Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX ripple effect spreads

Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy as FTX ripple effect spreads

The filing follows weeks after the collapse of FTX FTX is listed as BlockFi’s #2 lender Bitcoin is down more than 70% from its 2021 peak Nov 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it said on Monday, the latest cryptocurrency casualty following the spectacular collapse of the FTX … Read more

China’s anti-blocking protests have spread to campuses and cities abroad

China’s anti-blocking protests have spread to campuses and cities abroad

HONG KONG, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Protests against China’s strict zero-covid policy and restrictions on freedoms spread to at least a dozen cities around the world over the weekend in a show of solidarity with rare shows of defiance in China. Expatriate dissidents and students held smaller vigils and protests in cities around the world, … Read more

Oil prices erase 2022 gains as Chinese protests raise demand concerns

Oil prices erase 2022 gains as Chinese protests raise demand concerns

WTI is at its lowest since December 2021, Brent at its lowest since January 2022 Clashes in Shanghai as COVID protests across China Investors are focused on the next OPEC+ meeting on December 4 Nov 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell to near their lowest this year on Monday as street protests against strict COVID-19 … Read more

China tightens security measures after rare protests against COVID restrictions

China tightens security measures after rare protests against COVID restrictions

Shanghai and Beijing police will increase their presence on the streets No sign of new protests in Beijing, Shanghai on Monday The backlash is an obstacle in the effort to destroy the virus News of the protests roil global markets SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Police patrolled weekend protest sites in Shanghai and Beijing on … Read more

More than 80 injured as Indian police clash with protesters at Adani port

More than 80 injured as Indian police clash with protesters at Adani port

KOCHI, India, Nov 28 (Reuters) – More than 80 people were injured in southern India when villagers stopping construction of a $900 million port clashed with police, the latest escalation in a months-old protest led by a mostly Christian fishing community against Asian fishermen. the richest man The protests are a major headache for Gautam … Read more

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is weighing a proposal from Boeing to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs mounted on widely available missiles, allowing Kiev to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more weapons. US and allied military stockpiles are dwindling, and Ukraine faces a … Read more

The BBC says Chinese police attacked one of its journalists at a protest in Shanghai

The BBC says Chinese police attacked one of its journalists at a protest in Shanghai

LONDON/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The BBC said on Sunday that Chinese police assaulted one of its journalists covering a protest in Shanghai and detained him for several hours, but China disputed the account, saying he did not identify himself as a reporter . “The BBC is extremely concerned about the treatment of our journalist … Read more

Twitter CEO Musk says user sign-ups hit record high, offers ‘app everything’ features

Twitter CEO Musk says user sign-ups hit record high, offers ‘app everything’ features

Nov 27 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk says new user sign-ups on the social media platform are at an “all-time high” as it faces a mass exodus of advertisers and users fleeing to other platforms over verification concerns . and hate speech. Registrations averaged over two million a day in the past … Read more

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Ukraine races to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter with an approximately 20% energy capacity deficit Party chief says coming week could be ‘really tough’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kiev and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday as millions of people in and around the Ukrainian capital faced power and central … Read more

Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID restrictions

Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID restrictions

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Protests in China against severe COVID-19 curbs spread to Shanghai on Sunday, with protesters also gathering at one of Beijing’s most prestigious universities after a deadly fire in the country’s far west sparked widespread anger. The wave of civil disobedience, which has included protests in Urumqi, where the fire occurred, … Read more