Sun, 29 May 2022

UK to OK Shell's North Sea gas project to provide 6.5% of nation's gas

LONDON, England: UK officials are expected to approve a request by Shell Oil to develop a North Sea gas field, ...

As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...

Hyundai recalls vehicles in US, Canada to replace seat belt part

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to seat-belt mechanisms that could explode and shoot out metal fragments in the event of a crash, ...

Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...

Asian stock markets join global rally, Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 177 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were stronger across the board on Friday, following a two-day surge on Wall ...

Turkish lira falls to 15.65 against U.S. dollar

ANKARA, Turkey: The Turkish lira dropped 1 percent in value for an eighth consecutive session to beyond 15.65 against the ...

Tesla says will assemble 2,600 cars per day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China: Tesla plans to restore production at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels by this ...

U.S. stock markets move further ahead, S&P 500 gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply for a second day Thursday, following a less hawkish outlook by ...

Average age of cars on US roads rises to 12.2 years

DETROIT, Michigan: As supplies of new cars and light trucks remain tight due to supply chain issues, U.S. consumers are ...

Online class business sees 26% jump in business

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The market for global online tutoring services is expected to grow from $21 million in ...

Stocks in Asia finish mainly lower despite overnight surge on Wall Street

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia fell on Thursday, with the exception of the Chinese mainland market where modest ...

Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

In bid to lower cost of steel, India imposes 50% tax on ore exports

NEW DEHLI, India: In a move expected to end the country's exports of the raw materials needed to manufacture steel, ...

Federal Reserve minutes spark late buying surge for U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - The release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's monetary meeting earlier this month surprisingly ...

US seeks stronger high tech ties to Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C.: A leading U.S. official has said that even if Taiwan is excluded from President Joe Biden's Asian economic ...

Finland seeks new suppliers as Russia stops deliveries of natural gas

MOSCOW, Russia: In the latest escalation of an energy payment dispute with Western nations, Russia's Gazprom has halted gas exports ...

Stocks in Asia trade sideways, Australian All Ordinaries adds 18 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a lukewarm day for stocks across Asia Wednesday with little movement in either direction.In ...

Apple reported to move manufacturing from China

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers ...

Deere manufacturing slows due to supply problems, shares fall

MOLINE, Illinois: After missing Wall Street revenue targets, Deere and Co. said it was having difficulty securing parts for its ...

U.S. stocks close mixed, Nasdaq slides 271 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks, bonds, and the dollar fell heavily on Tuesday as economic data revealed a ...

Vietnam fires head of stock exchange over corruption

HANOI, Vietnam: Vietnam's government announced that it has removed Le Hai Tra, general director of the Ho Chi Minh Stock ...

Major US tech firms slow hiring, reduce staffs due to market slowdown

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Tech firms have slowed or frozen hiring, and even accelerated layoffs, in response to the ...

McDonald's operator buys all 850 Russian branches as company departs

MOSCOW, Russia: McDonald's has announced that it will sell all its branches in Russia to one of its local licensees, ...

Asian stocks take a tumble as euro reaches for the stars

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The euro has jumped above 1.0700 in Asian trading Tuesday, but stocks have fallen sharply.The run ...

Netflix to pay Italy $59 million in back taxes

MILAN, Italy: Netflix and Italy have agreed to a $59 million settlement to to settle a four-year tax dispute, Milan ...

UK retail sales reported high amidst record inflation

LONDON, England: British consumers continued to shop as normal last month, despite the highest inflation rate in 40 years, with ...

Wall Street rockets higher, Dow Jones gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rocketed higher Monday, a rally ignited by a weakening of the U.S. dollar ...

Bill Gates lauds India's vaccination drive in meeting with Mansukh Mandaviya at Davos

By Shalini BhardwajDavos [Switzerland], May 29 (ANI): Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Saturday has appreciated India's vaccination drive in a ...

Poland wants more refugee money from EU

Brussels has offered only ?144.6 million to help Warsaw shoulder the costs of hosting 3 million Ukrainians, and the money ...

Union Minister Sonowal advocates for 'ecologically responsible' economic growth

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal advocated for ecologically responsible economic growth in the Southeast Asian ...

Pandemic Has Lingering Toll on Smaller National Spelling Bee

Dev Shah's dream of returning to the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a soccer stadium, of all places.On a ...

China: Ruling Party shies away from blaming Xi's Covid policy as economy falters

Beijing [China], May 28 (ANI): China's concern to achieve the ambitious goal of uprooting Covid lock, stock, and barrel before ...

RBI to adopt graded approach to introduction of digital currency

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 28 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) proposes to adopt a graded approach for the ...

NSE co-location: CBI Court dismisses default bail pleas of Chitra Ramkrishna, Anand Subramanian

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The Rouse Avenue Court on Saturday dismissed the default bail applications of Chitra Ramkrishna ...

War In Ukraine Causes Global Food Shortage

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has had economic repercussions around the world, and it's creating a food shortage. Russia and Ukraine ...

BRICS group expected to expand soon: China

Beijing [China], May 28 (ANI): For the first time, the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping is expected to begin an expansion ...

This bizarre dancing forest continues to baffle experts

In Western Russia, between the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland, there is a forest whose peculiar anomaly continues ...

Bangladesh FM AK Abdul Momen says Dhaka committed to elimination of radical elements

Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 28 (ANI): While addressing the NADI conference 2022 in Guwahati, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen ...

After 10 straight weekly fall, India's forex reserves rise by USD 4.23 billion

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 28 (ANI): Snapping 10 consecutive weeks of decline, India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by USD ...

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UK to investigate anti-competitive Google ad sales

LONDON, England: The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has launched its second investigation into the advertising sales practices of Google.According ...

UK to OK Shell's North Sea gas project to provide 6.5% of nation's gas

LONDON, England: UK officials are expected to approve a request by Shell Oil to develop a North Sea gas field, ...

As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...

Hyundai recalls vehicles in US, Canada to replace seat belt part

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to seat-belt mechanisms that could explode and shoot out metal fragments in the event of a crash, ...

Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...

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