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UPDATE 9-Oil hits 2019 high on U.S. plan to tighten squeeze on Iran

© Reuters. UPDATE 9-Oil hits 2019 high on U.S. plan to tighten squeeze on Iran * Brent rises to $ 74.31, highest since November 2018 * U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, announcement due Monday * Iran’s falling oil exports: * Saudi Arabia likely to boost output – JBC Energy (Updates thoughout) By Alex Lawler LONDON, April 22 ...

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U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has reached a critical juncture in its efforts to tighten United States oil sanctions against Iran and Venezuela. By pressuring China and India to end or sharply reduce oil purchases from Iran and Venezuela, American officials are seeking to cut off a key economic lifeline for what the administration considers to be two rogue nations ...

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Banks issued guidelines to tighten cyber security

KARACHI: In the aftermath of a local bank reporting a loss of Rs2.6 million last month, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday issued a number of measures against cyber crime to safeguard banks/microfinance banks (MFBs) and their customers from potential frauds. Banks and MFBs will immediately carry out extensive vulnerability assessment and penetration testing to identify potential weaknesses ...

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Facebook, Twitter tighten rules for political ads

Fri, May 25, 2018 – 6:41 AM [WASHINGTON] Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labeling and verification of identities of those paying for political messages. The moves by the two social media firms come in response to criticism over their role in allowing ...

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UPDATE 1-Oil holds gains as markets tighten amid OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Oil holds gains as markets tighten amid OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions * Tight supplies come amid strong global demand * Global supply overhang of 2014-2017 virtually eliminated – OPEC * China refinery runs at 2nd highest level on record (Adds China refinery data, updates prices) By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, May 15 (Reuters) – Oil prices held firm ...

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Facebook scandal could push other tech companies to tighten data sharing

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Big internet companies and small software developers alike are likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information in the wake of the scandal involving Facebook Inc (FB.O) and the British election consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. A figurine is seen in front of the Facebook logo in this illustration taken March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

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Xi Taps Harvard-Educated Adviser to Tighten Grip on China’s Economy

Advertisement HONG KONG — China’s president, Xi Jinping, has handed the reins of the country’s financial system to a close ally, strengthening his hold over the world’s second-largest economy and sending a clear signal that companies must reduce risky borrowing. Liu He, an economic adviser to Mr. Xi and previous leaders, was appointed on Mon… NYT > Business Day

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British watchdog tells algorithmic traders to tighten controls

© Reuters. A worker on IG Index’s trading floor puts her hand to her face as she speask on the phone while markets tumble, in London By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Some firms using computers to trade at ultra-fast speeds are not applying safeguards required to avert market meltdowns, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said … Stock Market News

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YouTube labels state-sponsored news as rules tighten

Sat, Feb 03, 2018 – 6:53 AM [SAN FRANCISCO] YouTube on Friday began labeling news broadcasts that get government money as it vowed to be stricter about content at the globally popular online video-sharing service. A feature being rolled out in the US displays notices below videos uploaded by news broadcasters which receive government or public money, according to a ...

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