UK Conservative Party enhances security around ballot for leadership

A view of 10 Downing Street after the resignation of Boris Johnson, in London, Britain, July 8, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s ruling Conservative Party said on Wednesday it had enhanced security around the ballot process to decide its next leader, who … Read more

US to host virtual meeting on Tuesday of Indo-Pacific trade, economic ministers

US President Joe Biden listens to other leaders joining the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) launch event virtually, at Izumi Garden Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) – The United States will host a virtual meeting on Tuesday … Read more

Beazley reports profit plunge, raises outlook on booming cyber business

Beazley logo is seen displayed in this illustration taken, May 3, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Lloyd’s of London insurer Beazley (BEZG.L) on Friday reported first-half profits fell on hits to its investment portfolio from market volatility, but raised its full-year profitability guidance … Read more

US court says some Trump financial records must be handed to House panel

WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – A US appeals court on Friday largely upheld a congressional subpoena seeking financial records from former President Donald Trump’s accounting firm Mazars, but said some of the lawmakers’ requests went too far. The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit unanimously ruled that the Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee can … Read more

Ex-JPMorgan traders ‘ripped off’ metals market, prosecutor says at trial

July 8 (Reuters) – Three former JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) employees worked together to scam other traders in the precious metals futures market, a US prosecutor told a jury during opening statements in a closely watched criminal trial in Chicago on Friday . The bank’s former global precious metals desk head Michael Nowak, precious … Read more

Nikola founder asks judge to block evidence of ‘wealth’, ‘lifestyle’ in fraud case

Trevor Milton, founder and former-CEO of Nikola Corp., exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse following an appearance in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Trevor Milton, the billionaire founder and former chief executive of Nikola … Read more

Real estate giant appeals ‘each and every part’ of contempt order in New York Trump probe

NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) – Cushman & Wakefield (CWK.N), which appraised several properties belonging to Donald Trump, on Wednesday appealed “each and every part” of an order finding it in contempt of court related to subpoenas in a civil probe into whether the former US president manipulated asset values. Justice Arthur Engoron of a … Read more