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Beyond Bitcoin: Ether breaks past $2,000 as crypto gains widen

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The world's second-largest cryptocurrency gained as much as 2.3% on Friday, having surged 170% this year alone.

US added 916,000 jobs in March, but COVID uptick may offset gains

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The reopening of businesses with higher capacity limits have helped firms rehire, and consumer confidence is high.

Fast & furious: Will Biden’s $174BN accelerate a global EV boom?

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Funds will go to installing charging stations as well as tax credits for consumers to buy American-made electric cars.

Firm at heart of J&J vaccine woes has history of safety citations

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Emergent BioSolutions has been cited for issues like poorly trained employees, cracked vials and mould, the AP reported.

US jobless claims unexpectedly rise as COVID recovery continues

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New claims for state unemployment benefits in the US rose by 61,000 for the week ending March 27.

Made in the USA: Manufacturing expands at fastest pace since 1983

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Measures of new orders, production and hiring all jumped, and more firms reported optimistic outlooks about the future.

Oil climbs as OPEC+ weighs hiking production or keeping cuts

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The US energy secretary called her Saudi counterpart before the meeting to stress the importance of 'affordable energy'.

The sound of millions: Paul Simon joins trend, sells song archive

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Value of the sale to Sony was not disclosed, but Bob Dylan sold his back catalogue to Universal for an estimated...

US trade representative seen keeping up pressure on China

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USTR annual report says it plans to continue to challenge countries that impose trade barriers and other hurdles.

Unequal, slow vaccinations could derail global trade rebound: WTO

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Okonjo-Iweala warns that the opportunity to bounce back may be 'squandered' if poorer countries lack access to vaccines.

Delta CEO takes a stand against ‘unacceptable’ Georgia voting law

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Georgia's law is part of a tide of GOP-sponsored US election bills introduced after Trump’s false fraud assertions.

Pakistan allows sugar, cotton imports from India as ties improve

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Pakistan says it will allow some imports to ease price pressure, latest indication of thaw in relations with India.

To book or not to book? Fares edge up as US travellers make plans

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Travel deal experts who track consumer interest say demand for plane seats is likely to increase, driving prices up.

Pfizer-BioNTech says its COVID vaccine 100% effective in teens

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Pfizer-BioNTech said their vaccine showed 100 percent efficacy against the coronavirus in children between 12-15 years.

China demands secrecy in its loans to developing countries: Study

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US researchers say Chinese lenders require borrowers to prioritise repayments to Chinese banks ahead of others.

US labour officials check ballots in Amazon workers’ union vote

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Vote tallying may not start until later this week after both Amazon and the union check the eligibility of the ballots.

IMF chief predicts faster global recovery, warns fight isn’t over

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The United States' $1.9 trillion rescue package and rising vaccinations were primary reasons for the forecast upgrade.

SpaceX’s fourth test of its Starship rocket ends in mishap

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'At least the crater is in the right place!' SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted after Tuesday's test flight.

Back in court: Trump’s appeal in defamation case dismissed

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Trump argues he is protected by the US Constitution, but New York court says that's moot, as he is no longer...

Home sweet home: US house prices see biggest gain in seven years

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Home sales have jumped in the past year, driven by a desire for space among those fortunate enough to keep their...

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