Thu, 06 May 2021

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

Fast-food chains seek to maintain take-out while filling dining rooms

NEW YORK, New York: With take-out ordering remaining consumers' preferred choice for dining, fast-food chains, including McDonald's, Taco Bell and ...

Asian stocks get pounded, but Australian markets manage a gain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mostly on the defensive on Wednesday, although the Australian market managed ...

9.4% pay increase for GM chief brings salary to $23.7 million

DETROIT, MICHIGAN: The chief executive officer of General Motors, Mary Barra, received $23.7 million in compensation in 2020, an increase ...

Major sell-off in big techs sends Nasdaq tumbling

NEW YORK, New York - Leading U.S. technology stocks plummeted between 2 percent and four percent at varying times on ...

Residential housing construction in Canada booming

OTTAWA, Canada, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Canada's building permits rose 5.7 percent to 10.9 billion Canadian dollars in March 2021, ...

GM looks to Mexico to assemble EVs, auto union condemns plan

General Motors Company has announced it will channel US$1 billion into a Mexican manufacturing facility, a move that has been ...

Chinese pledge on intellectual protection still unfulfilled, says U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: China has yet to fulfill its obligations to ensure that intellectual property is robustly protected, as outlined under ...

Japan's economic status rattles investors, Nikkei 225 drops 241 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The tanking Japanese economy, and fears the first quarter's GDP may have sunk by 5 percent, ...

Chinese rail, air, hotels busy for post-pandemic May Day

BEIJING, China: Chinese tourists purchased 18.3 million railway tickets for trips during the first day of the country's five-day labor ...

Following Covid lockdown, retail sales in Japan jump 5.2% in March

TOKYO, Japan: In March, as demand revived, Japan's retail sales rose 5.2 percent year-on-year, the highest level in five months ...

Wall Street closes with industrials in front, techs lagging

NEW YORK, New York - Stock markets were sharply divided on Monday with the technology sector losing ground, while industrials ...

Pfizer to export U.S.-made vaccines to Mexico, other countries

NEW YORK, NEW York: Pfizer Inc's shipment of COVID-19 vaccines to Mexico this week includes doses made in its Kalamazoo, ...

UK officials seek reopening of air travel in May to offset losses

LONDON, ENGLAND: Heathrow International Airport reported a first quarter loss of $459 million on April 28. Further, airport officials said ...

Asian stock markets finish in the red, U.S. dollar has a mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Major falls were recorded on most stock markets across Asia on Monday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Saudis appear ready to sell one percent of Aramco to Chinese

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - As Saudi Arabia prepares to sell one percent of state oil firm Aramco, sources said major ...

Germany's Merkel Stresses Importance of US-European Relations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday stressed the importance of the transatlantic relationship, saying the United States will always be ...

Activision Blizzard announces $2.28B increase in Q1 revenue

Activision Blizzard on Wednesday reported revenues of $2.28 billion in the first quarter of 2021, an increaase of 27.2 percent ...

Waves of blackouts hit major cities in Ivory Coast

Consumers, unions and business leaders in Ivory Coast are sounding the alarm about waves of blackouts that are hitting major ...

3rd Coronavirus Wave Inevitable, Top Indian Science Adviser Says

A senior Indian government scientific adviser warned Wednesday that a third wave of coronavirus infections would sweep the country as ...

American Pharoah, Todd Pletcher among 2021 racing HOF class

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and seven-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher on Wednesday were announced as two of three ...

Todd Greenberg talks about IPL 2021 postponement

Sydney [Australia], May 5 (ANI): Todd Greenberg, the chief executive of the Australian Cricketers' Association has advised his players to ...

EU allocates 2.2 million euros to aid India amid COVID

Brussels [Belgium], May 5 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday announced that it will allocate an initial 2.2 million euros ...

As market volatilities increase, invest in a Bajaj Finance

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Monetary Policy Committee, constituted by the Reserve Bank of India and led by ...

Four ways to make sure your passwords are safe and easy to remember

For more than 15 years, there have been various predictions from tech leaders about the death of passwords. Bill Gates ...

Cabinet approves strategic disinvestment in IDBI Bank

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday ...

Michael Slater slams Scott Morrison

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Former Australia batsman Michael Slater on Wednesday once again slammed Prime Minister Scott Morrison ...

Sensex up 424 points as RBI unveils Covid relief measures

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI): Key equity indices traded in the green on Wednesday as RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das ...

SRF posts 96 pc hike in Q4 PAT to Rs 381 crore

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], May 5 (ANI): Industrial and specialty intermediates manufacturer SRF Ltd on Wednesday reported 96 per cent jump ...

Sharks launch ground-breaking Business Centre

In a ground-breaking move for a sporting franchise in South Africa, the Sharks have announced the launch of, which will ...

European stocks rebound at open

European stock markets rebounded at the open on Wednesday from a sharp drop the previous day on valuation concerns.Investors nevertheless ...

Coronavirus pandemic sinks global investment to 15-year low report

Data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) showed that foreign direct investment flows (FDI) worldwide plummeted to ...

Star India contributes Rs 50 crore to India's fight

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): With the second wave of the COVID-19 rampant in India, Star India has pledged ...

Azerbaijan faces revenue cuts as gas exports to Turkey halted

A contract for gas exports from Azerbaijan to Turkey has quietly expired, leaving Baku without the bulk of income from ...

Lower production hits DRDGold earnings in first quarter

A decrease in gold production and sales in the quarter to end of March negatively impacted DRDGold earnings, but the ...

BCCI looking to arrange charter flights for Aus contingent

Sydney [Australia], May 5 (ANI): With the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League postponed, Cricket Australia's interim Chief Executive ...

Second purchase of G-Secs worth Rs 35,000 crore on May 20

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday the second purchase ...

RBI unveils liquidity support measures to battle Covid wave

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday introduced on-tap liquidity of Rs 50,000 ...

Equity indices up as RBI unveils liquidity support measures

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI): Key equity indices traded in the green during early hours on Wednesday as RBI ...

RBI will deploy all resources for citizens: Das

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 5 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said that the central ...

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Wall Street has another historical day, but only in relation to Dow

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones hit a new record high on Wednesday while the Nasdaq Composite rebounded ...

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

Fast-food chains seek to maintain take-out while filling dining rooms

NEW YORK, New York: With take-out ordering remaining consumers' preferred choice for dining, fast-food chains, including McDonald's, Taco Bell and ...

Asian stocks get pounded, but Australian markets manage a gain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mostly on the defensive on Wednesday, although the Australian market managed ...

9.4% pay increase for GM chief brings salary to $23.7 million

DETROIT, MICHIGAN: The chief executive officer of General Motors, Mary Barra, received $23.7 million in compensation in 2020, an increase ...

Major sell-off in big techs sends Nasdaq tumbling

NEW YORK, New York - Leading U.S. technology stocks plummeted between 2 percent and four percent at varying times on ...

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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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