German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer has threatened to fine carmaker Daimler (DE:DAIGn) 3.75 billion euros (3.3 billion pounds) over a diesel emissions scandal, Spiegel magazine reported on Friday.
Foreign investment banks must not get a blank check to operate in the EU and should face tighter controls, France has told the bloc's member states in a document seen by Reuters.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s distrust of cryptocurrencies is no secret, but his interest in the underlying technology remains, according to comments he made about the future of central banking in Stockholm last week.
Cryptocurrencies were flat on Thursday, as South Korea ruled virtual currencies an asset and China’s leader endorsed blockchain.
Cryptocurrency prices slid on Thursday amid tighter regulations worldwide and a South Korean Supreme Court ruling that cryptocurrency is an asset with economic value that can be confiscated. The news received some attention among the cryptocurrency traders.