Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Wall Street has jubilant finish, all indices gain ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has ...

Engine parts from 777 fall over Denver, bringing more woes for United

CHICAGO, Illinois - After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended ...

Irish schools expect to reopen in March

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government is considering easing the nationwide Covid lockdown before the planned nine-week deadline, as Taoiseach Micheal ...

Sharemarkets in Asia hit the skids, Hong Kong index down more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Sharemarkets in Asia were rocky on Wednesday following a violent sell-off on Wall Street a day ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

COVID-addled Spurs back home for Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs play at home for the first time in 18 days when they host the New Orleans ...

How reading aloud can be an act of seduction

Reading aloud is an activity that we associate with the cosy comfort of children's bedtime stories. Certainly, children's classics from ...

MTN to fight Syria's decision to put its business under supervision

MTN says it plans to appeal a decision by the Syrian authorities to place its business under judicial guardianship, in ...

Aged care, death and taxes after the royal commission

The Governor General was handed the report of the aged care royal commission on Friday. It will be made public ...

Speaker Velasco hopes for earlier COVID-19 vaccine rollout

BOAC, Marinduque, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- Marinduque Representative and Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco recently expressed high hopes the country's ...

Rand slips as the reality of SA's debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session.The local ...

Skeptical Moody's sees SA debt burden rising

Ratings agency Moody's noted that although government's deficit forecasts have been revised lower, the country can't avoid a rising debt ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

Kosovo Investigative Reporter Beaten in Midnight Attack

PRISTINA, KOSOVO - Kosovo journalist Visar Duriqi was returning to his apartment outside the capital, Pristina, just after midnight Thursday ...

Hong Kong launches mass COVID-19 vaccination drive

© Provided by Xinhua Hong Kong launched its mass COVID-19 vaccination drive, a week after the arrival of the first ...

Economy comes out of recession, GDP up 0.4 pc in Q3

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): India's GDP grew by 0.4 per cent in the October to December quarter (Q3 ...

Reasons to ladder deposits with a Bajaj Finance Online FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Increasing market volatilities and rising interest rates are an opportunity for investors to park ...

India's GDP up by 0.4 pc in Dec quarter

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Indian economy grew by 0.4 per cent in the October to December quarter (Q3 ...

Inflation target of 2 to 6 pc okay for next 5 years: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): The present inflation target of 2 to 6 per cent is appropriate for the ...

Sensex nosedives 1,939 points amid rising bond yields

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): A broad-based sell-off in equities and weak global cues amid rising bond yields played ...

PGDM Course at SKIPS aspires to fulfil Corporate Workforce

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI/Digpu): The 21st Century has seen a technological boom with the world literally shrinking into ...

BMW JOY Days: Bring home sheer driving pleasure with ease

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], February 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BMW India has launched its new brand campaign 'BMW JOY Days'. The campaign ...

Egis supports Civil Surgeon's Office to set up IT Center

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], February 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): We are in the midst of an unprecedented situation as the world and India ...

China-EU cooperation far greater than competition: commerce ministry

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce on Friday stressed that China and the ...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids posts Q4 revenue at Rs 1,044 crore

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 26 (ANI): Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India said on Friday its Q4 revenue inched closer ...

Aditya Birla introduces health insurance plan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd. (ABHICL), the Health Insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla ...

Govt took steps to expel non-transparent credit culture: PM

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): The country's financial and banking sector was weakened in the name of aggressive lending ...

Economic recovery in consolidation phase since Jan: ICRA

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): The pace of underlying growth in Indian economy remains subdued and does not foresee ...

Gov't encourages public to invest early

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- The public is encouraged to invest for a retirement fund at an earlier age ...

Equities crash as bond yields surge, private banks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): A strong bear grip on bourses led frontline indices to drop by nearly 3 ...

Equities tumble amid global selloff, private lenders hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 26 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices cracked by nearly 1.5 per cent during early hours on Friday ...

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Dutch authorities seize largest-ever heroin consignment

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 27 (ANI): The Dutch authorities have seized the biggest single consignment of 1.5 tonnes of heroin packed ...

Kazakhstan: New large oil field discovered in Caspian region

An oil-rich province in western Kazakhstan has unveiled what it claims might be its largest discovery of hydrocarbons in the ...

Protest, prison and politics: The making of an activist in Kazakhstan

When Maks Bokayev walked free earlier this month after nearly five years in prison, he headed straight to the main ...

Post-war report: Pashinyan misfired with insult of Russian missiles

Some intemperate remarks about Russian weaponry from Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan led the country to the precipice of a ...

Armenian Opposition Marches In Yerevan, Demands PM's Resignation

YEREVAN -- Thousands of opposition supporters have marched through Yerevan demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian as tensions ...

Early To Rise: Making Bread The Traditional Way At A Bishkek Bakery

BISHKEK -- People in Kyrgyzstan enjoy their daily bread with a reverence seldom seen elsewhere.Not only is this traditional staple ...

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