Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Japanese share market accelerates higher, gains more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan took off on Thursday with solid gains also being recorded in Hong Kong ...

CVS, Walgreens, Walmart begin selling home Covid tests this week

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island: The major American pharmacy chain CVS Health announced this week that it would offer three brands of ...

Innovative Thai floating solar project to see 144,000 panels installed

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand is on the brink of putting the finishing touches to one of the largest projects installed atop ...

Tech stocks lead Wall St comeback, Nasdaq rises 162 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks bounced back after two down days on Wednesday with all the major indices ...

Power industry says will slash carbon emissions by 80%

WASHINGTON D.C.: A group of 13 American power companies wrote to President Joe Biden this week urging him to enact ...

Asian share markets on edge over Covid-19 fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concern about surging coronavirus cases across the world put a cap on share trading in Asia ...

China sets 2021 goal of 11% of electricity by solar, wind

BEIJING, China: China will seek to increase its solar and wind power generation to some 11 percent of the country's ...

Auto manufacturing down 5% to 8% in China due to chip shortage

SHANGHAI, China: Auto industry executives remain anxious about the global shortage of semiconductors that is affecting production in the world's ...

Surging coronavirus hits Wall Street, world markets

NEW YORK, New York - There were sharp falls on stock markets across the globe on Tuesday as Covid-19 continued ...

Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...

In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...

GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...

Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...

IWIL India launches its first and largest Tech Incubation

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI/PRNewswire): Indian Women Institutional League India (IWIL India), is the leading advocate for incubating, accelerating ...

Marg Erp launches online accounting software 'Marg Books'

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI/PRNewswire): 'Innovation' is the fuel that keeps the modern world running. There is no sector ...

US weekly jobless claims decline further

The latest data raises expectations for another month of blockbuster job growth in April.It was the second straight week that ...

Prosus, Tencent invest $80 million in European online broker BUX

Prosus and Tencent are investing in European online-trading group BUX, giving the internet giants a greater foothold in the fast-growing ...

Sensex up 375 points, metals and financials outperform

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices showed resilience on Thursday despite a record single-day spike of over ...

European equities climb at open

European stock markets advanced at the start of trading on Thursday, as investors drew strength from rebounding shares in Asia ...

Hong Kong shares finish higher

Hong Kong stocks ended higher on Thursday after Wall Street recovered from a two-day slump.The Hang Seng Index was up ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes up over 2.3%

Tokyo shares opened higher following US rallies after a two-day retreat sparked partly by valuation fears.The Nikkei 225 index jumped ...

Asia markets rebound after Wall Street rally

Asia markets clawed back the week's losses on Thursday after Wall Street broke a two-day dip overnight that had been ...

Clicks earnings up as consumers turn towards vitamins and supplements

Pharmacy company Clicks said group turnover increased by 7.6% to R18.1 billion in its latest results, while retail health and ...

BOB Financial and Mastercard to launch world's first QR

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Mastercard and BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL) have come together to offer an easy, ...

Sudden strong demand in housing is structural: Parekh

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, a sudden surge in housing sales is the result of ...

Yes, working from home makes you more productive, study finds

The great work-from-home experiment occasioned by the pandemic has divided opinion in the corporate suite and sparked endless debates about ...

ADB, Nature Conservancy agree to joint action

Manila [The Philippines], Apr 22 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) on Thursday agreed to ...

SEC issues advisories vs new set of investment firms

DAVAO CITY- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued another set of advisories against several entities soliciting investments from ...

US Sees Major Differences with Iran in Nuclear Talks

PARIS - Serious differences persist between the United States and Iran over how they might resume compliance with the 2015 ...

Fullerton India launches Free Credit Score Service online

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 22 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Fullerton India Credit Company is a leading non-banking financial institution with branches all ...

Equity indicies dip as Covid worries sag investor sentiment

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday as a record single-day ...

US Olympian Slams Call for China Winter Games Boycott

Clare Egan is an American athlete who qualified for the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team. She competes in the biathalon, a ...

EOH to pay back over R40m earned from dodgy defence contracts - SIU

Tech firm EOH has agreed to pay back over R40 million it earned unduly from defence contracts.According to the SIU, ...

FirstRand cuts presence in India but won't exit

FirstRand has said it's scaling back its presence in India by converting its branch to a representative office, but won't ...

About 4 200 super rich have left SA since 2010, report finds

The Africa Wealth report is compiled by New World Wealth for AfrAsia Bank each year.The 2021 report shows that more ...

Morrison government quashes Victoria's belt and road deal with China

The Morrison government has cancelled the belt and road agreements Victoria has with China.In the first decisions under the government's ...

EU strikes deal on bloc's first climate law ahead of U.S.-initiated summit

© Provided by Xinhua "Our political commitment to becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is now also a legal ...

Satellite Images Show Military Buildup In Russia, Ukraine

Photos released on April 20 capture the massing of Russian military hardware on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and along the Russian-Ukrainian ...

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'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

EU voices concerns over Ireland's quarantine of EU visitors

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU has urged Ireland to ease the mandatory quarantine on many EU travelers entering the country. In ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

Germany to spend on climate goals in Developing Countries

Berlin [Germany], April 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Germany will increase its climate financing to developing countries by USD 4 billion by 2022, ...

UK extends support to Biden's emissions target commitment

London [UK], April 22 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that President Joe Biden's announcement to commit ...

Gitika, Chanu bag gold in Youth World Championships

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Indian boxers Gitika Narwal and Babyrojisana Chanu bagged gold at AIBA Youth Men's and ...

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