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Week ending January 9, 2020

 

Twitter permanently bans President Trump’s personal account for repeated rules violations.

Week ending January 2, 2020

 

Global tech’s top seven companies added USD 3.4 trillion in value in 2020

 

Week ending December 26, 2020

 

Apple plans self-driving car in 2024 with next-level battery technology.

Week ending December 19, 2020

 

FDA approves Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use.

Week ending December 12, 2020

 

DoorDash and Airbnb IPOs hit the US market last week soaring 85% and 112% respectively during their first day as public companies.

 Week ending December 5, 2020

 

China claims to have achieved quantum supremacy computers capable of carrying out calculations trillions of times faster than today’s most powerful supercomputers

 Week ending November 28, 2020

 

Elon Musk has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest man with a USD 128B fortune.

Week ending November 21, 2020

 

Bitcoin tops USD 17K for the first time in almost three years.

Week ending November 14, 2020

 

Ancient Egyptians once lost a battle because the enemy used cats against them. Egyptians, believing cats to be scared, refused to hurt the animals.

 

Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump to become 46th President of the United States

 

Week ending October 31, 2020

Egypt has become the world’s largest exporter of oranges by volume – Financial Times

 

Week ending October 25, 2020

“Over the last 21 years, CIB’s market capitalization grew to more than USD 6B from USD 150M” – Hisham Ezz El-Arab

 

Week ending October 18, 2020

The US IPO market is booming with nearly 80 deals set to raise USD 29B in Q3.

 

Week ending October 11, 2020

The 50 richest Americans are now worth as much as half of the US population.

 

Week ending October 4, 2020

Mayar Sherif becomes first Egyptian woman to compete in a Grand Slam main draw #RolandGarros

 

Week ending September 25, 2020

Leaked documents referred to as FinCEN files tie the Wall Street banks to possible money laundering transactions that top USD 2 trillion and span the globe from Interpol wanted Kazakh reporters to Kremlin and Iran linked families

 

Week ending September 18, 2020

More monopoly money is printed in a given year than money in the entire world.

 

Week ending September 11, 2020

US debt will exceed the size of the economy for the 1st time since WWII

 

Week ending September 4, 2020

Zoom’s CEO net worth jumped USD 6.6B in just 24 hrs after the company announced a 355% increase in revenue Y-o-Y. 

 

Week ending August 28, 2020

In the biggest reshuffling in 7 years, Exxon Mobil and Pfizer have been kicked out of the Dow Jones making way for technology companies like Salesforce, and Honeywell. This is a testament to how times are changing with commodity companies falling and tech rising.

 

Week ending August 22, 2020

After plunging 34% from its Feb. peak, the S&P 500 now soars over 50% wiping out all COVID related losses. 

 

Week Ending August 14, 2020

UK enters first recession since 2009 as GDP tumbles by 20.4% due coronavirus lockdowns!

 

Week Ending August 7, 2020

With cameras and film slowly fading out of the digital world; Kodak’s shares rose by almost 1,500% after pivoting into drug making and securing a USD 765M loan from the US government. 

 

Week Ending July 31, 2020

Orascom Investment Holding (OIH) splits into two different companies

 

Week Ending July 24, 2020

With more orange juice on every breakfast table due to COVID 19 and the misguided desire for Vitamin C; The commodities future surged by more than 20%.

 

Week Ending July 17, 2020

AAIB becomes second largest shareholder in Palm Hills Developments

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