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  • Weekly US jobless claims continue trending lower

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - US jobless claims continued moving lower last week and appeared set to continue doing so, economists said.

  • Philly Fed index drops more than expected in October

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region deteriorated a little more than expected in October, according to a survey released on Thursday.

  • ECB presses banks to relocate operations from UK - report

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - The European Central Bank is pushing lenders to add hundreds of extra employees and billions of additional capital to their operations in continental Europe after Brexit failed to spark a big shift, the Financial Times reported.

  • Bitcoin tops $67.000, buoyed by "buy the rumor and the fact" sentiment

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Bitcoin reached new record highs on Wednesday, up to around $67,000, which is where an area of resistance resides according to the technical patterns projected by the Onyze team. Its founder, Alvaro Rubio, had already warned in statements to 'Bolsamania' that the price would run into this level in its ascent to $100,000. Experts 'blame' the debut of the ProShares 'crypto' US ETF on Wall Street. The consensus of all the analysts consulted points to an extension of the rally, despite a warning of a possible profit-taking move.

  • Bitcoin tops $67.000 buoyed by "buy the rumor and the fact" sentiment

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Bitcoin reached new record highs on Wednesday, without the need of huge price hikes, or fireworks in the cryptoverse world. Bitcoin hit new record highs, up to around $67,000, which is where an area of resistance resides according to the technical patterns projected by the Onyze team. Its founder, Alvaro Rubio, already warned in statements to 'Bolsamania' previously, that the price would run into this level in its ascent to $100,000. Experts 'blame' the debut of the ProShares 'crypto' US ETF on Wall Street. The consensus reached by all the analysts consulted is that the rises will continue, despite them also keeping an eye on a possible profit-taking move.

  • China Evergrande shares slump as $2.6bn asset sale collapses

    Thursday 21 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Shares in real estate developer China Evergrande slumped in Hong Kong after the company said a potential sale of its property services unit had collapsed.

  • Eurozone inflation rises as expected in September

    Wednesday 20 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Eurozone inflation rose as expected in September, according to data released on Wednesday by Eurostat.

  • Analysts divided on Bitcoin after US ETF: $70,000, $100,000 or profit-taking

    Wednesday 20 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Bitcoin's meteoric rise to more than 40% in October, possibly leading to a record high in April, could lead to widespread profit-taking if the stock market maxim of "buy on the rumor, sell on the news" holds true. Bitcoin´s first US ETF debut represents a historical moment for the digital asset and the cryptocurrency market. In addition, market consensus points to this fact as one of the main causes for this month's rally. The big question now is whether investors will continue to stretch the price above $65,000 or whether they will take advantage of any small bump the ProShares fund experiences to dive for profit-taking.

  • US housing starts and permits not as weak as they look, economists say

    Tuesday 19 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Homebuilders in the US broke ground on fewer homes last month, although weakness was centred on the multi-family segment.

  • Eurozone construction output falls in August

    Tuesday 19 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Eurozone construction output softened in August, official data showed on Tuesday, bringing five months of growth to an end.

  • US industrial production falls sharply in September led by drop in auto output

    Monday 18 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - US industrial production dropped unexpectedly last month, registering across-the-board declines by sectors.

  • Bitcoin nearing all-time highs, boosted by US ETFs

    Monday 18 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Bitcoin continued to extend its gains this weekend, after hitting six-month highs around $61,000 on Friday. The most traded of digital currencies is changing hands above $62,000 on Monday, boosted by investor optimism around the imminent approval of the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund based on futures contracts that, according to 'Bloomberg', the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be approved "imminently", even as soon as this week.

  • Fire breaks out at Kuwait refinery; Supply not hit - KNPC

    Monday 18 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - A fire has broken out on at the Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery in Kuwait but operations and exports have not been affected, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said on Monday.

  • China growth slows in Q3 amid supply chain issues, power shortages

    Monday 18 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - China's economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter amid power shortages and supply chain issues, according to figures released on Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics.

  • Brazilian gas demand soars, stoking global energy crisis

    Friday 15 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - The severe drought hitting Brazil has resulted in soaring demand for natural gas to generate electricity, feeding the global gas shortage.

  • Americans sour on government's economic policies, University of Michigan says

    Friday 15 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Americans´ confidence in the economy and the political landscape remained near its post-pandemic lows, in part due to downbeat assessments of government economic policies, the results of a closely-followed survey showed.

  • US retail sales leap past forecasts in September

    Friday 15 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Americans unexpectedly resumed splashing out on goods and services last month.

  • PBoC says risks to financial system from China Evergrande Group are 'controllable'

    Friday 15 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - People's Bank of China looked to assuage concerns in financial markets around stricken real estate giant China Evergrande Group.

  • EU new passenger car registrations decline in September

    Friday 15 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - New passenger car registrations declined across the European Union to a 26-year September low due to the current global shortage of semiconductors.

  • Friday preview: US retail sales, consumer confidence in focus

    Thursday 14 Oct 2021

    (Sharecast News) - Financial markets' attention at the end of the week will be squarely on the release of a raft of economic indicators in the US.

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