25 January

S&P 500 enters and rebounds from correction territory – United States stock markets plunged yesterday into correction, before rebounding in extremely volatile trading, as investors concerned about rising interest rates await a key FOMC policy meeting later this week. Earlier Monday in US, the Dow fell as much as 1,000 points, while the S&P 500 […]

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24 January

Beijing Winter Olympics – 72 tested positive for Covid-19 – The IOC (International Olympic Committee) reported 72 cases from early arrivals pre-Games period, after 2,586 tests were conducted at Beijing Capital International Airport uncovered 39 positive cases. In the closed-loop system, test 336,421 tests carried out detected the other 33 cases – all 72 positive cases […]

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21 January

Crystal Cruises Suspended as Genting HK files to Wind Up – Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises, has suspended operations in the face of insolvency of its parent company Genting Hong Kong. The parent company of Star Cruises, Dream Cruises and Crystal Cruises filed to wind up as cash is expected to run dry by end […]

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20 January

Marvel studios Moon Knight star Gaspard Ulliel dies in accident aged 37 – Actor Gaspard Ulliel has died Wednesday 19th January, after a skiing accident in the Alps. Ulliel played Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising, starred in A Very Long Engagement and appeared in It’s Only the End of the World and Saint Laurent, the bio of Yves […]

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19 January

Microsoft to buy Activision Blizzard for S$92.79 billion – video game blockbuster deal, puts focus on in game advertisements and metaverse, squaring Microsoft with recently renamed Facebook’s parent company, Meta. Activision Blizzard – game developer of hits like “Call of Duty”, has been roiled by serious sex discrimination allegations that have led to lawsuits, firings […]

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