SEC’s Gensler seeks new powers to regulate the “Wild West” crypto market

Cryptocurrency update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about cryptocurrency news. The Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Gary Gensler called on…

New York City requires certain indoor activities to provide a vaccination certificate

Coronavirus pandemic update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about the coronavirus pandemic. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Bill de Blasio) announced…

Pakistani security adviser complains that Joe Biden did not call Imran Khan

Pakistan Update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about Pakistani news. Pakistan’s national security adviser complained that US President Joe Biden failed to contact…

Missing Belarusian activist found hanged in Kiev park

Belarus update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about Belarusian news. According to reports, a Belarusian opposition activist was found hanged in a tree…

Square’s $29 billion bet on Afterpay heralds the future of the “buy now, pay later” trend

Jack Dorsey’s biggest gamble to date has caused ripples in the financial technology and banking industry. Investors are betting on Square’s $29 billion all-stock transaction Acquired Afterpay Shows that the…

PepsiCo sells Tropicana and Naked juice brands to private equity for $3.3 billion

Pepsi-Cola Company Update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about PepsiCo news. PepsiCo has agreed to sell a controlling stake in its Tropicana and…

Ohio special elections test Trump’s control of his party

U.S. politics and policy updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about U.S. politics and policy news. Donald Trump’s control of the Republican Party…

Singapore grants first encryption license to attract digital asset groups

Cryptocurrency update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about cryptocurrency news. As the Asian city-state increases its challenge to Hong Kong’s status as a…

Belarusian opposition leader urges the West to strengthen sanctions

Western countries need to strengthen sanctions against Belarus and put pressure on President Alexander Lukashenko to restore democracy and end the deteriorating repression. Leaders of the opposition Svyatlana Zihanusskaya Tell…

Société Générale reports best first-half performance in 5 years

Societe Generale update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about Societe Generale’s news. Societe Generale continued to recover from last year’s large trading losses,…

As profits rise in the global recovery, Standard Chartered resumes dividends

Standard Chartered Bank Update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about Standard Chartered Bank news. As the economic outlook improves in the second year…

Chinese state-owned media brand online game “spiritual opium” Tencent shares fall

China Business and Finance Update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and become the first person to learn about Chinese business and financial news. After state media criticized online games…

Laurel Hubbard becomes the first openly transgender woman to participate in the Olympics

Tokyo Olympics update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and be the first to learn about the Tokyo Olympics news. On Monday, Laurel Hubbard became the first publicly transgender woman…

Why foreign investors remain vigilant may benefit China

China’s economic dynamics Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to learn about China’s economic news for the first time. The author is a professor of finance at Peking University and…

South Korea seeks fintech as household debt soars to US$1.6 trillion

Korea Economic Update Sign up for myFT Daily Digest and become the first person to learn about Korean economic news. Due to the Covid-19 curfew and social distancing, after her…