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U.S. stocks push solidly higher, Dow Jones gains 359 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters bore into beaten down U.S. stocks on Friday pushing the major indices higher."It's dip ...

Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...

Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

Asian markets follow Wall Street footprint, shares fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was all red ink in Asia on Thursday as all the major indices declined.In Tokyo, ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

Latest COVID-19 watch: Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 990,000

Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Michael ...

Redouble efforts to provide patient care: Atal Dulloo to Jammu GMC

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 26 (ANI): Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir's Health and Medical Education ...

China further eases foreign access to domestic capital market

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2018 shows the Lujiazui area at sunrise in Shanghai, east China. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)BEIJING, Sept. 26 ...

PCC offers 'bull entrustment' prog for farmers' increased income

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- With billions lost in jobs and revenues, government authorities in Bohol are dishing ...

Credit metrics of leading pharma companies to remain stable: ICRA

New Delhi [India], Sep 26 (ANI): The global demand scenario for Indian pharmaceutical industry is largely expected to remain stable ...

Meghalaya CM takes stock of rain situation in state

Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], September 26 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday took stock of the situation arising ...

Down But Not Out: Hungary's Journalists React to Shrinking Freedoms

BUDAPEST - Significant changes to Hungary's media sector over the summer could have a lasting impact on the country's media ...

William Hill approached by Apollo, Caesars about takeovers

William Hill confirmed Friday that the company has received "separate cash proposals" from United States equity firm Apollo Global Management ...

Dive In Festival 2020: Insurance industry celebrates

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): The 6th edition of the global Dive In festival, which celebrates diversity and inclusion ...

Equity indices close over 2 pc higher, IT and auto stocks lead

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over 2 per cent higher on Friday on the back ...

Farmers continue to burn stubble in Punjab's Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], September 25 (ANI): Farmers continue to burn stubble in their fields in Verka here. Speaking to ANI, ...

ECI likely to announce Bihar Assembly poll schedule today

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a press conference, in which the ...

Equity indices in the green led by gains in IT, auto stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices moved up during early hours on Friday as Asian markets rose ...

West African bloc may lift Mali sanctions soon, says envoy

West African leaders may lift painful economic sanctions against Mali once an interim president is inaugurated on Friday in the ...

Oil drops after warnings on US economy and global crude demand

Oil dropped toward $39 a barrel, even after a decline in American crude and fuel stockpiles following warnings over global ...

UNHCR assisting displaced families affected by floods in the Sahel

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is scaling up efforts to assist displaced families in Africa's Sahel, among more than 700,000 ...

What can our shared history as South Africans teach us?

As we, as a South African nation, prepare to celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September, and as we reflect on ...

How good governance can stop toxic 'bro behaviour' at companies

In 2019, the board of directors of McDonald's Corp. took the unusual but bold and moral decision to dismiss its ...

Kmet gradually adjusting to life in NFL

Nathan Smith Tight end Cole Kmet feels optimistic two games into his NFL career.Kmet hasn't had the instant success that ...

Unfiltered Notebook 9/23: Winovich, Izzo making positive strides

Mike Dussault Through two games, Chase Winovich has shown that he made significant strides this offseason and if early indications ...

The Dying Planet Report 2020

The World Wildlife Foundation, in collaboration with the Zoological Society of London, recently issued an eye-popping description of the forces ...

Roundup: Weekly CBOT agricultural futures drop

CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures dropped in the past week on a rising ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Sept. 26

BOGOTA -- Colombia's central bank said on Friday that it has lowered the benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points ...

China greenlights two STAR market IPOs

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's securities regulator has approved the initial public offering (IPO) registration of two companies on ...

Overseas investors increase position in Chinese securities in H1

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Overseas investors have stepped up holdings of Chinese securities in the first half (H1) of ...

U.S. stocks close higher on solid rise of tech sector

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks registered growth on Friday led by solid gains in the tech sector. ...

1st LD-Writethru: PBOC welcomes Chinese bonds inclusion in FTSE Russell

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, said on Friday that it ...

German shares almost unchanged at start of trading

BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- German stocks were almost unchanged at the start of trading on Friday, with the benchmark ...

Tokyo stocks close higher as Wall Street's tech-share rebound lifts mood

TOKYO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Friday as a tech-share rebound on Wall Street overnight bolstered investor ...

Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds: ADB

MANILA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Improving global investment sentiment and financial conditions provided a much-needed lift for local currency bond ...

Tokyo stocks advance in morning as tech-shares find favor

TOKYO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks advanced Friday morning as Wall Street's rebound overnight supported buying of technology issues. ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 25

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

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Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

EU appeals bloc court's rejection of Apple tax case

The EU on Friday appealed a major setback at a European court that annulled a Brussels order that Apple repay ...

Ayushmann flies his trainer to Chandigarh for physical transformation

Chandigarh [India], September 26 (ANI): Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently in Chandigarh undergoing intense training sessions to become a cross-functional ...

Adapting to new normal says Adnan Nalwala

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): COVID 19 has impacted our lives in the most unpredictable ways. The comedy ...

U.S. stocks close higher on solid rise of tech sector

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks registered growth on Friday led by solid gains in the tech sector. ...

Millions of migrant workers stay put over COVID-19

NANJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 30 million migrant workers in China have chosen to stay in their hometowns so ...

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