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Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team announced for the Asian Games Qualifiers

Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team announced for the Asian Games Qualifiers

Islamabad; Asghar Ali Mubarak Pakistan’s 18 member women hockey team for the Asian Games Qualifiers to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from January 12-20 has been announced, along with six officials. Rizwana Yasmin is the captain of the team with Ambreen Arshad as the vice captain GOALKEEPERES: Rizwana Yasmeen (WAPDA) Rushna Khan (Punjab) FULL BACKS: […]

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

Bitcoin futures rocket past $18,000; Asian shares boom

SYDNEY: The craze for cryptocurrencies entered a new chapter on Monday as bitcoin futures rocketed by one-fifth of their value at a hotly anticipated launch, while Asian shares climbed amid optimism about global growth. The most-traded contract on the Chicago-based CBOE Global Markets exchange XBTc1 opened at $15,460 in New York on Sunday evening, before leaping […]

ASIAN STOCKS STRUGGLE, DOLLAR SHINES AS GEOPOLITICAL RISKS GROW

ASIAN STOCKS STRUGGLE, DOLLAR SHINES AS GEOPOLITICAL RISKS GROW

HONG KONG – Asian stocks slipped on Monday as increased geopolitical risks prompted investors to favour safe-haven bets such as government debt while the greenback was supported by Federal Reserve policy tightening expectations. The rise in risks of a conflict contrasts with market watchers’ outlook for the global economy, which is perhaps the most optimistic […]