Sat, 19 Oct 2019

Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

Ambuja Cements reports 31 pc jump in Q2 profit at Rs 235 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Ambuja Cements Ltd, a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, on Friday reported 31 ...

China stocks drop most in month as weak economic growth sinks in

Chinese stocks dropped the most in a month on Friday after worsening economic data dimmed the outlook for corporate earnings.The ...

Despite load shedding, rand continues to firm

When the latest round of load shedding was announced by Eskom on Wednesday, the rand immediately fell to over R15/$. ...

Sensex ends 246 points higher, Yes Bank climbs by 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended morning gains on Friday and ended with gains of 0.6 ...

Indiabulls Housing Finance offers to pre-pay NCDs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Indiabulls Housing Finance has offered pre-mature redemption of all non-convertible debentures (NCDs) maturing in ...

EU Summit Turns Focus To Climate, Budget Issues On Final Day

European Union leaders are meeting again on October 18 in Brussels to discuss the bloc's budget and climate change.The bloc's ...

South Africans aren?t only ones in dark as Eskom rescue awaited

RELATED ARTICLES Load shedding downgraded to stage 1 as problem units recover ANC to DA: Back off and let government ...

Pound drops as Johnson faces battle to pass Brexit bill

Sterling fell on Friday as investors fret over Boris Johnson's chances of pushing his Brexit deal through parliament, while Asian ...

China's Quarterly Economic Growth Slows to 26-Year Low

BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid a tariff war with Washington, ...

China's quarterly economic growth slows to record low of six per cent

Beijing [China], Oct 18 (ANI): Amid a trade war with the United States, China's economic growth dropped to a 27-year ...

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Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

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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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