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Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Lucky Star owners not so lucky as taxes eat into earnings

Fishing group Oceana's [JSE:OCE] headline earnings decreased by a whopping 25.1% due to a tax expense of R248m.The owner of ...

Bafana's flight to SA still on track despite SAA strike

Bafana Bafana are still on track to return home to South Africa following their 2-0 defeat against Ghana at the ...

Pennar Industries announces buyback of equity shares

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Engineering products and solutions company Pennar Industries on Friday said its board of directors ...

GMR's Q2 loss widens to Rs 457 crore despite higher revenue

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Ltd has reported a consolidated net loss for the second fiscal quarter ...

Whites still earning three times more than blacks in SA

Whites in South Africa earned three times more than blacks on average, two decades after the demise of apartheid, Statistics ...

Climate change: why Sweden's central bank dumped Australian bonds

What's happening?Suddenly, at the level of central banks, Australia is regarded as an investment risk.On Wednesday Martin Floden, the deputy ...

Equity indices in the green, banking stocks perform well

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the comfortable zone during early hours on Friday led ...

Mozambique economy set to bounce back in 2020 - IMF

Mozambique's economy is on track for a "strong rebound" in 2020, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, as it ...

BRICS Leaders Hit At Protectionism, Warn Against Multilateralism

Leaders of the BRICS grouping of countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- have railed against protectionism ...

Stocks mixed as economic data disappoints

The JSE traded mostly flat on Thursday before it closed softer as stocks struggled for direction.Today was mostly a data ...

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Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

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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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