Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

Wall Street finishes with modest losses, U.S. dollar slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were out of favour on Tuesday with the main indices drifting lower.At the ...

Indian farmers protesting new laws clash with Delhi police

NEW DELHI, India - After clashes between protestors and police in several parts of Delhi, farmers on Tuesday, the Samyukta ...

Nikkei 225 loses 276 points, Aussie stock market shut for national day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia lost ground on Tuesday.The Australian market missed the damage as markets were closed ...

United States Senate overwhelmingly approves Yellen as treasury chief

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26 (ANI) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the ...

U.S. stocks have choppy day, Nasdaq records solid gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street got the wobbles on Monday after a sell-off in Europe and the UK. ...

Harry Potter could be headed for small screen debut

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Potterheads have a reason to rejoice as a new 'Harry Potter' television series is currently ...

Positive start to week for stock markets in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks hit the floor running on Monday in a positive start to the new week.Futures trading ...

Amartya Sen, Anand Mahindra to address 'Kerala Looks Ahead'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 27 (ANI): Industry leaders Ratan Tata, Anand Mahindra and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen are among an ...

Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down ...

CU signs MoUs with 306 foreign varsities

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Surging ahead with its commitment to impart quality higher education of international standards, Chandigarh ...

Apple makes best quarter earnings in India

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The American multinational technology company Apple on Wednesday (local time) reported that it has ...

Naspers mulls how to ease dominance of JSE

The global e-commerce operator makes up almost a fifth of the bourse.Naspers spun off most of its assets into Amsterdam-listed ...

Budget FY22 to provide clear roadmap for economic growth

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The Union Budget for 2021-22 due to be presented on February 1 is expected ...

HUL posts 19 pc jump in Q3 net profit at Rs 1,921 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Fast-moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Wednesday reported 19 per cent ...

Life Healthcare's revenue jumps 6% following surge in patient numbers

Patients returning to hospitals for elective surgeries and an increase in Covid-19 admissions have resulted in a 6% revenue climb ...

Zama Ndlovu | On vaccines and gimmicks parading as information

It must take an incredible amount of self-belief for a newspaperman to cold-call a contact at a pharmaceuticals company and ...

Tokyo shares end higher ahead of earnings season

Tokyo stocks ended higher Wednesday.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.31% to 28,635.21, while the broader Topix index advanced 0.65%.The ...

DTI's 607 beneficiaries in Cam Norte receive livelihood assistance

DAET, Camarines Norte, Jan. 27 (PIA) - A total of 607 beneficiaries received livelihood assistance from the Department of Trade ...

Uniphore appoints industry veterans to board of directors

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]/Palo Alto (California) [USA], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Uniphore, an early leader in Conversational Service Automation (CSA), ...

Commerce secy nominee promises aggressive stance on China

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump's aggressive stance on China is set to continue as President ...

TCS clocks highest brand value growth in IT services

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has consolidated its position among the top three most valuable ...

Biden's Commerce Pick, Raimondo, Voices Tough Line on China

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's pick to oversee the Commerce Department took a tough line on China in her confirmation ...

Experts say India is rebounding to achieve USD 5 T economy

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): With International Monetary Fund (IMF) projecting that India will reclaim the status of world's ...

NBFI regulatory changes to strengthen sector stability

Singapore, January 27 (ANI): The proposed changes to regulatory framework for non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) unveiled in the Reserve Bank ...

India to reclaim status of world's fastest-growing economy

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): India will reclaim the status of world's fastest-growing economy and will be the only ...

Washington: Pro Khalistan group gather in support of farmer

By Reena BhardwajWashington DC [US], January 27 (ANI): Calling it an opportunity to fight for Indian farmers, members of Khalistani ...

European Leaders See Promise on Digital Tax

PARIS - The U.S. Senate's confirmation of U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has raised hope on the other side of ...

COVID concerns hover over Celtics-Spurs game

The specter of COVID-19 cancellation will hang over the ATT Center on Wednesday night when the Boston Celtics make their ...

EU Leader Urges US to Join Digital 'Rule Book'

The European Union (EU) Tuesday called upon the United States to join the alliance in creating a common rule book ...

Annual Adivasi Mela in Bhubaneswar commences today

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 26 (ANI): The 15-day annual tribal fair or 'Adivasi Mela' commenced on Tuesday at Bhubaneswar's Adivasi ...

Golf Glance: Farmers Insurance Open offers U.S. Open preview

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Janet Yellen is First Woman to Lead US Treasury Department

The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making ...

Tokyo stocks close higher with eyes on earnings

Tokyo stocks ended higher Monday after a mixed close on Wall Street last week, as investors shifted their focus to ...

SA stocks rally to record as Tencent surge boosts Naspers

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index jumped 2.1% as of 10:07 in Johannesburg, setting a fresh intraday record, as Naspers [JSE:NPN] ...

Tokyo stocks close lower ahead of earnings

Tokyo stocks closed lower Tuesday on concerns over fresh lockdowns in Europe and the prospects for US stimulus.Investors were also ...

European stocks steady at open

European stock markets steadied at the start of trading on Tuesday after sliding the previous session in response to increasing ...

Asian markets sink on concerns over US stimulus

Asian markets sank on Tuesday following the previous day's healthy run-up.Asian traders were in a selling mood Tuesday, with Hong ...

DILG lauds Senate for setting public hearings on economic amendments

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA) -- The Senate's first public hearing on the proposed lifting of the protectionist provisions of ...

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President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

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Whenever there's an analysis or discussion about how much people know about the Holocaust, the focus is often on what ...

Blackhawks want quick revenge on host Predators

The Chicago Blackhawks expect a much better effort, and outcome, when they face the Predators in Nashville for the second ...

Boseman nominated for posthumous Independent Spirit Award

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Late 'Black Panther' actor Chadwick Boseman has been nominated for a posthumous 2021 Independent Spirit ...

Roman Josi's OT goal pulls Predators past Blackhawks

Captain Roman Josi scored 1:57 into overtime to lift the host Nashville Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago ...

Longtime NBA reporter Sekou Smith reportedly dies of COVID-19

Tributes poured in for Sekou Smith on Tuesday night after the longtime NBA media member reportedly died of COVID-19 complications. ...

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