· China's crypto is all about tracing — and power →
While that battle has been waged, however, another event has almost been missed: the birth of a new kind of fiat currency, which could forever reshape the relationship between money, economic power and geopolitical clout.
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· By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. But the Plan Went South. →
Last July, as the mercenary operation in Libya was underway, Opus Capital, the Emirati firm, paid at least $60,000 to the Washington lobbyists Federal Associates to pitch the White House on what it called “geopolitical issues in Africa.”
· ASX tipped for early gains as global tensions simmer →
Geopolitical risk has moved up the list of prioritised for market participants, and that’s largely been behind the confused trading conditions.
· 8@eight: ASX set for uncertain start as US-China tensions rise →
Markets confused: Geopolitical risk has moved up the list of prioritised for market participants, and that’s largely been behind the confused trading conditions.
· China’s move to rein in Hong Kong is just the start →
It took into account the risks of international umbrage and reached the reasonable assumption that there would not be a significant geopolitical price to pay.
· Week Ahead - Reopening Momentum And China In Focus →
Brewing geopolitical risks helped investors take some risk off the table heading into the long weekend.
· Wall Street Breakfast: The Week Ahead →
On the geopolitical front, the rising tensions between Washington and Beijing could spill over into the markets again with Hong Kong in focus.
· Global cues, earnings, virus updates to set market trend: Analysts →
“Tightening of geopolitical tensions between US and China would also be key to watch out for apart from the trajectory of spread of COVID-19,” said Shibani Sircar Kurian, Executive Vice President, Fund Manager and Head- Equity Research, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company.
· ASX tipped to open strong continuing market rally →
ASX futures are pointing to a 60 point rise at Monday’s open, but analysts said there is a good chance it will be geopolitical relations that ultimately decide the market’s trajectory.