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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Technology

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Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair ...

Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

Pakistan has lodged an official complaint with the United Nations, demanding the removal of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a ...

African swine fever detected in Gauteng again

Gauteng officials have warned farmers of a new outbreak of African swine fever, after it was detected in an informal ...

What the apartheid flag judgment means

Twenty-five years after the apartheid flag was abolished and replaced with the current one, which represents colours symbolising unity, the ...

Trump offers to mediate 'explosive' Kashmir standoff

US President Donald Trump offered on Tuesday to mediate the "explosive" situation in Kashmir, long a flashpoint between nuclear armed ...

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 ...

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