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GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro and Swedish crown suffer

7:40am EDT

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates prices; adds Turkish central bank decision)

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks slip, euro suffers, growth fears linger

4:48am EDT

LONDON, April 25 World equity markets slipped on Thursday amid worries on global growth and as investors digested European earnings, while the Swedish crown slumped to its lowest in 17 years and the euro suffered after German data.

Big corporates back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

Apr 18 2019

LONDON Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they're steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Airline stocks lift European equities after Brexit delay

Apr 11 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Releads, updates prices throughout)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Growth worries gnaw at stocks, sterling unmoved on Brexit delay

Apr 11 2019

LONDON, April 11 World stock markets nudged away from six-month highs on Thursday as investors weighed warning signs over growth from major central banks and as concern over protectionism rumbled, with the dollar and euro holding steady.

Focus falls on crypto's flaws as puzzlement over bitcoin's jump reigns

Apr 05 2019

LONDON Collective puzzlement has reigned among cryptocurrency analysts and traders since bitcoin's dramatic jump on Tuesday, with the mysterious spike shedding harsh light on flaws in a market the mainstream considers too opaque, too volatile and too risky.

Bitcoin jumps 20 percent, mystery order seen as catalyst

Apr 02 2019

LONDON Bitcoin soared to its highest in almost five months on Tuesday, pulling smaller cryptocurrencies up with it, after a major order by an anonymous buyer set off a frenzy of computer-driven trading, analysts said. | Video

Compliance officers wary of switch to 'Wild West' crypto sector

Mar 28 2019

NEW YORK/LONDON After almost three decades in senior compliance roles at large financial firms including Bank of New York Mellon's Pershing and Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Jeff Horowitz made an unconventional career move.

Swiss financial watchdog finds $90 million initial coin offering illegal

Mar 27 2019

LONDON The Swiss financial watchdog said on Wednesday the firm behind a $90 million initial coin offering (ICO) took money illegally from investors, highlighting a readiness by regulators to apply traditional market rules to cryptocurrency-related fundraising.

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