As regulators scrutinise FTX, rival exchanges try to reassure investors

Crypto.com CEO says it will publish proof of reserves Bitcoin steadies around $16,700 Binance CEO plans “industry recovery fund” Smaller exchange AAX halts withdrawals SINGAPORE/LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remained under pressure on Monday following last week’s collapse of crypto exchange FTX while rival exchanges sought to reassure jittery investors of … Read more

FTX looks for $9.4 bln in rescue funds from investors, rivals

Nov 10 (Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and rivals, a source said on Thursday, as Chief Executive Sam Bankman-Fried urgently seeks to save the cryptocurrency exchange that has been buffeted by a rush of customer withdrawals. Over the past few hours, Bankman-Fried has discussed raising $1 billion each … Read more

Toshiba shares jump on report of possible Japanese-led $19 bln bid

TOKYO, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) shares rose 7% on Thursday on a report of a potential Japanese-led $19 billion bid that could lead to foreign activist investors being bought out after years of tension. A consortium led by private equity firm Japan Industrial Partners has been given preferred status in a second … Read more

French TV shares slump after merger to challenge Netflix collapse

A view shows the headquarters of French television group M6 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, France, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Photo Sign up now for unlimited FREE access to Reuters.com List PARIS/MILAN, Sep 19 (Reuters) – The collapse of a deal to form a French TV giant to challenge US streaming services like Netflix (NFLX.O) … Read more

Honduras launches ‘Bitcoin Valley’ in the tourist town of Santa Lucia

July 29 (Reuters) – People can pay for a slushie with crypto in the streets of “Bitcoin Valley,” a project in the Honduran tourist enclave of Santa Lucia through which the country has entered the digital currency trend. The small town in the mountains, 20 minutes from the capital Tegucigalpa, has become a bitcoin city. … Read more

From burgers to gadgets, stressed consumers buy cheap

NEW YORK/LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – Some global consumers are showing signs of cracking as shoppers stressed by record inflation stick to buying staples like food, bleach and cheap burgers, while those with larger bank accounts are buying $3,000 at Louis Vuitton. handbags Investors are closely watching second-quarter corporate results for signs that economies are … Read more

Tesla quarterly profit beats estimates; sells most of its bitcoin

A Tesla logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 20 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as a string of price increases on its best-selling electric vehicles helped offset production challenges caused by … Read more

Hollywood veteran Chernin forms new studio by acquiring Red Arrow Studios

Cast member Christian Bale signs autographs at a special screening for the film “Ford v Ferrari” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com List LOS ANGELES, July 6 (Reuters) – Hollywood veteran Peter Chernin announced Wednesday that he is forming a new … Read more

Crypto exchange FTX has “a few billion” to support industry – Bankman-Fried

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried poses for a picture, in an unspecified location, in this undated handout picture, obtained by Reuters on July 5, 2022. FTX/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 6 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, head of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, FTX, said he and his … Read more

Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital considers asset sales, bailout – WSJ

June 17 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency hedge fund Three Arrows Capital Ltd is exploring options, including the sale of assets and a bailout by another firm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The crypto market has suffered heavy losses, with companies such as Coinbase (COIN.O), Gemini, Blockfi and Crypto.com laying off thousands of employees, as … Read more