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IPO of Snapchat oversubscribed; company set to begin trading on Thursday

IPO of Snapchat oversubscribed; company set to begin trading on Thursday

Next week's planned US$3.2bn IPO of Snap Inc, maker of the popular Snapchat app, is oversubscribed, market sources told IFR on Friday.

US immigration data overlook citizens' interests: Ramesh Ponnuru
US immigration data overlook citizens' interests: Ramesh Ponnuru

It’s an eye-opening finding: If the US no longer had any illegal immigrants, its GDP would be $5 trillion smaller over 10 years.

Donald Trump signs executive order aimed at cutting federal regulations
Donald Trump signs executive order aimed at cutting federal regulations

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at repealing or simplifying federal regulations.

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High blood sugar may cause Alzheimer's disease: Study
High blood sugar may cause Alzheimer's disease: Study

High blood sugar levels may not only cause diabetes, but also lead to Alzheimer's disease, say scientists who have found that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of the neurodegenereative disease.

COMMODITIES

Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations
Gold at 3-1/2-month high as Federal Reserve dampens rate hike expectations

Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/2-month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and pressuring the dollar.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 Feb )This Week ( 19 Feb - 25 Feb )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more