Thu, 24 Jun 2021

U.S. stocks struggle to make gains, Nasdaq however adds 18 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were directionless on Wednesday with minor adjustments in all major indices.The Nasdaq did ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Belarus companies, individuals sanctioned after forced landing of jet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union will expand travel bans and the freezing of asset of 86 Belarusian individuals and companies ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, little movements in either direction

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded in tight ranges on Wednesday, with little headway being made in either ...

Agreement means Adevinta to purchase eBay advertising group

OSLO, Norway: U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Adevinta of Norway have received permission to work jointly in selling global classified ...

AirAsia says industry could return to normal in 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The founder of AirAsia Group has said the aviation industry could return to normal within two years. ...

Wall Street forges ahead, Dow adds another 69 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued their recovery which began on Monday.Tuesday saw the major indices all make ...

To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

Sharemarkets in Asia sold off, main Tokyo index sheds 953 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were thrashed in Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong on Monday. Shares in China finished flat.The ...

New cancer drug is goal of partnership between Bristol-Myers and Eisai

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb has entered into a collaboration agreement worth up to $3.10 billion with ...

Equity indices trade higher, IT stocks in focus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices moved up marginally during early hours on Thursday with traders showing ...

Brazil's environmental minister steps down amid probe

Sao Paulo [Brazil], June 24 (ANI): Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles resigned Wednesday, weeks after he was targeted by federal ...

EU reacts sharply to new Hungarian law

Brussels [Belgium], June 24 (ANI): The European Union (EU) on Wednesday reacted sharply to a new law in Hungary, which ...

Macron calls Europe's COVID-19 vaccination successful

Paris [France], June 24 (ANI/Sputnik): Europe is successfully conducting the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, French President Emmanuel Macron said on ...

British scientist from WHO team in China's Wuhan recused

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): In a move that has thickened the plot surrounding the lab leak theory on COVID-19 ...

Buffett resigns as Gates Foundation trustee, sidestepping rift

US billionaire Warren Buffett has resigned as a trustee at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Buffett has contributed more than ...

Ashgabat Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities For Expats

A new survey has named Turkmenistan's capital as the world's most expensive city for international employees, illustrating the stark inequalities ...

Glencore's Glasenberg says China can?t cool commodities for long

Ivan Glasenberg, the billionaire boss of Glencore, said China's efforts to cool surging metal prices can't be sustained for long."The ...

Buffett exits as Gates Foundation trustee, sidestepping rift

US billionaire Warren Buffett has resigned as a trustee at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.Buffett has contributed more than ...

Inflation hits 30-month high

Annual consumer inflation has reached its highest level in 30 months, rising to 5.2% in May from 4.4% in April, ...

Sensex dives 283 points, metal and IT stocks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 (ANI): Equity frontline indices closed lower on Wednesday after a volatile trading session with metal ...

Montenegro Getting European Help To Refinance Its Massive China Debt

PODGORICA -- A European financial institution is prepared to help refinance Montenegro's $1 billion debt to China, which the Balkan ...

Dabur breaks ground for Rs 550 crore factory in MP

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 23 (ANI): FMCG major Dabur India on Wednesday started construction of its largest facility being ...

El Salvador is banking on bitcoin, but will it work?

El Salvador will soon accept bitcoin as legal tender.The bill was passed within 24 hours earlier this month. The initiative ...

Equity indices subdued, auto scrips gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were subdued during early hours on Wednesday in volatile trade but ...

UN envoy sees dire situation in Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua "For the Taliban to continue this intensive military campaign would be a tragic course of action. ...

Regulatory delays impact Stadio, but two mega campuses still on track

Higher education provider Stadio held a virtual AGM on Tuesday.Stadio's investments include Milpark Education, Stadio Higher Education and AFDA.It is ...

Zimbabwe says it lost a third of its gold output to smugglers

Zimbabwe estimates gold smuggling costs its economy over R21 billion in lost revenue per year. Most of the gold is ...

Aston Martin's R50 million supercar embroiled in Swiss spat

Aston Martin Lagonda Global said it's suing a company affiliated with one of its dealers in Switzerland, alleging that it ...

US Food BanksFear Rising Prices Will Affect Mission to Feed Needy

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - A food pantry in Fairfax, Virginia, serves as a lifeline for Mandy Recinos in her constant struggle ...

Pfizer in final stages of approval for COVID-19 vaccine in

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of ...

Industry leaders expect major uplift in market sentiment

New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Despite the setback suffered on the economic front due to the onslaught of ...

Google's ad tech services face EU antitrust probe

Brussels [Belgium], June 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Commission said it has opened an antitrust investigation to see whether Google has ...

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Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...

U.S. stocks struggle to make gains, Nasdaq however adds 18 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were directionless on Wednesday with minor adjustments in all major indices.The Nasdaq did ...

UK upgraded by Fitch after economy rebounds post-Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Rating agency Fitch has raised the outlook for the UK's sovereign debt score to 'stable' ...

Belarus companies, individuals sanctioned after forced landing of jet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union will expand travel bans and the freezing of asset of 86 Belarusian individuals and companies ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, little movements in either direction

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia traded in tight ranges on Wednesday, with little headway being made in either ...

Agreement means Adevinta to purchase eBay advertising group

OSLO, Norway: U.S. e-commerce group eBay and Adevinta of Norway have received permission to work jointly in selling global classified ...

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