NEW YORK, July 26 Steven Cohen's hedge fund, SAC Capital Advisors, pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges in federal court on Friday.
The firm's general counsel, Peter Nussbaum, flanked by five high-powered defense lawyers, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in New York.
U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment against the firm on Thursday, charging it with presiding over a culture that encouraged traders to tap personal networks of contacts for inside information about publicly traded companies.
Central bank says Angola will not devalue kwanza to stem fx shortages
LUANDA, June 23 Angola's central bank will not consider devaluing the kwanza currency or introducing changes to the exchange rate regime, the governor of the bank said on Friday, as Africa's number two oil producer struggles with shortages of foreign currency.