Sun, 18 Aug 2019

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

Euro slides, Asian equities flat Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - The euro tumbled on Asian markets on Friday, extending losses of recent days.The friendless euro dropped as ...

Fears for UAE economy as Consumer Price Index in Abu Dhabi retreats

ABU DHABI, UAE - The UAE economy, while technically still recording growth, has been flat for years.Property prices have crashed, ...

Dow Jones, S and P 500 gain, Nasdaq slips

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks recovered a little ground on Thursday after substantial falls a day earlier, while ...

Asian stocks mixed, Aussie market tumbles

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stock markets shattered on Thursday, extending losses on Wall Street and European exchanges overnight.Japanese stocks fell, ...

Atlanta federal court jury convicts broker of insider trading

ATLANTA, Georgia - A securities broker on Wednesday was convicted of insider trading by jurors in Atlanta federal court.New Jersey ...

Bhutan, India 'living definition of true friendship': Lotay Tshering

Semthoka [Bhutan], Aug 17 (ANI): Expressing gratitude for the support extended by India to Bhutan through a slew of initiatives ...

Zimbabwe has a plan to end 20-year standoff with creditors

Zimbabwe's government has said it's ready to settle with global lenders, sell assets and make the difficult spending decisions needed ...

Sources: US to Give Huawei More Time to Buy American-Made Parts

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese ...

Greenland cold-shoulders Trump's buyer's interest

Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is looking ...

Recession Fears Prompt Many to Rethink Global Economic Integration

Fears of a global recession mounted this week, as a host of factors combined to send investors retreating to the ...

Apple set for September showdown with EU over record tax bill

Apple's 13bn-euro (around R219bn at current rates) battle with the European Union reaches the bloc's courts next month in a ...

Trump Not First US President Who Wants Greenland

WHITE HOUSE - The government of Greenland is dismissing the idea that the island is for sale, following media reports ...

Microsoft is not working on streaming-only Xbox console: Phil Spencer

California [USA], Aug 16 (ANI): The gaming industry might be pushing for cloud-based solutions, but Xbox thinks otherwise. In an ...

Jooste: Steinhoff's R850m claim 'vague and embarrassing'

Steinhoff's former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste sees the retailer's claim for more than R850m against him as "vague and ...

ShareChat raises $100 million in series D funding

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Regional social media platform -- ShareChat -- said on Friday that it has raised ...

Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg resigns amid Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong, Aug 16 (ANI): Cathay Pacific's Chief Executive Officer Rupert Hogg resigned on Friday amid mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny ...

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Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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