World shares take China knock, oil sags on supply question

By Simon Jessop LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Global stocks fell on Thursday, tracking a slump in Asia in response to a widening crackdown on the tech sector in China and concern over the strength of the country’s economic recovery, while oil prices sagged on supply uncertainty. The pace of economic recovery from the COVID-19 … Read more

FOREX-Dollar holds near five-day low as commodity currencies gain

By Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) – The dollar was steady on Tuesday, near the previous session’s five-day low, as markets appeared less concerned by the spread of the Delta coronavirus variant while risk-related currencies benefited from rising commodity prices. Risk appetite in global markets strengthened after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted … Read more

Bitcoin has rallied after plunging below the $40,000 mark for the first time in more than three months, as Tesla boss Elon Musk insists the company will not sell any of its holdings in the cryptocurrency

Bitcoin has rallied after plunging below the $40,000 mark for the first time in more than three months, as Tesla boss Elon Musk insists the company will not sell any of its holdings in the cryptocurrency. Despite the turbulence, celebrities and others who bought in early are still up big – but small investors who … Read more

Daniel Sturridge 'being SUED by man who found his lost dog in 2019'

Ex-England and star Daniel Sturridge is reportedly being sued by a man who found his stolen dog in two years ago.  Sturridge, now 31, made a plea on social media after his beloved Pomeranian dog named Lucci, who is worth up to £4,000, was stolen after his house was burgled in July 2019, with bags … Read more

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EXPLAINER-Beijing doubles down on rooting out crypto in China

SHANGHAI, June 22 (Reuters) – China’s central bank said on Monday it had urged some banks and payment firms to crack down harder on cryptocurrency trading, in the latest move by Chinese authorities to stem the use of digital coins. The People’s Bank of China’s statement sent bitcoin tumbling to a two-week low and ether … Read more

FOREX-Dollar holds near multi-month high after Fed's hawkish tilt

TOKYO, June 21 (Reuters) – The dollar held near multi-month peaks against other major currencies on Monday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve surprised markets last week by signalling it would raise interest rates and end emergency bond-buying sooner than expected. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies, stood at 92.232 after … Read more

FOREX-Dollar holds near one-month high; focus on Fed's inflation take

By Hideyuki Sano and Kevin Buckland TOKYO, June 16 (Reuters) – The dollar held near a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as investors tried to ascertain if the Federal Reserve might alter the language on its stimulus following a recent jump in U.S. inflation. The dollar index stood at 90.528, having … Read more

FOREX-Dollar pauses ahead of Fed testimony, cryptocurrencies…

By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) – The dollar paused for breath on Tuesday as traders looked to testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell best strategies for binary options further guidance on the recent surprise shift in the central bank’s policy outlook, while support crept back for cryptocurrencies. The greenback had gained sharply … Read more

Teacher was told Elon Musk would double her Bitcoin investment in scam

A teacher lost £9,000 that she had hoped to use as a house deposit after falling victim to a scam that promised would ‘double her investment’. Julie Bushnell, from Farnborough in Hampshire, lost thousands of pounds after visiting a fake  News website that said the billionaire was having a Bitcoin ‘giveaway’. The website, which is … Read more