Fri, 18 Oct 2019

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 ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Monday, ending a run of 3 days of ...

U.S. central bank to spend billions on treasury bills

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month."These actions are purely ...

Factbox - British Reactions to New Brexit Deal

LONDON - The European Union and the British government have clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain's exit ...

Second edition of US-India IP dialogue, concludes in the capital

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The US Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and Industry body Federation ...

How to make your online shopping more environmentally friendly

Online shopping continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. In 2018, the market value of UK retail was Pound 381 ...

Datatec profit growth boosts share price

On Thursday, the IT group Datatec [JSE: DTC] posted an increase in profit and revenue for the six months to ...

Pell Grants are getting their due in the 2020 campaign

Just as it did in the 2016 election, college affordability has become a critical issue in the 2020 election.One key ...

Grattan on Friday: Storm clouds avoid the bush, darken over the economy

Government sources insist shock jock Alan Jones didn't drive Thursday's announcement of a cash payment to drought-striken farmers about to ...

Mboweni's revised economic blueprint almost ready

The economic policy document released by the National Treasury in August is being finalised after receiving input from various sectors, ...

Britain, EU Strike Brexit Deal Ahead of Summit

BRUSSELS - Britain and the European Union reached a last-ditch Brexit deal on Thursday, just hours before an EU summit ...

Sensex ends above 39,000 mark, Yes Bank jumps over 15 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended morning gains on Thursday with fresh optimism in auto and ...

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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 ...

Alan Walker announces India leg of aviation tour with Sunburn Arena

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): The 13th edition of Asia's largest music festival, Sunburn, will bring to India another ...

Indonesia Arrests 40 Militant Suspects Ahead of Inauguration

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Indonesia's elite anti-terrorism unit went on a busy 24-hour spree to root out suspected Islamic militants ahead ...

Berlin, Auckland and Moscow lead global mobility, study finds

New Delhi [India] Oct 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Berlin and Auckland are the world leaders in urban mobility, according to new ...

Expo showcases 'B.E.S.T' of Central Luzon

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Oct.17 (PIA) -- The seven provinces of Central Luzon pooled together their resources for an expo ...

Thomas would pick fit Woods '100 times out of 100'

Jeju - Justin Thomas said on Thursday a fit Tiger Woods should be on the US Presidents Cup team "100 ...

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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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