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Source: Common Domain

Bitcoin surges as much as 10%, on track for biggest daily gain of 2019

Saturday 18:09 GMT

Bitcoin owners got a much-needed break on Friday when the cryptocurrency surged to its highest level in more than two weeks, putting it on track for its biggest daily gain of the year.

In midday trading, one bitcoin BTCUSD, +8.06%  was fetching $3,659.11, up 8.1% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time and is on track for its biggest daily gain since Dec. 28, 2018, when the cryptocurrency rose 8.5%, according to Dow Jones Market data.

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Source: Fox News

Plastic surgery-obsessed reality star wants heel implants to make her taller

Sunday 07:08 GMT

The first time Sallie had plastic surgery, the star opted for a closed rhinoplasty — cosmetic nose surgery through the nostrils to prevent scarring — as well as a breast augmentation.

Poking fun at his colleague and co-star, he replied: “If heel implants were a thing, do you think tiny next to me would be so short?” Having gone under the knife several times before, Sallie opened up about her reasons for wanting this latest bout of cosmetic surgery in her testimonial.

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Source: Common Domain

Surge in £15 Million Sales Means Little for the Rest of Prime Central London

Wednesday 21:51 GMT

Surging activity for £15 million-plus homes (those priced at US$19.35 million and up) in London contradicts the broad, multi-year slowdown in the city’s home sales, and experts said on Tuesday that the anomaly doesn’t mean much when it comes to the overall health of the market.

"Top-end sales are not key indicators of market conditions as the ultra-wealthy are always able to transcend economies," said William Carrington, chairman of real estate firm LonRes, referring to recent news that super-prime sales soared more than 40% in 2018 compared to the previous year.

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Source: Common Domain

Cisco stock rises as earnings, outlook top expectations

Thursday 00:35 GMT

Cisco Systems Inc. shares rose in the extended session Wednesday after the network giant’s quarterly results topped Wall Street estimates.

Of the 27 analysts surveyed by FactSet, Cisco on average was expected to post adjusted earnings of 72 cents a share for the second quarter.

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Source: Common Domain

Asian markets pull back as U.S.-China trade talks resume

Thursday 13:36 GMT

“For Asia markets, the exhaustion of the positive sentiment that powered U.S. markets overnight looks to invite the region to tread water in the session,” Jingyi Pan of IG said in a commentary.

News that Chinese and American officials planned to hold further talks in Beijing has fueled trading in Asia and beyond. A tariffs truce, which was put in place by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump in December, will expire soon.


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