Business

What's knocked US markets off course?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Are US stock markets entering a darker period? Just a few months ago, US financial markets seemed headed for a third year in a row of hefty increases. But shares have tumbled since October, retreating to lower levels than at the start of the year. That decline continued on […]

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Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?

Image copyright Reuters A major stadium in Los Angeles has confirmed that it uses facial recognition tech during sport and music events, to spot known troublemakers. The Rose Bowl told news site Gizmodo that it used the tech “inside and outside” the stadium gates. It made the statement after an article in Rolling Stone alleged […]

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Travellers see pound close to dollar parity

Image copyright Getty Images Travellers at some UK airports are barely being offered one US dollar for each of their pounds, following a month of Brexit uncertainty. Those exchanging pounds at the UK’s biggest airport, Heathrow, are finding as little as $1.05 coming back across the counter. Since 16 April the pound has fallen by […]