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Taiwan's TSMC considers building European, American chip production

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is weighing an investment of several billion dollars into a state-of-the-art chip manufacturing ...

Asian stocks advance as U.S. dollar gets crushed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets roared ahead on Tuesday, with the region seeing across-the-board gains.The moves came ...

Greek mainland, islands reopen to tourists following Covid shutdown

ATHENS, Greece: After being locked down during the Coronavirus pandemic, Greece has again opened its borders to tourism.Greece has also ...

Taiwan warns international money not safe in Hong Kong

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan said on May 15 that Hong Kong's freezing the assets of jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai was ...

Wall Street opens new week with moderate losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the defensive on Monday following the release of disappointing economic data.The ...

U.S. inspecting wire failure on Boeing 737 following Indonesian crash

WASHINGTON D.C.: Operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft have been ordered to check for possible wire failures, following an investigation ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Nikkei 225 drops 260 points, other Asian markets drift higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with major falls in Japan, and most moves upwards ...

Streaming Disney audience falls, disappointing Wall Street

BURBANK, California: Disney Company's streaming platform failed to register expected growth on May 13, eclipsing higher-than-anticipated gross earnings, witnessing a ...

With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

CHICAGO, Illinois: McDonald's Corporation announced on May 12 that it would increase the average hourly pay at its 660 corporate-owned ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Major winners paired in opening round of PGA Championship

Three current major title holders will be playing together for the first two rounds when the PGA Championship gets underway ...

The GFC provided the secret sauce we used to ward off the COVID recession

We got an awful lot right during the COVID crisis - an awful lot that we couldn't have got right ...

US stocks flat on strong retail earnings, weak housing data

Wall Street stocks were nearly flat in early trading Tuesday as strong earnings from Walmart and other retailers were offset ...

India's 2nd coal mine auction recieves tremendous response

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): The Central government on Tuesday said the second tranche of commercial coal mines' auction ...

Govt to tackle 'injustice' of excessive executive pay

South Africa is finalising legislative changes that aim at narrowing the earnings gap between company executives and the lowest-paid workers, ...

Chinese investment in Australian property market declines a

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): The escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing have dampened the Chinese interest in Australian property ...

Sensex zooms 613 points, reclaims 50K mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices maintained a bullish momentum on Tuesday and closed over 1 per ...

Dates confirmed for Cape Town's hosting of Rugby World Cup Sevens

The dates for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 have been announced.Cape Town Stadium will play host to 24 men's ...

European stocks rise at open after recent falls

European stock markets rose at the open on Tuesday following recent falls triggered by rising inflation fears.London's benchmark FTSE 100 ...

Pre-schools are key to bridge toddlers learning gap

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/Mediawire): Numerous scientific studies over the years have concluded that a child's first five years ...

Heineken makes move on Distell, owner of Hunter's, Savanna

Heineken, the world's second-largest brewer, has approached South African wine and spirits maker Distell Group. In a statement, the local ...

Advince LLP - a multi-disciplinary platform

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Introducing Advince, a one-stop platform for all financial, accounting, auditing, taxation, and advisory ...

EU temporarily suspends tariffs on US exports

Brussels [Belgium], May 18 (ANI): The European Union (EU) and the United States have announced the start of discussions to ...

Asia markets mostly rise but virus, inflation fears linger

Most markets rose in Asia on Tuesday as investors looked past rising virus infections in the region and bet on ...

Heineken wants to buy Distell, owner of Hunter's, Savanna

Heineken, the world's second-largest brewer, is interested in buying South African wine and spirits maker Distell Group.Distell owns brands like ...

Japan's economy slumps as Covid-19 hits consumption

Tokyo [Japan], May 18 (ANI): Japan's economy contracted in the first quarter of this year as a resurgence in Covid-19 ...

DTI-CamSur enjoins entreps to avail free-training seminar this May

NAGA CITY (PIA) -- Despite the rising COVID-19 cases in the province, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Camarines ...

IMF calls for major reforms to turn Zimbabwe's economy around

Zimbabwe needs a "broader reform and stabilization agenda" to sustain an almost yearlong effort by authorities to support the local ...

US Senate advances bill to provide funding for technology

Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): The United States Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would provide billions of dollars ...

Japan's FY 2020 GDP decreases 4.6 pct in real terms, sharpest on record

© Provided by Xinhua The figure logged the largest annual contraction on record in Japan since data began to be ...

China's approaching demographic crisis: report

Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): Even after postponing the results of the once-in-a-decade census for a month, the Chinese government ...

Schwartzel on the rise in world golf rankings

Charl Schwartzel climbed 48 places on the latest list of the Official World Golf Ranking after his share of third ...

Sam Burns continues march up Ryder Cup standings

Sam Burns fell short of backing up his maiden PGA Tour victory with a win at the ATT Byron Nelson, ...

Covid resurgence in India will delay earnings recovery

Singapore, May 17 (ANI): If coronavirus infections in India fail to decline to more manageable levels, lockdowns may be prolonged ...

US, EU may hold China to account on trade distorting policy

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): The United States and European Union (EU) on Monday said they can partner to hold ...

Tokyo stocks close down, giving up early gains

Tokyo stocks erased early gains and closed down on Monday as concern over fresh Covid-19 spikes in some Asian countries ...

European stocks rise at open

Europe's main stock markets climbed slightly at the open on Monday following a mixed showing across Asia, as traders assessed ...

No NEFT service for 14 hours on May 23: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): The National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) service will not be available for 14 hours ...

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U.S. stocks fail to make headway, major indices close lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, with the downward trend accelerating towards the close.In the end, ...

Taiwan's TSMC considers building European, American chip production

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is weighing an investment of several billion dollars into a state-of-the-art chip manufacturing ...

Asian stocks advance as U.S. dollar gets crushed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets roared ahead on Tuesday, with the region seeing across-the-board gains.The moves came ...

Greek mainland, islands reopen to tourists following Covid shutdown

ATHENS, Greece: After being locked down during the Coronavirus pandemic, Greece has again opened its borders to tourism.Greece has also ...

Taiwan warns international money not safe in Hong Kong

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan said on May 15 that Hong Kong's freezing the assets of jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai was ...

Wall Street opens new week with moderate losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the defensive on Monday following the release of disappointing economic data.The ...

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