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S&P Global in deal to buy IHS Markit

S&P Global is buying IHS Markit in a 44 billion US dollar (£32.9 billion) all-stock deal that brings together two of the largest data...

Could Bitcoin reach its $20k all-time high in 2020?

The staple currency of the crypto world, Bitcoin, has surpassed $15,000. This is a level that we haven’t seen since 2017 – the year...

Tesla shares rebounding following biggest one-session plunge

Shares of Tesla jumped 5 per cent today, winning back gains for a second day after suffering their worst one-session rout ever earlier this...

Asian and Pacific markets hit by US technology sell-off

Markets fell in Asia on Wednesday after a sell-off of big technology stocks on Wall Street hit the US indices. News of AstraZeneca pausing its...

Why is the market still going strong? – Opinion

All before September 1st, the headlines displayed praise for the market's outstanding numbers. Companies have crushed their earnings reports, and it seems like no...

Tech slump sends stock market to its biggest loss since June

Wall Street’s euphoria took a break on Thursday, as steep losses in technology stocks dragged the rest of the market down with them. The S&P...

Tesla announces plans to sell up to five billion dollars of new stock shares

Tesla has announced plans to sell up to five billion dollars worth of common shares, a day after its five-for-one stock split took effect. The...

Zoom rides pandemic to another quarter of explosive growth

A surge in paying customers has enabled videoconferencing firm Zoom to hail another quarter of explosive growth. On Monday, the company reported that its...

S&P 500 closes at a record to erase last of pandemic losses

Wall Street clawed back the last of the historic, frenzied losses unleashed by the new coronavirus, as the S&P 500 closed at an all-time...

Uncertainty pushes gold price to new record high

The price of gold has surged to a record 1,926.20 US dollars (£1,502.44) per ounce as investors moved money into an asset seen as...

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Joe Biden’s victory certified in two key states as Donald Trump fights on

Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election results in favour of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continued...

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

A Chinese robot probe sent to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s landed on the moon, the government...

Belarus opposition to make list of police officers accused of abuse

Belarus’ opposition will compile a register of police officers accused of abuses against peaceful demonstrators protesting the reelection of the country’s authoritarian leader, an...

Two killed as car ploughs into pedestrian zone in German city

Two people were killed and several injured in the southwestern German city of Trier when a car drove into a pedestrian zone, police said. Trier...

Unemployment falls in Germany despite partial coronavirus shutdown

Germany’s unemployment rate dipped in November despite a partial shutdown introduced to halt a sharp rise in coronavirus infections, official data showed. However, estimates suggest...
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