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South Korea fin min says in talks with ministries on regulation of bit

South Korea fin min says in talks with ministries on regulation of bit

Published 11/12/2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s finance minister said on Monday that relevant ministries are in talks to decide whether trading of bitcoins should be regulated. [more…]

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Published 11/12/2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. mall owner GGP rejects Brookfield Property’s $14.8 bil

Exclusive: U.S. mall owner GGP rejects Brookfield Property’s $14.8 bil

Published 10/12/2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - GGP Inc (GGP.N), one of the largest owners and operators of U.S. shopping centers, has rejected a $14.8 billion buyout offer [more…]

Factbox: Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin futures contracts

Factbox: Cboe, CME to launch bitcoin futures contracts

Published 10/12/2017

(Reuters) - Cboe Global Markets Inc and CME Group Inc will launch futures contracts on bitcoin on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 respectively. Here are [more…]

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Published 08/12/2017

An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Simon DawsonBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European [more…]

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

Soccer: Born in Japan, playing for North Korea under shadow of missile crisis

Published 08/12/2017

North Korea's national soccer team players Kim Song Gi (R) and Lee Yong Jick pose for a photo after an interview with Reuters in Tokyo, [more…]

Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ashikur Rahman/File PhotoDHAKA (Reuters) - [more…]

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in [more…]

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Impossible to calculate Brexit bill figure at present: EU’s Barnier

Published 08/12/2017

European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier holds a press conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]