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BJP victory could propel stock markets, UBS notes

In a detailed analysis ahead of the final results of India’s Lok Sabha elections, UBS has projected the implications of four potential outcomes on the stock markets, with particular emphasis on the performance of benchmark indices such as…

US arrests two Chinese nationals for $73M crypto scam

Two Chinese nationals, Yicheng Zhang and Daren Li, have been charged by US authorities in a massive cryptocurrency scam totaling $73 million, dubbed “pig butchering.” The scheme involved laundering funds through US bank accounts to the…

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Brazil’s bid stands out for 2027 women’s world cup hosting

The FIFA Congress, convening in Bangkok this week, is poised to select the host for the 2027 Women’s World Cup from a narrowed field of two contenders, as reported by the Associated Press on Thursday. Late last month, a joint bid from the United States and Mexico was withdrawn, and South Africa had already pulled out of the running in November.…
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Ons Jabeur reaches Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open quarter-finals

Tunisian tennis sensation, Ons Jabeur, secures a spot in the last eight of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open after a commanding straight-sets victory over British player Emma Raducanu. With a bye in the Round of 32 as one of the tournament’s top seeds, Jabeur, motivated to bounce back from her doubles exit with Naomi Osaka, delivers an impressive singles…
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