Big tech continues to rock
Meta will reward shareholders with its first-ever dividend and an additional $50bn in share buybacks, US President Joe Biden has approved financial sanctions on Israelis in the West Bank, and Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is hitting back after a Delaware court struck down his $56bn pay package. Plus, the EU has agreed a deal on a €50bn financial support package for Ukraine.
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