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BOT clarifies on Phillip Securities' Bitcoin futures trading service

BOT clarifies on Phillip Securities' Bitcoin futures trading service

Fund managers thought the proposals had a chance at winning approval, given the launch last month of futures contracts based on bitcoin on both the CME and the CBOE exchanges. Created to allow investors exposure to bitcoin through a recognised financial instrument, without actually having to own the cryptocurrency, the introduction of bitcoin futures has been a controversial move. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Proposed blanket safeguard duty on solar panels, cells likely to hurt SEZs'

'Proposed blanket safeguard duty on solar panels, cells likely to hurt SEZs'

The ministry's document said China's solar exports to India constituted 1.52 percent of its total global exports during 2012, a figure that surged to nearly 22 percent in 2016. Levying duty on domestic manufacturers can also lead to an increase in the cost of power that will discourage the domestic industry", he added. Indigenous manufacturers located in SEZ will caught on the wrong foot in case a Safeguard Duty is imposed on all imported solar modules and cells. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kapil Mohan, the creator of 'Old Monk' rum, dies at 88

Kapil Mohan, the creator of 'Old Monk' rum, dies at 88

According to reports, Mohan was extremely unwell in the last few days and died of a cardiac arrest in Ghaziabad's Mohan Nagar Area. Launched in 1954, Old Monk was the largest selling dark rum in the world for a long time. He eventually sold the company's Lucknow facility to the Wave group of Ponty Chadha. Mohan Meakin produced Asia's first beer Lion. "That is the best advertisement". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

Pakistan may block US Troops' supply path to Afghanistan

Corker has previously blocked foreign military financing for Pakistan until the country takes sufficient action against the Haqqanis. Diplomats hinted that Pakistan may sever logistical support for USA forces in Afghanistan after Washington froze at least $900 million in assistance and demanded "decisive action" from Islamabad to cut off covert support for Islamist groups, including the Taliban and its affiliate, the Haqqani network. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hong Kong Stocks Overdue For Correction

Hong Kong Stocks Overdue For Correction

Chinese H-shares listed in Hong Kong rose 0.32 per cent to 12,274.24, while the Hang Seng Index was up 0.37 percent at 31,014.32. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.10 per cent, or 3.37 points, to 3,406.11 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was down 0.07 per cent, or 1.41 points, at 1,944.57. Consulte Mais Informação

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One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm area metro

One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm area metro

Stockholm County Police said a man, reportedly aged 60, had been hurt after picking an object off the ground. Swedish media are reporting that the object was a hand grenade . The man was taken the hospital but his injuries proved fatal. In the United States, right-wing outlets such as Infowars and Breitbart have cited the explosions as evidence that US President Donald Trump is right in concluding that more open immigration policies mean more crime. Consulte Mais Informação

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Altice NV spinning off Altice USA

Altice NV spinning off Altice USA

Altice Europe and Altice USA will be managed by two distinct management teams, focused exclusively on the performance in their respective markets. ( ATUS ) from Altice NV, which will be renamed "Altice Europe". Each unit will have its own management team - Altice N.V. founder Patrick Drahi will remain in control of both companies and will serve as president of the Board of Altice Europe and Chairman of the Board of Altice USA. Consulte Mais Informação

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Atlantic City's TEN is SOLD

When fully operational, the property will provide between 2500-3000 jobs to Atlantic City , contributing greatly to the city's economic resurgence. The property has an attached parking structure with 7,700 spaces making all of its hotel, casino and entertainment venues easily accessible for all guests. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bitcoin pulls back further from $17000; Ethereum taps record high

Bitcoin pulls back further from $17000; Ethereum taps record high

Ethereum breached the $1,000 milestone in late December, making it the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, with a market value of over $118 billion. The head of South Korea's Financial Services also said it had drafted regulation that was under consideration in the country's National Assembly. Expected to be funded by an enormous Initial Coin Offering (ICO) - the name given to the funds raised for a new cryptocurrency venture - the Telegram Open Network (TON) will be a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Business confidence in NW highest since Brexit, says report

However, the share of Scottish firms anticipating stronger total exports remained positive at 17 per cent and the net balance of those looking to grow investment remained stable at 2 per cent. "It would have been encouraging to see this higher degree of optimism translating into increased investment plans and more job creation". "Ultimately, uncertainty is at the front of Scottish business' minds and we will need to see a shift to return to a position of growth". Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft stops accepting bitcoin as means of payment

Microsoft stops accepting bitcoin as means of payment

Microsoft is bringing back support for Bitcoin as a payment method online, letting you add money to your Microsoft Account using Bitcoin for purchases made on the Microsoft Store. Also this week, Visa terminated its agreement with WaveCrest, a prepaid card issuer, shutting down hundreds of thousands of Bitcoin debit cards issued by Bitwala, BitPay, Cryptopay, and others. Consulte Mais Informação

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Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday

Loblaw gift card program goes into effect Monday

Loblaws began to hand out the gift cards to all eligible customers on Monday after a Competition Bureau investigation found an industry-wide bread price-fixing arrangement. Only one card will be issued to each customer. Signing up waives any impact you may have had by the scandal up to that amount. However, food banks have requested that you use the card yourself and, in lieu of donating the card, donate $25 in cash instead. Consulte Mais Informação

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