Leaders at global climate talks pledge to cut methane and save forests

02.11.2021, 12:19

GLASGOW - Leaders at the COP26 global climate conference in Glasgow have pledged to stop deforestation by the end of the decade and slash emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane to help slow climate change.

UK's Sunak not mulling change to BoE reserve remuneration

02.11.2021, 11:15

LONDON - British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday he had not considered changing the remuneration of cash reserves that banks hold at the Bank of England, as this would damage the BoE's effectiveness.

Oil dips in choppy trade before U.S. inventories and OPEC+ meeting

02.11.2021, 10:08

Analysts in a Reuters poll expect weekly U.S. crude inventory data to show a rise of 1.6 million barrels [EIA/S]. Industry group the American Petroleum Institute releases the first of this week's two supply reports at 2030 GMT.

Global banking regulator in step closer to crypto capital rules

07.06.2021, 17:13

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will consult on how lenders should shield themselves from crypto assets, the global banking watchdog said on Monday, as regulators turn up the heat on a growing but risky investment sector.

MicroStrategy to Sell $400 Million in Debt to Buy More Bitcoin

07.06.2021, 16:22

MicroStrategy Inc. said it’s raising $400 million through a debt offering as part of its pursuit to acquire more Bitcoin.