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The safety net of the stock bull market is vanishing — but it might not matter

Share repurchases have been a crucial backbone for the eight-year bull market. On several occasions during the period, the US stock market has looked devoid of any positive catalysts, relying heavily on buybacks to keep share prices afloat. This was never more true than during […]

‘The UK is unprepared to feed its own people’

LONDON – Brexit threatens the security of the UK’s supply of fresh fruit and vegetables and will make healthy food more expensive, according to research house Euromonitor International. Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would weaken the pound further, “leading to even higher […]

The value of UK inheritance tax is at its highest point since 1980

Inheritance tax receipts have risen to their highest level since 1980 at nearly £5bn, according to official figures released by the government. That is the highest point both in terms of the annual value of revenue, and revenue as a percentage of GDP. The value […]

China’s yuan eases on weaker fix, seasonal corporate dollar demand

In spot market, corporate demand for US currency played a dominant role in morning trade, dragging down the yuan further. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Luxury fashion website Farfetch gets $397 million investment to push into China

LONDON — Online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has raised close to $400 million (£315.5 million) from one of China’s biggest e-commerce companies. Farfetch announced on Thursday that online Chinese mall JD.com has invested $397 million (£313 million) in the company, making JD.com one of Farfetch’s […]

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Thursday. 1. Takata will seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Monday, two sources said, as the Japanese company faces billions of dollars in liabilities stemming from the biggest recall in automotive history. The Japanese […]

How time in England shaped ‘the woman who built Beijing’

Despite having carved out a career in Chinese real estate, Zhang Xin’s most formative years were spent in the U.K. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Asian stocks rise after weak oil prices lead to declines on Wall Street

Asian financial markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a plunge in oil prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Dollar index steady below 1-month high; Kiwi firms after RBNZ

The dollar held steady below a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

ALIBABA’S JACK MA: New technology ‘may cause the Third World War’

Alibaba’s chairman and founder, Jack Ma, thinks that new technologies could be a threat to more than just jobs. During an interview with CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday, Ma said that new technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence could lead to the third World […]

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