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Blackstone’s $69 bln REIT curbs redemptions in blow to property empire

NEW YORK, December 2 (Reuters) – Blackstone Inc. (BX.N) limited withdrawals from its $69 billion unlisted real estate income trust (REIT) on Thursday after a spike in redemption requests, an unprecedented blow for a franchise that has helped it grow into an asset management giant. The brakes came because redemptions hit pre-set limits, rather than …

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Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but no update on output, pricing

Tesla ships first Semi to PepsiCo five years after unveiling it No details on electric truck controls or capacity Semi uses existing Tesla motors to come up with a new Supercharger Dec. 1 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc. (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk delivered the company’s first Semi-Durable to PepsiCo on Thursday (PEP.O) without offering up-to-date forecasts …

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Wall Street mixed; Dow pressured by selloff in Salesforce shares

Salesforce drops co-CEO exit plan Dollar General falls on the reduction of its annual profits U.S. manufacturing declines for the first time in 2.5 years in November Indices: S&P 500 -0.09%, Nasdaq +0.14%, Dow -0.59% Dec 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street was mixed on Thursday as a selloff by Salesforce weighed on the Dow Jones, …

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Florida pulls $2 bln from BlackRock in largest anti-ESG divestment

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Florida’s chief financial officer said on Thursday his department would withdraw $2 billion from its assets managed by BlackRock Inc. (BLK.N)the largest such divestment by a state opposed to the asset manager’s environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies. The move will hardly affect BlackRock’s $8 trillion in assets and drew …

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Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites FTX exposure

Filing follows weeks after FTX collapse FTX listed as BlockFi’s #2 creditor Bitcoin down over 70% from 2021 peak Nov 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it said on Monday, the latest crypto casualty after the firm was hurt by exposure to the dramatic collapse of the FTX exchange …

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Elon Musk says Twitter’s verified service with colors to start next week

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc plans to roll out its verified service next Friday with checks in different colors for individuals, businesses and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users getting impersonate celebrities and brands on the platform. On Friday, Chief Executive Elon Musk assigned colors to the categories …

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Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

November shipments from Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant to drop further – source Workers’ discontent at the factory turned into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) China’s flagship iPhone factory is expected to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout …

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, November 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a “technical error” related to compensation occurred when hiring new hires at a …

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