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Stock Markets Firm as Bitcoin Futures Make Debut
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21ST CENTURY FOX
Monday, 11 December
Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares buoyant
1h ago - SYDNEY (Reuters) - The craze for cryptocurrencies entered a new chapter on Monday as bitcoin futures rocketed by one-fifth of their value at a hotly anticipated launch, while Asian shares climbed amid optimism about global growth.
Japan big manufacturers' mood improves in Oct-Dec - government
5h ago - TOKYO (Reuters) - Large Japanese manufacturers turned more optimistic about economic conditions in the October-December quarter, a government survey showed on Monday, in another upbeat sign for an economy on a record run of growth.
Thyssenkrupp makes offer to workers for Tata Steel deal: sources
Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut
53m ago - NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world's largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a bubble and price collapse.
News Highlights: Top Energy News of the Day
2h ago - Electric-Vehicle Bulls Shake Up Metals Markets Investors are scooping up a wide range of metals and mining stocks, betting that electric...
Cathay Pacific backs down, extends pilot housing allowances for a year
27m ago - SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cathay Pacific Airways has extended payment of housing allowances to its pilots for another year, backing down from a plan to cut the stipend as the busy holiday travel period looms and amid poaching attempts by its rivals.
News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day
5h ago - Global Economy Week Ahead: U.K. Inflation; Fed, ECB and Bank of Mexico Rate Decisions This week, central banks around the world will make...
NZ government appoints ex-central banker Orr as new Reserve Bank governor
35m ago - WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The New Zealand government on Monday named pension fund chief Adrian Orr as the nation's new central bank governor, sharply lifting the local dollar as markets bet a radical shake-up of monetary policy will be avoided when changes come into force next year.