Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Hong Kong share markets tumble, Hang Seng drops more than 1,000 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - In Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index shedding more than ...

Domino's earnings for Q2 outpace analysts' expectations

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Domino's Pizza Inc reported higher-than-anticipated Q2 earnings and profits on July 22, as the addition of menu ...

Indexes show housing market losing strong demand from Covid period

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The home and real estate sector, which outperformed the broader market during the pandemic, even ...

U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...

Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...

Record-breaking day for U.S. stocks; Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 soar

NEW YORK, New York - There is no holding back U.S. stocks. Despite the Covid-19 Delta variant sweeping the country, ...

GM to temporarily close Chevy Silverado HD and Sierra HD plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Company announced this week that it would reduce the manufacturing of trucks at its North American ...

China releases first negative list for cross-border services trade

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has released a negative list for ...

Govt sensitive towards farmers, says Narendra Singh Tomar

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said the government has ...

Tata Motors Q1 net loss narrows to Rs 4,451 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 (ANI): Tata Motors said on Monday its consolidated net loss narrowed on sequential and year-on-year ...

Kotak Mahindra Bank Q1 PAT up 32 pc at Rs 1,642 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 (ANI): Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank on Monday reported 32 per cent jump in ...

Pakistan's fish export hit by Chinese ban

Karachi [Pakistan], July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's seafood exports has been hit by crisis after 'all-weather' ally China banned exports of ...

Sensex dips 123 points in volatile trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed marginally lower on Monday amid selling pressure in financial and ...

Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt on working in 'Jungle Cruise'

Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): Ahead of the release of 'Jungle Cruise', actors Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt shared their ...

Anglo Platinum pays record dividend as commodity prices skyrocket

Anglo American Platinum's "industry-leading returns" have seen the company ride out the Covid-19 wave.The company is sitting on a pile ...

Pandemic debt impact varies widely across A-Pac sovereigns

Hong Kong, July 26 (ANI): Pandemic-induced fiscal responses and economic contractions have led to a sharp rise in public debt ...

Jubilant Pharma's rating headroom healthy: Fitch

Singapore, July 26 (ANI): Jubilant Pharma Ltd (JPL) will continue to maintain good rating headroom as the impact of a ...

Equity indices at flat levels, financials dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were at flat levels during early hours on Monday amid selling ...

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Canada tops Costa Rica to reach semis

Junior Hoilett and Stephen Eustaquio netted goals and Canada defeated Costa Rica 2-0 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals Sunday ...

South Africa must offset relief funds, hasten reforms, IMF says

South African could receive as much as $4.3 billion in new reserves known as special drawing rights.Deviations from the National ...

VC firms are pouring billions of dollars into green tech

Green technology is quickly emerging as the hottest investment sector for venture capitalists, with private firms completing $7.7 billion in ...

US Shale Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel

The US oil and gas sector was torn apart during last year's COVID-19 fueled market mayhem, but it appears that ...

HBO Max slated to release 10 Warner Bros. titles

Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): After deciding to release its full slate of 2021 Warner Bros. films on HBO Max ...

Record profits and blockbuster dividends: Here come the miners

Each of the group of five majors which includes Glencore, Anglo American and Vale SA are expected to report their ...

R866m college dream deferred

NEWSA project to use R866 million for skills and infrastructure development, including the construction of a state-of-the-art technical and vocational ...

China orders Tencent to give up exclusive music licensing

Beijing [China], July 25 (ANI): China's market regulator has ordered Tencent Holdings Ltd. and its affiliated companies to relinquish exclusive ...

Thousands Join Budapest Pride March To Protest LGBT Law

Thousands of people joined the annual Budapest Pride march on July 24 in a show of support for the LGBT ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

Morrison's recession: Australia's worst since records have been kept

Recent data confirms Australia's economy is currently being managed more ineptly than at any time in the last sixty years, ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, July 26

ACCRA -- The government of Ghana has committed a seed funding of 25 million U.S. dollars for the local production ...

Market exchange rates in China -- July 26

BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, July 25

BRUSSELS -- Any policy tools introduced and adopted by the European Union (EU) institutions shall "ensure legal certainty for the ...

Roundup: Wall Street reaps weekly gains amid earnings, economic data

NEW YORK, July 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. equities advanced for the week as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings ...

Lebanon signs agreement to import 1 mln tons of Iraqi diesel

BEIRUT, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Caretaker Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar announced that Lebanon has signed an agreement on Saturday ...

Japan's factory output likely rebounded in June but retail sales soften- Poll

TOKYO: Japan's factory output likely rebounded in June from the prior month's drop, while retail sales growth was expected to ...

Asian markets extend global rally as earnings trump virus worries

Asian markets extend global rally as earnings trump virus worries Philstar.com ...

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Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

New York state confiscates firearms in 10th buyback event of year

NEW YORK, New York Hundreds of guns were turned over in Syracuse on Saturday by owners responding to a buyback.New ...

UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

CIA looks to Russia as probable cause of 'Havana Syndrome' attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: About 100 CIA officers and family members serving abroad have complained of ailments that include migraines and dizziness ...

All NYC public health workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Due to the upswing in the spread of the Covid Delta variant, New York City ...

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