Tue, 29 Nov 2022

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

Workers to decide on joining union at new Ohio auto battery plant

WARREN, Ohio: Next month, workers at a General Motors-LG Energy battery cell manufacturing plant in Ohio will decide whether to ...

Self-driving Tesla software available in North America, says Musk

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has announced that Tesla's Full Self-Driving Beta software is now available in North America. The electric ...

After eight fires, braking problems, Ford recalling 700,000 SUV's

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. announced this week that it is recalling 737,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a ...

Ghana to purchase oil with gold as foreign cash reserves dwindle

ACCRA, Ghana: Ghana's Vice-President, Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Facebook this week that due to dwindling foreign currency reserves, the country's ...

To combat shoplifting, stores install more cameras before holiday

LOPS ANGELES, California: To deter shoplifters and thieves during the post-COVID-19-pandemic rush of holiday shoppers this year, many U.S. retailers, ...

U.S. stocks run into heavy weather, Nasdaq slides 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ran into heavy weather in a shortened trading session on Friday, a day ...

Expected new House speaker says he will probe China business practices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy said that he would form a select committee ...

US issues new rules for flying taxis, could begin operating in 2025

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new rules aimed at making commercial air taxi operations possible by ...

Stock markets in Asia divided Friday, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 slid 100.06 points or 0.35 ...

Majority of US Federal Reserve officials agree to slow rate hikes

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to the minutes from Federal Reserve's meeting held on 1st and 2nd November, a "substantial majority" of ...

California nuclear plant receives funding to remain open

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its effort to combat climate change, the Biden administration said it has approved conditional funding ...

Stocks in Europe and Asia close higher, U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving

LONDON, UK - Stocks in Europe and Asia generally rose on Thursday while Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving.The U.S. ...

In first in Ireland, Marks and Spencer offers no-waiting check out

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Marks and Spencer stores are now offering shoppers checkout-free shopping technology, called 'Scan & Shop,' in all ...

Zoom struggles after Covid emergency as value of shares falls 90%

SAN JOSE, California: As it struggles to adjust after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, shares in Zoom Video Communications ...

Stocks in Asia make gains on Fed rates signal

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia generally rose on Thursday following rallies on U.S. markets overnight.Confidence that the hard ...

Despite Ukraine war, European traders purchasing diesel from Russia

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Before the start of a European Union (EU) ban in February, European traders are rushing to fill tanks ...

China looks to Europe as market for European electric vehicle sales

BEIJING, China: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers aim to win over European drivers and large corporate customers with more affordable ...

Less aggressive Federal Reserve underpins U.S. stock market gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded higher Friday amid speculation the Federal Reserve will be less aggressive with ...

Iger, new Disney CEO, must stop losses caused by Disney streaming

BURBANK, California: According to analysts, Disney's legendary chief executive, Bob Iger, who transformed Disney into the world's most powerful entertainment ...

Sensex ends at a fresh record of 62,504 in closing, Nifty touches lifetime high

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 28 (ANI): Sensex surged to a fresh lifetime high of 62,577.6 and settled at 62,504.80 and ...

RBI is the protector of Indian economy: CM Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 28 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India is the protector of the Indian economy, said Karnataka ...

Chopped into 10 pieces, buried skull; another macabre murder in Delhi

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): As the investigation into the brutal Shraddha Walker's murder case is still underway, the ...

US worried about unintended consequence of arming Ukraine WSJ

Newspaper claims that Washington is worried military aid to Kiev can hurt TaiwanThe US government's policy of arming Ukraine is ...

RBI asking subsidiary to resubmit payment aggregator license won't affect Paytm, brokerages maintain "Buy" rating

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directed Paytm Payment Services Limited, a subsidiary ...

SP cuts India's growth forecast by 30 bps to 7 pc for 2022-23

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): SP Global Ratings on Monday cut India's economic growth forecast for the current fiscal ...

Home loan portfolio of banks and NBFCs remains strong, amid rising rates: Report

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Even with rising interest rates, Indian lenders can expect to keep the quality of ...

Unintended consequence of US military aid to Ukraine revealed WSJ

The need to produce more weapons for Kiev reportedly hurts Washington's arms sales to TaipeiWashington's policy of continuously arming Ukraine ...

Cuba's Informal Market Finds New Space on Growing Internet

Havana - In the Telegram group chat, the messages roll in like waves.'I need liquid ibuprofen and acetaminophen, please,' wrote ...

Global economy in for violent shocks ahead economist

The coming recession will lead to a profound structural shift, Mohamed El-Erian saysThere's a tendency to see economic challenges as ...

"India's strategic importance and leadership will only increase": Canada's Indo-Pacific strategy

Ottawa [Canada], November 28 (ANI): Canada has in its new Indo-Pacific strategy document highlighted plans to increase cooperation with India, ...

Vodafone Study: 51pc Indian firms say sustainability is important, only 19pc Fit for the Future

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, November 28 (ANI): Last week, Vodafone Business released a report which shows that sustainability is viewed ...

Pak economy continues to remain in shambles due to structural imbalances

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 28 (ANI): Pakistan's economy continues to deteriorate due to structural imbalances as several decisions regarding the economic ...

After significant rate hike, Pak govt has to pay heavy price for borrowing

Karachi [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): The State Bank of Pakistan's (SBP) decision to hike its key policy rate by 100 ...

Minister Giriraj Singh stresses on need to implement Population Control Bill

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday stressed the need to implement the Population Control ...

Abu Dhabi's GDP expands 11.2% in first half of 2022: SCAD

ABU DHABI, 27th November, 2022 (WAM) -- Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has announced statistical data that show expansion ...

Chinese economy thriving with wider opening-up over past decade

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Navigating a changing international environment in the past decade, China has ...

Most NATO members have run out of weapons for Ukraine NYT

Only larger states have untapped potential to continue arming Kiev, newspaper claimsArms transfers to Ukraine have left Western weapon stockpiles ...

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Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

Sanctions, drop in demand cause Russian car sales to collapse

MOSCOW, Russia: As Western sanctions are sending annual car sales in Russia crashing to below 1 million for the first ...

Northwest Ohio residents on alert after 40,000 minks released

CLEVELAND, Ohio: After vandals broke into a farm and released up to 40,000 minks from their cages this week, thousands ...

US approves new terminal at JFK Airport in New York

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York state Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ...

Jump in UK windfall profit tax on energy companies approved

LONDON: In a bid to raise tens of billions of pounds to fill a major shortfall in public finances, the ...

Cambodian prime minister leaves G20 after positive COVID test

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was forced to return home early this week from the G20 Summit ...

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