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UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system licence

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system licence, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of ...

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system licence

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Facebook's Libra seeks payment system licence from Swiss FINMA The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system licence under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spelling out in more detail how it hopes to be regulated....
11:00, 2019-09-11

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight...
13:00, 2019-09-11

RBI Allows Payment Of All Recurring Bills Via Bharat Bill Payment System As per BBPS website, the facility would be expanded to include other types of repetitive payments like insurance premium, mutual funds, school fees, EMIs, and municipal taxes, among others....
15:17, 2019-09-17

Swiss indict 4 over payment linked to German 2006 World Cup Swiss prosecutors have charged three German organizers of the 2006 World Cup and a former FIFA official with involvement in fraud over the true purpose of a 6.7 million euro ($7.5 million) payment lin...
16:00, 2019-08-06

MTA’s new ‘tap-and-go’ payment system rolls out The MTA rolled out its new “tap-and-go” fare payment system at more than a dozen stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Friday — but the new tech is already confounding straphangers. “It doesn’t ...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency - watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
08:34, 2019-09-12

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
11:00, 2019-09-12

Amazon tests Whole Foods payment system that uses hands as ID Forget the titanium Apple Card — Amazon’s latest payment method uses flesh and blood. The e-tailing giant’s engineers are quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way t...
01:51, 2019-09-04

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
16:00, 2019-06-28

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of the MTA’s OMNY program — short for One Metro New Yor...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Bank Vice-Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-08-27

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official sai...
16:00, 2019-09-10

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
19:17, 2019-08-20

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic vouch...
14:17, 2019-07-01

Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system for Whole Foods Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to give the Amazon-owned supermarket chain your biometric...
12:51, 2019-09-04

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me on my Cash App.’...
06:34, 2019-08-10

Timings For Payment System RTGS To Change From August 26, Details Here With effect from August 26, the RTGS system for customer transactions will open at 7 am, instead of the present 8 am. "In order to increase the availability of the RTGS system, it has been decided to....
11:17, 2019-08-22

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
10:51, 2019-07-24

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cryptocurrency project, adding it needs the informa...
18:17, 2019-07-23

EU to clear up Swiss doubts on new treaty, seeks deal by June 18: letter The European Union's chief executive pledged on Tuesday to clear up Switzerland's concerns about a draft treaty to govern ties so that Bern can endorse it by June 18 and allow the Swiss stock exchange...
18:34, 2019-06-11

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
20:17, 2019-08-05

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read More...
15:00, 2019-09-12

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, called Libra, anywhere in the world until it ...
02:17, 2019-09-20

Philadelphia bar seeks payment from St. Louis Blues' 'Play Gloria' craze during Stanley Cup run The Philadelphia bar that inspired the Blues' "Gloria" fad is seeking money from the items that were sold inside and outside of Enterprise Center.       ...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Huawei seeks trademark for Hongmeng operating system in Peru Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has asked Peruvian authorities to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system, a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets in case U.S. san...
00:51, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new partnership treaty had failed to progress....
15:17, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-No real hiccups in Swiss stocks trading as dispute with EU worsens Swiss stocks traded without any major glitches on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors entered uncharted territory amid an escalating dispute b...
18:17, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:34, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the risk of abuses by a dominant market player, France's f...
14:34, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-Swiss blue-chip index rises as stocks banned from EU exchanges Swiss blue-chip stocks rose on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors cheered a ceasefire in the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
11:34, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Swiss blue-chip index set to open higher as bourse row begins The blue-chip Swiss Market Index was set to open 1% higher on Monday, pre-market indications from Julius Baer showed, as the first shots were fired in a tit-for tat stock market battle between Switzer...
10:17, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ...
18:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; updates shares)...
18:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
18:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are ...
18:00, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans....
19:17, 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and the media giant's payments project faced a tough reg...
14:17, 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves Me...
10:51, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying ...
00:51, 2019-07-16

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerland's biggest exchange....
19:34, 2019-09-09

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves sub...
08:17, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system San Francisco has offered $2.5 billion to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city, they said on Sunday, eight months after the utility sought Chapter 11...
05:34, 2019-09-09

UPDATE 3-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the utility, which sought Chapter 11 ban...
01:00, 2019-09-09

Android at I/O 2019: The Project Mainline update system and other highlights Google I/O 2019 wrapped up on May 9th, but we're still picking through the incredible flood of information that came out of the show. In addition to the slew of announcements on keynote day, there are...
18:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-San Francisco makes $2.5 bln bid for PG&E's electric system -media report The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
21:34, 2019-09-08

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
08:51, 2019-06-10

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of ...
06:17, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or ...
11:17, 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC chair Pai seeks approval for Nexstar-Tribune merger Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Friday sought approval from his colleagues to order the go ahead for Nexstar Media Group Inc's acquisition of Tribune Media Co in a $6.4 billion...
00:34, 2019-08-31

UPDATE 1-After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo after British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back on ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Woodside seeks buyers for gas assets in Australia, Canada Australian oil and gas producer Woodside is seeking to reduce its stakes in the Scarborough gas field at home and in Canada's Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to cut its capital exposure, i...
17:00, 2019-09-10

UPDATE 3-Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires Walmart Inc on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar systems and asking a court to force Tesla to remove solar panels from more than 24...
05:17, 2019-08-21

Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 Update Brings EROFS File System, GPU Turbo 3.0 Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 gets a new EMUI 9.1 update that brings new features like improved performance, new wallpapers and icons, GPU Turbo 3.0, and more....
11:34, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications ...
01:01, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of governme...
22:17, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
17:51, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 4-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it had acquired a 4.3% stake in joint-venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view toward expanding across Asia....
01:51, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Mach seeks Transat class B shares to block Air Canada deal Montreal real estate developer Group Mach on Friday offered to buy at least 6.9 million, or about 19.5%, class B voting shares of Transat AT Inc at C$14 per share, as it looks to block Air Canada's de...
02:00, 2019-08-03

UPDATE 3-Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn million...
01:34, 2019-09-12

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire -sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refi...
20:34, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis c...
18:00, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Senator Grassley seeks info on Novartis's Zolgensma data issues U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has asked Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to provide details on data manipulation related to its $2 million gene therapy, Zolgensma, by Aug. 23....
00:34, 2019-08-13

UPDATE 3-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social...
07:51, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Michigan sues Enbridge in U.S., seeks to shut oil pipeline under Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, a statement from Michigan's atto...
18:34, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-Trump White House seeks to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy -sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into t...
05:17, 2019-08-21

Soon, Need Not Be 8th Pass To Apply For A Driving Licence The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said......
19:17, 2019-06-18

Pensioners to protest against loss of free TV licence Pensioners across the country are planning to march on their local BBC offices later in protest against the corporation's plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s....
04:00, 2019-06-21

Ketamine-like drug for depression could get UK licence within the year Esketamine could initially become available through private clinics but potential side effects raise concernsA ketamine-like drug that could be licensed in the UK as soon as November could transform t...
22:51, 2019-07-12

Non-UK licences - can you drive on a foreign driving licence? Tips & advice 27 Aug, 2019 The rules around driving licences for non-UK can be bewildering. Our guide will help you stay the right side of the law...
23:00, 2019-08-27

How To Upload Driving Licence In Your DigiLocker Account DigiLocker, a cloud-based government platform, has partnered with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for making available digital driving licence (DL) and vehicle registration certificates......
13:34, 2019-09-11

Jersey grants licence to harvest hemp flowers for CBD oil Team of ex-firefighters given go-ahead to legally process crop for cannabidiol extractionJersey has become the first place in the British and Irish Isles to grant a licence for farmers to harvest hemp...
12:00, 2019-08-10

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was forced to go to court to overturn an outright ban....
14:34, 2019-08-03

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously strippe...
10:17, 2019-08-19

10 Steps To Upload Your Vehicle Documents & Driving Licence In A DigiLocker While the digitisation of documents isn't mandatory yet, it can save you from those hefty fines. Here are 10 steps to upload your vehicle documents and driving licence in a DigiLocker account....
17:34, 2019-09-12

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
05:34, 2019-06-18

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
09:34, 2019-06-19

Missouri’s only abortion clinic’s future uncertain as licence renewal battle heads to court Planned Parenthood sued Missouri last week after state health officials refused to renew the licence of Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood in St. Louis...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Shop licence in doubt after raid finds canisters of 'hippy crack' in newsagent A newsagent accused of keeping 255 laughing gas canisters in a safe to sell as a psychoactive drug to customers faces being stripped of its alcohol licence in a council crackdown on so-called "hippy c...
13:51, 2019-09-18

Pensioner calls BBC plans to scrap free TV licence 'another nail in the coffin' for working classes The BBC's plan to scrap free TV licences for the over 75s has sparked a huge backlash, with one pensioner calling it "another nail in the coffin" for the working classes....
23:17, 2019-06-10

How To Make SBI Credit Card Payment Through ATM SBI credit card bill: The bill payment through an SBI ATM enables customer to pay their credit card dues from over 26,000 ATMs without any extra charges, according to lender's website- sbi.co.in. ATMs...
12:00, 2019-07-16

Beware 'Same as Cash' Payment Offers If you spend any amount of time listening to the radio in your car, you’ve probably heard a few “six months same as cash” ads. If you’re not in the market for a mattress, washing machine or used car, ...
08:51, 2019-07-04

Best mobile card payment reader of 2019 The ability to process credit and debit cards is a requirement for any modern store, but Point of Sale (POS) terminals are usually tied to an internet connection. What happens if you want to sell at a...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Payment fraud victims to be protected under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
08:51, 2019-05-28

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, vict...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey.       ...
13:51, 2019-09-06

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
17:34, 2019-08-09

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available through BitPay and allows consumers to pay their online...
05:34, 2019-05-24

Electric chargers should offer card payment by 2020 Government says new rapid charge points should allow contactless credit or debit card payment All new public charging points should offer contactless payment via credit or debit card by spring next y...
20:34, 2019-07-15

Google Play Store Officially Gets UPI as a Payment Option Google on Thursday officially announced the addition of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as a new payment option on the Google Play Store for its users in India....
19:51, 2019-09-06

Electric car chargepoints to accept contactless payment next year News 15 Jul, 2019 Government “prepared to intervene” to force contactless payments on public chargers; Chargemaster announces contactless payment...
04:17, 2019-07-16

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
18:51, 2019-05-22

Raytheon get $27.3M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missile Defense Radar program, the Defense Department sai...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. nowRead More...
02:51, 2019-07-03

SBI To Remove Immediate Payment Service Charges From August 1: 10 Points State Bank of India or SBI, the largest commercial bank in the country, has decided to do away with IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) charges for its internet banking, mobile banking and YONO (You Only...
12:00, 2019-07-13

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the Europea...
02:51, 2019-06-09

Revolt Electric Bikes Payment Plan Explained Revolt Intellicorp launched the RV 300 and the RV 400 in India recently. Apart from the product, the two electric motorcycles have a rather interesting payment plan. Here is how it works....
05:51, 2019-09-04

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
14:00, 2019-06-12

RBI Board May Discuss Dividend Payment To Government On Monday: Report The RBI follows July-June financial year and the dividend is usually distributed in August after annual accounts are finalised. For FY20, the government has pegged a Rs 9,000 crore dividend from the.....
12:17, 2019-08-25

World Cup-winning NZ netballers rewarded with unprecedented payment after outcry Public campaign nets Silver Ferns $25,000 eachSponsors contribute towards bonus fund for playersA public outcry has helped the Silver Ferns receive an unprecedented winning bonus payment of $300,000 f...
08:17, 2019-07-25

Trump directly involved in talks that led to Stormy Daniels payment, FBI says Court filing says Trump and Hope Hicks spoke to Michael Cohen often as Daniels in 2016 threatened to go public with story of affairDonald Trump and his press secretary were directly involved in discus...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
17:17, 2019-06-29

Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure compliance and be onboarded more quickly....
10:51, 2019-09-06

Nissan CEO Saikawa admits receiving improper payment: Jiji Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to improperly receiving stock-related compensation, Jiji news agency reported, in the latest case of financial misconduct among executives at Ja...
04:51, 2019-09-05

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money y...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater...
07:51, 2019-06-09

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and...
19:51, 2019-06-28

Issue Of Advance Payment For S-400 Missiles Deliveries Settled: Russia Russia and India have settled the issue of India's advance payment for the delivery of S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems, the Russian defence agency said on Thursday....
00:00, 2019-08-30

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment...
12:51, 2019-09-04

Government rebukes FTSE giants for late supplier payment A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment Code, after they were found to take longer than 60...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Revolt RV 400 Electric Motorcycle Launched; Payment Plans Start At Rs. 2999 The Revolt RV 300 and the RV 400 electric motorcycles have been launched in India and the offerings are available with a per month payment plan starting from Rs. 2999 (for 37 months)....
00:00, 2019-08-29

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Late Payment Charges For Post Office Recurring Deposit, Other Rules Here RD Late Payment fees: If in any RD account, there is monthly default amount, the depositor has to first pay the defaulted monthly deposit with default fee and then pay the current month deposit....
13:34, 2019-07-10

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents s...
05:00, 2019-09-14

Apple appeals record €13 billion tax payment demanded by European Commission Tech giant Apple is appealing a 2016 EU ruling requiring that it pays a record €13 billion in back taxes in Ireland. Apple says the ruling "defies common sense." Unusually, Ireland doesn't want the ex...
17:17, 2019-09-17

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be m...
12:17, 2019-07-18

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in ...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely con...
22:01, 2019-07-04

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Wa...
23:00, 2019-07-07

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money payment...
22:51, 2019-07-18

Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey said Thursday the agreement for an undisclosed amount of financial help for Glen Assoun has been finalized and the cheque will be available within days....
14:34, 2019-09-13

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones a...
06:00, 2019-06-06

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with....
08:34, 2019-09-10

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential electi...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Disgruntled employee uses hockey app notifications to air payment, throat-punching-related grievances Employers must never forget that it’s the workers who truly hold the fate of their businesses in their hands. If not treated properly, it’s entirely within their means to halt production or otherwise ...
19:00, 2019-07-11

AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literal...
07:34, 2019-09-11

Donald Trump, Hope Hicks discussed Stormy Daniels payment during campaign Then-candidate Donald Trump and press secretary Hope Hicks allegedly discussed making hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels with his lawyer Michael Cohen amid the fallout from the “Acc...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat th...
16:17, 2019-09-20

Google supercharges its mobile payment app in India with WeChat-style mini apps Google is officially embracing the super-app strategy popularized by WeChat and Go-Jek, with its Google Pay app in India. The internet giant is launching its new Spot platform, powered by its popular ...
19:17, 2019-09-19

Seattle man builds fence around illegally parked car-share vehicle on property; demands payment A Seattle property owner upset about a car-share vehicle parked illegally on the parking lot f his duplex erected a barricade around it and is demanding compensation from the owner. ...
05:01, 2019-05-31

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were...
10:17, 2019-06-18

City Hall finally tackles late payment epidemic that slowed homeless fight City Hall is finally fixing a dysfunctional contracting system that left the nonprofits that provide housing, counseling and aid for New York’s neediest in dire financial straits — waiting month...
04:34, 2019-08-08

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archriv...
13:00, 2019-09-11

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies w...
22:17, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: T. Rowe Price held talks with Guaido team on Venezuela PDVSA 2020 payment T. Rowe Price has held informal talks with advisors of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido about financing a $913 million payment on state oil firm PDVSA's 2020 bond, an executive at the U.S. fun...
23:34, 2019-08-29

Swiss government wants further talks on accord with EU BERLIN (AP) — The Swiss government says it wants further talks with the European Union about an accord that’s intended to regulate bilateral ties between the Alpine country and the 28-nation blo...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said on Wednesday after a review it does every two years...
11:00, 2019-07-03

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
16:01, 2019-06-14

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to...
04:17, 2019-07-05

Swiss men have some of the worst sperm in Europe Swiss men have among the worst quality sperm in Europe, a study shows. One in six have a concentration below 15 million per milliliter of semen, the medical threshold for a low sperm count. Their sper...
02:00, 2019-05-24

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the riverbed. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. S...
12:17, 2019-08-01

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
02:34, 2019-05-22

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
16:51, 2019-08-04

UBS's Ermotti says Swiss bank's CEO bench at least three deep: NZZ UBS has least three candidates from inside the biggest Swiss bank who could eventually step into the CEO role, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said in a newspaper interview on Thursday on the heels of ...
16:34, 2019-08-29

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its...
14:34, 2019-06-07

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violent incident last week, authorities say....
20:17, 2019-07-31

I Just Sold My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' for $500 The year was 2015, and I’d just left my engineering job to try this whole “writing” thing for Jalopnik. One of my goals was to start a wrenching series for people who share my “cheap bastard” trait, a...
06:17, 2019-05-25

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the streets to demand wage parity, nearly three decades af...
12:51, 2019-06-14

Deadline looms for agreement on Swiss-EU ties Swiss ties with the European Union, its biggest trading partner, face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made enough progress on a stalled draft treaty to head of...
15:34, 2019-06-16

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened an...
14:17, 2019-07-08

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the p...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Why the Swiss Spat With EU Is Spilling Into Stock Markets Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union have taken a dramatic twist, with the political discord now set to impact trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a sweepi...
07:17, 2019-06-28

Why Swiss Spat With EU Could Spill Into Stock Markets  Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union are threatening to affect trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a political accord, and the Swiss stock exchange has eff...
17:51, 2019-06-20

Federer subdues Wawrinka in Swiss classic Roger Federer came through his first serious test on his return to the French Open as he subdued some fierce Stan Wawrinka resistance to reach the French Open semi-finals on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-06-04

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
18:17, 2019-06-19

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athleti...
20:17, 2019-06-03

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Baby among 3 killed in Swiss Alps plane crash A small plane carrying three people, including a baby, crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all on board. The doomed flight took off Sunday morning from western Switzerland and was headed for Italy befo...
00:34, 2019-08-27

Government To Get Swiss Bank Details Of All Indians From September India's fight against suspected black money stashed abroad will get a major boost this September in the form of first set of detailed financial information about all Indians having Swiss bank......
02:34, 2019-07-11

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
16:34, 2019-06-12

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and execute. Here's how PopClip works....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Only about half of Swiss population uses online banking: survey Only about half of population in banking-rich Switzerland uses online banking services, a representative survey conducted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) among 34 banks showed on Tuesday....
10:34, 2019-08-27

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office said on Wednesday, as he bows to a court order to ...
20:17, 2019-06-19

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has ...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Brussels blocks Swiss bourses' access to EU market The European Commission will not propose an extension of the equivalence regime that allows Swiss exchanges to access EU investors, effectively ending it as of July 1, an EU diplomat told Reuters on F...
17:51, 2019-06-21

Swiss govt demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another d...
15:34, 2019-06-07

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's railway station. Opposition politicians have accus...
08:34, 2019-08-03

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other fi...
17:17, 2019-05-25

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that ...
03:00, 2019-08-26

Belinda Bencic Melted Down Into A Puddle Of Swiss Cheese Despite losing a tight first set on a tiebreaker, Belinda Bencic was in complete control of her U.S. Open semifinal. The 22-year-old Swiss had bounced back against 19-year-old Canadian Bianca Andreesc...
16:51, 2019-09-06

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon’s separatist crisis Switzerland’s ambassador to Cameroon says his government is helping to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died...
18:34, 2019-07-21

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the ...
22:51, 2019-05-29

UBS slashes threshold for fee on euro deposits at Swiss bank UBS Group will halve to 500,000 euros ($559,900) its threshold for charging a 0.6% deposit fee on euro accounts at its Swiss banking unit, Switzerland's largest lender said on Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-08-07

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themselves, New York state’s attorney general conte...
21:17, 2019-09-14

Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title "Jean-Eric Vergne took another step towards becoming the all-electric Formula E series\u0027s first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and re-started after a mass pile-u...
01:51, 2019-06-23

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central African nation’s long-time leader is staying. A ...
20:34, 2019-06-29

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union next month, sources close to the matter told Reute...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another d...
17:17, 2019-06-07

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Oklahoma judge rules against Johnson & Johnson, orders $572M payment An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem....
07:00, 2019-08-27

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
08:00, 2019-06-10

One Killed, Six Hurt In Cable Car Accident At Swiss Alps Resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service ski lift....
18:01, 2019-06-05

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal Tribunal reversed a ruling that temporarily lifted ...
03:00, 2019-08-01

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row ...
15:34, 2019-06-16

Swiss minister under fire for tobacco sponsorship of Expo pavilion Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is under fire over a 1.8 million Swiss francs ($1.8 million) sponsoring deal his department struck with tobacco giant Philip Morris International to help fund Swi...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new...
15:17, 2019-06-19

Vergne tightens hold on the FE title with victory in Swiss E-Prix DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne narrowly won Formula E's Swiss E-Prix after a tense race-long battle, following a 40-minute red flag period caused by a bizarre opening-lap eight-car pile-up...
00:00, 2019-06-23

Swiss Air Force Disrupts Yodeling Festival With Fly-By in the Wrong Town A squadron of Swiss fighter pilots caused a stir on Saturday when they performed a fly-by over a local yodeling festival instead of the event they were scheduled to appear at. A spokesman for the Swis...
00:51, 2019-07-10

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
13:00, 2019-07-10

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-ye...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
18:00, 2019-06-14

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
10:17, 2019-06-22

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursd...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Bruss...
17:51, 2019-06-28

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
22:17, 2019-08-19

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
21:34, 2019-05-29

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers ...
12:51, 2019-08-19

Swiss prosecutors say FIFA work continues after boss recused BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss federal prosecution office says most criminal proceedings in its five-year FIFA investigation will continue unaffected by the attorney general being recused. The off...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose m...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts — declare their share and pay taxes or keep the sc...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stalled draft partnership treaty, its foreign minister ...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
12:17, 2019-06-05

Vergne charges to pole in Swiss E-Prix, Di Grassi 19th "Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title rival Lucas di Grassi qualified 19th."...
16:17, 2019-06-22

How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day Victorinox is Europe's largest knife manufacturer, best known for its iconic Swiss Army knives that have been around for nearly 130 years. The iconic red pocket knife design was originally created by...
15:17, 2019-09-06

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

'Swiss Red Arrows' apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival The Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling festival....
18:17, 2019-07-09

RPT-Investors scramble to swerve Swiss share trading block after EU row European stock investors and brokers are rushing to find workarounds before Swiss shares are blocked from trading on EU exchanges on Monday after a collapse in talks to resolve a dispute between Bruss...
01:34, 2019-07-01

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and...
16:34, 2019-06-12

UBS plans to charge rich clients for Swiss cash deposits UBS Group will impose from November a negative interest rate of 0.75% on wealthy clients who deposit more than 2 million Swiss francs ($2.02 million) with its Swiss bank, it said on Wednesday, citing....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the Ger...
15:34, 2019-07-08

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner....
15:34, 2019-06-16

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 20...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking ...
23:51, 2019-06-03

Caster Semenya able to run medication-free for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Semenya can compete in 800m without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medicati...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Motor racing: Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title Jean-Eric Vergne took another step toward becoming the all-electric Formula E series's first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to be stopped and re-started after a mass pile-up on Sa...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili’s body found The body of Swiss national soccer team player Florijana Ismaili was recovered Tuesday, three days after she went missing in a swimming accident in Italy, officials said. Ismaili, 24, who played 33 tim...
14:51, 2019-07-03

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and servi...
21:00, 2019-08-08

Swiss prosecutors indict ex-German football officials over 2006 World Cup Swiss prosecutors accuse former German football officials, including former DFB presidents Theo Zwanziger and Wolfgang Niersbach, of fraud related to the 2006 World Cup in Germany....
10:34, 2019-08-06

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg Group in the Swiss lakeside resort of Montreux. Satu...
20:17, 2019-06-01

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a family spokesman said on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-08-27

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it’s taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what’s slated to become Minnesota̵...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
17:51, 2019-06-03

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a furor in China after he used the phrase "Chinese p...
13:51, 2019-06-17

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
19:34, 2019-06-03

Swiss prosecutors indict German football ex-officials over 2006 World Cup Authorities have charged three former officials with fraud over a €6.7 million payment in the run-up to the Germany-hosted World Cup. But the most famous face, Franz Beckenbauer, may not face trial ow...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

British musicians and baby daughter killed in Swiss plane crash Jonathan and Hannah Goldstein and baby were in light aircraft thought to be flying to ItalyTwo leading British musicians and their baby daughter have been killed in a plane crash in the Swiss Alps.The...
01:34, 2019-08-28

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment....
19:17, 2019-09-22

Swiss blue-chip index set to open higher as bourse row begins The blue-chip Swiss Market Index was set to open 0.7% higher on Monday, pre-market indications from Julius Baer showed, as the first shots were fired in a tit-for tat stock market battle between Switz...
10:17, 2019-07-01

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergi...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a ...
06:51, 2019-05-23

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency workers deployed four helicopters to the scene ne...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday, noting it wants more details to help def...
01:34, 2019-07-24

REFILE-Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
16:17, 2019-06-05

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
23:17, 2019-06-04

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, a...
08:51, 2019-06-20

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its ...
18:34, 2019-06-30

Swiss aerial display team flies over yodeling festival by mistake Switzerland's Patrouille Suisse squadron has apologized for making a fly-by over the wrong municipality. Instead of marking the centenary of an aviation pioneer's death, it startled visitors at a yode...
19:34, 2019-07-08

Iran protests to Swiss envoy over U.S. drone airspace 'violation': Fars Iran protested on Thursday to the Swiss envoy in Tehran as the representative of U.S. interests over what Iran said was a violation of its airspace by a U.S. drone which Iranian forces shot down, the ...
23:51, 2019-06-20

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by th...
04:00, 2019-07-17

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
23:17, 2019-07-16

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has...
02:34, 2019-07-16

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach ...
11:51, 2019-06-21

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, ...
17:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bounty. In a blog post yesterday, the Libra associatio...
12:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
06:34, 2019-06-14

France: We can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the risk of abuses by a dominant market player, France's f...
18:34, 2019-09-12

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance would give it too much power. Similarly to their U...
21:34, 2019-07-22

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from arou...
17:00, 2019-07-16

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Ca...
14:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook's Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs...
19:51, 2019-07-23

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark ruling....
19:34, 2019-07-31

Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide transfers, court papers show New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to ...
02:00, 2019-09-14

Swiss bank Pictet boosts assets under management, first half profit slips Group assets under custody or management at Swiss private bank and asset manager Pictet rose nearly 10% in the first half versus the end of 2018, it said on Monday....
08:51, 2019-09-03

Swiss telecom Sunrise touts $6.4 billion UPC deal, blasts shareholder as 'self-serving' Swiss telecommunications company Sunrise Communications on Thursday escalated its defence of its planned takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit UPC, touting additional synergies and blasting a shar...
08:51, 2019-08-22

Golf: McIlroy falters late as Romero regains lead in Swiss Alps Rory McIlroy said his recent exertions had caught up with him after a sloppy bogey, bogey finish left him three strokes behind leader Andres Romero in the third round at the European Masters in the Sw...
23:34, 2019-08-31

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
04:01, 2019-05-30

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chin...
10:51, 2019-06-04

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick lets Portugal survive bizarre VAR penalty for Swiss What more can be said about the man? He is 35 on his next birthday and, in football, even the greats reach a point when the one opponent they cannot beat is age. Not Cristiano Ronaldo, though – or not...
00:17, 2019-06-06

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
02:51, 2019-05-30

Mick McCarthy wary of Swiss threat to Republic of Ireland’s positive start • Ireland top of group D for Euro 2020 qualifying• McMcarthy: ‘We’re fully aware of what this game means’Mick McCarthy’s first stint as the Republic of Ireland manager ended in 2002 with a home defeat...
00:51, 2019-09-05

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Indian Origin Swiss Lawmaker Visits "Home Town" In Kerala's Thalassery It was a trip down memory lane for 49-year-old Niklaus Samuel Gugger, an Indian origin member of the Swiss Parliament, who was in the port town of Thalassery, where he spent his early years....
03:17, 2019-08-01

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines against stomach pain, citing suspicions of unlawful pric...
09:51, 2019-09-19

Body of missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili, 24, discovered, officials say The body of Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili was found Tuesday after she was reporting missing following a “swimming accident” on a lake in Italy, authorities said....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are too high....
17:51, 2019-05-21

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland and the European Union....
18:17, 2019-07-01

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's...
15:17, 2019-05-21

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's what you need to know....
13:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what pl...
02:00, 2019-08-09

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
17:34, 2019-07-02

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Opiate tycoons stashed $1 billion in Swiss banks amid probe: Court files The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, including to their Swiss bank accounts, court papers showed...
02:34, 2019-09-14

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
19:17, 2019-06-05

Nightmare creature had egg-shaped eyes, Swiss Army knife head and a butt shield A spiky, armor-plated "walking tank" with bulging eyes, a shield on its butt and a head like a Swiss army knife scuttled along the seafloor more than 500 million years ago, snapping up prey with a dea...
15:00, 2019-09-13

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ruling.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Swiss private bank Julius Baer posts 19% decline in adjusted net profit for the first half Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted a 19% decline in adjusted net profit in the first six months of 2019 as tepid trading continued from its wealthy clients....
12:17, 2019-07-22

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
23:34, 2019-06-03

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies about using “ethical gold” and drags its feet on payi...
12:17, 2019-08-22

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
21:51, 2019-06-18

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Min...
08:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by F...
04:34, 2019-09-11

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:17, 2019-06-18

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
18:51, 2019-07-05

Singapore amongst currencies Facebook wants tied to Libra Social media giant has reportedly informed US government officials that the Singapore dollar, Japanese yen, and euro are amongst an initial bundle of global currencies that likely will be included in ...
11:00, 2019-09-10

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in ...
20:00, 2019-06-23

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regul...
16:17, 2019-09-05

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
18:00, 2019-06-29

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backer...
14:51, 2019-08-23

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin a...
04:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘crypt...
14:00, 2019-08-06

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested i...
21:17, 2019-07-23

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than a...
16:51, 2019-07-08

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protect...
14:17, 2019-07-18

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
02:17, 2019-07-12

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US dollar to the Euro and threaten central banks'......
16:51, 2019-09-18

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information req...
18:17, 2019-09-18

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called L...
00:51, 2019-07-18

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
21:51, 2019-06-18

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ch...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra could undercut ECB's powers: Mersch Widespread acceptance of Facebook's proposed Libra currency could even undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy, a potential risk for the currency bloc, ECB board member Yv...
10:51, 2019-09-02

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
00:34, 2019-06-29

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
15:00, 2019-06-18

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Frid...
15:34, 2019-09-13

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code.Read More...
16:34, 2019-08-27

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the com...
16:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide who don’t use banks or other traditional institution...
16:51, 2019-08-22

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU govern...
19:51, 2019-09-15

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
05:51, 2019-07-18

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
04:17, 2019-06-05

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal • Federer overcomes Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quiet run to...
23:51, 2019-06-04

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more t...
14:34, 2019-07-03

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans fo...
19:00, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
13:51, 2019-06-18

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
02:01, 2019-06-19

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subs...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra currency will get half its backing from the US dollar Facebook was quick to promise that its Libra cryptocurrency would have the stability of real-world money behind it, but whose money will dominate? It's now particularly clear. Facebook sent a l...
06:17, 2019-09-23

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
04:17, 2019-09-04

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representative...
02:17, 2019-09-16

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money t...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competi...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protectio...
07:34, 2019-07-11

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
01:51, 2019-07-18

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
17:51, 2019-08-04

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
04:00, 2019-07-16

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now,...
05:51, 2019-07-04

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own dig...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
21:00, 2019-06-27

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
21:00, 2019-06-27

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French...
07:00, 2019-09-13

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and int...
18:34, 2019-09-12

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Natio...
17:00, 2019-07-17

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells o...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
23:34, 2019-07-12

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooke...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may b...
19:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep th...
15:17, 2019-06-18

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis....
13:51, 2019-07-04

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importanc...
18:34, 2019-07-12

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service...
14:00, 2019-06-18

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-17

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the soc...
20:51, 2019-09-04

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as part of its oversight association....
12:51, 2019-09-14

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela M...
10:51, 2019-09-14

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged ...
14:17, 2019-07-18

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can the...
05:01, 2019-07-20

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
02:34, 2019-09-14

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs...
19:01, 2019-07-02

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
03:17, 2019-07-20

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook t...
00:34, 2019-08-06

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank...
17:51, 2019-09-06

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
14:00, 2019-06-18

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone fo...
06:51, 2019-07-18

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrologic...
22:17, 2019-06-20

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance...
19:17, 2019-07-18

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic of discussion next week when finance ministers and ...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Bank of England to mull access for likes of Facebook’s Libra LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook’s upcoming Libra hold funds with the central bank — something previously l...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
10:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive soc...
08:17, 2019-08-19

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency reg...
06:51, 2019-06-19

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are...
18:00, 2019-07-15

U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar comprising the rest, Der Spiegel reported,...
23:51, 2019-09-20

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependabilit...
11:01, 2019-07-12

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
15:51, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-07-11

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
07:00, 2019-06-19

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pou...
17:17, 2019-09-20

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers r...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winkle...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the compan...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should ...
00:34, 2019-06-24

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financ...
11:51, 2019-06-18

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
21:34, 2019-07-08