Month: January 2021

What you need to know on Monday, February 1: Investors attention was diverted away from the FX board, amid turmoil in equities. The American dollar benefited from a dismal market mood but traded within familiar levels against its European rivals. Commodity-linked currencies and the JPY were the most affected by risk-aversion. Gamestop shares soared amid
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That puts an end to Western Australia’s 10-month coronavirus-free streak This comes as the security guard working at the hotel – which serves as a quarantine facility for inbound travelers – tested positive for COVID-19 with fears it could be a UK or South African variant. Western Australia premier, Mark McGowan, said that: “Beginning at
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Dallas Fed Pres. Kaplan participating in a virtual event Fed’s Kaplan participating in a virtual event says: Downside risks include vaccine efficacy and virus variance Upside risks include bigger bouncing public confidence More fiscal aid will create positive upside to forecast Could see significant increase in economic activity before herd immunity Baseline growth forecast for
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NEW DELHI: Gold and silver futures prices in the domestic market traded with gains in the morning trade on Thursday, as low level buying pushed precious metals higher. Investors are awaiting any development on the stimulus front. While there is a buzz that the government may reduce duty on gold to raise demand in the
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Global companies are implementing distributed ledger technologies in an attempt to gain efficiencies in areas such as global payments and supply chain transparency. Blockchain tech can replace slow, paper-based processes, as well as improve security. However, many of the platforms in use today suffer from poor design. Networks become clogged with traffic too easily, resulting
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What you need to know The basic playbook for the COVID-19 recovery is that the vaccine will work. However, one aspect you may have in the back of your mind is how effective will the vaccine be against the COVID-19 variants? In this article I will outline the variants and some of the key issues
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