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Asian stocks rally across the board, Nikkei 225 surges 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets across the Asia Pacific region rallied on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 surged 353.86 ...

Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...

Proposed Vietnam bullet train would run north-south 960 miles

HANOI, Vietnam: The Vietnamese government is considering building a high-speed railway, with a possible cost of up to $58.7 billion, ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, Nasdaq Composite slides 26 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were decidedly mixed in the U.S. on Tuesday as investors struggled to make a ...

Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...

Fears of global recession keep Asian stocks on edge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China were flat to lower on Tuesday as investors weighed up the disappointing economic ...

UK Labor Party calls for limit on energy prices

LONDON, England: Reports from the UK's opposition Labour Party said its leader, KeirStarmer, will call for a freeze on energy ...

Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...

U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...

Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...

As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 325 points despite disappointing data out of China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Disappointing economic data released Monday has triggered a slackening of key interest rates by the Bank ...

Nepal-China relationship elevated to a "strategic partnership"

BEIJING, China - Following a meeting of the two countries foreign ministers, China and Nepal agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan ...

Details released on plan to charge $23 to drive into New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After a study released on Wednesday projected a 15 to 20 percent reduction in the ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Chinese aeroplanes remain grounded at Kathmandu airport

KATHMANDU, Nepal - While the Ministry of Finance has begun repaying interest on the loans for the planes, a batch ...

US gas prices below $4 per gallon after demand falls

WASHINGTON D.C.: Providing relief to drivers in the United States, the average retail gasoline price in the US fell below ...

Walmart looks to streaming entertainment for future revenues

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Walmart could sign a deal with Disney, Paramount, or Comcast, with the aim of breaking ...

Domino's pizza shuts down all stores across Italy

MILAN, Italy: Milano Today has reported that seven years after launching in the country, American pizza giant Domino's has now ...

U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...

Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. inflation top challenge for small businesses this year: The Guardian

© Provided by Xinhua Up to 91 percent of small businesses admitted that "rising prices are having either a 'substantial' ...

"Not buying any sports teams", clarifies Elon Musk after Manchester United purchase tweet

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Tesla Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elon Musk clarified on Wednesday that he is not ...

Israel says restores full diplomatic ties with Türkiye

© Provided by Xinhua JERUSALEM, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Israel and Türkiye have agreed to reinstate full diplomatic ties and ...

Concern is spending public money the right way: Supreme Court on election freebies

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it cannot prevent political parties from making ...

Apple diversifying away from China media

The US tech giant has been in talks with Vietnam to manufacture more items, according to Japan's Nikkei news agencyApple ...

Why Blame China for lending money to the needy

London [UK], August 17 (ANI): Whether the World Bank (WB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), or the United States of America, ...

Microsoft planning to release Windows 11's next big update in September

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft has revealed its plans to release the next big Windows 11 ...

Germany wants to retake Polish soil official

Berlin wants to subjugate Eastern Europe and regain lands it lost, the head of the Polish central bank claimedBerlin has ...

Apple diversifying production away from China media

The US tech giant has been in talks with Vietnam to manufacture more items, according to Japan's Nikkei news agencyApple ...

Tokyo Olympics official arrested in bribery case

Three others were apprehended in addition to Haruyuki TakahashiProsecutors in Japan have arrested former Tokyo 2020 Olympics board member Haruyuki ...

German energy provider faces huge losses amid gas crisis

Bailed-out Uniper blames shrinking gas flows from Russia for its disastrous financial performanceGerman electric utility Uniper suffered a €12.3 billion ...

Inflation risks persist but peak is behind us: Anand Rathi

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): The recent decline of global commodity prices, easing of some of the global supply-chain ...

Indian stocks open Wednesday's trade with marginal gains, bull run continues

New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Extending gains from the previous session, Indian stocks opened Wednesday's trade with marginal gains ...

US Fed issues guidance for banks considering crypto activities

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): The US Federal Reserve Board has provided additional information for banking organizations engaging or seeking ...

After twitter bid, Elon Musk now sets eye on Manchester United

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): After the failed Twitter bid that has left Tesla's chief executive officer (CEO) in an ...

Chinese tech helps Malaysia move toward low-carbon energy

© Provided by Xinhua "By combining energy technology with power technology and information technology, China has effectively promoted the development ...

Wall Street up broadly as big tech dips in cautious trade ahead of fed minutes release

New York [US], August 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Wall Street registered another broadly higher close on Tuesday even as Big Tech stocks ...

Inflation Reduction Act May Have Little Impact on Inflation

WASHINGTON - With inflation raging near its highest level in four decades, President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law ...

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Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

Winds collapse stage at Spanish festival, kills one, injures dozens

VALENCIA, Spain: Officials from Spanish emergency services reported that after high winds caused part of the main stage to collapse ...

UK Postal Union says strikes looming over pay dispute

LONDON, England: The UK's Communication Workers Union said Post Office workers would hold a one-day strike, coinciding with a walkout ...

With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...

US ends Covid restrictions, cites 95% have vaccines or immunity

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines last week, driven by ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

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