Thu, 13 May 2021

Israel-South Korea trade pact seeks to boost trade, investment

JERUSALEM, Israel: Israel and South Korea are preparing to enter a free trade agreement this week to eliminate customs duties, ...

U.S. TSA says 1.6 million travel thru airports in single day high

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 1.6 million passengers passed through U.S. airports on May 6, the largest number since March 2020.According to ...

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 ...

China shrinking labour force could shun economic growth

Beijing [China], May 13 (ANI): The Chinese economy is growing fast but its shrinking labour force "could place a cap ...

Israel Prepares Battle Plan for Gaza Incursion

Israel's military commanders have drafted a battle plan for an incursion into Gaza and planned to submit it to military ...

TVS Motor signals next phase of Norton Revitalisation

London [United Kingdom] May 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): TVS Motor Company (TVS), owner of The Norton Motorcycle Co. Ltd. (Norton), is announcing ...

European stocks slide at open

European stocks slid at the open Thursday after sharp losses in Asia and on Wall Street as worries that soaring ...

Hong Kong stocks finish sharply lower

Hong Kong stocks tumbled Thursday along with other global markets after a forecast-beating US inflation reading ramped up fears that ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes down nearly 2.5% after US rout

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index plunged nearly 2.5% on Thursday, extending a rout on Wall Street.The Nikkei 225 index fell 2.49% ...

Sorbet's income halved in tough year for Long4Life

Long4Life, Brian Joffe's holding company, reported that its earnings per share decreased by 26% to 31.9 cents for the year ...

Asian markets plunge as US inflation data fans rate hike fears

A forecast-busting surge in US inflation sent Asian markets tumbling on Thursday, tracking a rout on Wall Street.Investors fret that ...

Fitch projects quick rebound for Bhutan's economy

Singapore, May 13 (ANI): Fitch Solutions has revised its real GDP growth forecasts for Bhutan to minus 2.4 per cent ...

Prolonged US Inflation Remains Unlikely, Experts Say

Americans old enough to remember the United States' last experience with an extended bout of sharply rising inflation probably associate ...

Big-spending 'recovery budget' leaves universities out in the cold

The 2021 federal budget has largely ignored the plight of Australian universities. The forward estimates even point to an overall ...

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 ...

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Heineken South Africa's managing director set to retire soon

Heineken South Africa's managing director, Gerrit van Loo, is taking early retirement from the beermaker, almost three years after his ...

Policeman beaten to death in Eid clashes in Congo

A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups ...

On this day in 2003: WI recorded highest Test chase

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It was on this day, 18 years ago, when West Indies under the captaincy ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

Ivorian prime minister in hospital in France with severe fatigue

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi, 65, has been admitted to hospital in Paris, where he was being treated for ...

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