ChatGPT sets record for fastest-growing user base

ChatGPT, the popular chatbot from OpenAI, is estimated to have reached 100 million monthly active users in January, just two months after launch, making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history, according to a UBS study on Wednesday.

Spain, Morocco forge economic ties as Western Sahara policy reversal eases tensions

Spain and Morocco will hold their first bilateral summit in eight years on Thursday as they seek to strengthen economic ties and build on a diplomatic truce reached last year after disputes over migration and territory.

Protesters mark second anniversary of Myanmar coup

Demonstrators have held a “silent protest” in Myanmar and rallied overseas to mark two years since the coup, while the junta readies for an announcement.

Wall Street rallies as Fed chief Powell speaks after rate hike

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rallied to higher closes on Wednesday after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell acknowledged that inflation was starting to ease following a quarter-point rate hike by the U.S. central bank, which issued a statement that it expects “ongoing increases.”

Gautam Adani suffers a rare defeat

India’s Gautam Adani, the school dropout who rose to become one of the world’s richest men, suffered a stunning defeat on Wednesday when his flagship firm withdrew a blockbuster share sale after an attack by a small U.S. investment firm over his business practices.

London Marathon to feature four of five fastest men

This year’s London Marathon promises to be one of the best yet with four of the five fastest men in history trying to win the race.

US central bank raises rate by 25 basis points

The US central bank has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to its highest level since late 2007.