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Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH are nervously anticipating a crypto milestone: The merge. …

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Credit Suisse found guilty in cocaine cash laundering case

Credit Suisse first major Swiss bank to face criminal trial Former banker found guilty of qualified money laundering Bank plans to appeal BELLINZONA, Switzerland, June 27 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) was convicted by Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court on Monday of failing to prevent money -laundering by a Bulgarian cocaine trafficking gang in the country’s …

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China’s central bank, BIS set up renminbi liquidity arrangement

Headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, is pictured in Beijing, China September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June 25 (Reuters) – China’s central bank said on Saturday it had signed an agreement with the Bank for International Settlements to establish a …

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Samsung Australia fined $ 9.7 million on false water-resistance claims

Samsung Australia fined $ 9.7 million on false water-resistance claims

June 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s competition regulator said on Thursday a court ordered the local unit of Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) to pay a A $ 14 million ($ 9.65 million) penalty for nine misleading advertisements about a water-resistance feature in some of its smartphones. Samsung Australia admitted to misleading buyers of some of its ‘Galaxy’ …

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Exclusive: Inside the hangar at the center of the $ 1 bln Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

DOHA, June 22 (Reuters) – Two high -tech Airbus A350 jets sit idle with their windows taped and engines covered in a floodlit hangar in the Gulf, hobbled by an international legal dispute between European industrial giant Airbus (AIR.PA) and Qatar’s national carrier. From a distance, the planes might seem like any other long-haul jetliners …

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis arrested in Italy on sexual assault charges

June 20 (Reuters) – Oscar -winning screenwriter Paul Haggis is under house arrest in southern Italy on charges of sexual assault and aggravated personal injury, accusations that the Canadian director denies, his lawyers said on Monday. “Mr Paul Haggis was detained on Sunday with an emergency measure issued by the Brindisi prosecutors and is now …

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Europe faces ‘severe’ risk of disorderly financial market correction: Lagarde

President of European Central Bank Christine Lagarde addresses a news conference following the meeting of the Governing Council’s monetary in Frankfurt, Germany March 10, 2022. Daniel Roland/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, June 20 (Reuters) – The risk of an abrupt correction on Europe’s financial and housing markets …

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Tesla cars barred for 2 months in Beidaihe, site of China leadership meet

SHANGHAI, June 20 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) cars will be prohibited from entering the Chinese coastal district of Beidaihe, site of a secretive annual summer party leadership conclave, for at least two months starting on July 1, a local traffic police official told Reuters on Monday. The decision by the Beidaihe authorities comes just weeks …

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Apple workers at Maryland store vote to unionize, a first for the US

June 18 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) workers in Maryland voted on Saturday to join a union, becoming the first retail employees of the tech giant to unionize in the United States. More than 100 workers in Towson near Baltimore “have overwhelmingly voted to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” the union …

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