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Bitcoin Use Under Scrutiny In Indonesian Island Of Bali

JAKARTA/KUTA, Indonesia – Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali, amid warnings by the central bank in Southeast...

Sec Says Bitcoin Funds Raise Investor Protection Issues

– The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their...

Sec Questions Prospects Of Bitcoin Etfs

– The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has questioned the prospects of bitcoin exchange-traded funds saying there are a significant number of investor...

Exclusive Us Puts Hna Deals On Ice Until It Gets Ownership Info -source

NEW YORK – The U.S. government will not approve any investment by HNA Group HNAIRC.UL until the Chinese conglomerate, which has been scrutinized around the world...

Metlife Us Regulators Agree To Set Aside Legal Fight

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government and MetLife (MET.N) announced on Thursday they would jointly be seeking to dismiss an appeal over whether the insurance company...

Hsbc To Pay 100 Million To Settle Us Probe Into Currency Rigging

– HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) on Thursday agreed to pay $101.5 million to settle a U.S. criminal probe into the rigging of currency transactions, which has already...

Us Senators Question Extent Of Ford Do Not Drive Warning On Airbags

WASHINGTON – Two senators asked the U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday to explain why a “do not drive” directive issued last week by Ford Motor...

Fears Of Global Crackdown Fail To Dampen Cryptocurrency Interest

MIAMI – Worries about a crackdown by global regulators on cryptocurrency trading could slow the pace of bitcoin’s rise but should not threaten its existence,...

Senate Passes Bill Renewing Internet Surveillance Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with...

Brazilian Prosecutors Ask Bny Mellon Unit To Return 25 Billion To Local Fund

SAO PAULO – Brazilian prosecutors asked on Thursday that the local unit of Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK.N) return 8.2 billion reais ($2.56 billion) to local...