Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

60 representatives from across Australia to attend bushfires forum

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Bushfires and climate change will be the main topics at a national forum to ...

Report says credit card companies plan to lift commissions

NEW YORK, New York - Visa and Mastercard are planning to lift commissions on credit card transactions processed by U.S. ...

Where Ireland stands in relation to Brexit, McEntee

DUBLIN, Ireland - This week Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee briefed journalists on Ireland's position in ...

Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

S&P Global Ratings establishes Irish hub for Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - One of the major international credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings this week inaugurated their new European ...

U.S. stocks gain Friday, Dow Jones jumps 443 points

NEW YORK, New York - With a total 7.07 billion shares traded on Friday, U.S. stock  exchanges were light on ...

Amazon cancels proposal to build New York City headquarters

NEW YORK, New York - The Big Apple has lost out on its bid to host a new headquarters for ...

Airbus reports record profit despite lack of take-up of A380s

LONDON, UK - Airbus on Thursday made a shock announcement that it would cease deliveries of A380s as of 2021. ...

FERA case: SC to hear ED plea against T T V Dhinakaran

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear an appeal filed by the Enforcement ...

Magnet Networks launches award winning IoT solutions in India

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): An Irish company 's technology is enabling a new way of smart living and ...

Markets continue to slide, Sensex slips 190 points in early trading

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a flat note on Monday but slipped into the ...

VOA Latin America Interviews Colombia's Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in ...

Small businesses hard hit by load shedding

Eskom says the probability of load shedding is low for the next few days, but as GroundUp reports it has ...

Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Mortgage Lending

Mortgage originations hit 4-year low: NY Fed The Real Deal Mortgage originations fell last year, while new auto loans hit ...

A Look at Mortgage REIT ETFs Post Q4 Earnings - February 18, 2019

A Look at Mortgage REIT ETFs Post Q4 Earnings Zacks.com Let's take a look at how mortgage REIT ETFs performed ...

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Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...

Twitter CEO may participate in international 'fake news' hearing

Ottawa [Canada] Feb 19 (ANI): Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey could be participating in the International Grand Committee (IGC), which is ...

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Spain on last leg of 3-nation tour

Madrid [Spain] Feb 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who arrived in Madrid on Tuesday interacted with the Indian ...

Kremlin 'Very Closely Following' Detention Of U.S. Investor

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is following the situation involving the detention of a prominent American investment-fund ...

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