Sat, 19 Oct 2019

Economic growth in China slows to three-decades low

BEIJING, China - The U.S.-China trade war cotnues to batter the Chinese economy, with third quarter GDP slowing to its ...

Stock markets in Asia mixed on Friday, pound flirts with 1.2900

SYDNEY, Australia - Japan's stock markets made headway on Friday, but the rest of the region languished.The British pound was ...

Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

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 ...

Interview: ?I?m Disappointed in Their Silence?

Sam Brownback is a lawyer, former United States Senator and former governor of the state of Kansas who has served ...

Facebook: We don't decide what's true

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the social network doesn't fact-check political advertisements because it's not the place of ...

Muzzled session for the JSE

The JSE was adrift on Friday as it traded mostly flat in line with other global markets which struggled for ...

African lender eyes unloved neighborhoods in mining drive

African Finance Corp will invest in countries disregarded by other companies as part of a plan to double its exposure ...

RIL records Rs 11,262 cr net profit in Q2 of FY20, up by 18 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 11,262 crore ...

Ambuja Cements reports 31 pc jump in Q2 profit at Rs 235 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Ambuja Cements Ltd, a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, on Friday reported 31 ...

China stocks drop most in month as weak economic growth sinks in

Chinese stocks dropped the most in a month on Friday after worsening economic data dimmed the outlook for corporate earnings.The ...

Despite load shedding, rand continues to firm

When the latest round of load shedding was announced by Eskom on Wednesday, the rand immediately fell to over R15/$. ...

Sensex ends 246 points higher, Yes Bank climbs by 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices extended morning gains on Friday and ended with gains of 0.6 ...

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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 ...

Vietnamese Hoa Hao Follower Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

A jailed member of a dissident Vietnamese religious group has gone on hunger strike to protest being moved to a ...

Myanmar's Rakhine Conflict Takes Toll on Firefighters, Police

An official from Rakhine state's fire department in western Myanmar on Tuesday appealed to the Arakan Army to release firefighters ...

Cambodian Monks, Activists March to Demand Casino's Destruction

A group of Cambodian monks and environmental activists entered their second day of a nine-day march on Wednesday to the ...

Interview: ?I?m Disappointed in Their Silence?

Sam Brownback is a lawyer, former United States Senator and former governor of the state of Kansas who has served ...

Singapore pile on sports misery for Scotland

Dubai - Scotland's sporting October suffered another setback on Friday when their cricket team slumped to defeat at the hands ...

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