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Fiji spending soars to battle climate risks

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(Reuters) – Fiji warned on Friday it faces soaring costs to protect itself from climate change and called on the world to do more to curb carbon emissions to protect poor island nations from the increasing threat of floods and cyclones. Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at Read More

Apple soars to record high, lifts Wall Street

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(Reuters) – The three major Wall Street indexes came off their session lows in early afternoon trading on Friday as Apple hit a record high on strong demand for its latest iPhone X and an upbeat holiday sales forecast. The Wall Street sign is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange, March 26, 2009. REUTERS/Chip Read More

Cryptocurrencies' market cap hits record $200 billion as bitcoin soars

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LONDON (Reuters) – The aggregate value of all cryptocurrencies hit a record high of over $200 billion on Wednesday, according to industry website Coinmarketcap, putting their reported market value at more than that of U.S. banking giant Citigroup (C.N). A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, Read More

Facebook profit soars, with no sign of impact from Russian Federation scandal

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) faced harsh criticism in Washington on Wednesday over its failure to prevent Russian operatives from using its platform for election meddling, but the earnings report it issued hours later showed just how insulated its business remains from political risk. A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front of the Read More

Facebook profit soars, no sign of impact from Russian Federation issue

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it pushed further into video advertising, showing no sign of financial damage from the controversy over how Russian Federation may have used the social network to meddle in the 2016 U.S. elections. A 3D-printed Facebook like button is seen in front Read More

World stocks hit new highs, oil soars, Fed moves into focus

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LONDON (Reuters) – Upbeat earnings reports helped drive global stock markets to record highs on Wednesday, as Investors turned their focus to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for fresh insight on the outlook for monetary policy in the world’s biggest economy. Traders work in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the Read More

Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as Investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies. FILE PHOTO: A Bitcoin sign Read More

Dow closes above 23,000 for first time; IBM soars

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 23,000 for the first time on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after it hinted at a return to revenue growth. The Dow hit 22,000 on Aug. 2, only 54 trading days earlier and roughly half the time it took the index to Read More

Groundhog Day in London as oil stock soars on North Sea reserves

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By Joe Easton and Ashita Chawla on 10/12/2017 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Shares of Independent Oil & Gas Plc rose as much as 100% on Thursday, the second dramatic increase for a North Sea explorer this week, after the London-based company announced a tenfold increase in its southern North Sea gas reserves. IOG said the portfolio holds Read More

UPDATE 3-Zogenix stock soars on epilepsy drug trial success

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(Reuters) – Zogenix Inc’s experimental treatment for a rare form of epilepsy met the main goal in a late-stage study, the company said on Friday, more than doubling the value of its shares and hurting those of peer GW Pharmaceuticals . In the trial, Zogenix’s drug was superior to a placebo in reducing the number Read More