singapore dollar, Japanese yen, and euro are amongst an initial bundle of global currencies that likely will be included in a reserve fund backing its cryptocurrency....
12:00, 09/10/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of ...
16:26, 07/08/2019

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
17:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competitive behavior," related to the Libra Association, ...
06:13, 08/21/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss financial watchdog said....
09:39, 09/12/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
03:13, 07/18/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
16:26, 06/26/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
14:13, 06/25/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grips with the initiative....
14:13, 06/25/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
22:26, 07/03/2019

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
15:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regul...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central banks....
19:26, 07/15/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
07:26, 08/06/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
21:52, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service...
13:26, 06/18/2019

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as part of its oversight association....
08:26, 09/14/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their respons...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
14:26, 06/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:13, 07/17/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powel...
06:26, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
23:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the re...
15:52, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
13:13, 07/16/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote...
11:52, 08/06/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a ...
14:13, 07/16/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
07:39, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at crypto assets, a G20 regulatory group said on Tuesd...
17:13, 06/25/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ 'bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
00:39, 07/20/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
17:39, 06/19/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
22:52, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
21:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the project....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:13, 07/16/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
16:13, 07/12/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
08:39, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Evidence Suggests Stonehenge May Have Been Built Using Pig Fat Fat residues on shards of pottery found at Durrington Walls, near Stonehenge, have long been assumed to be connected with feeding the many hundreds of people that came from across Britain to help construct the ancient monument. ...
00:26, 07/16/2019

Want a healthy heart? Get a dog, study suggests Fido is good for your heart. Dog owners are more active, eat better and have healthier blood sugar levels, the study found — all of which translates into better cardiovascular health, a new study by the Mayo Clinic suggests. The health benefits...
17:00, 08/24/2019

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and thei...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Fed Could Hit Back at Trump, a Former Top Official Suggests In an op-ed that drew a storm of criticism, the former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York hinted that the central bank could let the president’s trade war hurt his re-election chances....
06:13, 08/28/2019

Aulas suggests Spurs will have to pay more for Ndombele "Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has said that he does not know how much Tottenham Hotspur target Tanguy Ndombele is worth but it is worth more than €45 million."...
20:26, 06/27/2019

FCC suggests '988' as new suicide prevention hotline U.S. Federal Communications Commission staffers recommended the agency designate "988" as a new phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in place of the current 10-digit number, the FCC said on Thursday....
10:52, 08/16/2019

New study suggests the Moon may be shrinking Earth isn’t the only place that “quakes.” Rocky planets and moons regularly experience similar movements, and faults can form between massive chunks of crust on other worlds the same as they can here on Earth. The Moon is one place ...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms company, so we could see the Huawei ban lifted soon.Sp...
15:26, 07/01/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Libra cryptocurrency must meet tough regulatory standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
14:39, 09/10/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the market. As companies are simplifying consumer transactions, will cash reach an expiration date? We explai...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers...
19:13, 06/23/2019

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans....
17:39, 09/17/2019

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a...
17:13, 07/16/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
19:39, 07/17/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
02:13, 09/11/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by th...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe, in a move that ...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are fully addressed....
18:39, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:13, 07/02/2019