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‘Turkcoin’ crypto must be launched ‘before it’s too late’ – Ankara MP

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Turkish authorities are considering a proposal to create a state-controlled “national bitcoin” named ‘Turkcoin.’ It would be backed by the state’s sovereign wealth fund, according to local media reports. “The world is advancing toward a new digital system. Turkey should create its own digital system and currency before it’s too late,” Turkey’s former Industry Minister Read More

Indian state offers free breast implants, hand transplants for the poor

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The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu will now offer free cosmetic surgery, including breast implants, cleft lip surgeries and hand transplants to the poor. Authorities made the announcement Wednesday. “We have been doing surgeries to reconstruct entire breasts or a part for cancer victims,” head of plastic surgery Dr V Ramadevi said, as cited Read More

NW Natural Reports 2017 Results and Initiates 2018 Guidance

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PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural (NYSE:NWN), today reported financial results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2017. Key events of note included: Fiscal 2017 GAAP net loss of $1.94 per share, compared to GAAP net income of $2.12 per share in Read More

Global stocks stay subdued as dollar edges higher

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LONDON (Reuters) – A stronger dollar and slightly higher global borrowing costs kept world shares subdued on Friday and left gold limping toward its worst week since December. Europe’s main London, Frankfurt and Paris markets <0#.INDEXE> barely budged in early moves, keeping MSCI’s 47- country world index just in the black on the day but Read More

China seizes control of Anbang Insurance as chairman prosecuted

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd and said its chairman had been prosecuted, a dramatic move that highlights Beijing’s willingness to curtail big-spending conglomerates as it cracks down on financial risk. Anbang had violated laws and regulations which “may seriously endanger the solvency of the Read More

Asia shares rebound as fidgety U.S. rate fears shift again

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares rebounded on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official eased worries about faster rate rises in the United States, while the dollar ticked higher as investors dipped their toes back into riskier assets. Indications were mixed for other global equity markets, with E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 up Read More

Regulator in China seizes control of Anbang as chairman prosecuted

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd , one of China’s biggest insurance conglomerates, in a dramatic move that underscores Beijing’s intent to crackdown on financial risk. Anbang’s chairman and key shareholder, Wu Xiaohui, had also been prosecuted for economic crimes, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission Read More

China insurance regulator takes control of Anbang Insurance Group, chairman prosecuted

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd, one of China’s biggest insurance conglomerates, has been taken over by the country’s insurance regulator for one year, and its chairman has been prosecuted for economic crimes. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) said in a statement on Friday that it will maintain the group as a Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2017 Financial and Operating Results

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ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ:GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2017. OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Operational utilization of 97.2% in Read More