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

The pound sterling plummets after the BoE buys bonds, the dollar has peaked in 20 years

NEW YORK / LONDON, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – The pound sterling plunged against the dollar on Wednesday before recouping losses after the Bank of England (BOE) said it would step in to support the government bond market and the dollar index touched a fresh 20 the annual high turnover was unstable. BOE said it would … Read more

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles ahead of Harris’s visit to the south

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Reuters) – North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off the east coast on Wednesday, South Korean military said a day before US Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Seoul. The launch came two days after South Korean and US forces conducted military exercises in the waters off the south east coast … Read more

US Vice President Harris condemns “disturbing” Chinese actions in a speech in Japan

YOKOSUKA, Japan, September 28 (Reuters) – US Vice President Kamala Harris condemned China’s “disturbing” actions in comments to US seafarers stationed in Japan, days after the administration pledged that US forces would help defend Taiwan if they stayed attacked. “China is undermining key elements of the rules-based international order,” Harris said in a prepared observation … Read more

Eisai, Biogen says the Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline

Sep 27 (Reuters) – Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T) and Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) on Tuesday said their experimental Alzheimer’s drug had significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large sample of early stage patients, marking rare victory in a field full of unsuccessful drugs. The drug, lecanemab, slowed the progression of brain-wasting disease by 27% … Read more

The dollar is resting even as interest rate fears weaken the risk appetite

NEW YORK / LONDON 27 September (Reuters) – The dollar made little progress in Tuesday’s session, while appetite for more risky betting continued to be weak as Federal Reserve policymakers spoke of further interest rate hikes. The dollar was against the euro but depreciated against the British pound and the Japanese yen, noting central banks … Read more

The raging dollar holds its breath as the bears prepare stocks

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept. 27 (Reuters) – Asian markets tried to stabilize on Tuesday after a crazy couple of days during which most assets, except for the dollar, fell as the dollar eased slightly and equities fell. The pound sterling, which fell to a record low … Read more

The Russian FSB detains and expels the Japanese consul for allegedly spying-agencies

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Russian security agency FSB said on Monday that it had detained a Japanese consul in the Russian port of Vladivostok for allegedly spying and ordered him to leave the country. The consul was released after several hours in detention by a Russian agency, Japanese … Read more

Pound sterling drops to record lows, dollar soars on UK fiscal unrest

A woman is holding British pound banknotes in this picture from May 30, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Ilustracja / Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – The pound sterling plunged to a record low on Monday as traders rushed to exits amid speculation that the … Read more

Sterling collapses when investors run for dollars

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The pound sterling hits a record low; BOE reaction risk the euro down 1%; Aussie, kiwi, yuan hit their multi-year lows S&P 500 futures down 0.6% SYDNEY, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – The pound sterling dropped to a record low on Monday, sparking speculation about the … Read more