Inflows into cryptocurrency funds and products hit a record $4.5 billion in the first quarter, suggesting increased institutional participation in the once-maligned sector, data from digital currency manager Coinshares showed.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest fell in September for the third straight month compared to a year ago, government data showed, but destruction remains far higher than before President Jair Bolsonaro took office in 2019.
Gold prices climbed to its highest level in nearly eight years on Wednesday, as demand for the safe-haven asset was boosted by worries over a surge in coronavirus infections and hopes of more stimulus measures to combat the economic blow.
In a study published Monday in the journal Circulation, researchers report that one in eight adults with common heart diseases in the US either skip taking medications, delay filling prescriptions or take lower-than-prescribed doses because of concerns about cost
India's retail inflation likely accelerated to a seven-month high in May on rising food prices, but it is expected to remain well below the target of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), giving it room to ease policy further, a Reuters poll found.
An inflation gauge closely watched by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) accelerated at its fastest pace in almost three years as some retailers passed on rising costs to households, a positive sign for the central bank as it seeks to stoke consumer prices.
A government panel said on Tuesday there is a high chance of an earthquake with a magnitude of 7 to 8 occurring within the next 30 years along the Japan Trench lying in the Pacific Ocean off northeastern Japan.
An official survey that has been withheld by the government shows India’s unemployment rate rose to a 45-year high during 2017-2018, the Business Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, delivering a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi just months before what is expected to be a closely fought general election.