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In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...

GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...

Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...

After Brexit, Ireland-Northern Ireland trade jumps in value

DUBLIN, Ireland: Cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland has greatly increased, in some cases doubling since the start of ...

Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday, U.S. dollar steadies

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia had an interesting start to the week with shares in Japan and Australia ...

May 3 bullfight in Spain to raise funds for jobless bullfighters

MADRID, Spain: The first bullfight in over one year is to be held in Spain on May 3 to raise ...

Serious housing shortage seen as new housing starts surge

WASHINGTON D.C.: Construction of new homes in the United States reached 1.74 million in March, which was a 19 percent ...

Jobless claims fall as economists see U.S. rebounding

NEW YORK, New York: Buoyed by the pandemic relief package and increased U.S. COVID-19 vaccinations, retail sales rebounded 9.8 percent ...

Japanese, foreign bids expected for Toshiba purchase

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese media reports indicate that numerous groups, both foreign and domestic, are bidding to purchase Toshiba Corp. Among ...

Macron says Notre Dame will partially reopen in 2024

PARIS, France: French President Emmanuel Macron visited the site of the fire that devastated Notre Dame cathedral two years ago. ...

Oil remains high due to projections of increased demand

NEW YORK, New York: Oil prices fell this week, but held their month-long highs after futures saw a jump amid ...

Austria To Send 651,000 Vaccine Doses From EU To Balkans

European Union member Austria said on April 20 that it plans to send 651,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine ...

UEFA, Super League locked in 'phoney war'

The declaration of a private Super League has hurled UEFA and the 12 rebel football clubs into a complex legal ...

Weak start to 2021, with uneven recoveries across sectors

Economic activity got off to a weak start this year, data from the South African Reserve Bank shows.The Reserve Bank ...

Wall Street continues sell-off at open, Dow -0.4%

US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as traders continued to cash out of the recent rally and worry that the ...

Stock retreat as Covid fears advance

Stock markets slid Tuesday, with Wall Street continuing to retreat from record highs and Japan fearing a renewed Covid-19 surge.Japan's ...

IBM turnover picks up thanks to cloud silver lining

US computer giant IBM soothed market jitters Monday with better-than-expected results and a slight uptick in turnover after four quarters ...

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Prada push blockchain to curb fake goods

LVMH, Richemont's Cartier and Prada SpA are joining forces to offer a blockchain solution to their customers seeking an extra ...

Chinese military likey behind cyberattacks in Japan: Report

Tokyo [Japan], April 20 (ANI): The Chinese military has been suspected of ordering hackers to attack hundreds of targets in ...

The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

Renewable energy's rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system.So far 17 states plus Washington, ...

Microsoft's new update for Xbox will improve game downloads

Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): American multinational technology company Microsoft, on Tuesday rolled out a new Xbox April dashboard update ...

European stocks fall at open

European stock markets mostly fell at the start of trading on Tuesday following declines on Wall Street and Asia overnight.London's ...

Hong Kong stocks close slightly higher

Hong Kong stocks finished slightly higher Tuesday after Wall Street equities pulled back from record levels overnight.The Hang Seng Index ...

Asian markets fall after overnight Wall Street retreat

Tokyo led a sell-off in Asian markets on Tuesday after Wall Street pulled back from record levels in overnight trade.Japan's ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes down nearly 2%

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index closed down nearly two percent Tuesday, weighed down by falls on Wall Street.The Nikkei 225 index ...

China plans to approve first foreign COVID-19 vaccine: media

© Provided by Xinhua NEW YORK, April 20 (Xinhua) -- China is planning to approve its first foreign COVID-19 vaccine ...

Boeing 737 MAX could face bigger fault than initially thought

The potential electrical problem that prompted airlines to remove some 737 MAX planes from service has been found in more ...

Walter Mondale, Carter's Vice President, Dies at Age 93

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential elections after ...

Equity indices gain 0.6 pc, Bajaj twins top gainer

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Tuesday as the government's decision ...

Canadian government allots USD 80.93 billion budget

Ottawa [Canada], April 20 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian government has allotted USD 80.93 billion (C$101.4 billion) over the next three years ...

Revealed: true cost of Britain's addiction to factory-farmed chicken

The first time I encountered an intensive "chicken shed" up close I was taken aback by just how massive it ...

Juventus, Manchester United shares jump on Super League plans

Shares in Juventus and Manchester United jumped on Monday after the clubs announced a breakaway European Super League with another ...

RBI constitutes Committee on functioning of ARCs

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday constituted a six-membered committee on the functioning ...

Weaker dollar pushes gold price to 7-week high

The price of gold reached a seven-week peak on Monday as a softer dollar and lower US Treasury yields lifted ...

Trans Neuron's revolutionizes higher education

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): In recent years, there has been an increase in the rate of unemployment due ...

Microsoft Edge getting new performance mode to improve usag

Washington [US], April 19 (ANI): American multinational technology company Microsoft has been testing out a new performance mode for its ...

ACC Q1 profit up 74 pc at Rs 563 crore on surging demand

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 19 (ANI): Cement manufacturer ACC Ltd said on Monday its profit after tax rose by 74 ...

Delhi Airport seeks financial help from Center

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi ...

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Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...

In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...

GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...

Fewer than 200,000 businesses failed during lockdown, says Fed

WASHINGTON D.C.: Federal Reserve research indicates that fewer than 200,000 businesses in the United States may have failed during the ...

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