Stocks, dollar rise; European leaders urge further Moscow sanctions

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, April 4, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US stocks mostly higher in early trade Oil prices gain US dollar strengthens NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – Stocks on global indexes … Read more

GameStop seeks share split amid renewed meme-stock hype

A GameStop store is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 31 (Reuters) – Video game retailer GameStop Corp (GME.N) said on Thursday it would seek shareholder approval for a stock split, aiming to … Read more

Intel CEO earned 1,711 times more than average company worker in 2021

March 30 (Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger earned 1,711 times as much as the average worker at the US chipmaker in just 11 months since he joined in February last year, a regulatory filing showed on Wednesday. Compared to Gelsinger, former CEO Bob Swan had earned 217 times more than … Read more

Russia steps up economic retaliation with Eurobond ruble buyback offer

A view shows Russian ruble coins in this picture illustration taken October 26, 2018. Picture taken October 26, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Eurobond ruble payment offer revives default fears Moscow does not say if bondholders must take rubles Russia has already demanded gas payments in rubles Move … Read more

Barclays faces $590 million hit, scrutiny over sales slip-up

A branch of Barclays Bank is seen, in London, Britain, February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON/NEW YORK, March 28 (Reuters) – British bank Barclays faces an estimated 450 million pound ($592 million) loss and regulatory scrutiny for exceeding a US limit on sales of structured products, … Read more

Tesla to seek shareholder approval for stock split

March 28 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) will seek investor approval to increase its number of shares to enable a stock split in the form of a dividend, the electric-car maker said on Monday, sending its shares up about 5 %. The proposal has been approved by its board and the shareholders will vote on … Read more

US FCC adds Russia’s Kaspersky, China telecom firms to national security threat list

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday added Russia’s AO Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas) Corp (0728.HK) and China Mobile International USA (0941.HK) to its list of communications equipment and service providers deemed threats to US national security. The regulator last year designated five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies Co … Read more

Jamaica PM tells British royals island nation wants to be independent

KINGSTON, March 23 (Reuters) – Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness told Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate on Wednesday his country wants to be “independent” and address “unresolved” issues, a day after protesters called on the United Kingdom to pay reparations for slavery. The royal couple arrived in Jamaica on Tuesday as part of … Read more

British royals’ Jamaica visit stirs demands for slavery reparations

KINGSTON, March 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Jamaica on Tuesday as part of a week-long Caribbean tour, hours after activists protested to demand reparations for slavery amid growing scrutiny of the British Empire’s colonial legacy. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Belize on Saturday to start … Read more

US SEC to Elon Musk: Regarding your tweets, a deal is a deal

NEW YORK, March 22 (Reuters) – The top US securities regulator on Tuesday urged a federal judge not to let Elon Musk escape an agreement requiring that his Twitter use be monitored, which the Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief executive considers part of a campaign of harassment. In a filing in the federal court in Manhattan, … Read more