Fri, 13 Dec 2019

Wall Street celebrates as indices hit new all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit record highs on Thursday as reports circulated that the U.S. and China ...

China Says it is Committed to Resolving Issues in Trade Deal With US

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry, when asked about the trade deal with the United States, said it is committed to ...

UK Conservatives Secure Historic Parliamentary Majority

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament - a ...

US, China Near Deal That Would Suspend Planned Tariffs

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that ...

Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the ...

Mkhwebane: Lowlight of the year was ConCourt personal costs order

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive ...

European Central Bank Chief Sees Slowdown Bottoming Out

FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Central banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy ...

Brazil's benchmark interest down to 4.5% a year

For the fourth consecutive time, the Brazilian Central Bank lowered the economy's benchmark interest rate. Its committee unanimously decided to ...

Sensex, Nifty close on positive note led by metals and banks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices mirrored global sentiment and extended gains after making a positive start ...

Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94

George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94.The UPC ...

Equity indices tick up on global cues, metal and pharma stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday with metal and pharma ...

Not worried over slow GDP growth: Pranab Mukherjee

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that he is not worried over ...

Taste share price falls on poor earnings forecast

Taste Holdings' share price fell on Wednesday after it announced it expects to make losses for the half-year ended August ...

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

Inside the boxful of Georgians dreams

Once upon a time, the richest man in Georgia collected people's dreams.At a May 2012 campaign rally of the then-opposition ...

Mexico transformed? Challenges, changes after a year of leftist government

A year ago, the first leftist president in Mexico's modern history took office.The victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly ...

Private sector in the NHS - growing but unlikely to take over

The Labour Party has tried throughout the general election campaign to steer attention towards the NHS. Polls show that Labour ...

USMCA: The 3 most important changes in the new NAFTA and why they matter

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on a deal to pass a new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico ...

JSE firmer as inflation slows for a consecutive month

The local bourse edged higher on Wednesday on the back of modest gains across all the major indices.There was positive ...

Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organised around the premise that intensification can take smallholder farmers ...

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Buyers weigh into stopcks on Asian bourses, Nikkei rises 2.55%

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia following record-breaking gains in New York overnight.Taking global markets by surprise was the ...

Wall Street celebrates as indices hit new all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hit record highs on Thursday as reports circulated that the U.S. and China ...

China Says it is Committed to Resolving Issues in Trade Deal With US

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry, when asked about the trade deal with the United States, said it is committed to ...

UK Conservatives Secure Historic Parliamentary Majority

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament - a ...

US, China Near Deal That Would Suspend Planned Tariffs

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that ...

Equity indices on upswing amid trade deal optimism

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ruled higher during early hours on Friday following reports that the ...

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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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