Reality destroys some of the Qataris’ dreams of renting out the World Cup

The agency says the Qatari hotel group has requested new payments Some prices have been lowered, but many properties are empty The broker says some landlords have sought unrealistic rents DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar has found itself with an unexpected glut of rooms in the packed World Cup group stage, with online portals listing rooms … Read more

Trump’s 2024 presidential bid was a new wrinkle for the markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump’s entry into the 2024 presidential race on Tuesday confirmed the world’s “worst-kept secrets” and created another variable for markets that some investors say remains a low priority for now. Trump, who has launched relentless attacks on voting integrity in the United States since his defeat in the … Read more

South Korea begins investigation into deadly Halloween crush

The death toll rose to 154 and 149 wounded The government promises to conduct a thorough investigation Residents and officials offer condolences at the memorial The disaster is the worst in South Korea since 2014 Seoul ferry sinking SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean investigators combed through footage on Monday from more than 50 state, private … Read more

Security forces students with tear gas defy Iran protest warning

The protests show no signs of abating amid severe warnings from the state Clashes between university students and security forces Journalists demand the release of their imprisoned colleagues Rights groups talk about arrests of activists and students DUBAI (Reuters) – Protests in Iran entered a more violent phase on Sunday as students who defied an … Read more

Weak corporate report cards in the US and Asia indicate economic pain

Google shocks the market with weaker-than-expected ad revenue SK Hynix warns chip sector faces ‘unprecedented deterioration’ Weak profits come amid rising inflation and higher interest rates Oct 26 (Reuters) – US technology giants Alphabet (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft to General Electric (GE.N) and game maker Mattel (MAT.O) It reported significant slowdowns in growth or warned that … Read more

Sunak would prefer to be UK Prime Minister after Johnson refused to try to come back

Johnson withdraws from the competition Sunak has officially announced that he will run as a candidate The first poll will take place on Monday It is clear that Sunak is leading the other opponent Mordaunt LONDON (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak looked set to become Britain’s next prime minister after Boris Johnson pulled out of the … Read more

Analysis: US Republicans aim to help Ukraine but are unlikely to obstruct it

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Republicans have the power to block aid to Ukraine if they regain control of Congress, but they are likely to slow or limit the flow of defense and economic aid rather than halt it, analysts said. . They may also use support for the Ukrainian war effort as leverage to force … Read more

Meta unveiled the Quest Pro Mixed Reality Headset at Meta Connect 2022

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Profiler platforms (META.O) It unveiled the Quest Pro virtual and mixed reality headset on Tuesday, marking a milestone for CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s foray into the high-end market for extended reality computing devices. The new headset, unveiled at the annual Meta Connect conference, will hit shelves on October 25 and priced at … Read more

Activists say female students are telling Iran’s president to “get lost” as unrest rages

DUBAI (Reuters) – Female students in Tehran chanted “Fah” as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visited their university campus on Saturday, activists said, condemning angry protesters for the death of a young woman in custody. Addressing my chief professors and students at Tehran’s Al-Zahra University, he recited a poem that equaled “rioters” with flies, as nationwide … Read more

Analysis: Underwater: How the Bank of England has delivered a lifeblood to the markets

Bank of England bought bonds after pension fund pleas Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support is seen as giving an opportunity to build collateral The British government’s unfunded tax plan scared the markets LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Calls from the Bank of England began on Monday saying some British pension … Read more