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06/28/2017 08:25 AM
Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link
MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.
06/28/2017 08:15 AM
Activist investor calls Hong Kong market rout
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Six weeks ago, David Webb, an activist investor and former director of the Hong Kong exchange, issued a report titled "The Engima Network: 50 stocks not to own". On Tuesday, most of the shares he named abruptly plunged, pointing to chronic regulatory problems over small-cap shares in the Asian financial hub.
06/28/2017 07:31 AM
Tech, oil slump sends European shares to two-month low
LONDON (Reuters) - A slump among technology stocks after a global cyber attack added to depressed crude prices to cast a cloud over European shares on Wednesday, sending them to their lowest in two months.
06/28/2017 07:12 AM
Now is not the time to raise interest rates - BoE's Cunliffe
LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe on Wednesday signalled that now is not the time to raise interest rates, siding with his boss Mark Carney in a deepening split between officials on the need for higher borrowing costs.
06/28/2017 07:10 AM
Japan, EU press ahead on free trade pact to counter U.S. protectionism
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese and European Union negotiators meeting in Tokyo aim to reach a free trade deal that would stand against a protectionist tide threatening the global economy, and make the United States think twice over pursuing inward-looking policies.