Travala Sees 205% Jump in Booking Revenue as Travel Demand Returns — 60% Paid With Cryptocurrencies

2020-06-02

Crypto-friendly travel booking platform Travala has reported booking growth as demand for travel returns despite continued coronavirus crisis and extended lockdowns in many places. Its booking revenue in May soared 205% and 60% of all bookings were paid with cryptocurrencies. Travel Demand Returning Despite Covid-19 Travala.com, a website where travelersRead More →

Europe markets jump on Draghi stimulus promise

2019-06-18

European markets shot higher as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi promised stimulus if economic conditions didn’t improve. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 SXXP, +0.77%  leapt 0.7% to 381.3 after falling 0.1% Monday. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, +0.59%  was up 0.5% at 7,395.5. On Monday it dippedRead More →

Asian markets jump after surprise bounce in China’s manufacturing

2019-03-31

Asian markets rose in early trading Monday after encouraging economic news from China. China’s official purchasing managers index, released Sunday, showed that the country’s manufacturing sector rebounded strongly in March, to a six-month high of 50.5, from 49.2 in February. Later, the private Caixin China manufacturing purchasing managers index roseRead More →