#Stocks

SoftBank reports record $23.4bn loss as holdings tumble

SoftBank reports record $23.4bn loss as holdings tumble

The Vision Fund segment posted a loss of 2.33 trillion yen in the three months ending June 30, following a then-record 2.2 trillion yen loss in the previous quarter

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European stocks dealt fresh blow as euro slips to dollar parity

The two currencies are worth the same for the first time in two decades

Bitcoin may still be primed for a further drop from range

Bitcoin is holding up relatively well compared with some of its peers

Apple’s Chart-Topping Run Gets a Boost From Retail Investors

Apple drops 22% from January peak as tech selloff continues

The stock is on track for a seventh straight weekly drop, which would represent its longest such streak since November 2018

Bitcoin’s stealth rally has bulls eyeing $51,000 once again

The coin has added 15 per cent over the past week

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Dubai Financial Market plans to introduce new equity futures contracts

New contracts will include stocks of Dubai Investments, DFM Company and Shuaa Capital

U.A.E. Financial Markets Following Veil Lift on Debt

UAE raises daily decline limit in shares back to 10% from February 28

Authorities had reduced the cap to 5 per cent in March 2020 to contain the fluctuations triggered by the pandemic

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Phi Trends: Cleantech – ideology or opportunity?

The focus on sustainability means that cleantech offers strong potential for growth, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Stocks set to end 2020 at record high

Investors have pushed risk assets including stocks to sky-high valuations on expectations that widespread vaccine distribution in 2021 will reignite economic growth

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How the outcome of the US elections could affect the global stock market

The 2020 elections will show what matters the most to American voters: the stock market performance, or the real economy

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Phi Trends: Cloud computing and big data – the way forward

Rising global digitisation due to the pandemic has been a catalyst for companies in the cloud computing and data analytics space, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

HSBC shares fall to 25-year low on China fears, banks report

Europe’s largest bank has been named as a possible candidate for China’s “unreliable entity list”

Gold climbs to seven-year high as Fed warns on US economic growth

Bullion has surged 16 per cent this year as the spread of the virus curbed economic growth

Webinar: Investing during the current Covid-19 crisis – Century Financial Dubai

While there remain pockets of opportunity, investors should ensure they have sufficient liquidity right now, stresses Vijay Valecha, chief investment officer at Century Financial  

Saudi, UAE Stocks Fall Sharply On Global Cues

Markets fell globally after a raft of weak indicators from Europe and China collided with concerns about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s plans to reduce monetary stimulus.