Thu, 22 Aug 2019

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 ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

US payrolls count reduced by 501 000 in in year through March

US job growth was probably less robust in the year through March, according to government data released on Wednesday.The number ...

No plans for Xbox exclusive games for Switch or PS4: Microsoft

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 21 (ANI): Microsoft has announced that it has no plans to release more Xbox exclusive games ...

Black-owned wines, spirits to get an EU boost

Black-owned liquor brands in South Africa can expect to get their spirits lifted, courtesy of a €10m financing agreement between ...

JSE firmer as SA inflation slows

The JSE advanced on Wednesday primarily on the back of solid gains on the financials index which were bolstered by ...

Beijing to Washington: 'Meet China Halfway' to End Tariff War

Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to "meet China halfway" on a new trade deal to end the tit-for-tat tariff ...

China threatens sanctions on US firms linked to F-16 sale to Taiwan

Beijing [China], Aug 21 (ANI): China on Wednesday objected to the US decision to sell 66 F-16 fighter jets to ...

How to invest if you're worried a recession is coming

Although the U.S. economy continues to grow and add jobs, talk of a

College rankings might as well be student rankings

Each year various magazines and newspapers publish college rankings in an attempt to inform parents and prospective students which colleges ...

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England legend picks Proteas duo in best ever XI

Cape Town - Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has named his best-ever cricket XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ...

EFF welcomes Unisa renaming building after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

The EFF on Wednesday welcomed the decision by the University of South Africa (Unisa) to rename one of its buildings ...

Jiba 'vindicated' after court order stalls Parliamentary process

Parliament's process to consider President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to fire senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has been put ...

Black-owned wines, spirits to get an EU boost

Black-owned liquor brands in South Africa can expect to get their spirits lifted, courtesy of a €10m financing agreement between ...

Man limps into dock after Blue Route Mall jewellery heist

A man limped into the dock of the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday where he and a co-accused appeared in ...

Illegal cigarettes found in premises rented by PMB man

The Pietermaritzburg regional court heard yesterday that cigarettes found at premises rented by a man, now standing trial, did not ...

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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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