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Ripple Jumps On News Of MoneyGram Tie-up

US money transfer giant MoneyGram struck a deal with the blockchain-based payment settlement company Ripple to pilot the latter’s native currency XRP in MoneyGram payment flows. The price of XRP, popularly known as Ripple, surged as much as 15 percent ...

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Sizzling Crypto Market Invites Regulators’ Attention

Runaway trends in the price of cryptocurrencies have brought them under the regulators’ scanner in several countries, clouding the outlook for what was touted as the next big thing after Internet. South Korea and China, which are among the most ...

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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Climb To Three-Month High

For the second consecutive week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected increase in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits. The report said initial jobless claims climbed to 261,000 in the week ended January 6th. Read ...

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Germany’s GDP Growth Fastest In Six Years

The German economy expanded at the fastest pace in six years in 2017, driven by domestic demand, preliminary data from Destatis showed Thursday. Gross domestic product grew 2.2 percent in 2017 after expanding 1.9 percent in 2016. This was the ...

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