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Musk no longer world’s richest man after Tesla and Bitcoin slump

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Virtual work parties: the good, the bad and the plain peculiar

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While millennials and GenZ can sometimes be wary about investing and in many cases they have little capital to work with, the availability of social media and online investment tools is making it easier and more accessible for this age group to learn more about investing. In fact, during the pandemic, 16% of Britons aged …

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If you have heard about the meteoric rise of bitcoin from its early days of being worth mere fractions of a cent in 2009 to its most recent peak to over $61,000 in March 2021, then you are probably lamenting over not having enough foresight to be one of the early adopters that managed to …

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The next big thing in the crypto world is here. This time you won’t miss out. Even better, you can take part in it right now. Wonder what it is? We are talking about the security tokens that pay crypto dividends on a monthly basis. Here’s how it works and what to watch out for. …

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Credit card providers charge merchants a percentage of the payments they accept, known as interchange fees or swipe fees. With two major card providers aiming to raise fees, could crypto become an alternative? “Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. plan to raise swipe fees on some types of credit card purchases in April,” The Wall Street …

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Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has lost his crown as the world’s richest man after a sharp correction in bitcoin and a plunge in his company’s stock that some analysts believe are correlated. Tesla stock (TSLA) has fallen 21% from its peak of $890 on Jan. 26 and has accelerated those losses in the past …

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By Colm Fulton Stockholm (Reuters) – Virtual work parties? You can’t really mingle with colleagues, or dance with them, and it’s tough to get in the disco mood in your home office. On the other hand, you can’t spread disease, you don’t have to traipse home and there’s no chance of an ill-advised amorous encounter. …

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By Clare Jim and William James HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong residents are buying more houses and apartments to lease out for income in Britain, property agents say, a trend that coincides with what many expect to be a wave of emigration after China passed a national security law last year. Hong Kongers became …

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(Reuters) – Global equity funds witnessed higher inflows in the week ended Feb. 24, on optimism that global central banks would keep interest rates lower to prop up their economies, undeterred by rising inflation concerns. Investors purchased $31.4 billion in global equity funds in the week ended Feb.24, which was 17% higher than last week, …

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lending to euro zone companies slowed last month as the flow of fresh credit came to a halt with the bloc back in recession and banks tightening access to credit, European Central Bank data showed on Thursday. Lending to non-financial corporations in the 19-country euro area slowed to 7.0% in January from …

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LONDON (Reuters) – British trade minister Liz Truss said on Thursday she would urgently seek a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative nominee Katherine Tai to discuss the removal of punitive tariffs. Britain wants the United States to remove tariffs on exports like Scotch whisky which were imposed during its membership of the European Union as …

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