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Carlos Slim has an estimated fortune of £72.4bn and now has a 3.2% stake in the London-based telecom company. That makes him one of the largest BT shareholders. Slim built his empire in the Latin ...
January 08, 2024
As traders recently turned bullish on the sterling for the first time in three months, analysts believe the UK economy, which spent most of 2023 on the rim of recession, is on the rise. Bloomberg r...
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November 21, 2023
The ONS’s figures also compared the same period from 2022, where net borrowing registered lower than this October’s figures. Not only this, but it also sits as the second highest borrowing figu...
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July 27, 2023
Market Expects No Further Hikes in 2023 According to the CME’s FedWatch tool, market participants now overwhelmingly expect that the Fed’s hikes for 2023 are over. There is currently a 78% prob...
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July 25, 2023
The focus for the Fed’s press conference on Wednesday night is on whether there’s any hint about a hike in the fourth quarter. Traders mostly expect this to be the last hike of this cycle for t...
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Forex News

June 13, 2024 — BY Robert Bell

BT Shares Rise as Carlos Slim Invests

Carlos Slim has an estimated fortune of £72.4bn and now has a 3.2% stake in the London-based telecom company. That makes him one of the largest BT shareholders. Slim built his empire in the Latin ...
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June 13, 2024
According to Riot, this move by Bitfarms is “shareholder unfriendly” and spotlights the crypto miner’s gaps in ...
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June 12, 2024
In May 2024, Beijing announced a proposal for a 300bn CNY credit facility that could trigger bank financing for state...
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June 12, 2024
The $6bn share buyback was confirmed by CFO Paul Jacobson, who pointed out that the automotive giant is ramping up it...
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June 11, 2024
The S&P 600 lists small-cap companies with market values of between $250m and $2bn. In its press release, the fin...
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June 11, 2024
During the first week of June 2024, Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) shares dropped by more than 5.4%, constituting a lo...
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June 11, 2024
It is an entirely new AI-powered tool that will run across the Apple systems to provide a personal approach for each ...
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June 10, 2024
This will lead to TDR gaining control of the third-biggest supermarket in the UK as it now holds 67.5% of the ASDA sh...
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June 10, 2024
The US Bureau of Labour Statistics reported that 272,000 more US jobs were created in May 2024. Despite this, local u...
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Industry Interviews

July 11, 2023

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Interview: Brokeree’s Julia Ilichyova talks about expansion in EMEA and APAC+ and growing the team

LR: Two years ago, we talked about how the team behind Brokeree has developed since the company’s inception. Can you tell me how the team has grown and evolved in the past two years? Julia: Over ...
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June 15, 2023

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Exclusive Interview: Eduardo Alves talks about driving strategic excellence at 4XC

LR: What motivated you to join 4XC as the Chief Strategic Officer? Eduardo: Choosing to join 4XC came from a deep personal connection with Joao Monteiro, the company's founder, and our shared visio...
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March 08, 2023

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Exclusive: Focus on women in tech on International Women's Day

Daphne Munuera, Client Services Officer, iSAM Securities LR: Can you tell me a little bit about your career? – "For the majority of my career, I've worked in the finance sector. My first job was ...
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March 07, 2023

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Exclusive: Hantec Markets' Hayel Abu-Hamdan talks about LATAM expansion, market expectations for 2023 and more

LR: Hantec Markets expanded in LATAM with a new Chile office in October last year. What does that mean for the company? Hayel: Our expansion into LATAM is the latest example of our company’s cont...
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Cryptocurrency

April 19, 2024 — BY Robert Bell
This was confirmed with the news that the company, which runs the world’s biggest crypto exchange, has received a licence to operate as a full virtual-asset services provider (VASP). The licence has been issued by Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA). The regulatory process goes through four stages in Dubai, with Binance entering the third…
April 15, 2024
This is reportedly the largest sell-off of the world’s most prominent crypto asset experienced in over a year. Despite falling below $62,000 at one stage during Saturday’s trading, BTC gained b...
April 08, 2024
They based this decision on the fact that the judge had used the December 2021 user agreement, but that didn't take into account the fact that earlier versions had used different language in some s...
February 28, 2024
The world’s largest cryptocurrency, which currently has a market value of just over $1tn, ended Tuesday trading at $57,071. From the start of February, bitcoin gained 32%, putting it on track for...
February 16, 2024
The latter half of 2023 saw a surge in investor interest in major cryptocurrency tokens, spurred by expectations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) approval of spot bitcoin ETFs...

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Technology

May 14, 2024 BY Elizabeth Anderson
Elon Musk’s company Neuralink grabbed headlines in 2024 when it implanted the first-ever brain-computer interface (BCI) in a human, though the firm indicated on Thursday, 9 May 2024 that it had experienced some problems with its implant. The market for neurotechnological devices had a reported value of approximately $15bn in 2023. Precedence Research estimates that…
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April 23, 2024
2023 saw Meta’s Reality Labs division lose $16bn, so CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Monday that it will be opening up the system so that other tech companies can make hardware using it. His ann...
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March 27, 2024
This solution, known as the connector, reportedly enables the seamless incorporation of the use of CBDCs into business practices. Thirty-eight institutions participated in the experiment, including...
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March 25, 2024
This took the loss in the year so far to 11%. Apple is no longer the world’s most valuable company, with Microsoft (MSFT) now having a market capitalisation of over $3tn, while Apple has slipped ...
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March 25, 2024
The country also wants to sidestep Windows, Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) widely used operating system, and other internationally produced database software. The guidelines reportedly stipulated...
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