Hauling corn from field to silo on a truck, South Dakota farmer Chet Edinger is having a good harvest. The mood of the 53-year-old, who also farms soyabeans and wheat on more than 5,000ha of farmland, has been boosted this year by a corn seed recommended by Farmers...
Digital banking platform Good Money just raised $30 million in a Series A funding round to continue developing its app. Led by Michael Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital (via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund), participants in the funding round...
Turkish economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter after a currency crisis fuelled record inflation rates and curbed consumer demand, raising the spectre of the country slipping into recession.Gross domestic product rose 1.6 per cent year-on-year between July and September, its slowest rate since 2016, when a...
Laurent Laporte feels some sympathy for the gilets jaunes protesters rocking France — but it is in short supply after his tobacco shop near St Lazare station was heavily damaged on Saturday as violence surged through Paris.“We all think the gilets jaunes have a point, but they cannot...
Bitcoin’s share of the cryptocurrency market hit an 11-week high on Thursday, market data shows. Data from CoinMarketCap reveals that bitcoin’s dominance rate reached 55.38 percent on Dec. 6, which is its highest level recorded since Sept....
The crowded central bus station is the hub of down-at-heel Tel Aviv, a grid of streets where police cars patrol for petty crime, warehouses stand abandoned, and poor Israelis live in crumbling apartments.Above them, however, a new face of the city is taking form. The Ybox apartment blocks...
The European Court of Justice on Monday decided that a departing EU member state can, in principle, revoke its notification under the provisions of the Article 50 exit clause. This was a decision of the full court, and it was expedited. The hearing took place only on November...
Jay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has spoken of the advantages of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a way to raise capital – with a significant caveat. In a speech last week, focused on...
After 17 years in power Congolese president Joseph Kabila insists that he has answered his critics by preparing to leave office following a landmark election this month, but he says he has no plans to walk away from politics.The head of state in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Close to 40 per cent of European Jews have considered leaving their home countries over the past five years because of rising anti-Semitism, according to a poll released on Monday. Of those who said they had considered emigration, two-thirds said they had considered moving to Israel. One in...