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Precious Metals & Energy - Weekly Review and Calendar Ahead

17.01.2021, 15:10

Is currency debasement good for the dollar? It’s a question really worth asking after the greenback spiked for a second straight week on President-elect Joe Biden’s $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus plan. Gold, the proven hedge for inflation, meanwhile, took another dive for its worst two-week outing since November.

Jordan Finance Minister says 2.5% growth in 2021 depends on continued economic activity during pandemic

17.01.2021, 13:51

AMMAN - A rebound in Jordan's economic growth to a forecast 2.5% in 2021 depends on continued economic activity during the coronavirus pandemic, the country's finance minister said on Sunday.

Israel economy likely to grow 4.6% in 2021, says finance ministry

17.01.2021, 12:57

JERUSALEM - Israel's economy is likely to grow by 4.6% this year, the Finance Ministry said on Sunday in a forecast reliant on continuation of rapid COVID-19 inoculations and a drop in the infection rate.

Bayer aims to help CureVac with COVID-19 vaccine output, says CEO

17.01.2021, 12:36

BERLIN - German pharmaceutical giant Bayer (OTC:BAYRY) is examining whether it can help CureVac to produce its experimental COVID-19 vaccine, its chief executive was quoted as saying on Sunday.

The fight to avert one last execution on Trump's watch

17.01.2021, 12:15

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - On Thursday evening, Dustin Higgs, 48, waited in a cell on death row at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, his scheduled execution less than 24 hours away.