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Crude oil prices likely to remain volatile into end-2016 on uncertainty over OPEC production cut

Nov 21, 2016 07:44 am UTC| Commentary Economy

Global crude oil prices are expected to remain volatile through the end of this year, following uncertainty over a production freeze by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Also, Russias vagueness...

Fundamentals to watch out for this week

Nov 21, 2016 06:45 am UTC| Commentary Economy Central Banks

Compared to last week, this week is less risk heavy due to lack of high profile events or data. However, there are few events and releases this week, which could add some serious volatility in the market. What to watch...

USD/CNY likely to reach 6.85 by end-2016; depreciation pressure likely to extend into 2017, says Scotiabank

Nov 21, 2016 06:06 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The USD/CNY currency pair is expected to reach 6.85 by end of this year and 7.20 by end of 2017. However, the depreciation pressure will likely continue through next year as well, with the CNY anticipated to remain...

Japan exports witness 13th straight month of fall in October on stronger yen, sluggish global demand

Nov 21, 2016 05:26 am UTC| Commentary Economy

Exports in Japan witnessed a 13th straight month of fall during the period of October, following strength in the local currency, amid a sluggish global demand. However, the current weakness in the yen may alter the trade...

Trump's economic impact slower, smaller than predicted – but still bad: Deloitte

Nov 21, 2016 04:00 am UTC| Insights & Views Economy

The federal deficit will be worse in 2017-18 than predicted in the May budget, despite some easing in the delays imposed by the Senate, Deloitte Access Economics budget monitor predicts. It also says the short term...

FxWirePro: The Day Ahead- 21st November, 2016

Nov 21, 2016 03:27 am UTC| Commentary Economy Central Banks

Few economic dockets scheduled for today and all with low to medium risks associated. Upcoming: Japan: All industry activity index for September will be published at 4:30 GMT. Greece: Current account...

After the 2016 presidential election: Fear, protest and what comes next

Nov 21, 2016 02:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics Economy

Since the results of the presidential election were made public, we have witnessed the emergence of a resistance movement protesting the election of Donald Trump. Protests have taken place in at least 52 American...

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Economy

German bunds fall after ZEW economic sentiment index beats expectations in February

The German bunds fell Tuesday after the countrys ZEW economic sentiment index for the month of February beat market expectations; however, the downside was limited as investors await the manufacturing PMI for the similar...

Comic-explainer: How does Islamic finance work?

Interest fuels the financial world. The money sitting in your bank account accrues it, and the credit cards in your wallet charge it. If you ever want money quick, youre going to being paying a decent amount of interest...

New Zealand bonds close mixed as investors await GlobalDairyTrade price auction, Q4 retail sales

New Zealand government bonds closed mixed Tuesday as investors wait to watch the countrys GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, scheduled to be held later today and the retail sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, due on...

New Zealand bonds close mixed as investors await GlobalDairyTrade price auction, Q4 retail sales

New Zealand government bonds closed mixed Tuesday as investors wait to watch the countrys GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, scheduled to be held later today and the retail sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, due on...

New Zealand bonds close mixed as investors await GlobalDairyTrade price auction, Q4 retail sales

New Zealand government bonds closed mixed Tuesday as investors wait to watch the countrys GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, scheduled to be held later today and the retail sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, due on...

Politics

Hunger in the lucky country – charities step in where government fails

The non-profit organisation Foodbank released its report Fighting Hunger in Australia this month. Like earlier research it reported that around 15% of Australians experienced food insecurity an extraordinary figure...

For black celebrities like Oprah, it's impossible to be apolitical

Oprah Winfreys rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate in 2020, with some pundits questioning the merits of another celebrity president. But to...

Politicians are inflating the evidence used to justify tax increases

Chris Doucouliagos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Deakin Business School and Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University Many government policies are flawed because...

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The U.S. middle class has always had a special mystique. It is the heart of the American dream. A decent income and home, doing better than ones parents, and retiring in comfort are all hallmarks of a middle-class...

What does Ramaphosa's victory mean for South Africa's economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africas governing party, the African National Congress (ANC). This positions him to become the countrys president in 2019. Sibonelo...

Science

UBI Helps People Be More Productive And Work More, Study Claims

The topic of universal basic income (UBI) has been a hot-button issue among economists, financial experts, legislators, and tech industry giants for years. Some say that it will increase productivity while others claim the...

Startup Raises $250M To Use Placenta To Extend Life And Cure Cancer

Companies have been trying to unlock the secrets to regenerative medicine for years and one startup just raised $250 million by intending to use human placenta to do so. The company believes that using the disposable...

Ozone Layer Update; Not Recovering As Expected For Unknown Reasons

In the late 90s, the issue regarding the hole in the ozone layer was big in the public consciousness, but it quickly faded in light of a new gigantic threat in the form of climate change. In recent years, scientists have...

Early Britons Had Dark Skin And Curly Hair, Research Claims

Most people have gotten used to the idea that the British Isles have always been populated with light-skinned, straight-haired humans that are predominantly found in todays UK. However, research indicates that this was...

Scientists Wants To Use Poison As Male Birth Control

The pharmaceutical industry or indeed the drug market has historically used a variety of organic substances and resources to create medicine for various applications. Several poisonous plants, for example, have been turned...

Technology

Valve Slams The Ban Hammer On Developer Over Fake Reviews

Fake reviews have been around for a long time, but companies have been largely successful at stamping them out to the point that they are no longer an epidemic. A recent example of how online entities now deal with fake...

Tesla's 'virtual power plant' might be second-best to real people power

The South Australian government and Tesla recently announced a large-scale solar and storage scheme that will distribute solar panels and batteries free of charge to 50,000 households. This would form what has been...

SpaceX Internet Is One Step Closer To Reality, Satellite Launch Backed By FCC Chair

Elon Musks private space agency, SpaceX has been considering launching satellites into space with the main goal of delivering high-speed broadband internet connection. This ambition is now one step closer to becoming a...

Facebook Sinks To New Lows, Uses Two-Factor Authentication To Spam Users

The two-factor authentication system is meant to provide users with extra security to protect themselves from threats like getting hacked or getting spammed. Facebook, like many other tech companies these days, employs...

Facebook Slammed For Offering VPN That Does The Opposite Of What VPNs Do

Virtual private networks (VPN) are supposed to help users get away from the usual data-tracking schemes that both tech companies and governments have been cooking up. They basically cover the users tracks, thus allowing...
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