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After end to Covid aid, Canada has $4.67 billion budget surplus

OTTAWA: Canada's finance ministry has said that partly due to higher tax revenues and the end of COVID-19-related benefits, the ...

Bond sell-off spreads, US dollar rises

LONDON, England: If worldwide government bond losses continue, 2022 marks the worst year since 1949 as investor sentiment falls to ...

Sterling firms, Asian stock markets strengthen

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly stronger on Tuesday after the heightened volatility of the previous day.Markets, ...

Labor shortages forcing UK to take in more foreign workers

LONDON, England: To tackle labour shortages in key industries, British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to review the country's ...

Antonio Guterres agrees to hold donors' conference to help Pakistan: Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has stated that Pakistan may need to import over a million tonnes of ...

U.S. stock markets slide amidst turmoil on currency and bond markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a choppy day Monday, which was marred by severe gyrations in bond ...

100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

HOLLYWOOD, California: Ahead of its 100th anniversary, the world famous Hollywood sign on Mount Lee overlooking Los Angeles is being ...

US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will allow news organizations to jointly negotiate with ...

Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An extraordinary plunge in the British pound to an all-time low on Monday has spooked investors, ...

1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

AUSTIN, Texas: Due to increased risks caused by a fault in its automatic window reversal system, electric vehicle maker Tesla ...

Surging costs to result in vegetable shortages, says EU farmers

PARIS, France: Throughout northern and western Europe, vegetable producers are considering not planting crops due to the financial effects of ...

Asian Development Bank cuts Asia growth forecast

MANILA, Philippines: Amidst increased central bank monetary tightening, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, the Asian Development ...

Stock falls after Gap cuts 500 corporate jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Amidst declining margins and weak sales of outdated clothes of its brands, including Old Navy and Banana ...

Many forced out as US rental apartments jump 10% in price

WASHINGTON D.C.: Young workers in the U.S. have been the group most harmed by surging rental prices, with many taking ...

US to allow more tourist flights to Cuba

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transport Department has announced that the Biden administration has approved the expansion of U.S. flights to ...

McDonald's Russian successor planning full reopening in 2022

MOSCOW, Russia: After battling supply chain issues, potato shortages and a heftyrebranding job, the successor to McDonald's in Russia, Vkusno ...

Global financial markets in disarray, British pound plunges

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks continued falling Friday in a dismal end to the week. The ...

UK caps energy prices for businesses this winter

LONDON, England: Businesses struggling with soaring energy costs have welcomed the British government's move to cap wholesale electricity and gas ...

Stocks in Asia on the nose, Australian market loses nearly 2 percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off sharply across the board on Friday. Bonds dived as yields ...

Food, energy lead jump in Sri Lanka inflation to 70.2% in August

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The Department of Census and Statistics in Sri Lanka said consumer inflation surged to 70.2 percent in ...

Seeking rebound after Covid, Shanghai begins construction projects

SHANGHAI, China: After its economy slowed due to COVID-19 lockdowns in April and May, Shanghai, China's largest city, announced the ...

SC to hear pleas challenging constitutional validity of demonetisation today

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will hear today pleas challenging the centre's ...

Hospital to appeal $28.5M verdict for former Giants RB Michael Cox

The Hospital for Special Surgery plans to appeal a $28.5 million verdict in favor of former New York Giants running ...

"Price of oil is breaking our back", says Jaishankar; calls for 'softening' up of stressed energy markets

Washington [US], September 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that developing countries were deeply concerned about ...

Pakistan spends USD 450 million on F-16 package from US, amid USD 28 billion economic loss due to floods

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27 (ANI): While Pakistan at UNGA recently urged the international communities to help it with economic losses ...

Not again: Why another federal election may be on the horizon in Canada

The recent selection of Pierre Poilievre as Conservative leader and Justin Trudeau's announcement that he will lead the Liberals into ...

SC constitution bench to hear pleas challenging Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500, 1,000 notes in 2016

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear pleas challenging the centre's decision to demonetise ...

Ethiopian coffee garners popularity among Chinese consumers

© Provided by Xinhua The increasing number of consumers and growing popularity of Ethiopia's coffee among the Chinese people is ...

Real estate sector well-placed to absorb RBI's another rate hike, says Anarock

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): With the inflationary pressures evident across the globe, many countries have been witnessing back-to-back ...

Sensex, Nifty rangebound after four straight sessions of slump

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 27 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices, Sensex and Nifty, were rangebound with positive bias ...

Eurozone economic growth may drop to zero ECB

Economic output has been suffering due to rising energy costsEurozone economic growth has slumped and could soon wind down to ...

How we accidentally planned the desertion of our cities

COVID-19 may have kick-started the decline of the Australian CBD, but our newly published research shows how planning decisions had ...

Indian solar brand Goldi Solar pledges Rs 5,000 cr investments in renewable space

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): Multi-national solar energy solutions provider Goldi Solar has announced it plans to infuse over ...

Indian stocks rise after fourth straight day of sharp slump

New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): Snapping four straight sessions of sharp losses, Indian stocks again gained some momentum in ...

EU states cant agree on Russian oil sanctions - Bloomberg

The 27 member states are reportedly divided over the proposed measureEuropean Union nations are struggling to reach an agreement on ...

WhatsApp to roll out call links feature, tests 32-person video chats

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): Instant messaging and calling service Whatsapp will be rolling out a new feature that allows ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on Hissar Urban Cooperative Bank

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday said it has imposed a monetary ...

Assam CM meets Economic Advisory Council on sidelines of Chintan Shivir in Kaziranga

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met with a Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council ...

Mini budget: how will tax cuts and stamp duty affect young adults?

UK chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced a series of measures aimed at boosting the economy as the UK faces a ...

ECB expects economic activity to slow, interest rates to increase further

© Provided by Xinhua Addressing a hearing of the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, Lagarde said: "We expect ...

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Stocks in U.S. mixed Tuesday, U.S. dollar rally extends

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were choppy on global markets Tuesday as investors struggled with a slew of bad ...

After end to Covid aid, Canada has $4.67 billion budget surplus

OTTAWA: Canada's finance ministry has said that partly due to higher tax revenues and the end of COVID-19-related benefits, the ...

Bond sell-off spreads, US dollar rises

LONDON, England: If worldwide government bond losses continue, 2022 marks the worst year since 1949 as investor sentiment falls to ...

Sterling firms, Asian stock markets strengthen

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly stronger on Tuesday after the heightened volatility of the previous day.Markets, ...

Labor shortages forcing UK to take in more foreign workers

LONDON, England: To tackle labour shortages in key industries, British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to review the country's ...

Antonio Guterres agrees to hold donors' conference to help Pakistan: Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has stated that Pakistan may need to import over a million tonnes of ...

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