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Bitcoin ETFs signal another step forward for digital currencies  
History was made recently with the launch of the first ever Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) authorised to begin trading on US exchanges. As the buzz and excitement around this potential (and now verified) approval grew, the price of Bitcoin and other crypto assets closely followed.    
UBS wealth management notches another strong quarter  
Meanwhile, the investment bank announced plans to launch a digital wealth manager in the U.S. next year targeting affluent clientele.    
Only negotiations can bring lasting peace to Israel and Palestine  
Managing the conflict is no solution    
A worrying new wave of covid-19 is hitting South-East Asia  
Cases are rising across a region that had been relatively unscathed    
The coming global economic boom could have a sting in the tail  
The global economy is entering unfamiliar territory. After a decade of worries about inadequate demand and spending power in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, signs of insufficient supply are now emerging    
BlackRock’s Fink tells CEOs to focus on the environment  
BlackRock Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink escalated his call for corporate leaders to focus on the environment in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, and pledged new measures to address climate change.    
Global trade shows frail recovery in third quarter, but outlook remains uncertain  
UNCTAD estimates show a 5% drop in world trade in the third quarter of 2020 compared to 2019, an improvement from the 19% decline in the second quarter but insufficient to pull trade out of the red.    

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