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Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...

Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...

U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...

US Christmas trees jump in price due to drought, high gas prices

SANTA CLARITA, California: Amidst lower inventories this year, the price of farm-grown Christmas trees rose significantly.Brent Green, owner of a ...

New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...

Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

73 pc buyers prefer organised real estate service provider for property investment in Indore

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI/ThePRTree):Over 1700 people participated in the survey, answering ten questions based on the preference, budget, ...

US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The United States has doubled its unofficial military presence in Taiwan over the past year in what ...

Pakistan to allow use of Afghan trucks for transportation from Wagah border to Torkham

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday said that it will allow the use of Afghan trucks for transportation ...

Didi exits Wall Street under Beijing pressure

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi said on Friday it would ?immediately? start delisting from the New York Stock Exchange and turn ...

Kinara Capital appoints Ravindra Jadeja as brand ambassador on the occasion of its 10th anniversary

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Kinara Capital, an innovative fast-growing fintech serving India's MSMEs, today announced that it ...

New pollutants linked to altered ratio of baby boys to girls: Study

California [US], December 3 (ANI): According to a study, the changes in the human sex ratio at birth, defined as ...

India, Australia are natural economic partners, says Tony Abbott

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister's Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott on Friday said that India and ...

Why EU will never out-build China's Belt and Road

The European Union's bid to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiative is doomed to failure because Brussels is incapable ...

Benefit from high FD interest rates of up to 7.05 percent with Bajaj Finance Online FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bajaj Finance has increased the rate of interest offered onThe FD interest rate has ...

Tony Abbott terms India's decision to not join RCEP 'shrewd' move

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister's Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott on Friday termed India's decision to ...

China weaponised trade, difficult to see it as trusted partner: Tony Abbott

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Highlighting that India has a unique opportunity to stay ahead in terms of trade, ...

PM Modi to inaugurate thought leadership forum on FinTech, InFinity Forum, today

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate InFinity Forum, a thought leadership forum on FinTech, ...

New coalition in Germany outlines closer ties with India and expects China to play responsible role for peace, stability in neighbourhood

By Naveen KapoorBerlin [Germany], December 3 (ANI): Germany will continue to have a deep relationship with India, said the newly ...

Insolvency proceedings against Reliance Capital begin; RBI files application

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Reserve Bank on Thursday filed an application for the initiation of the Corporate ...

Can Europe Compete With China's Belt and Road Initiative

LONDON - The European Union this week launched a $340 billion 'Global Gateway' fund to boost global infrastructure, which analysts ...

Australia has to realize who's actually undermining it

As Joe Biden's administration accuses China of launching an economic war against Canberra, guess who is raking in vast profits ...

COP26 is over - here's how the UK can keep up momentum on climate action

The Glasgow climate pact is sealed and COP26 is fading into memory. The UK's presidency of the 26th UN climate ...

Microsoft's new Office UI now rolling out for everyone

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): American tech conglomerate Microsoft has started to roll out a new Office UI for its ...

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Ireland to follow EU's advice to impose S. African travel ban

DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

18 fliers from at-risk countries tested positive for COVID-19, samples sent genome sequencing: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Union Health Minister Manuskh Mandaviya said on Friday that RT-PCR tests have been done ...

Karnataka postpones all events in educational institutes till Jan 15

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI): Karnataka government postponed all events in educational institutes till January 15, 2022, informed state ...

Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha rope in their first African origin player

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) franchise UP Yoddha have roped in their first-ever player ...

WHO comments on lethality of Omicron

World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson Christian Lindmeier announced on Friday that the agency has ?not seen reports of Omicron-related deaths ...

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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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