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Claire Hunte

Claire Hunte has worked in the UK and US. She was launch editor of the World Life Insurance Report, and worked on FTyourmoney.com and was managing editor at Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary in the US. She has also worked for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and PwC.

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Ethereum and Bitocoins
Cryptocurrencies react to South Korea’s bill to ban trading

There was a seismic reaction from the cryptocurrency market to news that the South Korean government is preparing a bill to ban local cryptocurrency exchanges sending major coins: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin tumbling earlier on Thursday before paring those losses. 

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Car at dealership
Global auto sales to slow down in 2018, IHS Markit report

Growth in global auto sales is expected to slow down in 2018 while remaining at record levels according to a recent report from IHS Market.

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NAFTA and USA on road sign
US update: Stocks lower, Trump may exit NAFTA, Reuters reports

Time out was called on the recent market rally as stocks finished mostly lower on Wednesday for the first time since the start of the year and one depressant was a report that Trump will exit Nafta.

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Wall Street on ticker
US update: Wall St swings higher, oil rallies, a Bannon and Breitbart apart

After a sluggish start, the stock market posted a sharp advance in Tuesday’s session powered by unrelenting investor optimism ahead of earnings season.

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Trader with Dow 25000 cap
US update: Dow fizzles to flat, cryptocurrencies flag, extreme weather costs record $306bn

The Dow, which had its strongest rally to a new year since 2003, finished flat on Monday after mixed trading and as investors took a moment's respite while the S&P 500 and NASDAQ hit fresh highs.

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GoPro share price hit after job cuts and estimates miss

Camera making company, GoPro’s share price tumbled on Monday after disappointing Q4 results and a litany of troubles including exiting the drone business and laying off 250 of its employees.

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Vauxhall car logo
Vauxhall moves to cut 250 jobs at Ellesmere Port

(Press Association) Vauxhall plans to cut a further 250 jobs at its Ellesmere Port factory, just months after saying it would slash 400 staff at the site.

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Cryptocurrency global financial connect
AlphaShark’s Keene makes 3 bold bitcoin predictions for 2018

AlphaShark’s CEO Andrew Keene has released his top three cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 and one of them includes bitcoin reaching a $25,000 zenith.

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Celgene expands pipeline with acquisition of cancer-therapy maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1bn

Celgene announced on Monday it had acquired privately held Impact Biomedicines in a $1.1bn deal

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Technology flow
Nvidia signals expansion in AI with Uber, Volkswagen partnerships

Nvidia announced two new partnerships with Uber Technologies and Volkswagen AG signalling its expansion into AI technology for self-driving cars.

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Wall Street sign
US update: Stocks add gains, jobs growth slows, Ripple’s surge makes waves

The three major gauges extended gains in trading on Friday despite data that showed jobs growth slowed more than expected in December.

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Bitcoin on electronic circuit board
Bitcoin sails above $16,000

Headlining virtual currency Bitcoin is up 10.36% at $16,442 at 10:16 UTC while Ripple fell -6.91% at $3.34 according to CoinMarketCap.

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Smartphone with Uber app
Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4bn - source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10%t stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4bn (£1.03bn), a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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View of stockbroker trading online
Equity market roundup: a look back, a peek forward

At the end of 2017, equity market participants can look back and say it was a very good year.

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Singapore central financial district skyline at blue hour from Marina bay
Singapore fines five electronics firms $14.7m in biggest anti-competition penalty

(Reuters) - Singapore on Friday fined five electronics parts makers a total of S$19.5m ($14.7m) for price-fixing and other cartel activities, the biggest anti-competition penalty in the city-state, the Competition Commission of Singapore said.

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