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EU passes gaming strategy, probing Activision & Microsoft merger

The EU is developing a long-term gaming and esports strategy while it also investigates Activision Blizzard's $68.7B merger with Microsoft.

Santander UK Limits Cryptocurrency Exchange Transactions, Bank Says Investing in Crypto ‘Can Be High Risk’

On Nov. 3, Santander UK, the subsidiary of the Spanish financial giant Banco Santander, S.A., published a notice that says “investing in cryptocurrency assets can be high risk.” Furthermore, the…

British Pound Taps All-Time Low Against US Dollar Following BOE’s 50bps Rate Hike

The world’s oldest fiat currency, the British pound sterling, slid to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar at a little after 1 a.m. (ET) Monday morning. At the time,…

Rome’s Financial Volatility to Shock the Eurozone — Hedge Funds Bet $39 Billion Against Italian Debt

Hedge funds are betting against Rome’s liabilities as S&P Market Intelligence data indicates investors have amassed a $37 billion short bet against Italian debt. The hedge funds are betting large…