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World shares dipped on Friday as investors awaited progress towards more US fiscal stimulus, while the dollar was set for a weekly loss and cryptocurrency Bitcoin hit a record high.
Cryptocurrency ether broke past $3,000 on Monday to set a new record high in a dazzling rally that has outshone the bigger bitcoin, with investors betting that ether will be of ever greater use in a decentralised future financial system.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG: China’s state planner wants to eliminate bitcoin mining in the country, according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector. China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, even though such activities previously fell under a regulatory grey area.
The UAE government and the World Economic Forum (WEF) (Davos 2022) have announced the signing of a sustainable global strategic partnership agreement that ushers in a new era of continuous, fruitful bilateral cooperation over the past two decades.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council, in the presence of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy
Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy – one of the chambers operating under Dubai Chambers – recently held a meeting with Equiti Group at its headquarters, which aimed to explore new ways to boost the growth of digital economy sectors.
The German economy grew slightly in the first quarter from the previous one, data showed, with higher investments offset by the twin impacts of war in Ukraine and COVID-19 that experts predicted would weigh more heavily in the three months to June.