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Bitcoin soars ahead of blockchain split, Ethereum lower

Reuters. The blockchain supporting bitcoin is poised to undergo a ‘hard fork’ on Tuesday   Investing.com – Bitcoin traded higher on Monday, on reports the blockchain supporting the cryptocurrency is poised to split into two, as some members refused to signal support for a major software upgrade aimed at speeding up transactions on the bitcoin network. On Tuesday August 1, ... Read More »

Belgium split over EU-Canada trade deal Ceta

Belgium’s Trade Minister Didier Reynders says EU leaders may agree on a landmark EU-Canada trade deal this week – but only if objections from his country’s Wallonia region can be met. EU trade ministers are discussing the Ceta deal in Luxembourg, and Wallonia’s concerns cannot be ignored. Belgium’s national government backs the deal. Walloon MPs say Ceta favours Canadian firms ... Read More »

  Rising prices for clothes, hotel rooms and petrol have led to the highest rate of inflation in nearly two years, official figures show. Inflation rose to 1.0% in September, up from 0.6% in August, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. Clothing saw its biggest price rise since 2010 and fuel, which was falling a year ago, was also ... Read More »