If you follow a service like DownDetector you know that there are almost all kinds of outages every day, but Facebook is rarely seen dive these days however the main page gives an error message too, and it is unclear how long it could take for things to recover
The outage is also severe as the Instagram and WhatsApp websites are also inaccessible just a few weeks after their last outage. The Facebook gaming platform used to have its own problems but tweeted that the current problems are “unrelated “”
Update (5:53 p.m. ET): Whatever happened (which also shut down Facebook’s internal websites according to a tweet from Jane Manchun Wong) seems to be resolving itself based on reports and what individual said Engadget authors see, some people can re-access the websites and apps with no problem, but others still have intermittent problems
UPDATED: A deluge of Facebook and Instagram users reported problems accessing the apps and websites on Thursday afternoon – the massive social media company’s recent outage – for most people, the services appeared to be back online and within an hour running normally Reports of technical problems for both Facebook-owned services increased […]
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(Bloomberg) – A Chinese mainland real estate family is quietly building a presence in Hong Kong by adding land and even a well-known local newspaper to Kaia Group Holdings Ltd Based in Shenzhen, Kwok Ying Shing has grown into one of the most active Chinese tycoons in Hong Kong.His moves underscore the growing influence of Chinese elites on the former British colony as its status as a global financial center shows signs of deterioration, as Kaisa bought four locations across the city for 71 billion yuan ($ 1 billion) in 2020, according to a listing on the stock exchange, one of the most recent investments was a 50% stake worth 32 billion yuan in a residential lot in the up-and-coming Kai Tak neighborhood previously owned by beleaguered businessman Pan Sutong The family’s ambitions are beyond ownership Kwok Hiu Ting, the daughter of the patriarch, in her late twenties, agreed to acquire a controlling interest in one of Hong Kong’s most popular newspapers, Sing Tao News Corp LtdTo buy earlier this year deal surprised many as both Kaisa and his young heiress were little known in Hong Kong, but their presence is small compared to the city’s native real estate clans who control industries from telecommunications to supermarket chains however, the mainland is likely to become more dominant as China’s recent enforceable policy towards Hong Kong gives them room to grow there, according to Gary Ng, an economist at Natixis, more Chinese firms expanding in Hong Kong to boost business sentiment and create employment opportunities “They will be hiring more in Hong Kong to help the government stabilize the negative effects of the current situation,” he said, both economically and politically. The flow of Chinese money is invigorating the Hong Kong property market at a time when the concern City Capital May Rise Global banks have spilled office space in sought-after business districts while many residents are considering traveling to the U.S. As part of its new visa policy, “The company sees attractive market potential in Hong Kong, one of the core cities of the Greater Bay Area, and the Kaisa Group is confident that Hong Kong has long-term prospects,” said a statement. The group will continue to be active after investment – and seek business opportunities in the area, Kaisa added. Kwok Hiu Ting’s purchase of a newspaper is a personal investment, according to a spokeswoman for the real estate firm. Kaisa was founded in 1999, a year after China officially legalized property The company made a name for itself renovating abandoned properties like the 51-story Guangzhou Zhongcheng Plaza in 2020, Kaisa ranked 25th Place in contracted sales in mainland China, but the developer has a troubled past in late 2014, it was investigated for alleged ties to Jiang Zunyu, the former Shenzhen security chief who was later convicted of transplantation, Bloomberg reported at the time the Chinese government blocked it approving their property sales and new projects in Shenzhen, a move allegedly tied to the investigation, Chairman Kwok resigned in December 2014 before returning four months later promising faster growth for the developer, and Kaisa was not punished and authorities overturned the sales restrictions that had weighed on cash flow and made it the first Chinese real estate company to default on its dollar-denominated bonds, Kaisa was behind with at least six offshore bonds totaling $ 2 million between 2015 and 2016 trillion, according to Bloomberg stock sales, the company announced it is funding the four Hong Kong projects with internal resources and bank loans, however, it is issuing shares to raise HK $ 2.6 billion ($ 334 million) to buy a real estate project in Beijing, it said in late March, the background of Kwok and the real estate firm he founded with his brothers is more complicated than Hong Kong’s local tycoons, who have a long history of financial stability, and Kaisa’s net debt was 97% in 2020 compared to CK Asset Holdings Ltd69% and Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd136% New World Development CoWith a much higher gearing than its domestic counterparts, it still has a lower rate than Kaisa’s at 43% Kaisa is not alone among mainland developers venturing into Hong Kong China Evergrande Group and China Vanke Co Several residential projects have been put up for sale in each of the past few years. Evergrande even bought a huge piece of land from local contractor Henderson Land Development Co About a year ago with plans to build the city’s largest mansion The dominance of Chinese companies in Hong Kong has grown steadily over the past decade.In 2008, mainland firms made up less than 5% of the area in Central’s Class A office buildings They now rent up to 30% in the city’s most prestigious business district, according to Savills Plc, and that will only increase if Kaisa is a leader. “There will be more Chinese firms building a presence in Hong Kong,” said NgFor more articles like this, visit subscribe now on Bloombergcom to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
The euro initially tried to rebound during Thursday’s trading session but continues to see resistance just above the 119 level
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Nike Inc said Thursday that a Brooklyn company that works with rapper Lil Nas X to make Satan Shoes has agreed to sell the shoes as part of a legal settlement with the Voluntary recall of athletics giants The settlement with MSCHF Product Studio Inc resolves a trademark infringement lawsuit Nike filed last week over the black and red devil-themed sneakers that sport the Nike “Swoosh” logo and were quickly sold for 1$ 018 sold out per pair Satan Shoes are bespoke versions of the Nike Air Max 97 sneakers with midsoles purported to contain a drop of human blood and printed with “Luke 10:18,” a reference to a biblical verse referring to Satan’s fall alludes to from heaven
(Bloomberg) – Amazoncom Inc provided a rare glimpse into the growth of its Indian business in the Covid era while it was vying against Walmart Inc in its largest overseas market, the US The online giant said it had facilitated the export of $ 3 billion worth of goods made in India and created over a million local jobs since it started operating in the Asian nation about a decade ago – about $ 1 billion Dollars of it and 300000 jobs since January 2020 alone Around 250000 new sellers have joined AmazonSince then, more than 50000 offline retailers and convenience stores on the platform, the company’s country boss said The numbers illustrate the rapid pace of growth in Indian online retailing after the pandemic that accelerated buying and selling in segments beyond smartphones and fashion, but Amazon has to step up with Walmart’s Flipkart and Domestic competitor Reliance Industries Ltd measure in India, an increasingly important growth market since Amazon left China about a decade ago.American companies are also facing stricter regulations, antitrust control and allegations that they have withheld from local players Amazon India said the Seattle giant was on track to deliver on its commitments when founder Jeff Bezos visited the country in January 2020: Digitally empower 10 million businesses to sell $ 10 billion in e-commerce exports To settle dollars and 1 million additional jobs to be created in India in the five years to 2025Read more: Ambani wages price war with Amazon for 200 billion US dollars India price “Covid-19 has made it clear to companies that they need to be more resilient and robust because it is no longer gives the idea that they are only offline or only online, “Amit Agarwal, head of Amazon India, told a phone interview Thursday to discuss the unit’s progress.” The Internet is like electricity, everyone will use it. “Bezos has India centered on its global ambitions to be a burgeoning market for not just online merchandise but video content and gadgets as well Morgan Stanley estimates the country, one of the last major consumer markets, will have e-commerce sales of US $ 200 billion by 2026. It’s also a source of talent Amazon has hired and deployed an army locally in areas like machine learning and software development t to occupy its huge fulfillment centers, it also benefits from having more than 70Helping 000 Indian exporters sell everything from toys and bedding to jewelry and tea to 300 million customers in 200 countries Read More: Walmart’s Flipkart To Go Public In Fourth Quarter Reliance and Flipkart, which are reportedly going public in the fourth quarter prepare, use the same game book, but Agarwal said Indian e-commerce is still embryonic and can support multiple key players, Amazon will focus on local execution, while complying with local regulations as they evolve, added the Department of Commerce and that Department of Information Technology have pondered a number of laws and rule changes to protect consumer data and root out anti-competitive practices while a backlash has been launched against US and Chinese internet giants are growing Agarwal said Amazon is compliant, but stressed that a stable regulatory system – especially in times of heightened global uncertainty – is vital for more investment in India “We are more than happy to be inspected Our job is to focus on the customer and India is a long term investment for Amazon, “he said. He said it was not time to make changes” Changes are very disruptive and all rule changes require compliance and changes from Our Page ”For more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
Chip shortages have delayed an important step in MacBook production, the report said Some iPad assemblies were postponed due to a shortage of displays and display components. As a result of the delay, Apple has postponed part of the component orders for the two devices from the first half of this year to the second half, the report said, citing related sources Apple didn’t immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment
US. Government bond yields fell Thursday, consolidating a bond market rally that brought long-term government bond yields back down after rising to pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of this year
The S&P 500 went back and forth during the couple of sessions this week as it looks like we’re trying to break out and go much higher
To Free Saudi Arabia From Its Dependence On Crude Oil The Kingdom Needs Higher Oil Prices According to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, state-owned companies will have to cut dividends they pay the government to boost capital spending – it’s not clear how much companies are how oil company Saudi Aramco – whose $ 75 billion in dividends were vital to supporting state revenue last year – would cut its dividends, but a cut would likely have to be offset by higher oil prices, analysts say >
(Bloomberg) – The suppliers of US. Penny stocks now have a booming business in blue chips – European blue chips.While Brexit drove most of London’s stock trading on platforms in Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris, some have migrated to New York’s OTC Markets Group, best known for doing the Owning “Pink Sheets” in which thousands of speculative underground companies operate p Stocks are bought and soldAccording to OTC Markets, average daily trade in European Union companies on the platform increased 27% in January and 25% in February compared to December The jump came with rising volumes from the retail frenzy during the pandemic, “We were the unexpected beneficiaries of Brexit, “says Jason Paltrowitz, director of OTC Markets Group International Ltd “We’re getting a look at where we might not have gotten it before” The surge in trading volume in New York is yet another sign that Brexit has completely ousted some companies from Europe New York-based derivatives trading venues have post-Brexit Boosted by the decision of the EU to prohibit its banks from trading certain contracts on London platforms Even before Brexit, the OTC Markets platform was used to trade shares in foreign companies such as Siemens AG, BNP Paribas SA and EssilorLuxottica SA They can have their shares “cross-traded” on the platform without having to go through the strict process of going public in the US and Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure requirements, OTC Markets seeks to attract more overseas corporations, and argues that it is easier for overseas corporations to attract US Investors who can trade the stocks during US Hours and in US. Dollar “We’re taking this data and making sure we use it as a stepping stone to expand our reach for businesses in the US”K and more generally in Western Europe, ”said PaltrowitzFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
(Bloomberg) – Russian tycoon Andrey Komarov has set his sights on precious metals mining after he sold ChelPipe PJSC, the pipe maker that made him a billionaire Komarov is under discussion to raise the Kumroch gold deposit in Russia’s Far East by Zoloto Kamchatki According to those familiar with the matter who have asked not to be identified as private, he is also interested in investing in the Fedorova Tundra platinum and palladium project in the Murmansk region, the company’s head, told the The deposit is owned, in March, while demand for steel pipes declined during the coronavirus crisis, platinum group metal prices rose due to supply disruptions and stricter emissions regulations encouraging use in auto catalytic converters, although gold has been pressured to bet on one in recent months To set economic recovery, prices are set A Komarov spokeswoman said he was considering investing in the Fedorova Tundra deposit in the future and that he was interested in mining projects in general, without going into detail, Zoloto Kamchatki’s press service declined one Until last year, Zoloto Kamchatki was controlled by Renova, billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, who sold it to Complexprom, a company owned by former Renova executives, a Renova spokesman said without elaborating on the 54-year-old Komarov bought in the end made his first stake in ChelPipe in the 1990s and saw his fortune spike after the company’s facilities were rebuilt, impressing the Kremlin. When visiting a new site in Chelyabinsk in 2010, President Vladimir Putin said the modern layout looked more like “ Disneyland “as like a pipe workshop In March, Komarov sold its 865% stake in ChelPipe as a competitor to TMK PJSC for 84 billion rubles ($ 1 billion) The tycoon’s net worth is now about $ 1.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Kumroch deposit holds 344 tons (11 million ounces) gold reserves, a representative from Zoloto Kamchatki said it is slated to start mining in 2025, with an expected annual production of up to 5 tons, Komarov’s Atom Gold has already submitted documents to the Antimonopoly Service for the purchase of 75% and one share The remainder would be held by Zoloto Kamchatki, with the partnership sharing the risks of a large project, they said the Fedorova Tundra deposit is expected to grow up to 250 annuallyProduce 000 tons of concentrate, which contains mainly PGMs but also nickel, copper and gold Fedorovo Resources took over the license from Barrick Gold Corp. last year (updates with Kumroch reserves in the eighth paragraph An earlier version has been corrected from the second paragraph to reflect the current ownership of Zoloto KamchatkiFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe Now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
(Bloomberg) – The Indian rupee has fallen the most in nearly two years Some analysts said the central bank’s formal plan to buy bonds will result in a liquidity glut, the rupee fell 16%, the biggest decline since August 2019, to close at 745650 per dollar, the central bank announced on Wednesday that it would be the quarter “A defined primary liquidity infusion through the bond program is de facto a secondary QE of the RBI,” said Madhavi Arora, economist at Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd “This will mean massive tight monetary growth and primary liquidity, which will clearly put downward pressure on INR.” The dissolution of carry trades by offshore traders and the distribution of dividends by a company have also hurt the rupee, according to two in Mumbai resident traders who did not want to be identified as they are not allowed to comment publicly”The central bank also failed to intervene to prevent the fall, they said Wednesday’s loss made the rupee Asia’s worst performer for this month, as a surge in viral infections also raises concerns that authorities might bring tighter and broader lockdowns back to India’s richest Maharashtra state, which is home to the Mumbai financial center, has ordered the company’s employees to work from home and has also closed shopping malls. “Markets are nervous due to the worsening situation in Covid in India and the talks about that Bans may be nationwide and last longer than announced in Maharashtra, “said Unnati Parekh, head of currency derivatives at Kanji Pitamber & CoFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe Now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
Credit Suisse should be able to weather the $ 4.7 billion losses from the Archegos hedge fund and the collapse of $ 10 billion worth of Greensill funds without seriously affecting the health of the Swiss financial sector IMF head of mission said Credit Suisse shares have fallen 25% in a month, with Switzerland’s second largest bank being affected by its exposure to the collapse of first Greensill Capital and then Archegos Capital Management. “Our assessment is that the incidents are not systematic and remain manageable by Credit Suisse, “Mark Horton told reporters after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published its report on Switzerland
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