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1st March 2021

AsiaAsian stocks rise as market calms

After last week's momentum a certain semblance of calm returned to bond markets, the massive US stimulus package underpinned optimism about the global economy and Asian stocks …

26th February 2021

North AmericaTreasury yields spike above 1.6%, what does it mean for stock market investors

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury topped the 1.6% level on Thursday and traded at its highest level …

26th February 2021

What is the future of iGaming investment opportunities?

The tremendous growth in iGaming offers prospects for high profits. You could have a share of the rewards by …

22nd February 2021

AsiaChina stocks lead Asia-Pacific losses, the country maintains the reference interest rate unchanged

Shares in Asia-Pacific fell mostly on Monday, as China left its benchmark interest rate unchanged over the weekend.

17th February 2021

Bitcoin sets a new all-time high surpassing $ 50,000

Cryptocurrency continues its streak powered by Tesla, Mastercard and Bank of New York Mellon.

16th February 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first woman to lead the WTO

Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO at a crucial moment for the …

12th February 2021

North AmericaU.S. volumes near panic highs due to stock trading fever

The craze in US equities trading shows no signs of abating and looks set to surpass levels seen during …

8th February 2021

North AmericaEthereum rises to all-time high prior to launch on the stock market

Ethereum has seen gains so far this year of around 120 percent, compared to 30 percent for Bitcoin.

29th January 2021

North AmericaWhat is short selling and how it affected investors in Wall Street

A coordinated action from the popular social network Reddit has caused unprecedented chaos on Wall Street.

25th January 2021

AsiaNorth AmericaChina overtakes the US as the world's top destination for new foreign direct investment

According to UN figures released on Sunday, new investments into America from overseas companies fell by almost half last …

18th January 2021

AsiaNorth AmericaOil down over strong US dollar

Oil extended losses in Asia, after seeing its biggest slump in almost four weeks on a combination of a …

13th January 2021

North AmericaSecond impeachment against Trump approved

One week before his departure from the presidency, 232 congressmen vote in favour of the impeachment for "incitement to …

13th January 2021

North AmericaRepublicans break from Trump over impeachment

Congressmen ask Pence to declare Trump "incapable of executing the duties of his office and of immediately exercising the …

11th January 2021

AsiaNorth AmericaUS Dollar advances and Asian stocks tumble

The dollar climbed a third day against major peers and Treasury futures were flat.

7th January 2021

North AmericaUS Congress confirms Biden's victory after violent assault on the Capitol

Donald Trump commits to a peaceful transition of power at the end of a chaotic day that caused four …

5th January 2021

EuropeNorth AmericaBritish justice blocks Julian Assange's extradition to the US

The US government has 14 days to appeal the ruling, while the activist's lawyers request his immediate release on …

5th January 2021

Blockchain and payments

Blockchain has been a “hot topic” for the last 12 years since its first practical implementation in 2009 in …

30th December 2020

Scaling Financial-Reporting Accuracy in the Age of High-Dimensional Big Data

Family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWI) are shocked when they learn the magnitude and consistency of data …

29th December 2020

AsiaInterview with Mr.Keith Wong, CEO of Winland Wealth Management

An interview with Mr Keith Wong, CEO of Winland Wealth Management in Hong Kong, awardee of “Most Distinguished Wealth …

28th December 2020

North AmericaDonald Trump signs stimulus plan after blocking it for days

The ratification turns this aid package into law for families and companies in the midst of the health and …

27th December 2020

North AmericaProviding Financial Education for Women

Financial education as a way of empowering women. Athena Bank works as a platform that offers educational courses for …

23rd December 2020

North AmericaAfter months of negotiation, the US Congress approves 900,000 million dollars COVID-19 relief package

On Monday, the United States Congress approved a stimulus package worth 900,000 million dollars (735,000 million euros) to face …

23rd December 2020

MENAInvest in Sharjah: Fuelling local economy by maximising investor experience

Sharjah’s investment promotion arm is building on the emirate’s vision of inspiring sustainable development by identifying and facilitating opportunities …

22nd December 2020

AsiaOkkami: Perfecting the art of service

In order to adjust to the ‘new normal’ hospitality industries need to change their services. Okkami shows how technology …

21st December 2020

EuropeCountries halt travel from UK over new coronavirus variant

The new strain of coronavirus found in the UK has Europe on the brink.

21st December 2020

AfricaThe benefits of a shared geospatial infrastructure

The global leader in location intelligence, Esri, has announced a joint initiative that aims to promote policies that foster …

18th December 2020

Bitcoin hits all-time high and is approaching $ 24,000

The cryptocurrency reaches its maximum thanks to the entry of institutional investors. It has risen by 9% to 23,256 …

18th December 2020

Climate’s risky business

The effects of climate change are becoming more noticeable, leading to growing concerns about their human and economic impact.