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Justice Department to consult with National Archives on Trump records
... records, some marked as highly classified, including top secret, at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida after leaving office in January 2021. The FBI seized more than 11,000 records, including about 100 documents marked as classified, in a court-approved Aug 8 search at Mar-a-Lago. The Justice Department and Trump's lawyers have been locked in a legal battle over how the records are handled. The government lawyers have been granted access to classified documents but on Friday asked an appeals court to ...
Updated: 10/03/2022
Japan's power saving efforts reported to be on hold
... public transport were the most promising, followed by environmentally friendly city development at 55.1 percent and forest management and urban greening at 55.0 percent. The online survey covering 1,000 people aged 17 to 19 in Japan from July 29 to Aug. 2 was conducted by the Tokyo-based foundation.
Updated: 10/01/2022
Japan's currency intervention cost $19 billion
... carried out on September 22, shortly after the Japanese currency plunged past the psychologically important 145 mark amid fears that the monetary policies of Japan and the United States would further diverge. Friday's data covers the period between Aug. 30 and Sept. 28, and no daily breakdown was disclosed. The largest amount of money was spent on April 10, 1998, and was 2.62 trillion yen. Market analysts doubt that such direct intervention will have a lasting impact at a time when the dollar is ...
Updated: 10/01/2022
China copper spot premium to stay elevated
... in non-Chinese markets, and would keep the import arbitrage window open, a China-based metals trader said. The Yangshan premium, a measure of demand for imported copper into China, rose to $108 a tonne on Thursday, close to the $112.50 level hit on Aug. 19, the highest since October last year. China imported 2.37 million tons of refined copper in the first eight months of 2022, up 7.4 per cent from a year ago, official data showed. A Chinese copper tube maker expects to make more purchases after ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
China's Zhejiang Geely acquires 7.6% stake in Aston Martin Lagonda
In this photo illustration, the logo of Aston Martin is displayed on a mobile phone screen in front of a computer screen displaying Aston Martin in Ankara, Turkiye on Aug 4, 2022. In this photo illustration, the logo of Aston Martin is displayed on a mobile phone screen in front of a computer screen displaying Aston Martin in Ankara, Turkiye on Aug 4, 2022. PHOTO VCG China's largest private carmaker Zhejiang ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Meta Platforms falls below Exxon for first time in more than 5 years
... 11th-largest as recently as December to the 11th largest under Exxon, with the latest move below Exxon. It s been years since Meta was less valuable than Exxon, but it has been less than two months since Meta occupied the No. The 11 spot, which occurred Aug. 1, was when Nvidia Corp. NVDA was still within the top 10. On Sept. 7, 2021, Meta 's market value was at $1.078 trillion. Meta must deal with broader macroeconomic concerns about the state of the advertising industry, as well as some of its own ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Japan to reveal how much it spent on FX intervention
... $24.9 billion on Sept. 22 in its first dollar-selling, yen-buying intervention in 24 years to stem the currency's weakening. A final figure will be available when the Ministry of Finance MOF releases the total amount it spent for intervention from Aug. 30 to Sept. 28, at 1000 GMT on Friday. Japan currently holds about $1.3 trillion in reserves, the second biggest after China, of which $135.5 billion are held in the form of deposits parked with foreign central banks and the Bank for International ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
Judge overturns order that Trump didn’t require proof he planted documents
... planted when federal agents executed a search warrant at his Florida estate last month. A judge in the U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon overrules a directive from the special master she named to review evidence that was seized by the FBI in the Aug. 8 search. Senior U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie of New York ordered Trump 's team to submit a declaration or affidavit about whether items on the FBI 's list of items removed from Mar-a-Lago were not seized from the Premises, meaning items ...
Updated: 09/30/2022
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