Friday, April 16, 2021

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Bitcoin edges towards $50,000 as markets, oil drop in Asia

HONG KONG: Markets fell in Asia on Friday in holiday-thinned trade with investors awaiting developments in US stimulus talks, while bitcoin hit a new record as it crept towards $50,000. Oil prices also retreated from their 13-month highs after investors...

Most Asian markets rise with eyes on US stimulus push

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose Monday, rebounding from a sell-off at the end of last week as investors keep tabs on the progress of Joe Biden's new US economic rescue package. However, while vaccinations and long-term optimism about the...

Asian markets rise after rout, pound extends losses

HONG KONG: Asian markets ticked higher Tuesday after last week's steep drops as investors brushed off Donald Trump's latest anti-China salvo, while sterling suffered more selling pressure on fears over Brexit talks. Despite continued uncertainty about the timetable for economic...

Asian markets track Wall St record, bankers meeting in focus

HONG KONG: Asian markets rose Monday, tracking another record on Wall Street as the US appeared to tone down its anti-China rhetoric, while traders turn their attention to a meeting of central bankers later in the week. Hong Kong led...

Asian markets edge higher on stimulus hope

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly managed to eke out gains Wednesday, tracking yet another record on Wall Street, with hopes for a possible breakthrough in deadlocked US stimulus talks. However, China-US tensions and fresh virus flare-ups in parts of the...

Asian markets slip on fears of second virus wave

HONG KONG: Equities dipped Monday, extending last week's losses on fears of a second wave of virus infections around the world that could put the brakes on the easing of lockdowns and a budding economic recovery. While European nations press...
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An unforgettable jungle jaunt

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.— John Muir, mountaineer In 1993, I travelled...
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