Verizon, AT&T to get full use of C-band, expand some 5G protections – letter

WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – Four major US mobile carriers told the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) late Friday that they had agreed to a number of voluntary actions to address aviation safety concerns and allow full use of the C-Band wireless spectrum for 5G use. “These voluntary commitments support full-power deployments in the C-Band and … Read more

Canada approves C$20 billion Rogers-Shaw deal under difficult circumstances

March 31 (Reuters) – Canada on Friday approved Rogers Communications Inc’s acquisition of Shaw Communications for C$20 billion ($14.8 billion) after making binding commitments to pay financial penalties if the company fails to deliver new create jobs and invest to expand its network. The latest nod from Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne … Read more

Nasdaq bets on best qtr since 2020, latest inflation data a boost

February PCE growth slows S&P 500 poised for second quarter in a row Indexes up: Dow 0.8%, S&P 0.9%, Nasdaq 1.3% NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq was set to post its biggest quarterly gain since June 2020, with US stocks moving higher on Friday as signs of cooling inflation bolstered hopes that … Read more

Exclusive: US regulator aims to sell Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank portfolios, sources say

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) – The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has hired advisers to sell the securities portfolios rejected by the new owners of the bankrupt Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, according to people in the know with the case. The portfolios consist of low-interest assets, such as government bonds and U.S. … Read more

Jailed Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib loses latest attempt to review corruption conviction

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s top court on Friday rejected a bid from imprisoned former Prime Minister Najib Razak to review his corruption conviction over the billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, putting Najib’s judicial attempts to challenge the guilty verdict , were terminated. . Najib became the first Malaysian prime minister to … Read more

Explainer: how a massive options trade by a JP Morgan fund can move markets

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 (Reuters) – A nearly $16 billion JP Morgan fund is expected to reset its options positions on Friday, possibly adding to stock volatility at the end of a dismal quarter for equities. Analysts have historically pointed out that the JPMorgan Hedged Equity Fund’s quarterly reset has been troubled markets, seeing this … Read more

FTX’s Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to campaign finance, bribery charges in China

NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – Indicted founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, Sam Bankman-Fried, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to fresh US charges of conspiracy to violate campaign finance laws and bribe Chinese authorities. Bankman-Fried, 31, through his attorney, Mark Cohen, entered the plea for the new 13-count indictment at a hearing before U.S. … Read more

Exclusive: Google says Microsoft cloud practices are anti-competitive

BRUSSELS, March 30 (Reuters) – Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google Cloud has accused Microsoft (MSFT.O) of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and criticized upcoming deals with several European cloud vendors. license terms. In Google Cloud’s first public comments on Microsoft and its European deals, Vice President Amit Zavery told Reuters that the company has raised the issue with … Read more

Alibaba decides on control of new business units after IPO

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG, March 30 (Reuters) – Alibaba Group (9988.HK) said on Thursday it will try to monetize non-core assets and consider relinquishing control of some companies as the Chinese tech conglomerate reinvents itself after a regulatory crackdown that wiped out 70% of its stock. Daniel Zhang, CEO of the group, said breaking up the company … Read more

Shares gain because bank support encourages investors

MSCI All-World index up 0.3%, dollar falls UBS rehires Ermotti as head of the merged unit Alibaba up 13%, other Chinese tech stocks up Oil rises, gold falls LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Wednesday as investors took heart from greater levels of stability in the banking sector, but the sense of … Read more