U.K. gambling operators pressured by credit-card ban

2020-01-14

Shares of U.K. gambling companies slumped Tuesday after a ban on credit-card use was announced. The slump, which hit companies including 888 Holdings 888, -1.51%  , GVC Holdings GVC, +0.17%  , William Hill WMH, -1.08%  and Flutter Entertainment FLTR, -0.02%  , came as the U.K. Gambling Commission announced a banRead More →

Swiss body considers ban on Swatch unit selling parts

2019-12-14

VIENNA (Reuters) – A Swatch (S:) unit that supplies parts to much of the watch market faces a possible sales ban next year by Switzerland’s Competition Commission (Weka), newspaper Schweiz am Wochenende reported on Saturday. A decision on the matter is due next week, the paper said, without specifying aRead More →

Asian markets mixed as Trump moves to ban Huawei

2019-05-15

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday after President Donald Trump signed an order that would ban telecom equipment from countries considered “foreign adversaries,” in a move apparently targeted at China’s Huawei Technologies. On Wall Street, a promising update on the Trump administration’s efforts to reach a trade dealRead More →

German market regulator lifts short sale ban on Wirecard By Reuters

2019-04-18

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s markets regulator Bafin on Friday said its two-month ban on short-selling shares of payments company Wirecard had expired. In February,Read More →