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IMF calls for global talks on digital currencies as bitcoin whipsaws

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 — The International Monetary Fund is calling for global coordination on cryptocurrencies as it warned of the risks from surging prices. “Greater international...

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Oil little changed after record crude draw at US hub

NEW YORK, Jan 19 — Oil was little changed yesterday, as prices eased early in the session, but were supported by a record drawdown of US crude stockpiles at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery...

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US jobless claims hit 45-year low as labour market tightens

WASHINGTON DC, Jan 18 — New claims for US unemployment benefits fell to their lowest level in nearly 45 years last week, a fresh sign of the increasingly tight American labour market,...

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Taiwan chip ‘godfather’ bullish on cryptocurrency despite volatility

TAIPEI, Jan 18 — The revered head of Taiwan’s semiconductor giant said cryptocurrencies would be a key driver for growth despite a bitcoin slump due to the threat of stricter...

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Khazanah’s portfolio grows 13.2pc in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd delivered strong performance in 2017, with its portfolio growing 13.2 per cent to a record RM115.6 billion as at last December 31. Khazanah...

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