Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Little movement in Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were little moved in Asian trading on Thursday.The Nikkei 225 rose 9.44 points or 0.05% to ...

New European HQ for ActiveCampaign to be in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A Chicago-headquartered email marketing, sales & marketing automation, and CRM software company is to open an office ...

U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

How Hong Kong's protests are affecting its economy

After nearly three months of unrest, the demonstrations in Hong Kong show no signs of slowing down.What began as opposition ...

South Africa to seek budget spending cuts as debt climbs

South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to ...

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin on Wednesday afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Ramaphosa to brief Parliament as SA seeks to cut spending

President Cyril Ramaphosa is to brief Parliament on efforts to boost economic growth and tackle the nation's crisis-level unemployment rate ...

Tough economy put a chill on Mr Price retail sales

A tough economic climate has put pressure on Mr Price's fashion retail sales, as customer spending remained constrained, the company ...

Ramaphosa Q&A: Modise refuses Maimane's request for urgent question

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise denied DA leader Mmusi Maimane's request to have an urgent question added to the questions ...

Fourth Aadhaar Seva Kendra gets operational in Hisar

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Fourth stand-alone Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) has become operational on a dry run in ...

Fifth Aadhaar Seva Kendra gets operational in Hisar

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Fifth stand-alone Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) has become operational on a dry run in ...

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Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...

Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

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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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