Thu, 29 Jul 2021

After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...

Australia's Lynas sees high demand in minerals driving revenues

EAST PERTH, Western Australia: Lynas Rare Earths Limited reported its highest-ever quarterly revenues on July 26 due to demand for ...

Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged, Wall Street closes mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday despite a widening of the U.S. trade deficit, offset ...

Drone test delivers supplies to North Carolina Island

OCRACOKE, North Carolina: Drones were successful in delivering vital supplies to a remote North Carolina island during a test this ...

Asian stock markets sold off, Hong Kong the exception

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The beleaguered Hong Kong index, the Hang Seng finally corrected higher on Wednesday, after a relentless ...

Lagging behind other airports, Heathrow tells UK to reopen travel

LONDON, England: London's Heathrow Airport is not recovering passenger traffic as quickly as other airports in Europe and has urged ...

Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...

Air Canada remains in red, but sees brighter future for air travel

TORONTO, Canada: Air Canada is projecting increased domestic and U.S.-bound flight bookings by this winter as travel restrictions ease.At the ...

U.S. investors take profits pushing stock indices sharply lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were under pressure Tuesday, just a day after all the major indices hit ...

New York bank to buy People's United, fire 700 employees

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut: Over 700 staff members of People's United Bank will lose their jobs after being taken over by a ...

Decision expected on attendance of 100 people at Irish weddings

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Cabinet is scheduled to discuss a proposal that would increase attendance at weddings from 50 to 100 ...

Bloodbath in Hong Kong stocks continues, key index down 15% in 3 days

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Hong Kong stock market continued to unravel on Tuesday, notching up a third day of ...

Rejecting environmental claims, U.S. judge gives ok to lithium mining

RENO, Nevada: A U.S. federal judge has ruled against environmentalists and in favor of Lithium Americas Corp excavating at its ...

Predictions call for strong global insurance recovery

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The worldwide insurance industry is anticipating that it will recover more quickly and be stronger ...

Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit new record highs

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones, Standard and Poor's 500 and Nasdaq Composite all closed at record highs ...

World markets worry as Argentina cuts grain shipments by 25%

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: The lowest waters in 77 years is reducing the amount of grain being shipped from Argentina's most ...

Xinjiang's GDP rises 9.9 pct in H1

© Provided by Xinhua URUMQI, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ...

What are stablecoins? A blockchain expert explains

Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency linked to an asset like the U.S. dollar that doesn't change much in value.The ...

UNICEF Calls for World's Schools to Reopen

GENEVA - The UN children's fund is calling for an end to COVID-19 school closures which, it says, are harmful ...

Tejas Networks announces a strategic investment

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 29 (ANI/PRNewswire): Tejas Networks today announced that it has executed definitive agreements with Panatone Finvest Limited ...

Sensex gains 209 points as global mood calms

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed in the green zone on Thursday as global mood stabilised ...

Volkswagen lowers car deliveries outlook over chip woes

German carmaker Volkswagen posted strong first-half profits on Thursday but cut this year's forecast for car deliveries over a worsening ...

Manage working capital with an instant business loan

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI/BusinessWire India): After the second wave of Covid 19 many businesses are now ready to ...

J-K : Vaishno Devi yatra going smoothly, arrangements for devotees

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir), July 29 (ANI): Amid heavy rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir, the chief executive officer of Shri ...

From rubble to boomtown -- Tangshan 45 years after deadly quake

© Provided by Xinhua SHIJIAZHUANG, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Crowds of people visited the Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park on Wednesday ...

Jharkhand Congress says party intact

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], July 29 (ANI): With party legislators under scanner amid allegations of horse-trading, Jharkhand Congress president Rameshwar Oraon ...

Not time to hike US rate, will continue to buy bonds

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The time is not right yet to raise US interest rates as the Federal Reserve ...

Boeing reports Q2 results with 44 pct revenue increase

© Provided by Xinhua In commercial airplane programs, Boeing delivered 79 aircraft in the second quarter, an increase of 295 ...

Biden, Centrist Lawmakers Reach Infrastructure Deal

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden and a group of centrist Republican and Democratic senators said Wednesday they had reached ...

Biden Administration Launches Initiative to Build US-Africa Trade

NAIROBI - The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has kicked off the Prosper Africa Build Together initiative by requesting ...

Fed says US economy showing progress but not 'fully recovered'

The US economy is showing signs of progress in its recovery, but not enough to end the easy money policies ...

MoS External Affairs express satisfaction over BRICS Forum

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs Dr Rajkumar Ranjan on Wednesday ...

Military exemption on line for Koreans Sungjae Im, Si Woo Kim

Sungjae Im and Si Woo Kim made a significant sacrifice to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics, and perhaps no two ...

Embassy REIT announces first quarter FY2022 results

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Embassy Office Parks REIT (NSE: EMBASSY / BSE: 542602) ('Embassy REIT'), India's first ...

Capital markets to play big role in funding economic growth

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi said on Wednesday that a large part of the non-banking ...

Russian economy recovering faster than expected from pandemic IMF

Russia's first-quarter GDP growth shows the economy is recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic at a quicker pace than expected, according ...

"Chinese Doctors" climbs to 5th place on yearly box office chart

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- "Chinese Doctors," a cinematic portrayal of China's fight against COVID-19, moved ...

NSDC, Amity University Online collaborate to skill young

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI/PNN): National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Amity University Online today announced a strategic partnership ...

Now that Australia's inflation rate is 3.8%, is it time to worry?

Suddenly, Australia's annual inflation rate is 3.8%, having jumped from 1.1% for the twelve months to March.The June quarter jump ...

Ancient maritime hub retains charm for modern explorers

© Provided by Xinhua FUZHOU, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Amid the setting sun and gentle sea breeze, Heros Di Bartolomeo, ...

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Stocks in Asia record strong gains on China's relief for techs

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday after China said it will continue to ...

After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...

Australia's Lynas sees high demand in minerals driving revenues

EAST PERTH, Western Australia: Lynas Rare Earths Limited reported its highest-ever quarterly revenues on July 26 due to demand for ...

Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged, Wall Street closes mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday despite a widening of the U.S. trade deficit, offset ...

Drone test delivers supplies to North Carolina Island

OCRACOKE, North Carolina: Drones were successful in delivering vital supplies to a remote North Carolina island during a test this ...

Asian stock markets sold off, Hong Kong the exception

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The beleaguered Hong Kong index, the Hang Seng finally corrected higher on Wednesday, after a relentless ...

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