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Asia takes cue from Wall Street, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a red letter day on Thursday on Asian stock markets with all the major ...

Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

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 ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Laura Wolvaardt reaches career-best ranking following ODI clean sweep

Proteas opening batter Laura Wolvaardt moved up in the latest ICC Test rankings after their 3-0 series win against Pakistan.Wolvaardt ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Pacts and protests lack the power for change

William Gumede's erudite and persuasive call for social compacts between government, business and civil society is appealing, but it is ...

Lufthansa and SWISS in commercial deal with Airlink

Lufthansa and SWISS, both part of the Lufthansa Group, announced an interline agreement with privately owned South African airline Airlink ...

New Transnet headquarters honours SS Mendi

The eMendi Building, new headquarters of the Transnet National Ports Authority, is named after the SS Mendi.More than 600 South ...

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Ireland's Keywords Studios acquires Canada's Snowed In

DUBLIN, Ireland - Following its successful acquisition of Hollywood-based Blindlight, Irish video-gaming company Keywords Studios has now announced its latest accomplishment. Keywords r ...

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