New Bitwats ASIC Miners Disrupts Crypto Market

NEW YORK, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The rapidly evolving global market for cryptocurrency is currently abuzz with the recent introduction of three extraordinarily designed mining rigs, BT, DBT and GBT from BitWats (www.bitwats.com). Instead of focusing only on highly proficient and technology savvy mining stalwarts, these three products were created to allow the […]

Biden Touts Economic Benefits of Combating Climate Change

U.S. President Joe Biden joined business and union leaders Friday in touting the economic benefits of addressing global warming when he delivered remarks from the White House on the last…

Seoul National University to run weekly rapid virus testing for more in-person learning

SEOUL– Seoul National University said Friday it will run weekly coronavirus testing that produces results in about one hour as part of efforts to detect infections quickly and expand in-person…

32 Navy sailors from same vessel test positive for COVID-19

SEOUL– At least 32 Navy sailors who serve on the same naval ship have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the defense ministry said Friday, in the first such mass…

Ruling party, gov’t differ on revision of property tax policies

SEOUL– The ruling Democratic Party (DP) is fighting an uphill battle to recalibrate real estate regulation policies, which have been blamed for its crushing defeat in recent local by-elections, as…

Task force summons ex-senior gov’t official, conducts raids against sitting lawmaker over alleged land speculation

SEOUL– A government task force said Friday it has summoned a retired high-ranking government official for questioning and searched two locations in connection to a sitting lawmaker in its widening…

Hana Financial Group Q1 net income up 26.2 pct to 850.8 bln won

SEOUL– Hana Financial Group Inc. on Friday reported its first-quarter net profit of 850.8 billion won (US$761.1 million), up 26.2 percent from a year earlier. The company said in a…

Hyundai Glovis Q1 net income down 19.3 pct to 129.6 bln won

SEOUL– Hyundai Glovis Co. on Friday reported its first-quarter net profit of 129.6 billion won (US$115.9 million), down 19.3 percent from a year earlier. The company said in a regulatory…

Football star Ki apologizes over suspicious land purchase

SEOUL– Football star Ki Sung-yueng apologized Friday over controversial land deals that drew accusations of property speculation and prompted police investigation. Police in the southwestern city of Gwangju said Thursday…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 23, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.644 0.641 +0.3 3-year TB 1.120 1.105 +1.5 10-year TB 2.043 1.989 +5.4 2-year MSB 0.901 0.890 +1.1 3-year CB (AA-) 1.907…