Raise your hand if you’re following the FIFA world cup!
Which team are you supporting?
FYI, it is likely Messi and Ronaldo’s last one.
On another note,
We’ve heard of the FTX saga, but did you know…
Australian investors are caught up in a $333 million investment wipeout after the near collapse of Nasdaq-listed Australian bitcoin miner Iris Energy as a US creditor demanded it repay debts due immediately.
A rally among coal, oil, metals and lithium producers helped Australian shares outpace global peers on Tuesday as investors bought commodity plays for insurance against global inflation and central banks’ plans to increase benchmark lending rates.
On the day the S&P/ASX 200 closed up 0.59 per cent, or 42 points, to 7181 points, with the broader S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Index of Australia’s 500 largest companies adding 41.3 points or 0.56 per cent.
The energy sector rebounded 2.6 per cent to finish the top performer on the market, with the broader materials sector advancing 1.2 per cent.
In the US the tech-heavy Nasdaq Index fell 1.1 per cent, with the Dow Jones giving back 0.1 per cent.
Billionaire JD.com founder Richard Liu will donate 100 million yuan ($US14 million) of his own money toward staff welfare, the person said, asking not to be identified because the moves haven’t been announced.
China’s largest online retailer after Alibaba Group Holding will set up a 10 billion yuan fund intended to help employees, including at recently acquired logistics service Deppon.