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 on Friday.  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 tax department said.  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 still an option.  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 Merrill Lynch (BAML) showed on Tuesday.  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 system.  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

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