CLJ

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

Budget finds more than 21 billion euros to bring energy bills under control Taxes additional profits of energy companies at 35% Includes amnesty on tax arrears, reduction of retirement age Relaunches the bridge project linking Sicily to the mainland ROME, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s new right-wing government on Tuesday approved its first budget, a …

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy Read More »

Tesla safety at center of South Korean lawsuit over fatal crash

Tesla safety at center of South Korean lawsuit over fatal crash

SEOUL, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Two years ago, in an upscale Seoul neighborhood, a white Tesla Model X slammed into the wall of a parking lot. The fire accident killed a prominent lawyer – a close friend of the South Korean president. Prosecutors have charged the driver with manslaughter. He blames Tesla. Choi Woan-jong, who …

Tesla safety at center of South Korean lawsuit over fatal crash Read More »

Roche's Alzheimer's drug fails in long-awaited trial

Roche’s Alzheimer’s drug fails in long-awaited trial

Trials show small benefit, but without statistical validity Roche setback leaves Biogen and Eisai as leaders in the field It’s up to Roche’s CEO-designate to revive development fortunes Roche shares down 3.4%, its development partner Morphosys down 29% Nov 14 (Reuters) – Roche’s (ROG.S) Alzheimer’s drug candidate has not been shown to slow the progression …

Roche’s Alzheimer’s drug fails in long-awaited trial Read More »

Elon Musk trial opens to decide fate of his $56 billion Tesla salary

Elon Musk trial opens to decide fate of his $56 billion Tesla salary

WILMINGTON, Del, Nov 14 (Reuters) – A lawsuit opened on Monday over allegations by shareholders that Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package was rigged with easy performance targets and that investors were duped into approving it, with Musk expected to take a stand later this week. A Tesla shareholder TSLA.O hopes to prove …

Elon Musk trial opens to decide fate of his $56 billion Tesla salary Read More »

Lula's honeymoon with the markets ends amid spending plan fears

Lula’s honeymoon with the markets ends amid spending plan fears

BRASILIA, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s short-lived honeymoon with the markets appeared to end on Thursday as investors grew impatient with his desire to increase social spending without setting rules long-term budgets or appointing its main economic decision-makers. Brazil’s currency and the benchmark Bovespa (.BVSP) stock index both surged …

Lula’s honeymoon with the markets ends amid spending plan fears Read More »

Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

November 10 (Reuters) – (This story contains language that some readers may find offensive in paragraph 2) On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off guard with a grim message. “I’m sorry,” he told them. “I failed.” The reason for the mea culpa: its announcement half an hour earlier …

Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto Read More »