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Swiss Franc Consolidates After Rallying Hard on North Korea Tensions

Swiss Franc Consolidates After Rallying Hard on North Korea Tensions Chinese bluechips lost 0.9 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was 1.6 percent lower. He added that in China, the USA and South Korea , stocks that are showing the biggest declines since the rise of tensions between the US and North Korea are the companies that have risen most since June. [Full Article...]

Facebook launches photo sharing app Colorful Balloons in China

Facebook launches photo sharing app Colorful Balloons in China The interfacing with the Facebook, the apps work with the country's largest social network, Wechat . China's biggest internet service provider, China Telecom Ltd, sent a letter to corporate customers last month saying that VPNs, which create encrypted links between computers and can be used to see sites blocked by Beijing's web filters, would be permitted only to connect to a company's headquar... [Full Article...]

Big Ben's bongs to be silenced for four years from next week

Big Ben's bongs to be silenced for four years from next week The four year silence will be the longest in the bell's 157-year history. The bell will only be beaten for important occasions, such as the New Year. The bongs of the iconic bell will be stopped to protect workers during a four-year, £29m-conservation project that includes fix of the Queen Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Clock and its bell. [Full Article...]

Asian shares expected to focus on China data, dollar languishes

Asian shares expected to focus on China data, dollar languishes HK/SIN and South Korea's Kospi up 0.64 percent. European shares bounced after falling almost 3 percent last week, with the pan-European STOXX 600 up 0.7 percent following on from a 0.9 percent jump in MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan. [Full Article...]

Stocks Regain Ground But Still Close Lower For The Week

Stocks Regain Ground But Still Close Lower For The Week Trump's second warning, however, has shaken markets that have been largely resilient this year, swatting away a slew of risks. In bond markets, the yield on U.S. The announcement Thursday warned that the North is preparing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 USA military personnel on two main bases and has a popul... [Full Article...]

White-Supremacist Site Daily Stormer Booted by Hosting Provider

White-Supremacist Site Daily Stormer Booted by Hosting Provider Domain name retailer and hosting outfit GoDaddy has given a right wing web site that describes itself as "The World's Most Genocidal Republican Website" 24 hours to find a new hosting company. into a crowd. The hackers claimed they also knew where the article's author, Andrew Anglin, stayed, and that their "allies in Lagos" would "pay him a visit" soon. [Full Article...]

Wholesale inflation jumps to 1.88% in July on dearer food articles

Wholesale inflation jumps to 1.88% in July on dearer food articles India's wholesale price index in July rose 1.88% from a year earlier, after easing for four months, government data showed on Monday. The official WPI for all commodities (Base: 2011-12 = 100) for the month of July, 2017 rose by 1.1 per cent to 113.9 from 112.7 for the previous month, according to the provisional data released by the Office of the Economic Adviser, ministry of commerce and indus... [Full Article...]

Japan GDP Jumps 1.0% In Q2

Japan GDP Jumps 1.0% In Q2 Compared to the previous quarter, the economy expanded 1%, versus the median estimate for 0.6% growth. The Japanese economy has now expanded in six straight quarters, the first such streak in more than three years. Helping to explain the large headline beat, private consumption - the largest component in the Japanese economy at around 60% - grew by 0.9% over the quarter, adding 0.5 percentage po... [Full Article...]


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