Hot Off The Wires - 12th August 2021
The White House has called on Opec to boost oil production in an effort to curb high petrol prices that Biden administration officials say ‘risk harming the ongoing global recovery’.
Hackers have stolen more than $600m from a cryptocurrency exchange in one of the biggest cyber heists to hit the sector.
US inflation hit 5.4% in July compared to last year, coming in slightly stronger than the 5.3% economists had expected and driven by a sharp increase in energy prices and the cost of used vehicles.
Geothermal Engineering, a geothermal energy company, plans to extract lithium alongside power plants in Cornwall after finding record concentrations of the metal.
Regions in Britain with a flourishing tourism industry have already regained the losses their labour market suffered from the Covid-19 crisis, but big cities including London are still struggling, a new report suggests.
Terry Smith, the outspoken star investment manager, has written to clients to defend his track record after reports in May that drew attention to withdrawals from Fundsmith Equity Fund.
How many times has the Mona Lisa been stolen from the Louvre?