Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Falls in tech stocks inspire across-the-board falls on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 17 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished lower on Thursday as shares of big ...

News Trans-Pacific Partnership in UK sights

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

Nearly two thirds of U.S. restaurant closures will be permanent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- About 60 percent of U.S. business closures since March are permanent, indicating the ...

Interest rates in U.S. to remain low for next three years, says Fed

Interest rates are expected to stay at or near zero through 2023, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Announced as the U.S. ...

Bill Gates Snr, who was suffering Alzheimer's disease, has died

SEATTLE, Washington - Bill Gates Sr, a lawyer and father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died on Monday at his ...

World Tourism Barometer cites 65% fall in international travel

A new issue released Tuesday of the World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reports the ...

US Open champion Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Freshly crowned US Open champion Osaka said in posts on Instagram and Twitter.On Sunday, Osaka rallied from a set down ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma stocks rally

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Friday amid mixed cues from ...

Can Japan's new PM Suga offer new prescription for economic recovery?

Yoshihide Suga, Japan's new prime minister, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 16, 2020. (Carl Court/Pool via ...

Facebook to combine Messenger, Instagram chats in new app

Washington DC [USA], September 17 (ANI): Facebook will be launching a new app called 'Facebook Business Suite' to let small ...

WHO Europe calls for regional coherence as COVID-19 infections soar

People wearing face masks walk on the Trocadero Place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao ...

Will the UK really join the CPTPP free-trade bloc in Asia-Pacific?

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

US jobless claims resume drop in sign of gradual improvement

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits resumed its decline, signaling a gradual improvement in the battered labor market.Jobless ...

Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold as growth outlook worsens

The SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has elected to keep interest rates on hold at 3.5%. But its growth ...

Chinese debt casts shadow over Maldives' economy

Male [Maldives], September 17 (ANI): Chinese debt trap has cast a shadow over Maldivian economy with some estimates suggesting that ...

Preventing COVID-19 is simple with Anion Detox

New Delhi [India] September 17 (ANI/Digpu): Even after several months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, normalcy hasn't been ...

Walmart announces two new grants to help India's smallholder farmers

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): The Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced two new grants as part of a commitment ...

Equity indices nudge lower on weak global cues, banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 17 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

Trump says no TikTok deal yet amid security concerns

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wasn't ready to approve a deal for an American company to partner with ...

Myanmar Gears Up for November Election

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy party will almost certainly dominate the country's November 8 general ...

Asian Markets Plunge Thursday

Asian markets sustained losses across the board Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve failed to offer a new pandemic economic ...

No Signs of Cyberattacks Targeting US Election Systems

WASHINGTON - Top U.S. law enforcement, military and intelligence officials are expressing confidence in their ability to maintain the security ...

Andanar lauds Laguna's COVID-19 response efforts

ON-TRACK. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar emphasized that the national governmrnt will continuously intensify efforts to win the war against ...

Cowboys fear Falcons' potent passing attack

The Atlanta Falcons added running back Todd Gurley in the offseason, but Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said the focus ...

Fed: Interest Rates to Remain at Near Zero Through 2023

Interest rates are expected to stay at near zero through 2023, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Announced as the U.S. central ...

Rand gets a further boost on Fed's dovish stance

Having spent most of the day on the front foot, the rand continued to gain momentum on news that the ...

China's Ruling Party Moves to Exert Control Over Private Sector

The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has issued a directive calling on all private companies to accept its direction when ...

Informa Markets in India and KDCL unveil INFRACONEX

Gandhinagar (Gujarat)/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 16 (ANI/PRNewswire): Informa Markets, (formerly UBM India), India's leading B2B exhibition organiser and K and ...

Lok Sabha takes up bill to amend Banking Regulation Act

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up for consideration a bill to address the ...

Equity indices in positive terrain, Dr Reddy's top gainer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher in the afternoon session on Wednesday while Asian stocks ...

ANC stalls plan to nationalise SA Reserve Bank

A top ruling party official said plans to nationalise the central bank will be shelved as the government wrestles with ...

UN: Pandemic Causes 65% Drop in International Travel

A new issue released Tuesday of the World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reports the ...

4 lessons from the NBA bubble for the future of live arts performance

"I'm so glad I saw it live!"That's what I said after the nerve-wracking Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference ...

Tasmania's tax system is broken: here are three ways to fix it

For two decades now, meaningful tax reform has proved elusive.At the federal level, there hasn't been any comprehensive reform since ...

China Rejects Human Rights Criticism as EU Seeks Trade Rebalance

LONDON - Europe has called on China to take down trade barriers and rebalance their economic relationship, following a virtual ...

Nonkululeko Gobodo quits Clicks board after furore over hair ad

Nonkululeko Gobodo has resigned as Clicks' non-executive director, effective from 14 September.The retailer, which has been under fire for a ...

Aram Kayfajyan appointed as Inecobank Board Member

PanARMENIAN.Net - Inecobank CJSC announced on Tuesday, September 15 the appointment of Aram Kayfajyan as an Independent Member of the ...

Locals must lead the way to African scientific capacity and solutions

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in knowledge production to address ...

EU Mulls Migration Pact in Shadow of Lesbos Fire

PARIS - Five years after a wave of asylum seekers flooded into Europe, the region is facing another reckoning on ...

Lionel Messi joins exclusive club of sporting billionaires

Lionel Messi may have had to stay put at Barcelona but the Argentine legend did succeed in joining one new ...

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National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

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