Fri, 14 Aug 2020

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

U.S. industrial stocks lose ground, Nasdaq makes modest gain

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

SADC economy to shrink by 3.8 pct in 2020 over COVID-19: official

Photo taken on July 22, 2020, shows a closed tourism agency in Cape Town, South Africa. (Xinhua/Fred Barker)The Southern African ...

COVID-19: Nagaland pineapple farmers face tough times

Dimapur (Nagaland) [India], Aug 14 (ANI): The outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures taken to control its spread have affected ...

Trump Rejects Biden's Calls for National Mask Mandate

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden is calling for a national mask mandate to cut the ...

Report: Snyder under pressure from minority owners

Controversy continues to envelop the Washington Football Team, with a Wall Street Journal report indicating Friday that minority ownership partners ...

Cowboys' Safe Stadium Policy features masks, 'pods'

The Dallas Cowboys divulged their plan to make ATT Stadium as safe as possible for their fans in the 2020 ...

Exxaro CEO calls for 'bold' reforms for the sake of the country

Exxaro Resources Chief Executive Officer, Mxolisi Mgojo, says the Covid-19 crisis presents an opportunity to rethink the future of the ...

British PM Meets Irish and Northern Irish Officials

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson traveled to Northern Ireland Thursday where he held talks with his Irish counterpart and other ...

Ivanka Trump Continues Women Empowerment Agenda Amid Pandemic

WASHINGTON - This week the Trump administration announced $122 million in new programs and partnerships under the Women's Global Development ...

Microsoft back in phone business with folding Android device

Microsoft is back in the smartphone business - sort of - with a new Android-powered folding device it claims fills ...

India announces $500 million connectivity project

New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): India on Thursday announced that it will fund the implementation of the Greater Male ...

Eicher Motors revenue cracks by 66 pc in Q1, net loss at Rs 55 crore

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Eicher Motors on Thursday reported 66 per cent fall in its total revenue from ...

PPC weighs R1.25 billion rights issue to refinance its operations

| OPINION | If SA wants infrastructure-led growth, construction needs its house in orderThe shares fell after Bloomberg News reported ...

Equity indices end marginally lower, Eicher Motors dips 2.3 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices bounced between gains and losses on Thursday but ended marginally lower ...

Aditya Birla Fashion slips into red, posts Q1 loss at Rs 410 cr

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail on Thursday reported a net loss of Rs 410 ...

We need super, but we're taxing it the wrong way round

Many economists think that earnings in super funds should be taxed at a relatively low rate, compared to labour earnings ...

China "locomotive" for post-pandemic global recovery, says economist

Workers check a production line at Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Area in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 16, ...

Cowboys owner Jones won't divulge anthem stance

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, speaking publicly Wednesday for the first time since George Floyd's death sparked nationwide protests, refused ...

Timing the share market is hard - just ask your super fund

The past financial year has been one of the most volatile on record for stock markets, yet almost every Australian ...

Dallas will play before fans, Washington won't in 2020

The owners of NFL East rivals Dallas and Washington are taking different approaches when it comes to opening the stadium ...

UK has worst economic slump in Europe with 20.4% contraction

The UK economy suffered worse than any other major European nation during the coronavirus lockdowns, posting a 20.4% contraction in ...

Gold posts biggest drop in seven years on rising US yields

Don't chase gold, silver rally - strategistFurther eroding support for gold was a Covid-19 vaccine that Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

Clicks' sales almost unscathed by Covid-19 restrictions

Lockdown | Even as an essential service, we won't emerge unscathed, says PnP CEOClicks' direct competitor, Dis-Chem also expressed concerns ...

Pound lower as UK mired in record recession

Eurozone stock markets built on Tuesday's strong gains and Asian indices closed mixed, with worries that US lawmakers may not ...

¿Te sentias muy seguro navegando en modo 'incognito'?

Muchas personas buscan mas privacidad cuando navegan por la web utilizando sus navegadores en modos de proteccion de la privacidad, ...

Kganyago: Quantitative easing 'won't make sense' for South Africa

ANALYSIS | Are SA consumers in a deflationary danger zone?"QE will become appropriate when interest rates are at the zero ...

Absa's earnings to fall by over 80%

Absa issued a trading update on Wednesday evening warning investors to expect sn up to 85% fall in headline earnings ...

Orlando Pirates under scrutiny after protocol breach

Irvin Khoza warning on adhering to protocolsIt is an embarrassing situation for club and PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza, as it ...

Plastics could help build a sustainable future - here's how

The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on ...

Movie theaters are on life support - how will the film industry adapt?

Since the start of the pandemic, the film industry has been in free fall.As deaths have continued to climb, so ...

Pivot to remote learning creates a chance to reinvent K-12 education

Many of the nation's 57 million K-12 students will spend at least part of the 2020-2021 school year either dealing ...

Equity indices close flat, pharma stocks hit but PSU banks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased early losses but lay flat in the negative terrain at ...

Factory output falls again for June, but rate of decline is slowing

South Africa's manufacturing output fell by 16.3% in June as the nationwide lockdown and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic ...

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Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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