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Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, euro trades at 3-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were broadly higher in Asia Wednesday, although in mainland China indices remained flat.The Chinese government's approach ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

All major stock markets in Asia hit the skids Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Sentiment soured on Asian bourses on Tuesday with all the major indices heading south.Apple weighed on markets ...

Technology

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Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll scales 1 800

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations ...

Bezos launches $10 bn fund to combat climate change

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn to a new fund to tackle climate change but activists have urged the ...

How Surve 'robs Peter to pay Paul'

The Surve family's Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has extracted yet more from the R4.3 billion that the Public Investment Corporation invested ...

Apple Unlikely to Meet Revenue Target Due to Coronavirus Impact

Apple Inc warned on Monday it was unlikely to meet a sales target set just three weeks ago amid lost ...

launches brand new mobile app

News24, South Africa's largest digital publisher, has launched a new mobile app with personalised features and enhanced journalism.The app is ...

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