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Furlough numbers climb sharply in January to 4.7 million

The number of people on furlough rose by 700,000 in January after tighter lockdown restrictions were imposed. Treasury figures show a total of 4.7 million...

Taiwan Economic Growth Set To Grow At Fastest In Seven Years Thanks To Global...

Taiwan’s economy, already an outlier last year as Covid-19 tore through most of the world, will grow at its fastest pace in seven years...

Bitcoin’s HUGE daily drop sends cryptocurrency market crashing

The world’s highest-valued digital currency, bitcoin, has seen its biggest drop ever, plummeting below $46,000 per coin from the weekend record of over $58,000...

Why you should pay attention when investment trusts raise new money

The number of investment company IPOs (initial public offerings) has diminished over the years. However, the quality of these IPOs has increased, and is supplemented by...

Will BlackRock divest from Kakao over ESG issues?

BlackRock appears to be falling into a dilemma over its strategy to prioritize environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria after Kakao sparked severe...

What rising interest rates and inflation will do to markets

US president Joe Biden wants to spend a lot of money to stimulate an economy that some argue has already had plenty of stimuli....

Big U.S. companies slash donations to politicians after Trump election challenge

Ten U.S. corporations slashed donations to candidates seeking federal office by more than 90% in January, after pledging to cut off giving to the...

Bitcoin tops $53,000 for the first time in history

The price of Bitcoin gained 3.22% during the trading session on Friday to reach the level of $53,262, according to trading data. The cryptocurrency price...

Two pandemics and Brexit leave UK pig sector in peril

For British pig farmers like Simon Watchorn, the start of 2021 has brought fresh problems after a pandemic-ridden 2020. British pork producers have seen their...

Investors seed indoor farms as pandemic disrupts food supplies

Investors used to brush off Amin Jadavji’s pitch to buy Elevate Farms’ vertical growing technology and produce stacks of leafy greens indoors with artificial...

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Gregg Jarrett: Cuomo sex harassment allegations – could the governor face criminal charges?

A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward to accuse him of persistent sexual harassment and unwanted physical touching.  Her description, if true, could...

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Dems’ $1.9 trillion COVID bill is not rescue or relief plan,...

A year ago today, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention warned U.S. citizens to prepare for "disruption" from the coronavirus outbreak across American cities. And...

Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty

Hundreds of unarmed civilians were massacred in less than 48 hours by Eritrean troops during the war in the restive northern Ethiopian province of...