Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Travel industry hopes US to issue new rules for international travel

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House official said the Biden administration is drafting a new system for international travel, to ...

U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

With new Covid rules, U.S. to allow entry to international visitors

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House advisor has said that the Biden administration is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and contact ...

Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

For first time since March 2020, Broadway theaters reopen

New York City, New York: The largest musicals on Broadway returned on this week, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them ...

Saudi A., like China, ends Brazil meat imports over Mad Cow findings

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil's Agriculture Ministry announced that beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers were suspended by Saudi Arabia after the ...

Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...

Predatory lending targeted in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- A new coalition is forming to push back against predatory lending and urge state lawmakers to take ...

Russia's GDP growth expected to reach 4.2% this year

The Russian government expects the country's economy to grow by 4.2% this year, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced at a ...

EU leaders express dismay at AUKUS deal, demand clarifications

© Provided by Xinhua European Council President Charles Michel also expressed concerns about the AUKUS agreement, demanding an explanation from ...

PayPoint India, Bank of Baroda tie-up to widen reach

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a major push towards financial inclusion,Commercial banks have been finding it unviable to ...

Vegan products to soon have a FSSAI launched logo

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Vegan foods products will soon have a logo launched by the Food Safety and ...

Dhruvisha Group launches initiatives

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI/ATK): Under the supervision of the leading Contracting and Consultancy Group Dhruvisha HVAC, a young ...

Odisha government approves projects worth Rs Rs.640.55 cror

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 21 (ANI): The projects worth Rs 640.55 cr were approved under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development ...

J-K: Union Minister urges banks for financial inclusion

Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 21 (ANI): Laying emphasis on financial inclusion programmes, the Union Minister of State for ...

Equity indices flat, IT stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 21 (ANI): Equity frontline indices were largely flat during early hours on Tuesday with IT and ...

Malaysia 'looks forward' to welcome China's bid to join TPP

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 20 (ANI): The Malaysian government says it "looks forward to welcoming" China's entry into the 11-nation ...

Innovation continued despite COVID-19: New UN report

Despite the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, the new technology sector continued to thrive and prosper last year, the UN's ...

Antworks launches Neo Banking Super App 'AntPay'

Gurgaon (Haryana) [India], September 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Antworks, a leading Indian online financial services platform, announced on September 17, 2021, the ...

Govt's reform package will sustain Indian telcos

Hong Kong, Sep 20 (ANI): India's recent reforms are credit positive for telecom companies including Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio ...

Sensex plunges 525 points, Tata Steel down 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the bear grip on Monday with traders booking profit ...

Emmys 2021: The biggest snubs and surprises

Los Angeles (California) [US], September 20 (ANI): The 2021 Emmy Awards on Sunday night kicked off to a rollicking start, ...

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 specs leak

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft will be launching a new Surface Pro 8 model next week ...

Raft Motors announces good news for the dealers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 20 (ANI/PNN): American Automobile manufacturer Ford Motors' recent decision to cease production in India has put ...

Saudi daily lauds India's industrial sector, Make in India

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], September 20 (ANI): Saudi Gazette, an English-language daily, has lauded India's industrial sector, especially the 'Make in ...

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India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Travel industry hopes US to issue new rules for international travel

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House official said the Biden administration is drafting a new system for international travel, to ...

U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

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