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Women sue Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan over Epstein ties

Nov 24 (Reuters) – Women who have accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse filed lawsuits against Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) on Thursday, alleging the banks financially benefited from the late financier’s alleged sex trafficking operations. The women, who were not identified in the court filings, cite US federal anti-sex …

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Dollar nears 3-mth low, shares climb after Fed tests the brakes

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Shares hit a two-month high and the dollar swooped towards a three-month low on Thursday, after Federal Reserve signals of smaller interest rate rises from next month were followed by the message from Frankfurt that the ECB will plough on. With Wall Street shut for Thanksgiving, it was up to …

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over pay, conditions Apple says it has team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday a pay-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new recruits at a COVID-hit iPhone factory in China …

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Volkswagen says all brands have halted paid activities on Twitter

BERLIN, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) brands have halted all paid activities on Twitter until further notice, a spokesperson for the company said on Wednesday. Earlier this month, Volkswagen, which owns Audi together with the VW, Seat, Cupra, Lamborghini, Bentley, Ducati and Porsche (P911_p.DE), said it had recommended the brands pause paid advertising on …

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EU split on Russian oil price cap level, talks to resume Thursday

BRSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – European UnionUS failed to reach a deal on Wednesday at what level to cap prices for Russian sea-borne oil under the Group of Seven nations (G7) scheme and will resume talks on Thursday evening or on Friday , EU diplomats said. Earlier on Thursday of the EU’s 27 met in …

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FTC likely to file argument to block Microsoft’s $69 bln bid for Activision – Politico

Nov 23 (Reuters) – The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is likely to file an antitrust argument to block Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) $69 billion takeover bid for video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O), Politico reported on wednesday A challenging the deal is not guaranteed, and the FTC’s four commissioners have yet to vote out …

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US weekly jobless claims at 3-month high; equipment spending resilient

Weekly jobless claims increase 17,000 to 240,000 Continuing claims rise 48,000 to 1.551 million Core capital goods orders rebound 0.7% in October Shipments of core capital goods surge 1.3% WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits increased to a three-month high last week amid rising layoffs in …

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Oil slides over 3% on Russian price cap talks, US gasoline build

EIA US gasoline stocks data shows higher-than-expected build G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trading level Chinese demand concerns weigh as COVID-19 cases surge Majority of Fed officials see rate hikes slowing soon HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell more than 3% on Wednesday, continuing a streak of volatile …

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Russia revives Soviet-era Moskvich brand with Chinese model

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Nov 23 (Reuters) – After a two-decade hiatus, Russia on Wednesday launched production of the Moskvich car brand at a plant near Moscow given up by the French carmaker Renault, with a new, modern Chinese design that …

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Oil rises 1% as OPEC+ focus on supply cuts outweighs recession concerns

EU softens Russian oil price-cap plan -Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, other OPEC producers deny output hike talks Beijing shuts parks and museums as China’s COVID cases rise Coming up: API supply report at 4:30 pm EST (2130 GMT) NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose about 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia …

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