Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in ransom – Bloomberg News

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at Colonial Pipeline’s Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, U.S. May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Drone Base/File Photo (Reuters) -Colonial Pipeline paid nearly $ 5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday after a crippling cyberattack that shut the largest fuel pipeline network in the […]

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ForexLive European FX news wrap: Quiet and steady with the Easter break in focus

Forex news from the European trading session – 1 April 2021 Headlines: Markets: EUR leads, AUD lags on the day European equities higher; E-minis up 0.3% US 10-year yields down 2.4 bps to 1.716% Gold up 0.4% to $ 1,714.65 WTI up 0.2% to $ 59.26 Bitcoin down 0.5% to $ 58,650 With the Easter […]

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News Corp nears agreement to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s consumer-publishing arm: WSJ

© Reuters. (Reuters) – News Corp (NASDAQ:) is nearing an agreement to purchase the consumer arm of educational publisher Houghton Mifflin (NASDAQ:) Harcourt Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. The deal could be announced as early as Monday, the newspaper https://on.wsj.com/3ctZiY9 reported, without mentioning financial terms. The […]

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Forexlive Americas FX news wrap: The USD falls but is the strongest of the major currencies this week

Forex news for North American trading on March 26, 2021. A snapshot of markets near the close of the day/week shows: Spot gold is up $ 5.59 or 0.32% at $ 1732.52. For the week gold fell $ 12.73 or -0.73% Spot silver is down $ 0.02 or -0.09% at $ 25.04. For the week, silver fell […]

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Goldman sold $10.5 billion of stocks in block-trade spree: Bloomberg News

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs company logo is seen in the company’s space on the floor of the NYSE in New York (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:) liquidated $ 10.5 billion worth of stocks in block trades as part of a selling spree that erased $ 35 billion from the values […]

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Asian equities poised to seesaw as U.S. economic news pushes indexes lower

By Katanga Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian markets will likely open mixed on Thursday after global equities dipped and U.S. investors considered which stock market sectors would most benefit from strengthening growth. Concerns about extended economic lockdowns in Europe and potential U.S. tax hikes also weighed on investor sentiment. “Rising interest rates, uncertainty of tax […]

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Forexlive Americas at the news wrap: The USD moves marginally higher to end the week

Forex news for NY trading on March 19 2021 In other markets: Spot gold is trading up $ 6.87 or +0.39% at $ 1743.20 Spot silver is up $ 0.12 or 0.46% $ 26.20 WTI crude oil futures rallied $ 1.49 or 2.48% $ 61.49 The price of bitcoin is trading up $ 1300 or 2.26% at $ 58,780 […]

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