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Saudi to inject $2bn in Yemen to halt currency collapse

Announcement comes a day after Yemen's PM offered to resign if it meant it could help lead to an investment of funds.

 Yemen's central bank

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Bitcoin falls 7 percent on extended selloff

Bitcoin has skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes, with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

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Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student killed and six people injured in countrywide protests sparked by government decision to cut subsidies.

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Bitcoin: Bank of America division bans investments

Merrill Lynch has banned clients from investing in a bitcoin fund.

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Will new tax spur economic reform in UAE, Saudi Arabia?

Five percent value-added tax will be imposed on food, clothes and fuel, while housing and school fees are exempt.

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Iceland becomes first country to legalise equal pay

Iceland legalises equal pay between men and women in a world first.

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Bitcoin: Which traditional banks sell cryptocurrencies

Here are a few of the traditional banks and exchange operators that allow you to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Bitcoin expert: "There is no right current price"

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Bitcoin has extended its recovery in holiday-thinned trading, rising 10 percent to be up more than a third from last week's lows of below $12,000.

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Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

As Bitcoin hit a record high of $19,000 for each coin, the cofounder of the Bitcoin.com website warned that Bitcoin is "the riskiest investment you can make". 

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Qatar's finances boosted by Qataris repatriating wealth

Qatar''s National Day

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is seeing a surge in business as Qataris register more of their assets at home and multinationals navigating a Gulf boycott of the country boost their local presence, its chief executive told Reuters.

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