Fri, 16 Apr 2021

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...

Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...

Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

Wall Street divided, as greenback corrects

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow Jones losing ground, while the Standard ...

Jack Ma's Alibaba fined $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

SHANGHAI, China: Alibaba Group has been fined $2.75 billion by Chinese regulators for violating anti-monopoly rules and abusing its leading ...

Airbus increases deliveries as travel revives in US, China

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Airbus reported a surprise surge in deliveries in March and a slight increase in deliveries in the first ...

Ashok Leyland delivers LBPV to IAF

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 16 (ANI): Hinduja Group's flagship company Ashok Leyland has strengthened its armoured vehicle platform by ...

Currency frictions pose limited risk for Asian sovereigns

Hong Kong, April 16 (ANI): Fitch Ratings has said it expects the Biden administration to downplay tensions over exchange-rate policies ...

China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

The Chinese economy has shaken off the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, expanding at a record pace of 18.3% in ...

Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...

Europe to purchase Denmark's unwanted AstraZeneca

Copenhagen [Denmark], April 16 (ANI): Many European countries on Thursday expressed their interest in purchasing unwanted AstraZeneca vaccines from Denmark. ...

Ambassador Lays Out Japan's Summit Priorities

The following is the full text of an interview with Koji Tomita, the Japanese ambassador in Washington, conducted this week ...

China's economy expands 18.3 pct in Q1 from virus-induced low base

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- China's economy grew 18.3 percent year on year in the first ...

Security Issues to Top Biden-Suga Summit Agenda, Says Tokyo's Envoy

WASHINGTON - The need for a stronger U.S.-Japanese alliance and a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region will be top issues ...

US Renews Call for All Nations to Raise Climate Ambitions

WASHINGTON - The United States is renewing a call that all nations including the U.S. and China "must raise their ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

EU to unveil AI rules to fight Big Brother fears

The EU is set to unveil a proposal to regulate the sprawling field of artificial intelligence next week, with the ...

Kganyago sees room to keep rates low

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance to support the economy for as ...

As far as I'm concerned, Transnet has turned the corner - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Transnet has made a turnaround with its performance.He was at the Port of Durban on Thursday ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Drop to Lowest Level in Over a Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the Labor ...

Hong Kong cultural district director quits

Hong Kong, April 15 (ANI): Amid fresh attacks from a pro-Beijing camp, Alison Friedman, the artistic director of performing arts ...

Central Asia courts green energy investors

Central Asia's vast green energy potential is beginning to attract international suitors. With the know-how and the financing, next-door China ...

U.S. To Expel 10 Russian Intel Officers, Target Debt With Sanctions

U.S. media reports say sanctions looming against Russia in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking will include the expulsion ...

China continues to attract foreign investors with soaring Q1 FDI

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China remains a popular destination for overseas investors, with foreign direct ...

Motilal Oswal appoints Ashish Shanker as MD

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): Motilal Oswal Private Wealth Management (MOPWM) has announced the elevation of Ashish Shanker as ...

Tokyo stocks close higher with eyes on virus cases

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday in cautious trade as fears mount over rising coronavirus infections in Japan.Tokyo recorded ...

European stock markets climb at open

European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Thursday with the earnings season in full flow.London's benchmark FTSE ...

Hong Kong shares finish lower

Hong Kong and mainland stocks ended lower Thursday following a soft lead from Wall Street and on concerns about tight ...

Asian markets mixed as traders stuggle to build on rally

Markets were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors put the brakes on a recent rally.After hitting a series of ...

Stock markets mostly higher, oil drops

Stock markets mostly rose Thursday, supported by a strong start to the US earnings season.The dollar traded mixed against its ...

Wipro Q4 profit jumps 28 pc to Rs 2,972 crore

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 15 (ANI): IT software major Wipro on Thursday reported 27.8 per cent year-on-year jump in its ...

Equity indices end higher led by pharma, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices showed resilience amid resurgence in Covid-19 cases and closed half a ...

Vahdam FY21 revenue up 110 pc at Rs 159 crore

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Global direct-to-customer tea brand Vahdam India said that it has witnessed strong growth and ...

Servify acquires Germany-based WebToGo

Mumbai (Maharastra) [India] April 15 (ANI): Device after-sales management platform Servify has announced the acquisition of Germany-based WebToGo which provides ...

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Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...

Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...

Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

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