Fri, 05 Mar 2021

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

Noting volatility caused by social media, SEC suspends 15 companies

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has suspended trading in the securities of 15 ...

Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

Slight growth in Irish manufacturing buoys business sector

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's manufacturing sector grew slightly for the second consecutive month in February, after a major decline at the ...

Japanese and Chinese markets targeted by sellers, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most of the major indices in Asia tumbled more than two percent on Thursday.The only bourse ...

Airbnb posts fourth quarter earnings of $859 million

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Airbnb hosts can see average earnings of up to $10,000 per year, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, ...

U.S. stocks lose ground as major tech stocks shatter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks lost ground on Wednesday as bond yields continued to spike. The technology sector ...

McKesson to have 4 vaccine distribution centers for one-shot vaccine

IRVING, Texas: McKesson Corp began distributing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States on Monday. McKesson is ...

Mail service says United defrauded it, fines airline $49.5 million

United Airlines will pay $49.5 million to settle criminal fraud charges and civil claims pertaining to fraudulent conduct in violation ...

Stocks in Hong Kong lead Asian bourses higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong and mainland China jumped sharply on Wednesday dragging up indices in Australia ...

2.4 million vaccines given Saturday for new U.S. record

WASHINGTON D.C.: As preparations are underway to begin shipping Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines this week, reports have been released ...

Macquarie profit outlook soars 10% on American storm woes

The winter storms that swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for millions ...

U.S. stocks weaken, Nasdaq loses 230 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday after a session which saw major indices moving in and out ...

Price to buy Victoria's Secret up from $1 to $4 billion in 1 year

NEW YORK, New York: As lingerie company Victoria's Secret prepares to look for a new owner, the price tag for ...

Despite losses, Cinemark looks to customers returning soon

PLANO, Texas: The head of the nation's third largest chain of cinemas sees an end to the business lockdown which ...

New York judge orders 90 restaurants to return to late closings

NEW YORK, New York: A state court has granted a temporary ruling allowing 90 New York bars and restaurants to ...

Asian stock markets accelerate higher, then reverse course

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia initially extended gains following an overnight rally in Europe and Wall Street."There's everything ...

Largest Chinese oil company, called government tool, faces delisting b

NEW YORK, New York: After delisting three of China's biggest telecommunications companies this year - China Mobile, China Telecom, and ...

Reporting India: A review by Ambassador A R Ghanashyam

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI):A superb storyteller, he has also explained beautifully in the book the metamorphosis of the ...

Hong Kong's key phrases removed from China's annual report

Hong Kong, March 5 (ANI): Less than a year after China imposed the draconian national security law to curb the ...

WHO to scrap interim report on probe into COVID-19 origins

Geneva [Switzerland], March 5 (ANI): A World Health Organization (WHO) team probing into the origins of coronavirus is planning to ...

US, Britain Suspend Tariffs in Bid to Settle Aircraft Row

LONDON/WASHINGTON - The United States on Thursday agreed to a four-month suspension of retaliatory tariffs imposed on British goods such ...

Old Mutual bets on data centre growth with Ghana deal

Old Mutual's private equity unit acquired a stake in a second data center in sub-Saharan Africa as it expands to ...

Vijayan claims Sitharaman attacking Kerala Govt using ED

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], March 4 (ANI): Alleging that the Model Code of Conduct was violated by Union Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Stocks slide as inflation fears take hold

Stock markets retreated Thursday, with the heaviest losses in Asia, as rising inflation fears offset optimism about the re-opening of ...

Wipro to acquire tech consultancy Capco for $1.45 billion

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], March 4 (ANI): IT software major Wipro Ltd said on Thursday it has signed an agreement to ...

India used Chahbahar Port for humanitarian food assistance

Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Thursday proposed the inclusion of Iran's Chabahar Port ...

Netflix creates 'Fast Laughs'

Washington [US], March 4 (ANI): Streaming service Netflix has launched a new mobile feature that will provide its subscribers the ...

Equity indices dip over 1 pc, metal stocks crack

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices fell by over 1 per cent on Thursday as concerns over ...

Sominot Mayor says BION is important for information

SOMINOT, Zamboanga del Sur, March 4 (PIA) - The establishment of a communication network is very important in every town ...

'Confident' China to Convene Rubber-Stamp Parliament

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - China is expected to tout its strong economic performance during the pandemic and unveil long-term goals ...

Complaint lodged in Delhi against unidentified persons

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has filed a police complaint in connection with a ...

Equity indices plunge on weak global cues, metal stocks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices fell sharply during early hours on Thursday as traders booked profit ...

DISH-DraftKings deal brings sports betting to TV

DraftKings and DISH Network announced an agreement Wednesday that will enable users to make bets directly from their televisions. Customers ...

ED violating 'Model Code of Conduct', accuses Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], March 4 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan accused Enforcement Directorate (ED) of summoning Kerala Infrastructure Investment ...

Boracay fire victims get aid from OP, Senator Go

KALIBO, Aklan, March 4 (PIA) -- Eight residents of Boracay Island, whose houses were razed by fire on November 25, ...

No violation of FEMA in KIIFB's Masala Bonds case: Thomas I

Kochi (Kerala) [India], March 4 (ANI): Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Wednesday said that there was no violation of ...

Bitcoin: this year I stand to make $200 million more than Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, recently announced his company had bought US$1.5 billion (almost A$2 billion) of Bitcoin. ...

Britain to Extend COVID-19 Emergency Aid by $91 Billion

British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced Wednesday the government is extending emergency economic aid by nearly $91 billion to boost ...

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Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

Noting volatility caused by social media, SEC suspends 15 companies

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has suspended trading in the securities of 15 ...

Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

Slight growth in Irish manufacturing buoys business sector

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's manufacturing sector grew slightly for the second consecutive month in February, after a major decline at the ...

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