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"selena beale" Discussed on Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio
"After being held for three months in egypt. It's anchors away for the ever given containership live from london. This is the marketplace morning report from the bbc world service. I'm victoria craig. good morning. The giant shipping vessel that blocked the suez canal for six days. Back in march and snarl global trade is finally free to set sail today. It's been detained in egyptian waters pending a compensation settlement between the ship's owners and the suez canal authority now that deals been reached. A signing ceremony has been held in a city of his maleeha and the ship is scheduled to be on. Its way any moment. The bbc selena beale has more the two hundred thousand ton. Cargo vessel drew world attention after it was wedged across the suez canal bringing navigation to a standstill in the vital shipping. Route around twelve percent of world trade passes through the canal. The terms of the financial settlement between the canal authority and the ship's owners will not be disclosed. Their options had initially asked for nearly a billion dollars in compensation to cover lost revenues reputation damage and the salvage bonus but this number was later reduced to nearly half. That's the bbc selling and bill reporting from egypt. They're checking the numbers now. European benchmarks are trading higher in the three tenths to seven tenths percent range this morning. Global oil prices are also on the rise at more than one percent that's as uncertainty about the future of opec supply continues the oil group and its allies failed earlier this week to reach agreement about whether to increase output global demand has been rising as economies continue to relax pandemic restrictions elsewhere london-based financial technology company wise formerly known as transfer wise will make its public market debut on the london stock exchange. Today the money transfer company has chosen a direct listing rather than the traditional initial public offering. Route russ mold investment director at. Aj bell explains why there were several reasons for this. We've seen a lot in the united states markets but first of all it's basically about speed and cost does no long road show those no presentations investors. You don't need as big a banking syndicate so there are less advisory fees and you can also make it easy for your customers and retail investors to get involve potentially broadening your shareholder base. We're still waiting for the price to start formulating but it looks if it's gonna with evaluation of around ten billion dollars which is quite a lot higher than analysts. Were initially expecting now. It's been six months since the brexit transition period ended. And as we've been talking a lot on this show. London has been trying to sort of find. Its feet in this new post brexit erin. Fintech has been one of the industries that a lot of people say is important to the city maintain its dominance in financial services so does this listing from wise today. Sort of bolster that view of the. Uk's a massive financial technology hope so it is very important for the london's or establish keep its credentials. Here birmingham is a big financial technologies and the city wants to see these deals. Come to london rather than go to new york amsterdam frankfurt singapore for example. And we've seen a lot of fintech companies list here a bit. how well has their performance bent. Because it's sort of been a little touching goat mixed. I think is the polite way of putting it. T. h. g. group which is an online retailer was a phenomenal success. Delivery was wanted to believe as being a bit of a disaster. Still a long way to go. Interestingly both of those jewel share structure so the management team kept a lot more control of the votes in the company that you would normally expect. That's been a bit of a hot topic in london but the uk regulates the financial conduct. Authority is actually planning to encourage that to try and get mauled. Fintech companies and companies to list in london big institutions aren't king but it worked very well with the hook group less well with deliver russo. This is gonna be another interesting test case. Small investment director at aj. Bill thanks for your time this morning. Thank you nine. Hundred billion dollars is about how much market value has been wiped off china's biggest tech companies. According to bloomberg data the drop comes amid ongoing concerns about beijing's regulatory crackdown authorities warned this week. They'll increase oversight of chinese companies looking to list their shares on foreign stock exchanges. The bbc's katie silver explains how investors are positioning for the long term. This is of course just the latest move of saying alibaba than it was ten cent now deedee and of course a number of the smaller chinese tech players earlier this week and it's definitely creating fees particularly investors. Here in this region rocking. The confidence about whether or not china's tech sector is where they should be putting their money so on the one hand you've got the strategic investors thurs the the lack of for example. Japan's softbank or uber and china. Both of which have relatively high stakes indeedy and these ones going early they own a lot of it and therefore it's quite hard for them to get out of it and then on the other hand you've got the mom and pop. Investors who bought on the listing and sadly have lost a lot of their money. Now one money manager. I've spoken to here in singapore. He used to have three billion dollars of his clients funds in china. But he's told me he's pulled it out all in the last twelve months. He's off strata. If jack mars no longer untouchable than you know what's in it for us poor offshore investors will be the first ones to suffer from that has genuinely scared a lot of not just private investors and sme's. But i think some of the major institutional global funds sort of thinking look the people behind us not so keen on this anymore so our says that feel is unpredictable regulation. That's in coming from china. Means he's clients instead preferring to invest elsewhere in places like the. us europe. australia japan. Yeah it's really interesting. What's been happening in. The markets because shares in domestically focused tech indices ended their session higher today presumably because they're seen as benefiting from this crackdown. Now as all of this battle over tech continues there's another strand of tensions with china global not lies in the xinjiang region and allegations over the use of force labor there katie. Tell us about one of hong kong's biggest t-shirt makers that's now filed a lawsuit with the us. Yes it's cold. A squirrel enterprises and basically this soon. The us government specifically the commerce department. Who accused it of using forced labor at one of its meals in the xinjiang region. The company was put on the expert blacklist saying it was a national security threat last july and they said at their reputations been deeply tarnished beforehand had the likes of brands such as michael coups nike the banana republic calvin klein and tommy hilfiger and they said that it's cost them hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue as a result of this the commerce department so far has not commented but it is a very rich challenge to these laws that we've seen come into play in recent times the bbc's katie's over force thanks for your time this morning. Thanks to finally two of the world's biggest airlines will this weekend begin testing fast-track lanes at london's heathrow airport for fully vaccinated arrivals passengers will be able to upload their vaccination status before boarding a flight. Those taking part in the trial will still have to follow all government roles including required cova tests corentin if they come from a yellow list country like the us but the industry hopes the trial will reassure the government that airlines and airports can reduce pressure on immigration halls by checking vaccine status away from the border in london. I'm victoria craig with the marketplace morning report from the bbc world service. Hey jed kim host a million bazillion million brazilian is a podcast for kids and the families that helps dollars make more sense in each episode. We tackle the tricky questions that your kids have about money. Like how is it made. Is our factory somewhere that makes it. 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"selena beale" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And North Africa became known as the Arab spring. It's a 2011 protest in Cairo, Egypt, which is where the BBC Selena Beale is now she's on Skype. Sally remind us how this personal protest set off the Arab spring. Um Mohammed bars Easy Woz, a street vendor. He woz suffering from very dire economic conditions, and he set himself alive out of despair and then The Arab world was shaken like never before. Demonstrations and coals for freedom and democracy started in Tunisia, but but they swept across many countries, including Egypt, Syria, Libya and Yemen. And the big question now, 10 years on after the Arab spring. Are these countries better off Because there is this big debate? Is it better to have a chaotic country that is free or a stable country that suffers repression? So use Egypt than where you are now is a case in point. I think a lot of people will remember Cairo as the center of the Arab spring, the longtime authoritarian leader, Hosni Mubarak was forced out. That happened in February of 2011. So when when you look at the oppression that existed then and as you say, the chaotic freedom that might exist right now, what does that look like? Over the past few days I've been talking to human rights lawyers and journalists and A number of people who took part in the revolution back and 2011, and many of them agree that perhaps the days of work are far better than what we have now, many off those who took part in the revolution, whether they are Islamists or liberals. Many of them are either behind bars or living in a self imposed exile. Or they are in Jane the dream they once pursued the dream for a democracy. A Democratic free state is now very far. It's maybe a story from the past. But they were political prisoners kept certainly under Hosni Mubarak and people are afraid to speak out, even say his name on the street. I mean, are things really not better compared to what we have? Nowadays, A lot of people would say human rights lawyers that have been talking to recently they say, yes. Mubarak, Woz and Autocratic ruler. He was a corrupt president, but he's still allowed some space for freedom of expression. I mean some books. Some movies could criticize the authorities. We don't have any of that. Now you cannot have a movie, for example, or a song that criticizes the government. We know that the Middle East is not one big swath, but but where have There have been improvements, if any in countries that experience the Arab spring. And where have things gotten worse? Tunisia It's always the answer to that question. Tunisia is the biggest success story in the Arab spring. But Tunisians still complain as well about not having a very bright future for Young men and women who over throw bin Ali 10 years ago. But despite that a lot of Arabs and be the Tunisians for the margin of freedom of expression they enjoy and that we deeply miss in countries like Egypt, for example. Tunisia, where it all began 10 years ago today, the BBC Sally Nobile in Cairo, Egypt. Thank you very much. Thank you. This is here and now. In rural parts of the United States. Coronavirus concerns have schools closing and opening and closing again. I think if you had to sum it up in one word, it would be unpredictable. So why are parents in some communities resisting safety measures like masks? I don't make him wear him. I'm just not scared of the virus, I guess. Seems like it's just a another string of flu on the next morning edition from NPR News. Join us tomorrow morning for all the latest while you've been sleeping on morning edition starting 2 A.m. tomorrow. I'm sure I'm Brody The European Union's top officials said today that substantial progress on many issues.
"selena beale" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"HD and AM New York. President Donald Trump has been relentlessly attacking freshman congresswoman Ilhan, Omar, she's got a away about her. That's very very bad. I think for our country. I think she's extremely unpatriotic the behavior fits a pattern of the way society. Treats women of color were in positions of leadership. I'm tansy Nevada. And this is the takeaway also on the show, the broader implications of a strike and stop and shop grocery stores across New England. This is really about how we choose to distribute the profits and the wealth generated by the company between workers and the employer and streaming. Subscriptions, multiply a new survey shows that consumers are excited about the options but facing subscription fatigue. Managing all these. Subscriptions finding what they wanna walks and just juggling. All the takeaway starts right after these headlines. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Janine Herbst. But Francis is offering his prayers for Paris's Notre Dame cathedral that he describes as an architectural gem of a collective memory NPR Silvio Pohjola reports Francis sent a note of heartfelt condolences to the archbishop of Paris in his message to archbishop Michel oh pity. The pope noted the added sadness that the fire occurred during Catholic holy week, commemorating Jesus, death and resurrection. He also stressed that the fire affected, a national symbol, dear to all Parisian's and French people in the diversity of their convictions Notre Dame, he said is the architectural gem of a collective memory a gathering place for great events, a witness of the faith and prayer of Catholics in the heart of the city. The Vatican has also offering its technical expertise to help rebuild the cathedral. Holy sea, culture minister. Cardinal jump. Flank. Kotova Z said the Vatican could make a significant contribution to the gothic monuments restoration so people Jolie NPR news, Rome, two house committees have subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and other financial institutions for information pertaining to their ties to President Trump house intelligence and financial services committees are not only going after Trump's records at the German Bank. But also documents from other banks that may be tied to money laundering by individuals in Russia and eastern Europe NPR's. Domenico Montanaro has more. First of all, this has been something Democrats had hoped that Republicans would look into back in twenty seventeen Maxine Waters, who's now the chairman of the finance committee in the house had asked Republicans to open an investigation into the Bank in their ties to Trump and potential money laundering, but they didn't act. So now, the Democrats are in charge. They've decided that they're going to push through with some of these subpoenas. NPR's? Domenico Montanaro reporting Egypt's parliament has approved a constitutional amendment that would allow president of dull el-sisi to stay in power until twenty thirty the change which Egypt will vote on interefere. Adam would also give el-sisi more influence over the country's judicial system. The BBC Selena Beale has more. The constitutional amendments will allow presidency Sisi to stain office for more than a decade. Today's amendments would give him fun wider powers as will enjoy tight control over the pro-government voices say the country seem has brought about a mists stability and should remain in place. But opponents believe Egypt will eventually become a one man state. The BBC's Sally Nobile reporting Wall Street is trading higher at this hour. The Dow is up eighty three points at twenty six thousand four hundred sixty eight the NASDAQ up thirty six points, the s&p five. Hundred of three. You're listening to NPR news. And I'm Jamie Floyd for WNYC in New York at three oh, four in Rockland county. The county executive Ed day has announced a new emergency order today. This one banning people with measles and people recently exposed to the virus from all public places. The county has already ordered the parents of one child with measles to comply parents could be fined two thousand dollars per day. If they take an infected child to public places, here's county executive Ed day. We will not quit will not take a backseat when comes to their hope we will use every tool at disposal and do so regardless of opposition with distractions. The.