LONDON: Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument. The…
LONDON: Bitcoin’s vertiginous ascent showed no signs of stopping on Monday, with the cryptocurrency soaring to another record high just a few percent away from $10,000 after gaining more than a fifth in value over the past three days alone.…
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple shares cruised to a record-high close Monday, helping catapult the S&P 500 stock index over the $20 trillion mark in what amounts to a victory for plain-vanilla mutual funds over a bevy of hedge fund managers who…
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN said Monday, with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgent groups step up fighting.
KARACHI: Pakistan stocks hit a record high in lacklustre trade on Tuesday, with most investors away on the first day of Ramadan in the country, dealers said.
SAN FRANCISCO: More than 1.4 billion smartphones were shipped worldwide last year in a new high for the sector with Chinese handset makers racking up the biggest gains, an industry tracker said Wednesday.