Other News: Senate blocks Democratic govt funding package which did not include border wall (as expected) Senate blocks Pres Trump's govt funding package which included border wall funding (as expected)

George Soros comments at Davos: ‘Chinese Premier Xi Jinping is the “most dangerous” enemy of free societies’ [he’s of course right but not a very diplomatic thing to say!]

Microsoft's search engine, Bing, is the latest website to be blocked under China's strict online censorship rules. Again, reminding the world that the second largest economy is still a one party dictatorship.

Singapore index flash crash in Jardine not a fat finger, nor a malfunctioning computer and SGX will let it stand.