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Stocks in Asia little moved, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with a positive bias although moves in either direction ...

Levi reports online sales takes place of retail during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Denim manufacturer Levi Strauss reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter ended February 28 and raised its ...

U.S. stocks take a breather, profit-taking blamed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took a breather on Monday after last week's relentless rises which took the ...

Final vote shows 71% of Amazon voters oppose joining union

BESSEMER, Alabama: Amazon.com employees have voted against union representation at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The final count showed 71 ...

Hwy 1 at world famous Big Sur to reopen after landslide

BIG SUR, California: Following a two month closure of California's famed Highway 1 along scenic Big Sur, the roadway is ...

Asian stocks struggle in dismal start to week

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia opened the week in the red on Monday with all the major indices ...

After ruling to keep cruise industry shut, Florida sues U.S.

TAMPA, Florida: The state of Florida has filed suit to block a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ...

U.S. trace deficit saw 4.8% jump for record high in February

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the economic activity in the United States recovers faster than that of its rivals, the nation's trade ...

GM looks to have auto batteries that travel 480-580 miles per charge

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors is currently working on cutting the cost of electric vehicle batteries, as well as their reliance ...

Carnival Cruises undecided on mandatory vaccines for travelers

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, is refraining from picking sides on the question of making COVID-19 ...

Michigan plants to assemble GM electric vehicles in 2022

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors declared its intent to manufacture electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks in late 2022. The electric vehicles ...

China to see strong growth in foreign trade in rest of 2021: UK think tank

© Provided by Xinhua "We expect export momentum to remain robust in the second quarter (Q2)," said the report, adding ...

Muslims Mark Ramadan Amid Virus Surge and Renewed Curbs

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA - Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a ...

Turkmenistan: Down in the dumps

State statisticians in Turkmenistan may not be reliable or transparent, but they are consistent.At a cabinet meeting devoted to the ...

WBR Corp UK Limited's 45 under 45 India list unveiled

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): WBR Corp is a leading Brand Management and Consulting Company that specializes in ...

Equity indices rebound led by auto stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 1.3 per cent higher on Tuesday as the government fast-tracked ...

Tokyo shares rebound ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks bounced back Tuesday as investors bought on dips after falls in the previous session.Investors lifted the Nikkei beyond ...

European stocks ahead at open

Europe's major stock markets held firm at the open on Tuesday, in the wake of earlier gains in Asia.In initial ...

Asian markets mostly up ahead of US inflation, earnings

Markets mostly rose in Asia on Tuesday as investors gear up for a much-anticipated earnings season.Data out of China Tuesday ...

West Expands partnership with Venus Remedies

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 13 (ANI/NewsVoir):The NovaGuardreg;SA Pro safety system is a product with innovative safety features that help protect ...

Coforge to acquire 60 pc stake in SLK Global for Rs 918 cr

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], April 13 (ANI): IT solutions major Coforge has signed definitive agreements to acquire 60 per cent ...

2nd wave of Covid infections poses credit-negative threat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday the second wave of infections in India presents ...

Equity indices edge higher on mixed Asian cues

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ticked up marginally during early hours on Tuesday tracking similar trends ...

J-K: Devotees offer prayers at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine

Reasi (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 13 (ANI): Decked up with attractive and colourful lights, Mata Vaishno Devi temple in ...

Resistance to raising the minimum wage reflects obsolete economic thinking

Fewer than 2% of Australian employees work for the minimum wage (now $19.84 an hour). But the federal Fair Work ...

Expert: Hideki Matsuyama's win could be worth $600M in endorsements

Hideki Matsuyama's historic victory at the Masters on Sunday could be worth $20 million per year in endorsements, a sports ...

How Microsoft's $20 billion AI deal will shake up how we work

Microsoft said on Monday that had agreed to buy voice recognition and AI specialist Nuance Communications for about $56 a ...

Microsoft in discussions to buy Nuance Communications - report

Technology giant Microsoft is in advanced discussions to buy the US group Nuance Communications, which specialises in artificial intelligence, for ...

US stocks dip ahead of earnings, data deluge

Wall Street stocks pulled back from records early Monday at the start of a heavy week of economic data and ...

Biden Lobbying Bipartisan Lawmakers for Infrastructure Spending

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden is meeting Monday with a bipartisan group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers to push ...

EU pushes AstraZeneca for answers on undelivered Covid-19 jabs

The European Commission has said it is still waiting for AstraZeneca to respond to a letter sent to the company ...

MTN Group values mobile money arm at R75 billion, considers listing

MTN Group is valuing its mobile-money arm at R75 billion, joining African wireless carriers planning to list these businesses in ...

Covid-19 loan guarantee scheme extended by 3 months

The Covid-19 loan guarantee will be extended by another three months, allowing drawdowns to continue until 11 July 2021.There has ...

FINVASIA launches SMART

Mohali (Punjab) [India], April 12 (ANI/Business Wire India): Finvasia today announced the launch of its Mutual Fund Analysis and Trading ...

Fed Chair warns cyberattacks pose biggest threat to US economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that the biggest risk to the US economy is the threat of cyberattacks, ...

Former banker Lasso wins Ecuador presidency

With 93% of votes counted, former banker Guillermo Lasso held a lead of almost five percentage points over his opponent ...

Sensex crashes by 1,708 points as virus infections surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices plummeted by 3.5 per cent on Monday as the country recorded ...

Enlivening coffee culture, promoting local coffee

DAVAO CITY- It's early Sunday morning and a group of bikers had slowed down upon reaching a pop-up shop along ...

Honeywell wins Golden Peacock Award for CSR work

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 12 (ANI): Honeywell Automation India Ltd (HAIL) has been named winner of the Golden Peacock Award ...

Tokyo stocks close down ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks erased early gains and closed lower on Monday in sluggish trade.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.77% to ...

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Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...

French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

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