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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, U.S. stock futures dented by growth worries

Ethereum On-Chain Transaction Volume Reached Record High in December 2018

Oil prices edge down as global growth worries threaten demand

Will You Boost Your Income With Big Dividend Energy Stocks?

Spanish Port Authority Joins Blockchain Platform Developed by IBM and Maersk

PRECIOUS-Gold steady on global growth concerns, but firm dollar dents appeal

Asian shares, U.S. stock futures slip as growth worries loom

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday amid signs of pessimism about world growth, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go with no progress.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, U.S. stock futures slip as growth worries loom

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, TRON, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 21

Digital Securities Platform Joins IBM Blockchain Accelerator Program

In Versailles, Macron vows to reform to avoid king’s fate

President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world’s most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.

‘A List’ climate change firms outperform on stock market: survey

Apple, L’Oreal and Mitsubishi Electric are among more than 120 global firms which scored top marks in a ranking of corporate efforts to slow climate change.

UPDATE 2-Enbridge gas pipeline explosion causes fireball in Ohio

Report reveals secret North Korean missile base headquarters

A new report has identified a secret headquarters for North Korea’s ballistic missile force, complicating ongoing denuclearization talks with the U.S. In a report released Monday, the Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank identified the previously undisclosed base, among one of about 20 previously secret ballistic missile bases it had previously reported on in November. The researchers said the headquarters proves North Korea is not serious about dismantling its nuclear missile program, since the denuclearization talks have focused on shuttering declared and verified bases. The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump was “looking forward” to a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss dismantling North Korea’s nuclear program. After last year’s summit, Trump said North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

Japan firms have no plans to strengthen governance after Ghosn arrest: Reuters poll

Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no plan to create committees overseeing compensation or executive nomination, a Reuters poll found, reflecting indifference to boosting governance after the arrest of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn.

Bank of England Adviser: Cryptocurrencies Fail Basic Financial Tests, Lack Value

Japan firms wary of boosting investment amid intensifying trade war: Reuters poll

Over a third of Japanese firms aim to raise capital expenditure in the fiscal year starting April, with many others worried about the impact on spending plans of a trade war between major markets China and the United States, a Reuters survey showed.

BRIEF-LNG Canada Approves C$937 Mln In Contracts & Subcontracts To First Nations & Canadian Businesses

BRIEF-Eldorado Gold reports Q4 Gold Production Of 75,877 Ounces Of Gold Vs 84,054 Ounces

UPDATE 1-Barrick explores options for Zambian copper mine under pressure from taxes

Brandon Truaxe, founder of popular beauty brand Deciem, dies at 40

Brandon Truaxe, the 40-year-old founder of Canadian beauty brand Deciem, has died, the company announced Monday in an Instagram post. “Whilst we can’t imagine a world without you, we promise to take care of each other and will work hard to continue your vision,” the post said. A cause of death was not released. Deciem was founded in 2013 and became a popular global brand known for low prices and customer loyalty. It was on track to make $300 million in sales in 2018, the Canadian Press reported. Truaxe was also known for his erratic behavior, and in October was removed as CEO after the company’s largest shareholder, cosmetics giant Estée Lauder Cos. , objected after he temporarily closed all Deciem stores because of what he called “major criminal activity.”Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

UPDATE 1-Enbridge gas pipeline explosion causes fireball in Ohio

Barrick explores options for Zambian copper mine under pressure from taxes

Tesla gets green light to sell Model 3 in Europe

On Monday, the Netherlands Vehicles Authority, which has regulatory authority on behalf of the EU, said the Model 3 met requirements for European roads.

BRIEF-Roxgold Sees 2019 Gold Production Between 145,000 And 155,000 Ounces

BRIEF-Leagold Announces 2019 Gold Production Guidance Of Between 380,000 To 420,000 Ounces

Is This Niche Technology Stock About to Soar in 2019?

NewsWatch: These 3 leading economic indicators show no recession is coming

Watch the Federal Reserve’s Senior Loan Officers’ Survey as well as the yield curve and jobless claims.

BRIEF-Exco Technologies Says Subsidiary ALC Voluntarily Filed Liquidation Petition In Bulgaria

BRIEF-Barrick Announces Preliminary FY Gold Production Of 4.53 Mln Ounces For 2018

TSX climbs to 7-week high as financials advance

Red Alert: Here Are 3 Stocks That Bay Street Just Downgraded Seeks Undisclosed Stablecoin Partnership by End of 2019: Report