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European Stocks Edge Higher; Economic Data Cheer

18.12.2020, 06:00

European stock markets edged cautiously higher Friday, with investors optimistic about future growth despite keeping a wary eye on the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

UK retail sales fell in November as lockdown hit stores

18.12.2020, 05:57

LONDON - British retail sales fell sharply last month when a four-week lockdown in England closed stores which sold non-essential goods to the public, official figures showed on Friday.

Dollar Slumps to Multi-Year Lows; Stimulus Looms, Fed Dovish

17.12.2020, 10:52

The dollar slumped to multi-year lows in early European trade Thursday, as growing confidence of both a new U.S. stimulus package and a Brexit deal boosted risk appetite at the expense of the world's safe haven.

Surging investor interest sends bitcoin to peak past $23,000

17.12.2020, 09:51

LONDON - Bitcoin rose to a record high on Thursday, just a day after passing the $20,000 milestone for the first time, amid surging interest from larger investors.

Google secretly gave Facebook perks, data in ad deal, U.S. states allege

17.12.2020, 08:50

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s Google, the two biggest players in online advertising, used a series of deals to consolidate their market power illegally, Texas and nine other states alleged in a lawsuit against Google on Wednesday.