Exclusive: Brands blast Twitter for ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda and chemicals company Ecolab have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from Walt Disney Co (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) and Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) to a children’s … Read more

IMF and Moody’s censure UK policy that sparked market turmoil

IMF does ‘not recommend’ policies like UK growth plan Moody’s: economic plan is ‘growth negative’ Pound trading down 0.5% to $1.0681 Bond strategists warn market almost untradeable LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund and ratings agency Moody’s ramped up pressure on Britain to reverse a new economic strategy that was roiling financial … Read more

S&P 500 falls to two-year low, bear market rally snuffed out

Sept 27 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 (.SPX) fell to its lowest level in almost two years on Tuesday on worries about super aggressive Federal Reserve policy tightening, trading below its June trough and leaving investors appraising how much further stocks would have to fall before stabilizing. Stocks have been under pressure since late August … Read more

Iran says the US is trying to use unrest to weaken the country

Calls for teachers and students to strike Germany summons Iranian ambassador Unverified videos contain sounds, images of shooting DUBAI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Iran faced more international criticism on Monday over the death of a woman in police custody that triggered nationwide protests after Tehran accused the United States of using the unrest to try … Read more

Storm Fiona rips into Canada’s east coast, destroying homes and roads

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing over trees and power lines, and reducing many homes to “just a pile of rubble.” The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the storm, downgraded to Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona, was … Read more

Hong Kong will scrap COVID hotel quarantine from Sept. 26

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will scrap its controversial COVID-19 hotel quarantine policy for all arrivals from Sept. 26, more than 2.5 years after it was first implemented, in a long-awaited move for many residents and businesses in the financial hub. All international … Read more

Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when vicious sell-off in US stocks will end

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

Stocks tumble, dollar soars and bonds plunge as recession fears grow

Dow poised to confirm bear market MSCI All-World index hits 2-year low Dollar reaches new two-decade high Sterling and gilts sell off after UK ‘mini-budget’ NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US and European stocks tumbled on Friday, the dollar scaled a 22-year high and bonds sold off again as fears grew that a central … Read more

Wall Street ends down for third day as growth concerns weigh on tech

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tech stocks down in aftermath of Fed’s latest rate move Investors concerned about the possibility of recession Darden Restaurants falls on downbeat quarterly sales JetBlue posts lowest close since March 2020 Indexes down: Dow 0.35%, S&P 0.84%, Nasdaq 1.37% Sept 22 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street … Read more

Japan intervenes to stop yen slide, after BOJ keeps rates super low

BOJ keeps ultra-low rates, dovish policy guidance Japan’s FX diplomat said he took ‘decisive’ action Confirmation of intervention sends dollar sliding over 2% Analysts doubt whether Tokyo can keep propping up the yen Bank of Canada says did not help BOJ TOKYO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Japan intervened in the foreign exchange market on Thursday … Read more