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21/02 U.S. soybean meal futures jumped to their highest level since July 2016 on Tuesday as a drought kept the heat on crops in Argentina, the world's top exporter of the livestock feed.  Full story
15/02 Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency after having fallen 70 percent from its all-time peak hit around mid-December.  Full story
14/02 Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday after investor sentiment rebounded following a bullish U.S. inflation report and energy stocks rallied on strong oil prices.  Full story
13/02 Global investors cut equity holdings by the most in two-years in February, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey showed on Tuesday, as world shares had their worst week since early 2016.  Full story
09/02 The recent sell-off roiling global financial markets has not changed the overall economic outlook and it is not up to regulators to prevent investors from suffering losses, Deutsche Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret said on Friday.  Full story
09/02 Barclays is likely to follow other major lenders in the United States in stopping customers from buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with its credit cards, according to an interview with a senior executive at its credit card unit.  Full story
16/02 Net selling of Japanese stocks by foreign investors last week hit the highest since China's stock market crash in 2015, as a sharp sell-off on Wall Street triggered a global flight from riskier assets,. . .  Full story
08/02 Chicago wheat futures rose for a third session on Thursday to hit a six-month high, buoyed as dry weather threatens U.S. winter crop yields and as investors cover short positions. Soybean. . .  Full story
06/02 Bitcoin rallied from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards.. . .  Full story
06/02 U.S. soybean futures rose 1.7 percent on Tuesday on worries about dry weather hurting crop prospects in Argentina, despite rains expected in the coming days, analysts said. Corn rose on the. . .  Full story
05/02 Digital currency bitcoin fell more than 15 percent on Monday to a nearly three-month low amid a slew of concerns ranging from a global regulatory clampdown to a ban on using credit cards to. . .  Full story
02/02 Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as weakness in commodity prices fueled a decline in shares of the heavyweight natural resource sectors.. . .  Full story
01/02 Major global insurers are starting to offer protection against cryptocurrency theft, willing to tackle daunting challenges it brings rather than miss out on this volatile and loosely regulated, but rapidly growing business.. . .  Full story
01/02 There have been at least three dozen heists of cryptocurrency exchanges since 2011. Here are some of the major and other noteworthy hacks:. . .  Full story
30/01 Booming global trade and economic growth have cushioned world markets against the political turbulence of Donald Trump's first year in the White House, but that resilience will be tested if the U.S. president wants protectionism. . .  Full story
26/01 Funds hoovered up a record $33.2 billion of stocks over the last week, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, but they warned a pullback in sky-high markets in the coming. . .  Full story
23/01 The European Central Bank meets on Thursday against a backdrop of heightened speculation over when it will end its vast stimulus and signal a rise in interest rates from record lows.. . .  Full story
19/01 The relentless rise in global stocks should extend in the short-term as investors pump record amounts of cash into equities after a "super-frothy" start to 2018, strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch said. . .  Full story
19/01 India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income. . .  Full story
17/01 Bitcoin had lost a quarter of its value in early Asian trading on Wednesday as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister said banning trading in cryptocurrencies was. . .  Full story
16/01 Investors have raised their stock allocations to two-year highs and cut cash positions to five-year lows, with a majority expecting the equity bull run to continue into 2019, a survey by Bank of America. . .  Full story
15/01 South Korea said on Monday that its plans to ban virtual coin exchanges had not yet been finalised as government agencies were still in talks to decide how to regulate the market.. . .  Full story
13/01 Indonesia's central bank has issued a fresh warning about trading in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin because of the risk of losses to the public and even a potential threat to the stability of the financial. . .  Full story
11/01 Europe's financial markets watchdog accused top credit rating agencies like S&P Global <SPGI.N >, Moody's and Fitch on Thursday of not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.. . .  Full story
11/01 Sales of 'Panda' bonds in China slumped almost 40 percent last year as Beijing's tighter money transfer rules and rising market borrowing costs reduced their appeal, but there are some signs sales may get. . .  Full story
11/01 Bitcoin skidded on Thursday, after South Korea's justice minister said a bill to ban cryptocurrency trade was being prepared.. . .  Full story
10/01 Chinese bitcoin mining giant Bitmain Technologies is expanding to Switzerland in a move that will be key to widening its reach, the group told a Swiss newspaper.. . .  Full story
05/01 The powerful rally in global stocks and other markets is likely to persist until higher borrowing costs and a stronger dollar force investors to back off, Bank of America Merrill-Lynch's analysts said on Friday.. . .  Full story
05/01 Investors are gaining confidence - up to a point - that 2018 will be the year of oil stocks.. . .  Full story
05/01 The rand is likely to weaken over 12 percent this year, hit by doubts about how much the new leader of the ruling African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, a promised reformer, can do for. . .  Full story
29/12 Hackers have stolen millions, lawmakers are pushing for new taxes and regulations, and a leading financial official has called them a "Ponzi scheme".. . .  Full story
27/12 South African financial markets opened at 0900 GMT on Wednesday after the resumption of trading was delayed due to technical issues, exchange operator JSE Ltd. said.. . .  Full story
25/12 Israel's markets regulator will propose regulation to ban companies based on bitcoin and other digital currencies from trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, he said on Monday.. . .  Full story
22/12 The passage of a sweeping U.S. tax reform bill investors have been anxiously anticipating for months caused large redemptions in equities and bonds this week as a building consensus in the market suggested any. . .  Full story
21/12 A 40 percent surge in world tech stocks, a jump of almost a third in emerging markets and double-digit percentage gains for top commodities have given many investors their best year since the post-Lehman. . .  Full story
21/12 The online brokerage firm E*Trade Financial Corp will allow customers to trade bitcoin futures from Cboe Global Markets Inc, the company said on its website Wednesday, joining its rivals in opening the door for more. . .  Full story
20/12 Bitcoin fell more than 10 percent on Wednesday to a one-week low of $15,800 at cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, losing almost one- fifth of its value from a peak hit just three days ago.. . .  Full story
19/12 Two-thirds of investors believe U.S. tax cuts will boost equity markets, which are already increasingly seen as over-valued, a monthly survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed on Tuesday.. . .  Full story


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