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dailycrypto-july20.jpg Bitcoin was in the green Friday morning, holding above $7,400, while several altcoins including Ethereum were declining. Overall cryptocurrency market capitalization also shrunk and was $284.11 billion as of 10.09 am ET on CoinMarketCap.

seikonoda-july20.jpg A Japanese Minister has denied links to an unregistered cryptocurrency exchange, which is under probe for allegedly violating the Japanese fund settlement law. Japan's Financial Services Agency had warned the Tokyo-based company in January that it was suspected of violating the law on payment services by operating a cryptocurrency exchange as it was not registered to do so, Japanese media reported

houbi-july20.jpg Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi launched its Cloud business arm, which will enable partners to build digital asset exchanges quickly. Huobi Cloud relies on Huobi's existing digital asset exchange platforms to provide services of setting up over-the-counter (OTC) exchanges and cryptocurrency exchanges for partners who have little to no IT capability.

pound-july20.jpg The UK budget deficit narrowed in June on higher revenue and lower expenditure and public borrowing for the quarter ended June reached its lowest level since 2007, the Office for National Statistics reported Friday. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, dropped by GBP 0.8 billion to GBP 5.4 billion. This was the lowest June net borrowing since 2016.

wallstreet-112814_20jul18.jpg Following the pullback seen in the previous sessions, stocks may see further downside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 115 points.

ntt-july20.jpg Japanese telecom giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone or NTT has filed a patent for a blockchain technology-based new contract agreement method. NTT, the world's fourth-largest telecom provider, explains the ways to use the application to store contracts without tampering documents.

dailywallstreet-072018.jpg Major companies such as Microsoft and Honeywell are reporting their earnings today. Initial trends from the U.S. Futures point to a lower opening for Wall Street. Asian shares finished broadly higher, while European shares are trading lower. As of 7.45 am ET, the Dow futures were losing 70.00...

generalelectric-072018.jpg General Electric Co (GE) reported second-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.19, down 10% year-over-year. The company said it posted strong performance in Aviation, Healthcare, & Corporate partly offset by lower Power, Renewables, & Capital earnings. Adjusted industrial EPS was $0.21, a decline of 9%. On average,...

asianmarkets-111914_20jul18.jpg European stocks were moving in a narrow range on Friday as investors digested U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on the Federal Reserve and watched movements in the Chinese yuan. Trump said that he is "not thrilled" with interest rate hikes by the Fed but he respects the independence of the central...

recall-july20.jpg Valsartan, an active pharmaceutical ingredient in drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, has been making headlines over the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons.

markets-111714_20jul18.jpg European stocks are seen opening lower on Friday after China allowed its yuan currency to slide further to its lowest level in a year, stoking concerns that China could turn a trade war into a currency war. In addition, the European Union is preparing a new list of American goods to hit with protective...

ukflag-july20.jpg Public sector finance data from the UK is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Destatis is scheduled to issue Germany's producer price figures. Economists forecast producer prices to rise 3 percent annually in June, faster than May's 2.7 percent increase....

pharma-daily-071918.jpg The following are some of today's top gainers in the pharma/biotech sector.

microsoft-071918.jpg Software giant Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Thursday reported an increase in profit for the fourth-quarter that also trumped Wall Street's estimates, as cloud business continues to soar. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft reported fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion or $1.14 per share, up from last...

wallstreet4-103112_19jul18.jpg Stocks moved mostly lower during trading on Thursday, giving back some ground after trending higher over the past several sessions. The major averages moved to the downside early in the session and remained stuck in the red throughout the day.

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