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U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...

Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...

Record-breaking day for U.S. stocks; Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 soar

NEW YORK, New York - There is no holding back U.S. stocks. Despite the Covid-19 Delta variant sweeping the country, ...

GM to temporarily close Chevy Silverado HD and Sierra HD plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Company announced this week that it would reduce the manufacturing of trucks at its North American ...

Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Hong Kong's stock market takes a beating, Asian markets mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets ended the week mixed on Friday. The U.S. dollar forged ahead.At the close ...

Chipotle says increased menu pricing will only cover new beef charges

NEWPORT BEACH, California: U.S. restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill posted greater revenues for the current quarter on July 20, though ...

Rare earth magnets used in EVs raise concerns over Chinese monopoly

WASHINGTON D.C.: With U.S.-Sino relations becoming increasingly strained, automobile manufacturers in the western world are striving to lower their dependence ...

South Africa must offset relief funds, hasten reforms, IMF says

South African could receive as much as $4.3 billion in new reserves known as special drawing rights.Deviations from the National ...

VC firms are pouring billions of dollars into green tech

Green technology is quickly emerging as the hottest investment sector for venture capitalists, with private firms completing $7.7 billion in ...

US Shale Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel

The US oil and gas sector was torn apart during last year's COVID-19 fueled market mayhem, but it appears that ...

HBO Max slated to release 10 Warner Bros. titles

Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): After deciding to release its full slate of 2021 Warner Bros. films on HBO Max ...

Record profits and blockbuster dividends: Here come the miners

Each of the group of five majors which includes Glencore, Anglo American and Vale SA are expected to report their ...

R866m college dream deferred

NEWSA project to use R866 million for skills and infrastructure development, including the construction of a state-of-the-art technical and vocational ...

China orders Tencent to give up exclusive music licensing

Beijing [China], July 25 (ANI): China's market regulator has ordered Tencent Holdings Ltd. and its affiliated companies to relinquish exclusive ...

Thousands Join Budapest Pride March To Protest LGBT Law

Thousands of people joined the annual Budapest Pride march on July 24 in a show of support for the LGBT ...

DEURASIA AIF poised to raise 600 crores

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 24 (ANI/PNN): AIF is a privately pooled investment vehicle that collects money from private investors, and ...

Hong Kong remains fascinating place to businesses: CEO of CLP Holdings

Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-based power company CLP Holdings Richard Lancaster said Hong Kong's strength lies in its ability ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

Another big fight is brewing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which is a statutory limit on how much the government ...

New Zealand, China Clash Over Hacking Claims

SYDNEY - New Zealand's trade minister said Thursday he does not expect Chinese economic retaliation to increasing tensions over claims ...

Uber makes a $2.25 billion bet on the trucking business

Uber Technologies will acquire Transplace, a logistics company owned by TPG Capital, for $2.25 billion in the company's biggest bet ...

Morrison's recession: Australia's worst since records have been kept

Recent data confirms Australia's economy is currently being managed more ineptly than at any time in the last sixty years, ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, July 25

BRUSSELS -- Any policy tools introduced and adopted by the European Union (EU) institutions shall "ensure legal certainty for the ...

Roundup: Wall Street reaps weekly gains amid earnings, economic data

NEW YORK, July 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. equities advanced for the week as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings ...

Lebanon signs agreement to import 1 mln tons of Iraqi diesel

BEIRUT, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Caretaker Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar announced that Lebanon has signed an agreement on Saturday ...

China's 2021 box office total hits 30 bln yuan

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) -- China's 2021 box office revenue topped 30 billion yuan (about 4.64 billion U.S. dollars) as ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1030 GMT, July 24

NEW YORK -- The U.S. dollar moved higher in late trading on Friday as market participants digested latest economic data. ...

China's bond market issuances hit 4.9 trln yuan in June

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Bond issuances in China totaled 4.9 trillion yuan (about 757.93 billion U.S. dollars) in June, ...

Xinhua China news advisory -- July 24

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Following are news items about China to be covered or pursued by Xinhua on Saturday: ...

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2021 - MarketScreener

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2021 marketscreener.com ...

First Cash Financial Services (FCFS) Beats Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

First Cash Financial Services (FCFS) Beats Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Yahoo Finance ...

Rogers Communication (RCI) Misses Q2 Earnings Estimates - July 21, 2021

Rogers Communication (RCI) Misses Q2 Earnings Estimates Zacks.com ...

Evans Transportation Announces Record Earnings for New Minneapolis Office

Evans Transportation Announces Record Earnings for New Minneapolis Office Yahoo Finance ...

Community Trust Bancorp- Q2 Earnings Snapshot - AP -KPNS - Kentucky New Era

Community Trust Bancorp: Q2 Earnings Snapshot - AP -KPNS Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era ...

First Cash Financial Services- Q2 Earnings Snapshot

First Cash Financial Services: Q2 Earnings Snapshot Westport News ...

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NEW YORK CITY, New York: The home and real estate sector, which outperformed the broader market during the pandemic, even ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

Bears put RB/returner Tarik Cohen on PUP list

The Chicago Bears placed running back/return specialist Tarik Cohen on the physically unable to perform list on Sunday. Cohen sustained ...

Pelosi Names 2nd Republican to January 6 US Capitol Riot Probe

WASHINGTON - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Sunday named a second Republican, ...

White Sox expect Eloy Jimenez to return to lineup Monday

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa said Sunday that he expects outfielder Eloy Jimenez to rejoin the starting lineup ...

Three home runs power Cubs to 5-1 victory vs. D-Backs

David Bote homered in his first game in nearly two months, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo connected on back-to-back home ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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