Reports said that China was drafting a plan to ban commercial trading of all virtual currencies
In addition to this, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has also ordered American Express to pay $1 million and formulate new guidelines ensuring non-discriminatory card offerings in future
US gold futures for December delivery were down about 0.4 per cent at $1,274.90 an ounce
The dollar duly rallied to its highest level against a basket of major currencies in nearly three weeks and was last holding at 93.824
Wall Street closed sharply lower after US President Donald Trump issued a new round of fiery rhetoric, warning Pyongyang against attacking Guam or US allies after it disclosed plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near the US Pacific territory
The market was also waiting for data that would offer clues about the extent to which the strengthening US labour market is spilling over into inflation.
Bezos became the world's richest man as Amazon.com Inc shares surged ahead of the online retailer’s earnings report
In 2015 worldwide losses from credit and debit card fraud was US$21 billion.
Printing of one rupee notes was discontinued in 1994 but was relaunched in 2015