CURRENCIES
08 Feb
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Cryptocurrency exchange goes dark for 12 hours

Binance, One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has caused panic amongst users by suspending trading and withdrawals for a 12-hour period.

08 Feb
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US initial jobless claims unexpectedly decline

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, according to data from the Labor Department.

08 Feb
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White House secretly offered Iran prisoner negotiations

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Trump administration covertly communicated with Iran in an attempt to negotiate prisoner releases from both sides.

08 Feb
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Yuan falls by most in two years after January trade data

China's currency slumped overnight after hitting a two-year high the day before, following the release of weaker than expected foreign trade data, which some investors believe may goad Beijing nearer to loosening capital controls as a means of offsetting recent strength in the yuan.