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MAS optimistic on blockchain cooperation between India and Singapore

Oct 10, 2017 03:53 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

The strong trade flows between Singapore and India offer good opportunities for collaboration on fintech and distributed ledger technology (DLT), Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said...

Blockchain Revolution Series

MAS-backed consortium develops blockchain prototypes for inter-bank payments

Oct 05, 2017 08:25 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

A consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has developed software prototypes of three different models for decentralised inter-bank payment and settlements...

Blockchain Revolution Series

NEM Foundation to bolster smart blockchain adoption with global webinars

Sep 25, 2017 05:03 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

The NEM.io Foundation, the creator of the peer-to-peer NEM blockchain platform, is embarking on a series of events for the NEM community and newcomers to the blockchain ecosystem. The local events and global webinars...

Monetary Authority of Singapore and Securities Commission Malaysia ink fintech agreement

Sep 18, 2017 04:33 am UTC| Fintech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that it has signed a Cooperation Agreement (CA) with the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to foster closer cooperation on fintech and innovation in financial...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Israel’s Bank Hapoalim taps blockchain for bank guarantees, collaborates with Microsoft

Sep 06, 2017 10:23 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

Israel-based Bank Hapoalim and tech titan Microsoft are going to team up to develop a blockchain-based platform to create digital bank guarantees, The Times of Israel reported. With this Bank Hapolim will become the...

Blockchain Revolution Series

RBI’s R&D institute to launch blockchain platform for banking applications

Sep 04, 2017 03:06 am UTC| Digital Currency Fintech

The Reserve Bank of Indias research arm, the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), is planning to launch a blockchain-based platform, The Hindu Business Line reported. The platform is...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Banco de la Republica inks agreement with R3 blockchain consortium

Aug 29, 2017 09:23 am UTC| Fintech

The Columbian central bank has entered into an agreement with R3, an enterprise software firm leading a blockchain consortium of major financial institutions, to experiment and test distributed ledger technology...

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Economy

Singapore’s NODX drops unexpectedly in September, likely to average 5.5 pct in 2017

Singapores non-oil domestic exports surprisingly dropped in the month of September. The NODX fell 10 percent sequentially. This was the first year-on-year contraction since April 2017. Electronics exports were the main...

Oil in Global Economy Series: Kuwaiti oil minister sees no need to extend supply cut agreement

Kuwaiti oil minister Essam al-Marzouk said that OPEC and its non-OPEC partners may not need to extend that supply cut agreement beyond the current deadline of March 2018, which is aimed at reducing global oil supplies by...

U.S. Treasuries flat in timid session ahead of FOMC member Harker’s speech

The U.S. Treasuries traded range-bound Tuesday as investors await FOMC member Harkers speech, scheduled to be held today by 17:00GMT. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury flat at 2.31 percent, the super-long...

UK gilts steady after September consumer inflation matches expectations; investors eye BoE Governor Carney’s speech

The UK gilts slumped Tuesday after the countrys consumer price-led inflation index for the month of September met market expectations, and coming in higher than the previous reading in August. The yield on the benchmark...

Bank of Korea likely to hold rates at 1.25 pct, keep economic outlook assessment unchanged: DBS Group Research

The Bank of Korea (BoK) is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate unchanged at 1.25 percent at its monetary policy meeting, scheduled to be held on October 19. Also, it is seen to keep the assessment of economic...

Politics

As China prepares for its Communist Party congress, what will it mean for the rest of the world?

Of Chinese President Xi Jinpings many achievements in his time in office about which much will be made in the official propaganda one of the most surprising was the more confident and assertive approach to foreign policy...

Trump speaks at the UN: 5 takeaways

It is a short distance from Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue to the United Nations headquarters on First Avenue, but these are different worlds. Donald Trumps native world is one of unilateralism and competition, with more than...

Angela Merkel wins a fourth term in office – but it won't be an easy one

Angela Merkel will continue as chancellor of Germany. But following an election that saw the rise of smaller parties most notably the far right her fourth term will probably be an eventful one in ways she would not wish...

US under Trump Series: President Trump signs new travel ban with additional countries as old one expires

President Trump has signed a new executive order travel ban that was first initiated on the very first week after his inauguration and created quite a furore not only within the United States but around the world too. The...

Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been focused on the Affordable Care Act, most recently in the form of...

Science

New Treatment For Blindness Gets FDA Panel Recommendation, First Of Its Kind

Providing hope to thousands of people suffering from hereditary blindness, advisers for the US Food and Drug Administration just gave a critical recommendation to a new type of treatment. Using gene therapy, the treatment...

VP Mike Pence Heads NASA’s Revived Moon Council, SpaceX To Do The Heavy Lifting

After months of hinting that a Lunar mission is in the works, US vice-president Mike Pence announced via The Wall Street Journal op-ed that NASA would be sending humans to the moon. The article was published just before...

Scientists Makes Hydrogen Fuel Production Cheaper With Seawater And New Nanomaterial

Solar and wind energy might be the renewable resources that are growing in popularity, but hydrogen fuel has proven to be incredibly reliable and powerful as well. Now, a University of Central Florida (UCF) scientist has...

Ikea Now Has Indoor Vertical Farm, Huge Potential For Solar Partnership

With the worlds climate constantly becoming hotter by the year, industries such as farming are going to experience massive problems such as drought and daylight heat thats too much for plants to handle. Thats why products...

Genome editing of human embryos broadens ethics discussions

For several years, scientists have experimented on human embryos with a powerful genome editing tool called CRISPR to see if they could correct genetic errors or reduce the risk of disease. In September, Kathy Niakan at...

Technology

CD Projekt Red Addresses Ex-Employee Complaints Alleging Mistreatment Of Workers

The Polish video game company CD Projekt Red is known for running the digital distribution platform GOG.com and producing the massively popular The Witcher franchise. However, rumors of poor working conditions and...

Google Photos Can Now Recognize Pets, Much Better For Sorting

Tech companies have been able to recognize humans faces for years but now, Google just revealed that it can now recognize pets. Through Google Photos, pictures of pets can automatically be tagged as either dog or cat and...

Apple Fleeced By Patent Troll For $440 Million

Apple is currently the most valuable company in the US and with this title comes the risk of being targeted by patent trolls. The iPhone maker is already used to this fact but getting fleeced for $440 million should still...

Netflix Revenue Could Exceed $11B, To Spend $8B On Original Content In 2018

The movie streaming mega giant Netflix is on track to exceed expectations with regards to its revenue by racking up $11 billion. This is largely being attributed to the growth of faster internet access and the spread of...

Facebook Acquires Popular New Teen App TBH In Bid For Social Network Supremacy

Further proving that it is willing to do whatever it takes to become the supreme social media network to rule them all, Facebook just acquired the up and coming teen app star called tbh. The app has been gaining in...
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October 17 14:00 UTC Released

USNAHB Housing Market Indx*

Actual

68 %

Forecast

64 %

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64 %

October 17 13:15 UTC Released

USManuf Output MM

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0.1 %

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0.1 %

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-0.3 %

October 17 20:00 UTC 187187m

USNet L-T Flows,Exswaps

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Forecast

Previous

1.3 Bln USD

October 17 20:00 UTC 187187m

USOverall Net Capital Flows

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Forecast

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-7.3 Bln USD

October 17 20:00 UTC 187187m

USNet L-T Flows,Incl.Swaps

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Forecast

Previous

-43.1 Bln USD

October 17 20:00 UTC 187187m

USForeign Buying, T-Bonds

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Forecast

Previous

-0.5 Bln USD

October 17 21:00 UTC 247247m

KRExport Price Growth YY*

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Forecast

Previous

10.7 %

October 17 21:00 UTC 247247m

KRImport Price Growth YY*

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Forecast

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9.0 %

October 17 23:00 UTC 367367m

KRUnemployment Rate*

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3.8 %

October 18 03:00 UTC 607607m

KRL-Money Supply Growth

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Forecast

Previous

6.7 %

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