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Principle or pragmatism? Big brands are leaving Russia

This article is an on-site version of our The Road to Recovery newsletter. register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox three times a week Good evening, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Unilever: The list of mainstream brands leaving Russia has accelerated in recent days, joining what a Yale …

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Russia doubles interest rates after sanctions drive down ruble

Russia’s central bank more than doubled interest rates on Monday in a bid to stabilize the country’s financial markets, after unprecedented Western sanctions sent the ruble down as much as 29%. The central bank raised its main interest rate to 20% from 9.5% in an emergency decision, saying “the external …

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Exit Stage Left: Uncompetitive coal being crowded out by cheaper renewables

Last week, the owner of Australia’s largest coal-fired power station announced the early closure of its plant and replacement with the largest battery in the southern hemisphere. According to the CEO of Origin Energy, “The economics of coal-fired power plants are under increasing and unsustainable pressure from cleaner, lower-cost generation, …

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China’s real estate market is expected to rebound this year

By Liangping Gao and Ryan Woo BEIJING (Reuters) – Shaken by a shortage of cash among developers, China’s property market is expected to remain weak in the first half of 2022 before rebounding later in the year as policies aimed at encouraging buyers help restore sentiment, according to a Reuters …

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COLUMN-Surge in electric vehicle battery demand supercharges nickel: Andy Home

By Andy Home LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Nickel hit its highest level in more than a decade on Monday morning. The London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month nickel broke January’s high of $24,435 a tonne to hit $24,610, a level last traded in 2011. Time spreads remain in the grip …

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BLUE OCEAN TECHNOLOGIES AND SAMSUNG SECURITIES ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP OFFERING U.S. EQUITY TRADING DURING LOCAL BUSINESS HOURS IN ASIA PACIFIC

Samsung Securities goes live giving clients real-time access via Blue Ocean ATS Seoul becomes first Asian market hub to launch US stock trading day from Korea NEW YORK and SEOUL, February 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Ocean Technologies LLC (BOT), a global fintech leader in after-hours commerce and the holding …

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New technology drives South Korea’s IPO boom

More than 20 companies went public in South Korea’s main market last year, raising about $14 billion, nearly double the previous record set in 2010. Last year was a banner year for IPOs around the world, and South Korea was no exception. And 2022 is shaping up to be another …

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China voices support for Russian invasion of Ukraine

As Ukraine braces for Russia’s impact, China has weighed in – and the two superpowers are saying one thing but doing another. China has come out in support of Russia’s impending invasion of Ukraine, insisting that the “outdated” NATO alliance is the real cause of the crisis. Foreign Minister Wang …

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China 2008 vs 2022: richer, stronger, more conflicted | Business and finance

BEIJING (AP) — China has seen historic changes since it last hosted the Olympics in 2008: It is wealthier, more heavily armed and openly confrontational. As President Xi Jinping’s government prepares for the Winter Olympics in February, it has more leverage to exert influence overseas and resist complaints from the …

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IMF lowers global economic growth forecast for 2022 to 4.4% on weaker outlook for US and China

(Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. Bloomberg’s Most Read The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecast for 2022 as the Covid-19 pandemic enters its third year, citing weaker prospects for the United States and …

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Russia proposes to ban the use and mining of cryptocurrencies

Russian c.bank proposes to ban the use of cryptocurrency Regulator warns of financial stability risks Analysts say the wider impact is negligible for now Ban on cryptocurrency exchanges also proposed MOSCOW, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Russia’s central bank proposed on Thursday to ban the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on …

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The United States will represent 60% of the world’s computing power in 2 years

The vulnerability of Kazakhstan’s bitcoin mining industry was highlighted last week, when the country’s internet was shut down amid anti-government protests, sparked by rising energy prices. The world’s second-largest miner has seen its hash rate, or computing power that secures bitcoin, drop by double digits, down dramatically from the 18.1% …

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The POSCO group will participate in CES 2022, the world’s largest exhibition of IT and electronics convergence.

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The POSCO Group will present the “POSCO Venture Platform” to learn about and invest in the group’s future growth activities at CES 2022, to be held in Las Vegas for 3 days from January 5and set up a showroom in collaboration …

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Potassium Chloride Market 2022: Prices Rise 50% After Sanctions Against Belarus

A prolonged price hike is expected in the global potassium chloride (POM) market due to expected supply chain disruptions after the US, UK, Canada and EU countries imposed sanctions on a major supplier, Belarus Potash Company (BPC). Another factor in the price growth will be Canada’s limited exports. MOP prices …

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Chinese developer Shimao defaults on fiat loan

SHANGHAI / HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese developer Shimao Group defaulted on a loan after missing a payment of 645 million yuan ($ 101 million), the lender said in a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday in the last sign of distress in China’s property sector. China Credit Trust Co …

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Bitcoin Investors In The Buying Frenzy As Prices Go Down; SHIB loses despite good news

The global crypto market reported losses throughout New Years Day. The market cap at 4:01 p.m. was $ 2.22 trillion, down 1.65%, according to coinmarketcap data. Trading volume is also down 11.45% to $ 83.24 billion, which could be a mixed signal given a weak market start for 2022. In …

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LG Energy, India’s LIC tops Asia’s major IPOs to watch next year

(Bloomberg) – The giant ad queue in Asia next year includes the world’s second-largest battery maker in Seoul and an insurer with more than 1.2 million agents and 100,000 employees in Mumbai. Chinese issuers’ mega-operations in Hong Kong, meanwhile, may take some time to resume. Bloomberg’s Most Read India and …

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Japan pledges record $ 3.4 billion to World Bank for low-income countries

TOKYO, Dec.15 (Reuters) – Japan has pledged $ 3.4 billion as its largest contribution to the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) to secure recovery for low-income countries after the COVID-19 pandemic, finance ministry officials said. Tuesday. The pledge came as Japan hosted an online meeting on the 20th IDA …

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Chinese solar giants bid to dominate hydrogen power

(Bloomberg) – Chinese companies have spent 10 years aggressively maneuvering to become the dominant players in solar power. Now they are looking to lead the way in the development of the next big innovation in clean energy: hydrogen. Bloomberg’s Most Read Major solar power makers, including Longi Green Energy Technology …

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China courts global capital on its own terms

December 11, 2021 ESINCE At the start of the trade war between America and China, investors, politicians and businesses tried to gauge how well and how quickly the world’s two largest economies will decoupling. The finance model is clarified with the announcement that Didi Global, a Chinese ridesharing company, is …

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Ford to invest $ 900 million in factories in Thailand, Auto News, ET Auto

The expansion would create about 1,250 new jobs at Ford’s factories and about $ 400 million of the investment would go to its supply chain network, the automaker said. Ford Motor Co on Wednesday said it will invest $ 900 million to upgrade its factories in Thailand that support production …

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Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

(Bloomberg) – Australia to join US-led diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics to protest the country’s alleged human rights violations, in a bid to further worsen relations between the two countries. Bloomberg’s Most Read Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision makes Australia the first major country to follow the United …

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Decoupling is the last thing on the minds of business leaders

November 27, 2021 IF YOU WANT To understand how Asia’s view of the world order has changed, consider the remarks of Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore. When asked recently if China is on the rise and the United States is on the decline, he responded in a nuanced …

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Global Iron Ore Market Report 2021: Demand For Iron Ore Grows As Global Economy Bounces With COVID-19 Pandemic Declining

DUBLIN, November 16, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Iron Ore – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global iron ore market to reach 2.7 billion metric tons by 2026 Supported by end-use industries and the positive outlook in developed and developing economies, demand for steel is expected …

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Huobi Global leaves Singapore to form a new local entity

Huobi Global, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges in terms of transaction volumes, is shutting down operations in Singapore shortly after exiting China. The exchange will have closed the accounts of all Singapore-based users by the end of March next year, the company officially announced on Tuesday evening. All …

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Japanese Foreign Minister calls on US to join CPTPP

TOKYO – Japanese Foreign Minister called on the United States to support stability in the Indo-Pacific region by joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), following China’s recent decision to enter into the trade pact. “It is important that the United States engage in the creation of …

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Global Industry Analysts Predict Global Healthcare Descriptive Analytics Market To Reach $ 57.7 Billion By 2026

SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – New Market Research Published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Healthcare Descriptive Analytics – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” . The report presents new perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in …

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FirstFT: Chinese coal futures hit record high

Chinese coal futures have reached record highs as flooding closed dozens of mines and displaced more than 100,000 people, strangling the country’s main fuel source for electricity and exacerbating a global energy crisis. Coal futures traded on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange climbed 11.6% to close at a record 1,408.20 Rmb …

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A $ 60 billion global financial cloud opportunity by 2026

FACTS AT A GLANCEEditing: 9; Posted: May 2021Executive pool: 73191Companies: 12 – Players covered include Amazon Web Services, Inc .; Capgemini SE; Computer Science Society (CSC); Google LLC; Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ; IBM Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; Oracle Corporation; Salesforce.com, Inc .; SAP SE and others.Blanket: All major geographies and …

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$ 18.1 billion global data migration opportunity by 2026

SAN FRANCISCO, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – New Market Research Published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Data Migration – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis “. The report presents new perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in a …

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OP-ED: All in green

China tells potential recipient countries that financing coal is no longer an option Chinese President Xi Jinping recently announced to the United Nations General Assembly that China “will not build new overseas coal-fired power projects.” Chinese banks have already shifted into high gear. Three days after Xi’s speech, the Bank …

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The Stakes Rise For Singapore’s Big Crypto Bet

Banned by China, facing a crackdown in South Korea and further restrictions in Hong Kong, the cryptocurrency industry has taken hold of Singapore as an unlikely Asian alternative. The country of 5.5 million people has long relied on financial services to fuel its $ 344 billion economy, and it is …

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It’s time for China’s Belt and Road to go green

(MENAFN- Asia Times) Chinese President Xi Jinping recently told the United Nations General Assembly that China “will not build new overseas coal-fired power projects.” Chinese banks have already shifted into high gear. Three days after Xi’s speech, the Bank of China said it would no longer fund new coal and …

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Fed policy and Evergrande debt weigh on sentiment

Recap: European and emerging markets were mixed on Friday as investors and global traders assessed the prospect of a reduction in US Federal Reserve stimulus and the risks of a likely default from the Chinese real estate developer riddled with Evergrande debts. The SET index traded in a narrow range …

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Cobo Comes to Polygon, Bringing DeFi to Institutional Investors

Cobo customers can now access the benefits of Polygon with seamless access to the best DeFi and Dapps platforms [DUBAI] Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform that integrates millions into Web 3.0, today announces Cobo Custody, Asia’s leading custodian service provider, and Cobo Wallet, a centralized management platform of crypto and …

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Whelan and deal atop the ANZ bank ranks

Former ANZ chief Mike Smith’s greatest legacy has been his aggressive push into Asia. Hired by HSBC in 2007, Smith wanted to expand ANZ’s global presence and commissioned Whelan to develop the institutional bank. Loading Whelan was sent to Singapore at the height of the global financial crisis, when large …

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India, US see cash inflows after China crackdown

By Divya Chowdhury MUMBAI, Aug.11 (Reuters) – India, the United States and parts of other emerging markets have seen inflows of funds redirected from China as recent regulatory crackdowns in the world’s second-largest economy have spooked investors. markets, according to seasoned investor Mark Mobius. “I would say half the money …

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Global Digital Therapy Markets 2021-2027

DUBLIN, July 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Digital Therapeutics – Trajectory and Analysis of the Global Market” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and markets Logo Global Digital Therapy Market to Reach US $ 1.6 billion by 2027 In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the global …

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UnionPay collaborates with Dolfin E-wallet to offer more payment options and privileges to customers in Thailand

BANGKOK, July 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – UnionPay International (“UPI”), one of the world’s leading providers of payment services, has partnered with Thailand Dolfin electronic wallet application for an electronic coupon reward program. Until September 30, 2021, Dolfin users who carry out transactions with a UnionPay card added to …

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Oil prices continue to rise despite resistance

Oil prices are set to close another week of gains despite fears of a return to Iranian production and OPEC + preparing to increase production. Friday 25 June 2021 Oil looks set to close another week of gains, although trade has turned volatile this week as OPEC + prepares to …

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Global Automotive Hypervisor Market Report 2021: Market To Exceed $ Billion By 2027 – China Expected To Grow At 29.9% CAGR

DUBLIN, June 25, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Automotive Hypervisor – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global Automotive Hypervisor Market To Reach $ 1.1 Billion By 2027 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global automotive hypervisor market estimated at US $ 167.5 million in 2020 is …

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Long-term planning is key to China’s continued growth

BEIJING, June 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Speaking days before the Earth Day climate change summit in April, the US Secretary of State Antoine Blinken recognized that the United States had fallen behind China in developing the technology needed to combat climate change. CGTN: Long-term planning is key to …

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FinCEN Files survey named Pulitzer Prize finalist

The FinCEN Files survey was recognized as a finalist for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, bringing more praise to the groundbreaking project from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, BuzzFeed News and over 100 other media partners across the world. Columbia University Pulitzer Council recognized the FinCEN Files …

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