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Firm behind FTSE 100 Launches Crypto Index Series

Development and adoption of the crypto space in the past years have prompted the expansion of mechanisms that assess the credibility of virtual tokens.FTSE Russel, the firm that launched the London Stock Exchange‘s measure FTSE 100 equity index, has revealed a bunch of standards for the crypto asset market.The FTSE Global Digital Asset Index Series includes eight gauges from large and mid-cap assets to micro-cap. According to a statement from FTSE Russel, the indices, built with Digital Asset...

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European Stocks Pick Up Pace Ahead of Fed’s Interest Rate Decision

Stock traders and investors look poised for a bountiful week of earnings as they await a major interest rate decision from the Fed. Monday morning signaled some hopeful times ahead for the European stocks market, which opened on a rising note. However, it might be safe to say that the driving force behind the sudden rise in the value of European stocks, is a recent report that claims that the Federal Reserve could throttle down on its pace of interest rate hikes.  This explains why traders...

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Global Stocks Turn Negative as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Top 400,000, Doubling in One Week

Spain, Italy, France, and Germany all recorded over 100,000 COVID-19 cases. As hopes for the sooner recovery from the virus started fading, global stocks and market indices suffered on Wednesday. The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has hit a new record. On Wednesday, it surpassed 400,000, doubling in just one week. The number of deaths in the country reached 12,864. The U.S. is reporting most COVID-19 cases worldwide, followed by Spain, Italy, France, and Germany. The coronavirus...

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European Markets Trading in Green after Their Worst Day, EU Closing Borders on Tuesday

European markets rallied, but then lost some of their gains, while markets in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed on Tuesday as investors tried to grapple with a disastrous Monday on Wall Street.European equities started its trading higher on Monday following new development regarding the coronavirus vaccine. Also, the Union decided to close its external borders. The first human trial to evaluate a candidate vaccine against the new coronavirus has begun in Seattle yesterday, raising hopes in...

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Market Collapse amid Coronavirus and Oil Prices Crash: European Stocks Over 6% Down

Oil market prices plunged when OPEC and its allies failed to reach an agreement on production cuts. All the markets, including stocks, currencies and cryptos are falling.European equity indices were red across the board at the open on Monday as the coronavirus outbreak coupled with crashing oil prices rattled the global market. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 6.2%. All stocks on Italy’s FTSE MIB except pharma company Recordati failed to open at the start of the day’s trade. Italian blue-chip...

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Oil Companies Stock Down as Dow Jones Plummets 1,800 Points, Biotech Stocks Also Bleeding

Dow Jones has lost over 1,880 points due to a row of factors including Saudi’s oil price slash as well as the coronavirus that is quickly spreading. More bleeding is expected.All over the world, markets have been feeling terrible effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. In recent times, the epidemic has caused stocks to plunge considerably, with a lot of companies seriously bleeding. Projections for the coronavirus have been quite pessimistic with forecasts that things will get worse....

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Markets Finished Week in Red amid Coronavirus Epidemic

European stocks fell sharply on Friday. On Wall Street, equities sank as well with the Dow Jones industrial average falling by 250 points. The coronavirus is spreading.Even though coronavirus came from Wuhan, Hubei – a China province, it seems that the country finally made its way on reducing the number of infected people. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) reported a significantly reduced number of COVID-19 cases with 99 new confirmed in the past twenty-four hours. This is, however,...

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Dow Futures More Than 600 Points Down in Premarket amid Coronavirus Panic

Fear over the spread of the coronavirus tightened its grip on global stock markets. The indexes clearly reflect the situation. In the premarket Dow Futures lost over 600 points.The massive coronavirus-induced sell-off on Wall Street continued in premarket trade on Friday with the Dow Futures dropping over 600 points.Treasury yields continued to slide with the yield on the 10-year note falling below 1.20%. Meanwhile, oil prices declined for the sixth consecutive session.After losing nearly...

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