Disney beats Netflix in streaming subscribers, sets higher prices

A smartphone screen showing the “Disney +” logo in front of the phrase “The Streaming Service” in this illustration taken on March 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Los Angeles (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N) Beat Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) With a total of … Read more

Antitrust watchers go big on drama, light on plot

Penguin’s books are seen in a second-hand bookshop in central London on October 29, 2012. Britain’s Pearson has agreed to merge its Penguin book division with Bertelsmann’s Random House to create the world’s leading consumer publishing house, in apparent disdain for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. REUTERS / Stefan Wermot Register now to get free unlimited … Read more

Global stocks eye the best month since late 2020, as the dollar recovers

The MSCI World Index rose 0.2%; Almost 6% for the month The dollar regains its early losses to trade flat against its peers Eurozone GDP data beat expectations; clouds ahead LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday, on track for their best month since late 2020, as euro zone growth beat expectations, while the … Read more

Stocks rise as traders eye profits to counter deflation fears

People walk in front of a screen displaying the Hang Seng stock ticker in the Central District, in Hong Kong, China, July 19, 2022. REUTERS/Lam Yik Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks reversed early losses to rally on Monday, as investors hoped this week’s batch of corporate … Read more

Myanmar executed four democracy activists, sparking condemnation and anger

Executed include a Democratic figure, a former deputy The activists were sentenced in January after a closed trial UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar ‘angry and devastated’ July 25 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military junta said on Monday it had executed four democracy activists accused of helping carry out “terrorist acts” in the Southeast Asian country’s first … Read more