Sat, 16 Nov 2019

Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Outrage In Iran Over Hike In Gas Prices As Economic Woes Worsen

Iranians are blasting their government for rationing gas and greatly increasing its price, with many concerned that the move will ...

Not joining RCEP a mistake by India, says Chinese professor

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): India's decision of not joining Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was a mistake, a Chinese ...

Kaap Agri's shares rocket following trading update

Despite a slower recovery from the drought and a "stressed" consumer environment, agricultural retailer Kaap Agri expects headline earnings to ...

Lucky Star owners not so lucky as taxes eat into earnings

Fishing group Oceana's [JSE:OCE] headline earnings decreased by a whopping 25.1% due to a tax expense of R248m.The owner of ...

Bafana's flight to SA still on track despite SAA strike

Bafana Bafana are still on track to return home to South Africa following their 2-0 defeat against Ghana at the ...

Pennar Industries announces buyback of equity shares

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Engineering products and solutions company Pennar Industries on Friday said its board of directors ...

GMR's Q2 loss widens to Rs 457 crore despite higher revenue

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Ltd has reported a consolidated net loss for the second fiscal quarter ...

Whites still earning three times more than blacks in SA

Whites in South Africa earned three times more than blacks on average, two decades after the demise of apartheid, Statistics ...

Climate change: why Sweden's central bank dumped Australian bonds

What's happening?Suddenly, at the level of central banks, Australia is regarded as an investment risk.On Wednesday Martin Floden, the deputy ...

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Bolivian Journalists Targeted in Attacks, Censorship

Protests have roiled Bolivia for about three weeks, leading to the ouster of Evo Morales as president.Increasingly, journalists are becoming ...

SABC to screen Bafana v Sudan AFCON qualifier live

Cape Town - Football fanatics will be overjoyed at the news that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has confirmed ...

Former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle dies

Former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle has died.In a statement on Friday, the public broadcaster said it had "learnt with ...

Jonathan Rhys Meyers to attend opening ceremony of IFFI50

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): 'Bend It Like Beckham' star Jonathan Rhys Meyers is expected to attend the opening ...

How Zulu radio dramas subverted apartheid's grand design

In Johannesburg, during the Sophiatown era of the 1950s, gangsters would routinely order a writer or journalist like Can Themba ...

TV blackout for Ghana v Bafana AFCON qualifier?

Cape Town - The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier between Ghana and Bafana Bafana could still be televised ...

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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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