Thu, 13 May 2021

Huge sell-of U.S. stocks continues, Dow plunges 682 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks shattered on Wednesday, for the second day in a row as U.S. Labor ...

Free Covid shots at Empire State, Central Park for returning tourists

NEW YORK CITY, New York: To encourage the return of tourists, New York City will be offering Covid vaccines at ...

Cautious opening of UK approaches; restaurants, pubs to serve indoors

LONDON, England: The new easing of Covid restrictions will allow the British public to be served inside pubs and even ...

Stocks drop as Australia vows to keep borders closed to mid-2022

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued concern over inflation kept investors at bay in Japan and Australia on Wednesday, although sharemarkets ...

Spread of Covid halts Amazon's Prime Day sale in India

SEATTLE, Washington: Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has halted its Prime Day sale held yearly in India, according to its spokesperson on ...

Hiring disappoints officials as business unable to find workers

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job growth fell in April, likely hit by raw material and worker shortages, amid an economic boom ...

Wall Street recovers after early sell-off, greenback wounded

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were sold off sharply in the United States on Tuesday following falls across the ...

U.S. sales increase in March, inventories not as high as projected

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. wholesale inventories recorded a slightly lower-than-expected increase in March, as strong demand from consumers boosted sales, according ...

U.S. businesses finding it difficult to get workers following lockdown

WASHINGTON D.C. - Amid the heating up of the economy emerging from the coronavirus crisis and a bevy of lockdown ...

Major sell-off hits Asian stocks, Japan key index drops 910 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Sharemarkets across Asia fell, sharply on Tuesday, particularly in Japan where the benchmark Nikkei 225 plunged ...

After $1.4 billion loss, British Airways expects improvement in July

LONDON, England: IAG, parent company of British Airways, has expressed confidence that air traffic will increase beginning in July."We consider, ...

Asia is target market for Dassault's 'flying penthouse' jet

PARIS, France: Dassault Aviation launched Falcon 10X last week, a new long-range "flying penthouse."Viewed as its most powerful model, it ...

Major technology sell-off sees U.S. stocks tumble

NEW YORK, New York - It was a roller-coaster ride for U.S. investors on Monday as technology stocks got smashed. ...

Chicken processors complain of inability to find labor as prices jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: Chicken prices have soared sharply in the U.S. this year, fueled by supply shortages and a growing appetite ...

Federal court says IRS can pursue those using cryptocurrencies

WASHINGTON D.C.: To prevent the public from not reporting revenues tied to cryptocurrencies, a U.S. federal court has ruled that ...

Asian stocks mixed despite all-time high on ASX

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian stock exchange reached an all-time high on Monday, while stocks in Japan also rose.There ...

Commission calls on EU states to restrict travel from India

Brussels [Belgium], May 13 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday called on the EU Member States to take coordinated action ...

Jason Day won't play U.S. Open qualifier if not in field

Jason Day is grinding down to the wire to qualify for the U.S. Open, but he also sounds at peace ...

Amazon wins EU court appeal in Luxembourg tax case

Amazon scored a major legal victory on Wednesday when an EU court annulled an order from the bloc's antitrust authority.The ...

Brooks Koepka: I'm 'months ahead of schedule'

Brooks Koepka isn't ready to declare himself fully healed from his right knee injury, however he did say Wednesday that ...

Conor McGregor tops 2020 sporting rich list: Forbes

Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor was the sporting world's highest-paid athlete in 2020, raking in around $180 million with ...

European stocks steady on positive growth data

European stock markets steadied Wednesday after the previous session's slump thanks to upbeat regional growth data.The EU on Wednesday sharply ...

Lessons from 2011 disaster help Toyota ride out chip shortage

The global microchip shortage dragging on the auto industry has put barely a dent in production at Toyota, thanks to ...

US Consumer Prices Surged in April

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices jumped .8% in April, the fastest increase in inflation in more than a decade, the ...

'We decide our foreign policy', insists Bangladesh FM Momen

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 12 (ANI): Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday reacted sharply to comments from China's ambassador ...

Rajkant Patil: The guy with the 5 crores win

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Amid the CoronaVirus Pandemic, in times of despair, a ray of hope strikes ...

Retail inflation eases to 4.29 pc, IIP grows 22.4 pc

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Retail inflation measured by the consumer price index (CPI) eased to 4.29 per cent ...

JSPL reports net profit at Rs 3,426 crore for March quarter

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said on Wednesday its profit after tax moved ...

Cebuano News: DOT TPB may RT-PCR subsidy sa local tourists

KATUNGA NGA BAYARAN SA RT-PCR TEST. Si DOT Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, UP-PGH Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, TPB Chief Operating Officer ...

European stocks open steady after slump

European stock markets steadied at the open on Wednesday, a day after slumping in line with global equities on fears ...

Asian markets suffer further as inflation data looms

Fears about surging inflation continued to trouble Asian markets on Wednesday.A big miss on US jobs creation on Friday had ...

Lewis share price explodes as furniture group doubles profit

JSE-listed furniture and appliance retailer Lewis Group's share price rocketed by more than 17% on Wednesday morning after the group ...

Chinese economy facing slew of challenges: Premier Li

Beijing [China], May 12 (ANI): Chinese economy is facing a slew of challenges from job creation to government red tape ...

WeBuyCars may get new owner

Transaction Capital is in talks to buy a controlling share in WeBuyCars.It already owns a 49.9% stake in the business, ...

Trevor Cahill, Pirates try to take series against Reds

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a shot Wednesday at a series win against the visiting Cincinnati Reds, something that seemed pretty ...

DBP eyes LGU credit rating system

CALOOCAN CITY, May 12 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Department of ...

CEZA hosts webinar on blockchain, financial technology

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 12 (PIA) - - -The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) recently hosted a web seminar on ...

India's GDP to grow 7.5 pc in 2021, outlook fragile: UN

Washington DC [US], May 12 (ANI): The United Nations has raised India's growth forecast to 7.5 per cent for calendar ...

Bearish trends grip bourses, financial stocks suffer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded substantially lower during early hours on Wednesday in line with ...

Is Joe Biden Really 'Paying Americans Not to Work'

After the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the number of newly employed Americans had risen by only 266,000 ...

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2 Killed as Sudanese Protesters Mark 2nd Anniversary of Raid

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - The Sudanese army killed two protesters and wounded 16 others Tuesday night in Khartoum on the two-year ...

Moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Friday - MJC

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday night for the official sighting of the moon.Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie ...

Facebook is coming to Parliament, DA says

Facebook representatives will appear before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Digital Technologies on 25 May, the DA said in ...

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots

Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana's roads. Road injury is among the top 10 ...

Austria's Schwab puts US PGA pain behind him at British Masters

Matthias Schwab set the early pace in the British Masters with a six-under-par 66 in the first round at The ...

Virgin Active win a ?dangerous precedent? for British landlords

A UK judged ruled that Virgin Active in the country can wipe out the rent arrears on most of its ...

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