eToro is planning to launch its own debit card next year
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eToro is planning to launch its own debit card next year

The UK-based social trading platform is quietly planning to roll out a debit card in Q2 next year, according to images and emails seen by Business Insider. Users would be able to spend their eToro earnings via the card and set up recurring payments. The service will likely initially launch in the UK. eToro’s other…

Oil Soars as U.S. Killing of Iran General
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Oil Soars as U.S. Killing of Iran General

Oil soars toward $70 a barrel in London after a U.S. airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump killed a top Iranian general in Iraq, intensifying fears of conflict in the world’s most important crude-producing region. Brent futures surged by more than 4% in busy trading on Friday to levels not seen since the attacks on…

December Gold Rally – Best Year Since 2010
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December Gold Rally – Best Year Since 2010

The December gold rally took the precious metal to a three-month high to clinch its best annual performance since 2010, as a weaker dollar helped cap a year marked by global economic jitters and trade frictions. Bullion has gained 19% this year as central banks globally embraced looser monetary policy to boost growth. Brexit, unrest…

Russia-Ukraine Finalize Key Gas Deal
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Russia-Ukraine Finalize Key Gas Deal

Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz finally reached a deal on the transit of Russian natural gas through Ukraine to Europe. TASS quoted Gazprom chief executive Alexei Miller say saying, “After continuous bilateral talks, which lasted for five days in Vienna, final decisions and agreements have been reached. We have signed a number of agreements and…

Dollar starts new year with a hangover
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Dollar starts new year with a hangover

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The dollar started the new year where it left the old one, under pressure as investors wagered U.S. economic out-performance could be coming to an end as optimism on trade brightens the outlook for growth globally. Signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute undermined the dollar for much of December, leaving…