5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 15th May 2019
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
05:12, 15th May 2019

Vox Media Player

If you find this podcast useful please give it a rating and review on iTunes by clicking here

5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 15th May 2019

5. Legislators in San Francisco have voted to ban the use of facial recognition, the first US city to do so.

The emerging technology will not be allowed to be used by local agencies, such as the city’s transport authority, or law enforcement.

(Click here to read more)  

 

4. Huawei is "willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments" including the UK, its chairman said after concerns from some countries that China could use products made by the telecoms firm for surveillance.

A recent report suggested the UK could allow Huawei's telecoms equipment to be part of the country's 5G networks, with some limitations.

(Click here to read more)  

 

3. Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, said it is considering a stock market listing for its British supermarket arm Asda, whose attempt to combine with rival Sainsbury’s was blocked by the UK regulator last month.

(Click here to read more)  

 

2. MPs will be asked to vote on Brexit again in early June whether or not the government and Labour have reached a deal, Downing Street has said.

A spokesman said a vote on the bill that would pave the way for Brexit was "imperative" if the UK was to leave the EU before MPs' summer recess.

(Click here to read more)  

 

1. Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low today as a slight softening in rhetoric from Donald Trump helped ease worries about the U.S.-China tariff war and on expectations Beijing could release more economic stimulus.

(Click here to read more)

 

Disclaimer & Declaration of Interest

The information, investment views and recommendations in this article are provided for general information purposes only. Nothing in this article should be construed as a solicitation to buy or sell any financial product relating to any companies under discussion or to engage in or refrain from doing so or engaging in any other transaction. Any opinions or comments are made to the best of the knowledge and belief of the writer but no responsibility is accepted for actions based on such opinions or comments. Vox Markets may receive payment from companies mentioned for enhanced profiling or publication presence. The writer may or may not hold investments in the companies under discussion.

Comments
info
Login or register to post comments

Recent Articles
Watchlist