Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

British pound falls on Brexit deal skepticism, Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan were trending higher again Wednesday, following on from a more than 400-points rise on ...

Government-owned Turkish bank hit by U.S. justice department charges

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Justice has charged a state-owned Turkish bank with fraud, money laundering, and sanctions offenses related ...

Optimism on Brexit drive U.S., European markets higher

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about a trade deal between the U.S. and China and increasing hopes Boris Johnson ...

San Francisco-based Patreon opens new European HQ in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Patreon, the crowdfunding membership and payment platform for independent artists is expanding its international footprint with the ...

Japanese shares in demad after 3-day break

SYDNEY, Australia - Japanese investors weighed into stocks on Tuesday, after an extended weekend break.Trading for the first since since ...

China's quarterly economic growth slows to record low of six per cent

Beijing [China], Oct 18 (ANI): Amid a trade war with the United States, China's economic growth dropped to a 27-year ...

Energy Secretary Perry Tells Trump He Plans on Resigning

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Energy Secretary Rick Perry has notified the president that he intends to leave his job soon.That's ...

Nigerian Authorities to Alleviate Millions From Extreme Poverty

ABUJA - Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the ...

Consultancy fights Comair after acquisition turns sour

A strategic leadership consultancy, Metaco, acquired by Comair in July last year, now accuses the aviation company of reneging on ...

Local bourse closes softer after muted session

The JSE closed softer on Thursday following a relatively lukewarm session in which the bourse struggled for direction.The local bourse ...

Billionaire Governor's Family Farms Get Subsidy

LLEWISBURG, W.VA. - A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to ...

Factbox - British Reactions to New Brexit Deal

LONDON - The European Union and the British government have clinched a new deal setting the terms of Britain's exit ...

Second edition of US-India IP dialogue, concludes in the capital

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The US Chamber of Commerce's Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and Industry body Federation ...

How to make your online shopping more environmentally friendly

Online shopping continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. In 2018, the market value of UK retail was Pound 381 ...

Datatec profit growth boosts share price

On Thursday, the IT group Datatec [JSE: DTC] posted an increase in profit and revenue for the six months to ...

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Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

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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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