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Israel makes Tel Aviv exchange SPAC-ready, with focus on tech deals

Israel has established rules to open up the Tel Aviv stock market for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), aiming to join in a boom in these investment vehicles which...

U.S. existing home sales extend decline; house prices race to record high

U.S. home sales fell for a third straight month in April as an acute shortage of properties drove prices to a record high. Existing home sales...

Bitcoin’s star backers, dip buyers help cryptos recover

Bitcoin regained some lost ground to trade near $40,000 on Thursday, a day after a brutal selloff on concerns over tighter regulation in China and unease over the extent...

UK inflation more than doubles as post-lockdown price climb begins

British inflation more than doubled in April, the start of a likely climb in prices this year as rich economies recover from pandemic lockdowns, but one that the Bank...

Analysis: Junk bonds: An unlikely haven for rate hike-wary investors

With the possibility of an inflation-led market sell-off on their minds, many bond investors are retreating for shelter to the unlikely haven of junk bonds, a sector typically considered...

China to relax birth policy but wary of social risks, sources say

China will tread carefully in relaxing its birth policies for fear of harming social stability, even as the latest census highlights the urgency to address the country’s declining birth...

U.S. manufacturing production rises in April

Output at U.S. factories increased in April as operations at plants that were damaged by February’s stormy weather in the South came back online, offsetting a decline in the...

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; producer prices surge in April

Fewer Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, as companies held on to their workers amid the growing labor shortage that helped to curb job growth in...

Twitter may struggle to replicate bumper 2020 growth -analysts

Twitter Inc will struggle to replicate a bumper 2020 dominated by the U.S. political battles, civil unrest and the COVID-19 crisis as people venture out following vaccine rollouts, Wall...

Carlyle’s earnings rise 23% on strong asset sales

Carlyle Group Inc said on Thursday its first quarter after-tax distributable earnings rose 23% year-on-year, driven by strong growth in asset sales from its private equity business that was...