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Online gold coin sales soar 400% as cryptocurrencies plunge

Amidst a huge sell-off on the cryptocurrency market demand for gold coins is picking up. Sales jumped fivefold on Tuesday at one of Europe’s largest online dealers. Read more According to CoinInvest Director Daniel Marburger, the company sold almost 30kg of gold, worth $ 1.2 million in the spot market. It “was a hell of a crazy day,” Marburger told ...

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Over 3mn tickets requested for FIFA 2018 World Cup during current sales window

Over three million tickets for the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup have been requested by fans during the first window of the second sales phase which began on December 5, 2017. With just 150 days left before the start of the world’s biggest football showpiece, held in Russia for the first time, 3,141,163 tickets have been requested from football fans ...

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Profit over life: UK blasted for post-Brexit boost in arms sales to repressive regimes

The UK government has been accused of giving “uncritical support” to some of the world’s most repressive regimes, as figures reveal it increased its arms sales to ‘not-free’ countries by nearly a third since the Brexit vote. Prior to his resignation last year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon vowed that Britain would “spread its wings across the world” through its weapons ...

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‘Big win for retail’ as US sales jump 4.9% over holiday, largest increase since 2011

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 05:16 In a year that saw malls closing their doors across the country, American shoppers spent nearly $ 600 billion over the holiday season, making it the largest increase in holiday spending for the last six years. Retail sales in the US increased by 4.9 percent this holiday season compared with the same period last ...

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Legal US marijuana sales up 30% in 2017 – report

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 23:07 Legal cannabis sales in the US have seen a sharp increase this year, with total purchases growing by 30 percent, a report by Marijuana Business Daily says. It suggests sales could grow even more next year. Legal pot sales could increase by another 45 percent in 2018, the latest annual report by Marijuana Business ...

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Over 2.3mn tickets requested for Russia 2018 World Cup in latest sales phase

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:53 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:57 More than 2.3 million tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia have been requested since the first window of the second sales phase began on December 5. The phase will continue until January 31, and fans from around the world can apply for individual match tickets for ...

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S. Korea's arms sales jump 20% amid Pyongyang threats – study

South Korea boosted its arms sales by more than 20 percent last year and has ambitions to become a major weapons exporter, according to a new study. It comes amid frequent ballistic missile tests by arch rival, North Korea. Research by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), released Monday, studied the sales of arms and military services by the ...

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US military operations overseas lead resurgence of global arms sales

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 12:10 The worldwide trade of weapons and military services rose for the first time in five years, hitting $ 374.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on Monday. The research revealed last year marked the end of five consecutive years of decline with a ...

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1.3mn tickets for Russia 2018 World Cup requested on 1st day of 2nd sales stage

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:17 Football fans have submitted more than 1.3 million ticket applications for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the first 24 hours of the second stage of ticket sales, which began on Wednesday, December 5. Fans from all corners of the globe requested 1,318,109 tickets on the very first day of the second stage random-selection ...

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Russia 2018 World Cup ticket sales to resume December 5

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 20:47 Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will resume on Tuesday, December 5, after the Final Draw decided the groups of the 32 participants on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace, Moscow. Fans will be able to apply for tickets on the FIFA website over two sales periods: a random draw will ...

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