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Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...

Tokyo stock markets hit 30-year high

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Japan were all ablaze on Thursday with investors pouring into the rising market, ...

Wall Street has slow, quiet day, indices trade mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a mixed day Wednesday as data showed a slight uptick in inflation ...

Australian and Japanese stocks advance, dollar remains under pressure

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong sank on Wednesday, while in Japan and Australia the major ...

Markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

Stock markets struggled Friday as investors weighed mounting coronavirus concerns and President-elect Joe Biden's proposed $1.9-trillion stimulus package appeared to ...

Sensex cracks by 549 points, IT stocks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended early losses to close one per cent lower on Friday ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Jan. 15

TOKYO -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Friday as investors opted to take profits following the Nikkei's five-day winning streak on ...

German virus cases top 2 million as Merkel urges tougher shutdown

The overall death toll in the country is up to 44 994.Chancellor Angela Merkel is now looking at tightening lockdown ...

Tokyo stocks lower with eyes on fresh US stimulus

Tokyo stocks opened marginally higher before slipping into negative territory on Friday, with investors watching details of incoming US president ...

PCC continues to upgrade native carabaos for dairy

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- In this time of COVID-19 pandemic, the authorities at the Philippine Carabao Center ...

Equity indices dip as traders book profit

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

WFP Chief: US Terrorist Designation of Yemen's Houthis 'Catastrophic'

NEW YORK - The head of the World Food Program appealed to the Trump Administration Thursday to reverse its decision ...

US decides against investing ban on Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu

US officials deliberated but ultimately decided against banning American investment in Alibaba and Tencent, a person familiar with the discussions ...

Delhi's Ghazipur poultry markets to reopen

New Delhi [India], January 14 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday has directed officials to withdraw the restriction ...

President Trump targets Chinese companies

Washington [US], January 14 (ANI): Outgoing US President Donald Trump amended an executive order on Wednesday (local time) to address ...

Equity indices nudge higher, Nifty pharma up 0.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices wiped out early losses on Thursday and closed in the positive ...

Hong Kong stocks finish higher

Hong Kong stocks closed higher Thursday as traders await Joe Biden's proposals on another huge stimulus package for the stuttering ...

Europe stock markets little changed at open

Europe's main stock markets were little changed to firmer at the open Thursday, with London and Frankfurt edging higher but ...

Tokyo shares rise on Chinese data, US stimulus hope

Tokyo stocks ended higher Thursday on strong Chinese trade data and hopes for fresh US stimulus under the incoming administration.The ...

Most markets rise in Asia with Biden stimulus plan in focus

Asian markets mostly enjoyed fresh gains Thursday as investors await Joe Biden's proposals for a vast new stimulus as well ...

Equity indices trade lower, IT scrips under pressure

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Thursday dragged by technology stocks. ...

European stocks struggle as traders eye historic impeachment bid

European equities struggled and the dollar traded mixed Wednesday, with traders on edge ahead of the likely historic second impeachment ...

SA stocks resume climb as Anglo leads miners higher

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index gained 0.5% as of 09:49 in Johannesburg, heading for a fresh record close, as mining ...

Asian Markets On the Rise Wednesday

Asian markets are mostly higher Wednesday with investors apparently looking past the political crisis in the United States and focusing ...

Tokyo stocks close higher led by tech shares

Tokyo stocks closed higher Wednesday led by rallies in chip-linked and other tech shares on hopes of sound earnings and ...

Hong Kong stocks end with losses

Hong Kong stocks finished slightly lower on Wednesday as profit-takers moved in following a recent rally, while US stimulus hopes ...

Asia markets mostly up on stimulus hope, but traders still on edge

Equities mostly rose as investors struggled for traction in Asia on Wednesday following a tepid lead from Wall Street, with ...

U.S. stocks fall amid stimulus proposal, weak retail sales

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Wall Street's major averages slipped on Friday as investors pored through President-elect Joe Biden's ...

U.S. stocks open lower amid stimulus proposal, weak retail sales

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Wall Street's major averages opened lower on Friday as investors pored through President-elect Joe ...

German stocks open 0.60 pct lower

BERLIN, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- German stocks were off to a shaky start on Friday, with the benchmark DAX index ...

Roundup: Tokyo stocks close lower on profit taking after 5-day rally

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Friday as investors opted to take profits following the Nikkei's five-day ...

1st LD-Writethru: Chinese stocks close mixed Friday

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese stocks closed mixed Friday, with liquor makers falling but lenders rising. The benchmark Shanghai ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on profit-taking after 5-day rally

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed lower Friday as investors opted to take profits following the Nikkei's five-day ...

Major stock market indices in Europe

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets in Europe on Thursday. The DAX ...

Major stock market indices in U.S.

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets in the United States on Thursday. ...

Major stock market indices in Asia

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The following are the indices of major stock markets in Asia on Friday. The Shanghai ...

Tokyo stocks open marginally higher on U.S. stimulus package

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened marginally higher Friday as U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's 1.9-trillion-U.S. dollar stimulus package ...

U.S. stocks drop as tech slides

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks gave up earlier gains to finish lower on Thursday, as major tech ...

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Digital hoarders: we've identified four types - which are you?

How many emails are in your inbox? If the answer is thousands, or if you often struggle to find a ...

French think tank asserts united front with US on China

Paris [France], January 15 (ANI): A French think tank on Thursday called for a united front with the US to ...

HK ISP admits blocking pro-democracy website

Hong Kong, January 15 (ANI): As China continues to crack down on dissent, a telecom company has admitted to blocking ...

HCL Tech reports 31 pc jump in Q3 profit at Rs 3,982 cr

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 15 (ANI): HCL Technologies on Friday reported a net income of Rs 3,982 crore for ...

TestingXperts opens new headquarters in Singapore

Singapore, January 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): TestingXperts (Tx), a next-gen QASoftware Testing Services provider, co-headquartered in London, UK and Pennsylvania, USA ...

Thousands of tech startup jobs lost - Uber, Airbnb among hardest hit

Tech startups large and small have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with job cuts in the 10 largest ...

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