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


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, a website where travelersRead More →

Bank Stocks Soar as Confidence Returns By


© Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith — Europe’s stock markets started the week in bright mood, led by bank stocks amid upbeat comments from China on its trade dispute with the U.S. and ongoing confidence that the Brexit saga is moving towards its conclusion. Over the weekend, Chinese vice-premier andRead More →

Asian markets fall as trade-deal uncertainty returns


Asian markets retreated in early trading Wednesday, as the afterglow of last weekend’s trade-truce announcement gave way to uncertainty that a deal will actually be made anytime soon. Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser, said Tuesday that talks between the U.S. and China were headed in a “veryRead More →

Republicans argue against ‘weaponizing’ tax code as Democrats press for Trump’s returns


Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes Americans ‘overwhelmingly’ want to see President Donald Trump’s tax returns. The first congressional hearing over disclosing presidential tax returns began with a clash Thursday as Republicans criticized publicizing such documents and Democrats said Americans want to see them. President Donald TrumpRead More →

Philips promises higher returns as growth set to continue By Reuters


© Reuters. Philips Healthcare headquarters is seen in Best AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch health technology company Philips on Tuesday said it would increase returns to shareholders, as it expected sales growth to continue despite economic headwinds. Philips, whose healthcare products range from high-tech toothbrushes to medical imaging systems, said comparableRead More →