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Tesla announces it produced its 5 millionth electric car.

Tesla announces it produced its 5 millionth electric car.
Tesla has announced that it has produced its 5 millionth electric car this week – a milestone that many nayswyers thought impossible not so long ago. I’ve been reporting on Tesla long enough to remember the days where most people in the auto industry thought Tesla would neve…
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South Africa Makes Huge Announcement on U.S. Dollar Supremacy.

 South Africa Makes Huge Announcement on U.S. Dollar Supremacy.
The BRICS alliance aims to pay in native currencies for global trade and end dependency on the U.S. dollar. The bloc of five nations will discuss using local currencies to strengthen their respective native economies. The Chinese Yuan and the Indian Rupee are being used for…
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Fed raises interest rates to highest in 22 years.

Fed raises interest rates to highest in 22 years.
The US central bank has raised interest rates to the highest level in 22 years as it fights to stabilise prices in the world's largest economy. The decision lifted the Federal Reserve's influential benchmark rate to a range of 5.25% to 5.5%. It marked the eleventh inc…
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World Investment Report 2023.

World Investment Report 2023.
The  UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2023  reveals that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to developing Asia remained unchanged at $662 billion in 2022 compared to the previous year. However, the report highlights significant variations among countries in the region. Wo…
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41 Countries ready to accept BRICS Currency.

41 Countries ready to accept BRICS Currency.
The list of countries ready to join the BRICS alliance and accept the new currency is growing. From a set of 19 countries in April, the numbers have spiked to 41 by the end of June. A total of 22 new countries expressed interest to enter the bloc and ditch the U.S. dollar i…
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ADB appoints Takafumi Kadono as new Country Director for Sri Lanka.

 ADB appoints Takafumi Kadono as new Country Director for Sri Lanka.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Takafumi Kadono as the new Country Director for Sri Lanka, who has assumed office in Colombo today (03 July).  Mr. Kadono succeeds Mr. Chen Chen who ended his term as Country Director on 30 June 2023.  In a career spanning 23 yea…
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Oil prices slip on global economic slowdown fears.

Oil prices slip on global economic slowdown fears.
Oil prices slipped in early Asian trade on Monday as global macroeconomic headwinds and possible further interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserves offset forecasts of tighter supplies amid OPEC+ cuts. Brent crude futures dropped 20 cents, or 0.3%, to $75.21 a barrel…
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Alibaba named Eddie Wu as new CEO.

Alibaba named Eddie Wu as new CEO.
Alibaba Group said in a surprise announcement Tuesday Eddie Wu will succeed Daniel Zhang as its chief executive, a move that will free Zhang to focus on the company’s cloud intelligence business. This succession plan comes after China’s largest e-commerce company said in Mar…
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UK net debt passes 100% of GDP for first time since 1961.

UK net debt passes 100% of GDP for first time since 1961.
Britain's public sector net debt surpassed 100% of gross domestic product in May as borrowing came in higher than expected, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday. Public sector net debt, excluding that of state-controlled banks, hit 2.567 trillion pounds (…
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Elon Musk says Tesla to come to India 'as soon as possible'.

Elon Musk says Tesla to come to India 'as soon as possible'.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the electric carmaker will be in India "as soon as humanly possible". His comments followed a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a state visit to the US. The Indian government said it had invited Mr Musk to explo…
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Sri Lankan Rupee significantly depreciates against USD.

Sri Lankan Rupee significantly depreciates against USD.
The Sri Lankan Rupee continued its recent depreciating trend against the US Dollar today (14 June), with the buying rate reported at Rs. 303.19 and the selling rate at Rs. 318.99. Meanwhile, the USD/LKR Spot exchange rate was reported at Rs. 303.20, according to the Central …
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Turkish Airlines to launch direct flights to Colombo.

Turkish Airlines to launch direct flights to Colombo.
Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, has decided to launch direct flights between Istanbul and Colombo starting from October 2023. That being so, the airline will cease operating flights between Turkey and Sri Lanka via MalĂ©, the Maldivian capital, as it has been do…
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Robinhood Markets removes three crypto tokens.

Robinhood Markets removes three crypto tokens.
Robinhood Markets (HOOD.O) said on Friday it is removing three cryptocurrency tokens from its platform, days after the U.S. securities regulator's crackdown against the industry's biggest exchanges. Customers will not be able to trade Solana, Cardano or Polygon using…
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World Trade Now Slowing Sharply

World Trade Now Slowing Sharply
Fitch Ratings - Global trade is now slowing sharply after a rapid post-pandemic recovery in 2021 and 2022, Fitch Ratings says in a new report. Monetary tightening, fading fiscal support and service sector reopening are now weighing on global goods demand, which leapt extrao…
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Sri Lankan Rupee ends firmer against US Dollar.

Sri Lankan Rupee ends firmer against US Dollar.
The Sri Lankan Rupee today (June 01) further appreciated against the US Dollar, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) reported. Accordingly, the buying rate was declared at Rs. 283.87, while the selling rate was reported at Rs. 297.23. Meanwhile, the Middle Rate of the USD/LKR…
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China overtakes Japan as world's top car exporter.

China overtakes Japan as world's top car exporter.
China says it has become the world's biggest exporter of cars after overtaking Japan in the first three months of the year. Officials figures released in the last week show China exported 1.07 million vehicles in the period, up 58% compared to the first quarter of 2022. A…
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Dangote oil refinery launched in Nigeria.

Dangote oil refinery launched in Nigeria.
Africa's biggest oil refinery has been opened in Nigeria, where it is hoped it will alleviate chronic fuel shortages. Nigeria is a major oil producer but most of this is sent abroad while it has to import the refined fuel used in vehicles and elsewhere. As a result the co…
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Blackstone acquires International Gemological Institute.

Blackstone acquires International Gemological Institute.
Private equity company Blackstone Inc (BX.N) said it has fully acquired the jewellery certification firm International Gemological Institute (IGI) from China's Fosun (0656.HK) and the company's founding family. Blackstone bought IGI, whose majority revenue and profit…
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Sri Lankan Rupee appreciates further against USD.

Sri Lankan Rupee appreciates further against USD.
The Sri Lankan Rupee further appreciated against the US Dollar today (May 18), the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) reported. Accordingly, today’s buying rate is declared at Rs.299.21, while the selling rate stands at Rs.312.37.
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Sri Lankan Rupee appreciates further against USD.

Sri Lankan Rupee appreciates further against USD.
The Sri Lankan Rupee further appreciated against the US Dollar today (16 May), the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) reported. Accordingly, the buying rate was declared at Rs. 305.43, while the selling rate stands at Rs. 318.79. Meanwhile, CBSL reported the Middle Rate of the …
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