Bitcoin tops $39,000 for the first time in nearly 6 weeks

An illustration showing the cryptocurrency bitcoin with a price chart in the background. STR | NurPhoto via Getty Images Bitcoin surged above $39,000 for the first time since mid-June as sentiment turned bullish following a recent sell-off. The cryptocurrency was trading at around $38,567 at 7:10 a.m. ET Monday, according to CoinDesk data, up nearly […]
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Tunisia’s young democracy rocked as president sacks parliament amid mounting Covid crisis

Tunisian security officers hold back protesters outside the parliament building in the capital Tunis on July 26, 2021, following a move by the president to suspend the country’s parliament and dismiss the Prime Minister. – Tunisia was plunged deeper into crisis as President Kais Saied suspended parliament and dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi late July […]
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Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index closes more than 4% down as China tech and education shares plunge

Chinese stocks fall as tensions with U.S. rise Mainland Chinese stocks also saw sizable declines on Monday, with the Shanghai composite down 2.34% to 3,467.44 while the Shenzhen component fell 2.646% to 14,630.85. Tensions between Washington and Beijing may have weighed on investor sentiment, as a high-level meeting between the two economic powerhouses got off to […]
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