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As the world focuses on Ukraine, there are fears that some G20 countries’ promises to take action to stem climate change will not be fulfilled | Climate News

The IPCC report is a sobering read. A UN report says climate change is taking lives and livelihoods and the conduct of disease and crop failure – but there is still a window for action. COP26 Deputy President Alok Sharma called it a “grim” and “incredibly harsh” warning. “I would say this is another code […]

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Why Putin’s War on the West Has Just Begun

IN 1902 the Boston Brahmin and historian Brooks Adams published an influential book titled The New Kingdom. He came at a time when America was becoming a great power as imperial aspirations supplanted the restraint of the old republic. In the aftermath of the Spanish-American War of 1898, America annexed Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines […]

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green bonds | Budget 2022: Sovereign green bonds a boost for the green economy. After that ?

The Union budget announced that India would issue a green sovereign bond. This exciting development follows several public and private initiatives. Some of these include the government’s commitment to develop large-scale power plants in solar and wind energy, with total installations already exceeding 100 GW, large corporate financial commitments in renewable energy and the green […]

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Indonesia to divide G-20 participants into ‘bubbles’ for Nov. 15-16 summit in Bali

DENPASAR (Bali), February 26 (The Straits Times/ANN): Indonesia will group conference participants into four “bubbles” at the G-20 meetings it will host in Bali later this year, to minimize any spread of Covid-19. Participants will limit interactions inside their respective bubbles, the Department of Health said on Friday evening (February 25). Bubble 1 will be […]

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Yangshan Port in Shanghai Strives to Build World-Class Terminals | Kathmandu Grandstand

By Liu Shi’an, Xie Weiqun, People’s Daily Yangshan Deepwater Port, as part of Shanghai Port, is a witness to China’s firm opening-up measures. As a major international shipping hub, the small port carries enormous energy. Port of Shanghai’s container throughput exceeded 47 million 20-foot equivalent units in 2021, ranking first in the world for 12 […]

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Boba Fett’s book is what Star Wars should be

The Book of Boba Fett shows Boba battling corrupt systems and trying to bring about positive change. Isn’t that the essence of the Star Wars universe? WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Boba Fett’s Book “Chapter 7: In the Name of Honor,” streaming now on Disney+. It’s no secret that the reaction of fans to […]

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NEPZA congratulates FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains steady power supply – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

The Chief Executive of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ). A statement released Friday by the Authority’s head of corporate communications, Martins Odeh, said the CFTZ had suffered from 20 years of epileptic power […]

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Foreigners become net sellers of Japanese stocks in the week to February 18

Feb 25 (Reuters) – Foreign investors were net weekly sellers of Japanese stocks last week as tensions in Ukraine and the growing likelihood of global policy tightening this year weighed on sentiment, although that a decline in new COVID-19 infections in Japan has limited outflows. Foreigners sold Japanese stocks for 21.45 billion yen ($186.13 million) […]

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Indonesia and Singapore condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine — Radio Free Asia

Singapore and Indonesia on Thursday condemned the violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity after Russia invaded the former Soviet republic, but much of the rest of Southeast Asia was silent in its response to development. Russian forces invaded Ukraine early Thursday in what European Union foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell on Twitter called “among Europe’s darkest […]

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Climate-smart specialty crops Pt 2

Climate-smart specialty crops Pt 2 With today’s Fruit Grower Report, I’m Bob Larson. Climate-smart agriculture is just one of the big national issues that farmers and ranchers are watching closely after two years of extreme challenges. Mark Powers, president of the Northwest Horticultural Council, says specialty crop growers have been more active participants in national […]

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Alignment with high-level global trade rules highlighted

Maersk Sofia, a container ship currently sailing under the flag of Singapore, docks at the Dapukou Container Terminal of Ningbo Zhoushan Port in Zhejiang province on February 2. (Photo by YAO FENG/FOR CHINA DAILY) China is likely to take a more proactive approach to aligning itself with high-level international economic and trade rules, as well […]

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What you need to know about year-end dues

How to pay your final contributions and ensure optimal investment of your independent pension assets. Contributing to a Standard IRA or Roth IRA by April 15 is your opportunity to reduce 2021 income taxes with a Standard IRA or achieve tax-free growth with a Roth, assuming you are eligible. Now is also a great time […]

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Pakistan’s Khan wants TV debate with Indian counterpart to resolve issues

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday he would like to have a televised debate with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, to settle differences between the two neighbours. The nuclear rivals have shared antagonistic relations since gaining independence 75 years ago, waging three wars, with ties strained recently over the Muslim-majority northern […]

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Ministry bolsters infrastructure reorganization ahead of G20 summit

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing is making every effort to accelerate infrastructure improvements in Bali to support Indonesia’s G20 summit in October 2022. “Bali, the venue for the G20 summit, will be made more environmentally friendly through the overhaul of regional infrastructure supported by massive greening,” Public Works and […]

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S. Korea, Indonesia agree to cooperate in mineral, electric car supply chains

SEOUL, 22 Feb. (Yonhap) — South Korea and Indonesia on Tuesday agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in key mineral supply chains and the electric car sector, Seoul’s industry ministry said. The two sides signed a total of five memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the issues during an economic cooperation committee meeting held in Jakarta earlier […]

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Labuan Bajo safe for G20 activities: NTT

It is a good promotional tool for Labuan Bajo, Flores, and also NTT in general Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – The provincial government of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has assured that the Labuan Bajo area of ​​West Manggarai district is safe for the implementation of G20 parallel meetings. NTT Provincial Tourism and Creative Economy […]

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Building multilateralism in trade is essential

Failure to do so would be throwing the baby out with the bathwater. Undoubtedly, the current state of global trade has its limits and is not entirely fair to all participants. A number of important issues, including those needed to make international trade fairer and more sustainable over time, remain insufficiently addressed. During its 27 […]

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Will the RBNZ take thoughtful action or leapfrog when considering OCR on Wednesday?

The Reserve Bank’s (RBNZ) monetary policy committee is expected to raise the official exchange rate (OCR) after its first meeting of the year on Wednesday. Most bets are on this, increasing the rate by 25 points from 0.75% to 1%, but a 50 point increase is a possibility. Inflation is well above the committee’s 1-3% […]

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Bali’s Lemukih steps up tree planting program in line with G20

Buleleng, Bali (ANTARA) – Residents of Lemukih Village in Sukasada, Buleleng District, Bali, have stepped up tree planting activities to save the forests, which have been traditionally and socially driven and inspired by Hindu teachings. The tree-planting activities are also in line with one of Indonesia’s G20 priority issues, green energy transition, officials said. “The […]

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CPI inflation in India has probably peaked; should moderate in February

As a result, India’s main inflation gauge – the Consumer Price Index (CPI) – which indicates that retail price inflation has jumped on a sequential as well as year-on-year basis. ‘other. The index rose to 6.01% last month, from 5.66% in December 2021 and 4.06% recorded in January 2021. As a result, the retail inflation […]

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Fintech Group of the Year: Cravath

By Elise Hansen (February 18, 2022, 3:13 PM EST) – Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP helped lead some of the biggest fintech moments of 2021, including Robinhood’s IPO and litigation over ” actions memes” and Block’s $29 billion acquisition of Afterpay, earning the firm a spot among Law360’s 2021 Fintech Groups of the Year. Fintech […]

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Peza targets 6% investment growth in 2022 and joins World Free Zones

AFTER recording solid growth last year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) is targeting 6% investment growth this year. “Despite the pandemic that has slowed us down for two years, Peza is grateful for the continued support of our partner locators and investors. Now that the Philippines is achieving herd immunity […]

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The Lost Consciousness” is a scriptural work urging believers to renew their broken ties with God.

RICHMOND, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2022 Augustus Brown II, a pastor who has served and volunteered in more than thirty churches across the United States and worked for the railroads in California and Minnesota, has completed his new book “The Fallen Angel Man: The Lost Consciousness”: a thought-provoking discussion of 20th and 21st century […]

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Is US GDP Data Missing a Capital Spending Boom?

The author is editor of The Overshoot research service and co-author of Trade Wars are Class Wars There is a conundrum buried deep in US economic data that matters to investors. According to balance of payments figures, which cover trade and other cross-border transactions, American consumers, businesses and the government collectively spent about $800 billion […]

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A country where you have to jump hoops for little things

For all the oft-vaunted claims of the promise of the digital revolution, its most obvious dividends must surely be the reduction of friction in dealing with India’s prying bureaucracy. And for the most part, from paying income tax to receiving vaccine certification, India is no longer the country it used to be. But the capacity […]

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G20 host Indonesia promotes currency diversification as part of stimulus exit

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s top economic officials on Wednesday (February 16th) backed increased use of local currencies in trade and investment, instead of the US dollar, to help maintain stability in global financial markets as government stimulus measures the pandemic era are removed. Indonesia, which this year holds the presidency of the Group of 20 major economies, […]

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Dune: Spice Wars looks like the modern Battle for Arrakis we’ve been waiting for

It’s a great time to be a Dune fan. Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 film brought an all-new fantasy look to the franchise and Shiro Games joins the hype with one of the first new video games set in Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi universe. Dune: Spice Wars brings us back to Arrakis with a new real-time strategy […]

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Bangladesh offers free or preferential trade deal to Canada: FM Momen

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister has expressed Bangladesh’s willingness to enter into a Free or Preferential Trade Agreement (FTA) with Canada. He made the statement during a virtual meeting between Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen MP and Canadian Minister for International Development Harjit Sajjan on February 14, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the […]

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Comic misdirection between stocks and markets (updated video)

MBS Live Recap: Comic Misdirection Between Stocks and Markets (Updated Video) Through: Matthew Graham 1 hour, 46 minutes ago Comic misdirection between headlines and markets Geopolitical issues remain front and center when it comes to financial markets, but only because of the lack of anything new or exciting on the inflation/Fed […]

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Hoyas who found love on the colline

A sofa proposal Joy Lyu Monahan (C’91, MPP’94, P’22) leads diversity efforts for AbbVie Legal, and J. Michael Monahan (C’94, P’22) is a lawyer and professor of law. They live in Chicago and their son is a senior in Georgetown. How they met: Michael: It was 1989. I was at the Saloon Bar during happy […]

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US suspends imports of Mexican avocados on eve of Super Bowl | Economic news

By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has acknowledged that the U.S. government suspended all imports of Mexican avocados after a U.S. factory safety inspector in Mexico received a threat. The surprise suspension was confirmed late Saturday on the eve of the Super Bowl, the biggest sales opportunity of the year for […]

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Gulfood 2022: For industrial hubs and free zones in the UAE, the food sector is more than a need

Dubai: Free zones and industrial hubs in the UAE are giving the food sector the highest priority – and the results are starting to show. The industrial city of Dubai last year reported an 11% increase in rentals to food companies wishing to set up a manufacturing base there. This includes additional space for the […]

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DIFI study reveals positive impacts of Covid-19 on family ties

Doha: Despite the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled, it has also enabled family members to connect and cooperate in the Gulf region, including in Qatar, a study has found. According to the study conducted by the Qatar Foundation’s Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), around 60% of families surveyed reported improved marital and parental […]

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PRE-GAME REPORT: WOLF PACK HOST AMERICANS ON OLYMPIC NIGHT AT XL CENTER

February 12, 2022 HARTFORD, Conn. – The Hartford Wolf Pack continues its four-game homestand tonight with visiting Rochester Americans. This is the Wolf Pack’s fourth home game of 2021-22 against the North Division. Tonight is also “Olympic Night” at the XL Center, with the Wolf Pack set to wear USA-themed jerseys. The puck drop is […]

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Visualization of countries by their largest trading partner (1960-2020)

Amid supply chain issues and inflated shipping costs, global trade continued to grow last year, reaching around $28 trillion in 2021. 23% increase over the previous year. Which countries are the central nodes of the global trade network? Although China is currently the world’s largest trading partner, this has not always been the case. This […]

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The Brazilian market attracts value-oriented investors. Don’t expect a carnival.

Brazilian markets are booming while other global markets are lagging behind. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Text size Here’s something you probably didn’t see coming: Brazilian markets are booming, while the rest of the world is crashing. the iShares MSCI Brazil The exchange-traded fund (ticker: EWZ) has jumped 17% since the start of the year. Global emerging […]

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R Gopalan appointed Chairman of the Board of Sundaram-Clayton Limited

NNA | Update: February 11, 2022 11:25 a.m. STI Chennai (Tamilnadu) [India]February 11 (ANI/NewsSee): Sundaram-Clayton Limited (SCL), a leading automotive component manufacturing and distribution group, announced R Gopalan, the company’s independent non-executive director, as chairman of the board of directors as of April 1, 2022.Gopalan has a wealth of experience in the country’s economic and […]

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Arrests and reservations in county jails | Marion County Record

COUNTY JAIL ARRESTS AND RESERVATIONS This list of prisoners was obtained Tuesday from the prison’s inmate registration system. NEW ARRESTS Taylor R. Barr, 21, Seal Beach, Calif., arrested Feb. 1 by a sheriff’s deputy on suspicion of theft under $1,000. Released an hour later on $2,500 bond. Zachary S. Dvorak, 24, Galva, arrested Saturday by […]

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Reset password What if I forgot my password? If you forgot your password, use the link on the login button to take you to the login page. Type your e-mail address and click on the “continue with e-mail” button. An email will be sent to you with instructions to reset your password. If you need […]

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Latest News | Power Foundation Assists Ministry of Energy as Knowledge Partner for India’s G20 Presidency and Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting

New Delhi, Feb 09 (PTI) Policy advocacy body Power Foundation will assist the Ministry of Energy as a knowledge partner for India’s G20 Presidency and Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, according to an official statement . Power Foundation is a registered company with the aim of being the leading policy advocacy organization that would engage in […]

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Trump’s trade war was a total flop

Donald Trump, the US president from 2017 to 2021, said he knows more about trade than most economists and foreign policy experts. “Trade wars are good and easy to win,” Trump said in 2018. He described himself as a “Tariff Man” and proved it by imposing new tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of […]

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Wizards Eliminated in Last Match Before Trade Deadline

In their final game before the NBA’s trade deadline on Feb. 10, the Washington Wizards delivered a strong closing argument to tear up the roster. They were up to 35 points behind the Miami Heat in the second half before a timely “comeback” reduced the final margin to “just” 21 points. Team president Tommy Sheppard […]

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Tanzania: Dse up in January at the expense of the bond market

The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange’s Tanzania Equity Index (TSI), measuring the depth of local equity activity, rose 126.97 points, driven mainly by the banking and industrial sectors in the first month of this year. . The TSI is also believed to have performed well in January after primary market treasury yields fell, leaving investors […]

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Bali relaunches direct international flights from all countries

Direct international flights to Indonesia’s popular holiday island Bali have resumed after a nearly two-year hiatus. All arriving travelers who are fully immunized should quarantine for five days in hotels or on boats offshore. Officials announced in October that Bali would welcome foreign travelers from 19 countries. But there had been no direct international flights […]

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Tension at Ukrainian border threatens automotive supply chain | News

Tensions have skyrocketed in recent months in Eastern Europe as Russia reportedly massed more than 100,000 troops and heavy weapons on its border with Ukraine, raising fears of an invasion. High-stakes talks between Russia and the West have so far failed to defuse a tense standoff between the two sides. Meanwhile, local businesses are warning […]

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Insufficient cotton production despite a huge market

Cotton production in Bangladesh has been low as farmers prefer other cash crops to white fiber, completely missing out on at least a $3 billion domestic market. The country only managed to produce 1.77 lakh bales of cotton last year, which was insufficient to meet the demand of a single mill. For all the latest […]

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A year of change and new directions for municipal bonds

Important Disclosures 1 Bearish flattening refers to the convergence of interest rates along the yield curve, with short-term rates rising faster than long-term rates and is seen as a harbinger of economic contraction. . Prior to September 1, 2020, the funds were known as VanEck AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF, VanEck AMT-Free Intermediate Municipal Index […]

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EFF program commitments: IMF urges all major bilateral creditors to maintain exposure to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged all major bilateral creditors to maintain their exposure to Pakistan in line with commitments under the Extended Financing Facility (EFF) program, as the country’s gross external financing needs are estimated at 35.068 billion dollars for 2022-23, i.e. 10.1% of GDP. The IMF, in its report entitled Article […]

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As Middle Eastern wars encroach on the UAE, the United States is drawn

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The wars in the wider Middle East that have long surrounded the United Arab Emirates have now encroached on the daily life of this nation allied with the United States, threatening to drag America further into a region inflamed by tensions with Iran. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched missile […]

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Flushing Organization Launches Hate Free Zone Campaign to Combat Anti-Asian Violence – QNS.com

In light of the increase in anti-Asian attacks in New York, the MinKwon Center for Community Action, in partnership with the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations, launched a new campaign on Thursday, February 4 to creating safe spaces in the community, in addition to organizing “Know Your Rights” sessions on immigration, […]

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Forget inflation. Opposites expect a recession and lower bond yields.

“What everyone knows is not worth knowing”, as the famous financier Bernard Baruch once said. And that’s how I was reminded of a long speech in the New York Times last week about why bond yields remain low, despite rising inflation and large budget deficits. Central banks around the world have set rates at zero […]

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DEA Secretary Ajay Seth, CFO News, ETCFO

India is in favor of a global consensus on the regulation of cryptocurrencies as a local response may not yield the desired results as these instruments are traded on the internet and are not tied to any jurisdiction, said Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth. “Regulation or prohibition whatever, an appropriate policy response to crypto assets […]

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Pak PM Khan departs for Beijing to attend Winter Olympics ceremony and meet with Chinese leaders

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan traveled to China on Thursday for a four-day official visit to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Beijing and meet with the country’s top leaders, including the President Xi Jinping. Khan’s visit marks the culmination of celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations […]

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Understanding China’s Position as U.S.-Russia Relations Continue to Deteriorate

Beijing Moscow has found common cause in trying to weaken American power and influence,” but China knows that explicitly supporting Putin will antagonize the EU, which is now China’s second largest trading partner. File image of Chinese President Xi Jinping. PA As the United States of America and Russia continue to exchange bitter words on […]

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Australia and New Zealand dollars retreat as risk sentiment suffers

SYDNEY, Feb 3 (Reuters) – The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell on Thursday as global stock markets were swept by a $200 billion rout from social media giant Meta (FB.O), underscoring the strong currency correlation with risk sentiment. The Aussie eased to find support at $0.7120, after hitting a 1-week high at $0.7160 overnight. […]

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Tips We Learned From Star Wars That You Should Totally Avoid

“To be angry is to be human.” In “Attack of the Clones”, this single sentence is the essence of Padmé Amidala’s response to Anakin Skywalker raving about the murder of a group of children. It’s not a great look. The line is spoken on Tatooine after Skywalker destroys the village of Tusken in revenge for […]

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SuperyachtNews.com – Business – Year of the Tiger

It’s no secret that the superyacht market in general has struggled to convert the growing UHNW population into superyacht owners and perhaps nowhere is this more telling than in China. . With a booming UHNW population and a relatively intact superyacht market, compared to major buying hubs, China has long been assumed to represent the […]

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Investment proposals can be inflationary; stocks, bond markets may not like

On the positive side, the overriding factor is that the 2022 budget is a continuation of what the finance minister did last year in terms of capex. Other than that, there are no real surprises when it comes to the reshuffling of the tax slabs or anything that may upset the stock market. […]