Fri, 21 Feb 2020

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

Groupe ADP to hold 49% stake in GMR Airports Limited

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL) announced on Thursday it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement ...

Australia, we need to talk about who governs our city-states

In 1971, a Time magazine article, titled "Should New York City Be the 51st State?", observed:Of course, the United States ...

Local bourse erases earlier gains as risk aversion returns

The JSE erased earlier gains to close softer on Thursday as pressure mounted on European stocks. The local bourse had ...

Northeast to become 'Samasya Mukt' by 2024: Home Minister

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the vision of Prime Minister ...

Equities remain range-bound, Cipla falls by 2.4 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 0.37 per cent lower on Thursday as concerns over the ...

Amplats appoints Anglo American's Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO

Anglo American Platinum has announced Natascha Viljoen as its new CEO following the decision of Chris Griffith to step down.Viljoen, ...

Mind the gender gap: India's women's cricketers bat for higher pay

New Delhi - India's women cricketers could be forgiven for feeling a little jealous during the Twenty20 World Cup in ...

South Korea Reports First Coronavirus Death

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed its first death from the new coronavirus, local media reported Thursday, as the ...

Myntra accelerates digital transformation journey with Microsoft

New Delhi [India] Feb 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Myntra, India's leading destination for fashion and lifestyle, has partnered with Microsoft to ...

Increase your monthly savings with a Systematic Deposit Plan

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] Feb 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As someone earning a salary, you know the importance of savings. After all, ...

Debt-ridden DHFL posts Q3 net profit at Rs 934 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Debt-ridden mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) on Thursday reported a standalone ...

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Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

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