By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcomed trick-or-treaters to the White House to celebrate Halloween on Monday, their first time hosting such a celebration since taking office.
Lula cheered for new climate policies after Brazil election
By Jake Spring SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Environmentalists, world leaders and sustainable investors on Monday cheered the victory of Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has promised to protect the Amazon rainforest and restore Brazil’s leadership on climate change.
Insurer AIA’s new business value edges up as China COVID curbs ease
(Reuters) – Asia-focussed insurer AIA Group Ltd reported a 1% rise in quarterly new business value on Tuesday as sales recovered from pandemic lows in its main markets of China and Hong Kong.
Canadian businesses urge federal govt to bring employees back to office
(Reuters) – Top Canadian business executives called on the federal government to bring public sector employees back to workplaces, saying deficiencies in public services due to virtual work was affecting the business community and individuals.
Goldman Sachs names Mehrotra, Haufrect as Americas M&A co-heads -memo
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Anirban Sen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Monday named Avinash Mehrotra and Brian Haufrect as the new co-heads of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the Americas, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
Wells Fargo says SEC is examining its hiring practices
(Reuters) -Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has begun investigating its hiring practices, after the Department of Justice had opened a related probe.
Putin says power grid strikes were in response to Crimea drone attack
By Pavel Polityuk KYIV (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said Russian strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure and a decision to freeze participation in a Black Sea grain export programme were responses to a drone attack on Moscow’s fleet in Crimea that he blamed on Ukraine.
Credit Suisse plans to push ahead with China expansion after overhaul
By Selena Li HONG KONG (Reuters) – Credit Suisse is forging ahead with expansion in China, with the country and Hong Kong set to see strongest pace of headcount growth in Asia, its regional head said, even as the Swiss bank’s turnaround strategy leads to
Slava Rubin Says Web3’s Future Will Be Based on Decentralized Data Storage
The Indiegogo founder discusses the future of data and security and why Nillion, the Switzerland-based startup, is on the “cutting edge.”
Market Wrap: Dogecoin’s October Finale Trumps All Other Major Cryptos
The popular meme coin was up more than 8% at one point as DOGE advocate Elon Musk asserted his control over Twitter. Market Wrap is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter diving into what happened in today’s crypto markets.