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European equities open lower to start the trading day

European stocks continuing yesterday’s sluggishness at the open A softer tone for European equities today. Asian stocks were mostly mixed as the Nikkei ended the day lower but China’s Shanghai Composite and CSI 300 indices are higher on the day. Meanwhile, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is also up by 0.49% currently. Copyright 2015 Forexlive.com

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France Dec business confidence 112 vs 111 expected

Latest Eurozone data from France – 21 Dec 2017 Thereabout within expectations I should say. As mentioned in the calendar preview, just a general sentiment indicator. Business confidence has been growing, so that’s a positive signal – nothing to shake away the optimism as of now. Copyright 2015 Forexlive.com

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A million dollar bet that Bitcoin will reach $50,000

Someone just made a bet that Bitcoin will hit $50,000 by the end of next year A WSJ says that daily trading records released by LedgerX – a startup electronic market for Bitcoin derivatives – show that an unidentified trader/traders bought Bitcoin call options amounting to just under $1 million. Copyright 2015 Forexlive.com