Thu, 29 Jul 2021

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 ...

For first time, documents list 5,000 properties owned by Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Rome: For the first time, the Vatican has released information on 5,000 properties it owns, as part of ...

Hong Kong share markets tumble, Hang Seng drops more than 1,000 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - In Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index shedding more than ...

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, ...

Biden Warns Cyberattacks Could Lead To 'Real Shooting War'

President Joe Biden warned that a major cyberattack on the United States could lead to an actual "shooting war," in ...

IMF revises India's growth projection to 9.5% for FY22

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday has scaled down India's growth to 9.5 per ...

IMF expects SA economy to grow 4% in 2021

The International Monetary Fund has upwardly revised South Africa's growth outlook for 2021 from 3.1% to 4%.This is off the ...

70 pct of EU adults get at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: von der Leyen

© Provided by Xinhua Seventy percent of adults in the European Union (EU) have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine ...

Bombay HC adjourns Raj Kundra's bail plea

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 27 (ANI): The Bombay High Court adjourned the hearing on Shetty'Shilpa s husband and businessman Raj ...

Iron ore prices hand Kumba shareholders healthy returns in first half

Kumba Iron Ore declared a total dividend of R23.4 billion, up from R6.3 billion in the first half of 2021.Stronger ...

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New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Tuesday, in a written reply ...

EU on track to fully vaccinate 70% of its population by end of summer

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it is on course to meet its target of vaccinating 70% of its ...

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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 ...

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