Trading of China’s Evergrande shares in Hong Kong suspended

HONG KONG — Shares in troubled real estate developer China Evergrande Group and its property management unit Evergrande Property Services were suspended… Read more

Asian markets mixed; China Evergrande shares suspended

Asian markets were mixed on Monday, with Shanghai closed for the National Day holiday.

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Despite delays with $3.5T plan, Biden vows to ‘get it done’

WASHINGTON  — President Joe Biden has pledged at the Capitol to “get it done” as Democrats strained to rescue a scaled-back version of his $3.5 trillion… Read more

Workers at Bezos’ rocket company allege sexism, safety risks

A group of more than 20 current and former employees are accusing Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket ship company of being a toxic work environment and… Read more

Africa internet riches plundered, contested by China broker

KAMPALA, Uganda — Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Digital resources have proven no different.

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World shares mostly higher after US averts shutdown

European shares and U.S. futures climbed Thursday after U.S. lawmakers moved to avert a government shutdown.

Germany’s DAX edged 0.1% higher… Read more

UK mulls calling in army to help ease gas shortage at pumps

LONDON — Lines of cars formed at some British gas stations for a fourth day on Monday, as the government mulled sending in the army to help ease supply… Read more

China says all crypto transactions illegal; Bitcoin tumbles

BEIJING  — China’s central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign… Read more

Biden: Budget talks hit ‘stalemate,’ $3.5T may take a while

WASHINGTON  — President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have hit a “stalemate” in Congress as he made the case… Read more