Analysis: Underwater: How the Bank of England gave the markets a lifeline

The Bank of England bought the bonds at the request of the pension fund Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support perceived as providing room for building security The British government’s unfinished tax plan scared the markets LONDON / NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (Reuters) – Tenders to the Bank of England … Read more

Exclusive: Brands are throwing ads on Twitter alongside child pornography accounts

Sep 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter as their promotions appeared alongside tweets encouraging child pornography, companies told Reuters. DIRECTV and Thoughtworks also informed Reuters on Wednesday that they had halted their Twitter ads. Brands, … Read more

Russia demands an explanation from Apple for removing VK from the App Store

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts the reach of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, September 28 (Reuters) – Russian communications regulator on Wednesday demanded an explanation from Apple (AAPL.O) after apps powered by Russian state-controlled tech company VK (VKCOq.L) were removed from the American company’s App Store. Regulator Roskomnadzor has … Read more