World Aug 06

Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Issei Kato
Global stocks rebound as China eases up on currency

The more buoyant tone follows a big sell-off Monday, when stocks were hammered after the Chinese government allowed its currency to depreciate against the dollar and was accused by the U.S. Treasury Department of being a currency manipulator.

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Facebook plans to create its own currency for users

The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms. But that move isn't likely…

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