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Tom Wilson

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks touch record high as investors cheer Biden transition, vaccines

25 Nov 2020

* European shares approach nine-month peak before pulling back

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks hit record high as Biden transition, vaccines brighten outlook

25 Nov 2020

LONDON/TOKYO, Nov 25 Global shares reached record highs on Wednesday after the Dow Jones broke 30,000, with investors relieved at the prospect of a smooth handover of power after the U.S. presidential election and confident a COVID-19 vaccine would soon be ready.

Bitcoin climbs towards all-time high after topping $19,000

24 Nov 2020

LONDON Bitcoin moved to within a whisker of its all-time high on Tuesday, after hitting $19,000 for the first time in nearly three years.

Smaller digital coins soar as bitcoin powers on towards record high

24 Nov 2020

LONDON Digital currencies Ethereum and XRP soared on Monday, gaining momentum as bitcoin powered on towards its all-time high.

Smaller digital coins soar as bitcoin powers on towards record high

23 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 23 Digital currencies Ethereum and XRP soared on Monday, gaining momentum as bitcoin powered on towards its all-time high.

Inflation-hedge, risk-on bet: What's behind bitcoin's 2020 rally?

20 Nov 2020

LONDON Is it an inflation hedge? A currency? Or just another niche asset to take a punt on? Bitcoin is in the headlines, re-kindling a debate over its true role and the drivers behind its latest scintillating rally. | Video

Analysis: Another bitcoin bubble? This time it's different, backers hope

19 Nov 2020

LONDON With bitcoin surging to the cusp of its 2017 all-time high, backers are hoping fewer frenzied retail investors means less chance of a crash this time around. | Video

Bitcoin breaks $18,000 with all-time high in sight

18 Nov 2020

LONDON Bitcoin broke through $18,000 (13,543 pounds) on Wednesday to hit its highest since December 2017 extending its blistering 2020 rally driven by demand for its perceived quality as an inflation hedge and expectations of mainstream acceptance.

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